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Modern may refer to:


History

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Modern history Human history, or world history, is the narrative of Human, humanity's past. It is understood through archaeology, anthropology, genetics, and linguistics, and since the History of writing, advent of writing, from primary source, primary an ...
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Early Modern period The early modern period of modern history Human history, or world history, is the narrative of Human, humanity's past. It is understood through archaeology, anthropology, genetics, and linguistics, and since the History of writing, adve ...
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Late Modern period In many periodizations of human history Human history, or world history, is the narrative of Human, humanity's past. It is understood through archaeology, anthropology, genetics, and linguistics, and since the History of writing, advent ...
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18th century The 18th century lasted from January 1, 1701 (Roman numerals, MDCCI) to December 31, 1800 (Roman numerals, MDCCC). The term is often used to refer to the 1700s, the century between January 1, 1700 and December 31, 1799. During the 18th centu ...
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19th century The 19th (nineteenth) century began on January 1, 1801 ( MDCCCI), and ended on December 31, 1900 ( MCM). The 19th century was the ninth century of the 2nd millennium. The 19th century saw much social change; slavery Slavery and enslave ...
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20th century The 20th (twentieth) century began on January 1, 1901 ( MCMI), and ended on December 31, 2000 ( MM). It was the tenth and final century of the 2nd millennium. The 20th century was dominated by significant events that defined the era: Spanish ...
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Contemporary history Contemporary history, in English-language historiography, is a subset of modern history that describes the historical period from approximately 1945 to the present. Contemporary history is either a subset of the late modern period, or it is o ...
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Moderns The organisation known as the Premier Grand Lodge A Grand Lodge (or Grand Orient or other similar title) is the overarching governing body of a fraternal or other similarly organized group in a given area, usually a city, state, or country. ...
, a faction of Freemasonry that existed in the 18th century


Philosophy and sociology

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Modernity Modernity, a topic in the humanities and social sciences, is both a historical period (the modern era Human history, or world history, is the narrative of humanity Humanity most commonly refers to: * Human Humans (''Homo sapiens' ...

Modernity
, a loosely defined concept delineating a number of societal, economic and ideological features that contrast with "pre-modern" times or societies **
Late modernity Late modernity (or liquid modernity) is the characterization of today's highly developed global societies A society is a group of individuals involved in persistent social interaction In social science, a social relation or social in ...


Art

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Modernism Modernism is both a philosophical movement A philosophical movement refers to the phenomenon defined by a group of philosophers A philosopher is someone who practices philosophy Philosophy (from , ) is the study of general and ...
** Modernist poetry * Modern art, a form of art * Modern dance, a dance form developed in the early 20th century * Modern architecture, a broad movement and period in architectural history * Modern music (disambiguation)


Geography

*Modra, a Slovak city, referred to in the German language as "Modern"


Typography

* Modern (typeface), a raster font packaged with Windows XP * Another name for the typeface classification known as Didone (typography) * Modern, a generic font family name for monospaced font, fixed-pitch serif and sans serif fonts (for example, Courier and Pica), used e.g. in OpenDocument format or Rich Text Format


Music

* Modern (Buzzcocks album) *Modern (EP), an EP by Gas * Modern Records, a Los Angeles record label * Modern (Amber Smith album)


Other uses

* Modernform Group, traded as MODERN, a furniture manufacturer and distributor in Thailand * Modern Defense, a chess opening * Modern (political party), Polish political party


See also

* Contemporary (disambiguation) * Early modern human * Modern age (disambiguation) * Modern Man (disambiguation) * Modern Times (disambiguation) * Postmodernism * The Modern (disambiguation) {{disambiguation