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Postwar: A History of Europe Since 1945 by [Judt, Tony]
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"It escapes from the stale paradigms of the Cold War, places the European Union in perspective, and has fresh and provocative things to say about every aspect that it touches." (Michael Howard Times Literary Supplement, 'Books of the Year')

"Judt's brilliant study of Europe after the Second World War is unlikely to be surpassed... Tony Judt has written the standard reference work on European post-war history." (Misha Glenny Irish Times)

"A masterly survey of how today's Europe rose from the ashes and exhaustion of 1945." (J. G. Ballard New Statesman, 'Books of the Year')

"For me, the most impressive books of the year were two weighty historical tomes. Postwar, Tony Judt's magnificent history of Europe after The Second World War, covers vast tracts of ground with extraordinary skill, weaving together the stories of West and East in a single, compelling narrative." (Dominic Sandbrook Evening Standard, 'Books of the Year')

"A superb work of synthesis, analysis and reflection." (Timothy Garton-Ash Times Literary Supplement, 'Books of the Year')

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A magisterial and acclaimed history of Europe in our time, by one of our leading historians.

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  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 22064 KB
  • Print Length: 952 pages
  • Page Numbers Source ISBN: 0143037757
  • Publisher: Penguin Books; Reprint edition (5 September 2006)
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B000SEGSB8
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Screen Reader: Supported
  • Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars 1 customer review
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5.0 out of 5 starsA decade after publication Postwar still the best book to understand Europe after 1945
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5.0 out of 5 starsAn elegiac and haunting diagnosis of the origins and consequences of Europe’s resurgent nationalism
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