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- DescriptionFollowing an opening essay on cultural history and why it should be studied, this volume begins with an analysis of the transformation of the Medieval mind as it evolved from the Black Death to the Thirty Years War. It also provides a biographical sketch of Friedell and his cultural milieu and analyzes his place in intellectual history.
- Author BiographyEgon Friedell (1878-1938) was a prominent Austrian philosopher, historian, journalist, actor cabaret performer and theater critic. He committed suicide on March 16, 1938 rather than be arrested by Nazi SA officials. He is the author of many books, including From Dante to d'Annunzio, The Cultural History of Egypt's Land of the Ancient Orient, The Judas Tragedy, and Quarry: Miscellaneous Opinions and Quotations. Allan Janik is professor of cultural history and philosophy at the University of Vienna and research fellow of the Brenner Archives of the University of Innsbruck.
- Author(s)Egon Friedell
- PublisherTaylor & Francis Inc
- Date of Publication15/07/2008
- GenreCultural Studies
- Place of PublicationSomerset
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintTransaction Publishers
- Content Noteblack & white illustrations
- Weight720 g
- Width152 mm
- Height229 mm
- Spine21 mm
- Introduction byAllan Janik
- Format DetailsTrade paperback (US)
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