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    DescriptionFinalist 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 Almost a decade in the making, this much-anticipated grand history of postwar Europe from one of the world's 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.


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    Title
    Postwar
    Subtitle
    A History of Europe Since 1945
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Tony Judt
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 960
    Width: 150 mm
    Height: 231 mm
    Thickness: 41 mm
    Weight: 930 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780143037750
    ISBN 10: 0143037757
    Classifications

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: HIS
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T5.0
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 01
    BIC subject category V2: HB
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 05
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15580
    Ingram Subject Code: HP
    Ingram Theme: CULT/WEUROP
    B&T General Subject: 431
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/1940
    Libri: ENGM2000
    DC22: 940.5
    Ingram Theme: CULT/CEUROP, CULT/EEUROP
    BISAC V2.8: HIS010000
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/21CNTY
    DC22: 940.55
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/LATE20
    B&T Approval Code: A15200300, A14204066
    LC subject heading:
    Libri: NACI0100
    DC21: 940.5
    Libri: EURO1064
    LC classification: D1051 .J84 2006
    LC subject heading:
    Thema V1.0: NH
    Edition statement
    Reprint
    Publisher
    Penguin Putnam Inc
    Imprint name
    Penguin USA
    Publication date
    01 September 2006
    Publication City/Country
    New York, NY
    Author Information
    Tony Judt was the Erich Maria Remarque Professor of European Studies at New York University, as well as the founder and director of the Remarque Institute, dedicated to creating an ongoing conversation between Europe and the United States. He was educated at King's College, Cambridge, and the Ecole Normale Superieure, Paris, and also taught at Cambridge, Oxford, and Berkeley. Professor Judt was a frequent contributor to "The New York Review of Books," "The Times Literary Supplement," " The New Republic," "The New York Times," and many journals across Europe and the United States. He is the author or editor of fifteen books, including "Thinking the Twentieth Century," "The Memory Chalet," "Ill Fares the Land," "Reappraisals: Reflections on the Forgotten Twentieth Century," and "Postwar: A History of Europe Since 1945," which was one of "The New York Times Book Review"'s Ten Best Books of 2005, the winner of the Council on Foreign Relations Arthur Ross Book Award, and a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize. He died in August 2010 at the age of sixty-two.
    Review quote
    ...brilliantly detailed account of Europe's recovery from the wreckage of World War II presents a whole continent in panorama. ("The New York Times Book Review")Remarkable... The writing is vivid; the coverage-of little countries as well as of great ones-is virtually superhuman. (Louis Menand, "The New Yorker")