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The twentieth century epic

  • 124 Pages
  • 2.81 MB
  • English
The Roxburgh Publishing Co., inc. , Boston
Statementby R. B. Garnett.
LC ClassificationsPS3513.A655 T8 1914
The Physical Object
Pagination124 p. 2 port. (incl. front.)
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6565022M
LC Control Number14003924

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WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Book, Internet Resource: All Authors / Contributors: Theodore L Steinberg. Find more information about: ISBN: OCLC Number. In the 20th century, suffering as a mechanism of evil was explored by authors such as Solzhenitsyn in The Gulag Archipelago.

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"The twentieth century has often been a bloody one for Jerusalem. But it has also been a century of creativity and satisfaction, exuberant life, determination, civic achievement, and perpetual hope." —from Jerusalem in the Twentieth CenturyJerusalem today is a vibrant, flourishing city, the capital of an independent nation, and the vital center of worship for three world religions.

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