What is meant by the assertion that by the late 19th century the western world faced a ‘Crisis of Liberalism’? What intellectual trends would be associated with this development? What economic and social forces could be said to have encouraged this crisis? To what degree did the women’s movement, labor movements, modern socialism, and the emergence of modern anti-semitism represent the failure of liberalism to adapt to the demands of modern society? Discuss these issues in general and in reference to specific individuals, events, narratives, and developments from the text and lectures used to illustrate these issues.
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