At a glance:
- Author: Eugen Joseph Weber
- First Published: 1999
- Type of Work: History
- Time of Work: 200 to the present
- Setting: Western Europe, North America, and the world
- Genres: Nonfiction, History
- Subjects: North America or North Americans, Mythology or myths, Antichrist figures, Bible, biblical imagery, or biblical symbolism, Prophecy or prophets, End of the world, Western Europe or western Europeans
- Locales: Europe, Earth, North America
Eugen Weber is a prolific scholar whose many wide-ranging publications include studies of the history and culture of modern France, such as My France: Politics, Culture, Myth (1991) and The Hollow Years: France in the 1930s (1994). An earlier book, France, Fin de Siècle (1986), is, perhaps, an inspiration for this book on apocalypses. As Weber explains in his introduction, an invitation to speak about fins de siècles inevitably led his thoughts from the significance of the end of centuries, in general, and of the end of the twentieth century, in...
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