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    • Rites of Spring

    • The Great War and the Birth of the Modern Age
    • By: Modris Eksteins
    • Narrated by: Michael Prichard
    • Length: 14 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4 out of 5 stars 49
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      4 out of 5 stars 51

    Dazzling in its originality, Rites of Spring probes the origins, impact, and aftermath of World War I from the premiere of Stravinsky's ballet "The Rite of Spring" in 1913 to the death of Hitler in 1945. "The Great War", as Modris Eksteins writes, "was the psychological turning point...for modernism as a whole. The urge to create and the urge to destroy had changed places."

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Fantastic

    • By Anonymous User on 11-17-17

    Regular price: $31.49