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A Cultural History of Memory in the Long Twentieth Century Volume 6

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

Cultural History Chapter

...Introduction: Three Modernities On October 19, 2019 the Nigerian newspaper Daily Trust reported of “mixed feelings about oil discovery in the north” of the country. That headline would prompt many European readers to expect an article...

Culture Change on the Grand Scale

Peter N. Stearns


Peter N. Stearns is Provost Emeritus and Professor of History at George Mason University, USA. He is the author of numerous books on world history including Sexuality in World History (2nd edition, 2017), Globalization in World History (2nd edition, 2016) and Debating the Industrial Revolution (Bloomsbury, 2015). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Olivia A. O’Neill

Olivia A. O’Neill

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Jack Censer

Cultural Change in Modern World History : Cases, Causes and Consequences

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

Book Chapter

...Very occasionally, but decisively in human history, a society—or a major segment of a society—experiences a truly dramatic transformation in its basic cultural framework. Previous assumptions and values are widely challenged, and a new...