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The Modern Age (1880–1950): Expansion and Conflict

  • David H. CropleyEmail author
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Abstract

The Modern Age, defined largely as the first half of the twentieth century, saw some of the best, and the worst, consequences of humankind’s inventive ability. Few families even today are untouched, in some way, by the effects of the two great, global conflicts of this epoch, and few were spared the economic effects of the Great Depression.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of EngineeringUniversity of South AustraliaAdelaideAustralia

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