Postwar a history of europe since 1945

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Postwar: A History of Europe Since 1945 by Tony Judt

Almost a decade in the making, this much-anticipated grand history of postwar Europe from one of the worlds most esteemed historians and intellectuals is a singular achievement. Postwar is the first modern history that covers all of Europe, both east and west, drawing on research in six languages to sweep readers through thirty-four nations and sixty years of political and cultural change-all in one integrated, enthralling narrative. Both intellectually ambitious and compelling to read, thrilling in its scope and delightful in its small details, Postwar is a rare joy.

Finalist for the Pulitzer Prize
Winner of the Council on Foreign Relations Arthur Ross Book Award
One of the New York Times Ten Best Books of the Year
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Sep 05, ISBN Postwar is the first modern history that covers all of Europe, both east and west, drawing on research in six languages to sweep readers through thirty-four nations and sixty years of political and cultural change-all in one integrated, enthralling narrative. Both intellectually ambitious and compelling to read, thrilling in its scope and delightful in its small details, Postwar is a rare joy. He was… More about Tony Judt. Every page contains unexpected data, or a fresh observation, or a familar observation freshly turned.

A sublime samizdat selection. This stretched across our collecitve interests and strove to shake us from lazy preconceptions. This was an amazing analysis. It is hard for words to do justice to the magisterial, comprehensive, insightful, and penetratingly insightful narrative of European history from to contained in this work. It's a long book He died in August at the age of sixty-two.

The unassuming, almost provocatively direct title belies an almost 1,page exhaustive survey of European history since the end of World War II. Yet this book isn't meant just to look impressive on the bookshelf; Judt is an astute thinker and polished writer who brings extensive cultural knowledge about film, music, and literature to bear on his daunting subjects: the Holocaust, the Stalinized East, the tide-changing s, the implosion of the Iron Curtain, the policies of the European Union,. Yet this book isn't meant just to look impressive on the bookshelf; Judt is an astute thinker and polished writer who brings extensive cultural knowledge about film, music, and literature to bear on his daunting subjects: the Holocaust, the Stalinized East, the tide-changing s, the implosion of the Iron Curtain, the policies of the European Union, and the new European way of life. Some critics attribute his clear-headed approach to almost two decades in America, where he founded New York University's Remarque Institute "to support and promote the study and discussion of Europe. This is an excerpt from a review published in Bookmarks magazine.

Postwar: A History of Europe Since is a non-fiction book written by British historian and scholar Tony Judt who specialised in European history.
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