Distant strangers : how Britain became modern

James Vernon

What does it mean to live in the modern world? How different is that world from those that preceded it, and when did we become modern? In Distant Strangers, James Vernon argues that the world was made modern not by revolution, industrialization, or the Enlightenment. Instead, he shows how in Britain...

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Main Author: Vernon, James (Author)
Format: Book
Published: Berkeley : University of California Press, [2014]
Series:Berkeley series in British studies ; 9
Physical Description:xvii, 166 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
ISBN(s):9780520282049 : paperback
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