Europe was in transition politically and culturally at the beginning of the 20th century. Today, we’re looking at the dawn of modern science, and the rise of Modernism in the arts, especially in music, dance, and visual arts. We’ll look at changes in music and dance with Stravinsky’s Rite of Spring, and explore the groundbreaking visual art of the Impressionists.
-Hunt, Lynn. Making of the West: Peoples and Cultures. Boston: Bedford St. Martin’s, 2019.
-Smith, Bonnie G. Europe in the Contemporary World since 1900. 2nd ed. London: Bloomsbury, 2020.
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