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Twentieth century America

David A. Shannon

Twentieth century America

the United States since the 1890"s.

by David A. Shannon

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Published by Rand McNally in [s.l.] .
Written in English


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The American Century is a characterization of the period since the middle of the 20th century as being largely dominated by the United States in political, economic, and cultural terms. It is comparable to the description of the period – as Britain's Imperial Century. The United States' influence grew throughout the 20th century, but became especially dominant after the end of World. Twentieth-century theatre describes a period of great change within the theatrical culture of the 20th century, mainly in Europe and North was a widespread challenge to long-established rules surrounding theatrical representation; resulting in the development of many new forms of theatre, including modernism, Expressionism, Impressionism, political theatre and other forms of.


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