The Modern Era

25 01 2018

Hallidd's Weblog

I just finished working on this piece. When we were kids we had a history book called The Modern Era. It was a history of the contemporary world. But to call it ‘modern’ seems to be the ultimate in arrogance. First it was the 1960s and second it was mostly about western Europe and North America. The word ‘modern’ made it sound like history had reached a pinnacle, upon which time would stop and humanity would all take a well deserved holiday.

The Modern Era

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