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Modernity: From the Industrial Revolution to the Present

Lecture 17
The Industrial Revolution and Realism: The Culture of Confrontation

Lecture 18
French Impressionism: Revolution in Painting Resignation in Culture?

Lecture 19
19th Century Existentialism: The Culture of Obsessive Alienation and Wagner's Ring

Lecture 20
European Modernism and the Anguish of Consciousness Divided: 19001933

Lecture 21
Dada and Surrealism: Humor, Militance & the Radical Juxtaposition of Images: 19141945

Lecture 22
Nazi Welt Krieg: Racism/Mass Murder/World War: 19331945

Lecture 23
Reconciling the "Is" and the "Ought": The Cultural Dynamics of the Post-WWII Era: 19451973

Lecture 24
Global Modernism: Liberal Decency After the Holocaust and Atom Bomb: 19451963

Lecture 25
60s/Cultural Revolution: Ten Years Still Shaking the World: 19631973

Lecture 26
Dazed and Confused: Stagflation, Cable TV, & the Crisis of Political/Cultural Liberalism: 1973 1979

Lecture 27 3 CDs
Cold War Post-Modernism: Reagan, Identity Politics and The End of Commonality: 19791989

Lecture 28 5 CDs
Post-Modernism with a Human Face: Internet, Prosperity & Irony Amok: 19892000

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