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Dreams of Peace and Freedom : Utopian Moments in the Twentieth Century

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"Winter is an acclaimed cultural historian of World War I and early 20th-century conflicts. Here, with refreshing, new-millennium insight, he reflects on inter-world war attempts-excluding the awful accomplishments born of the ostensibly idealistic goals of the century's roster of monster totalitarians-to build a better, fairer society on a grand scale. . . . Highly recommended."-Library Journal "To anyone with a flame of utopian hope still flickering in his or her soul, this moving, wise, and passionate book can only be a blessing."-Stanley Hoffman, Foreign Affairs Jay Winter is Charles J. Stille Professor of History, Yale University. He is author or coauthor of more than a dozen books including Remembering War: The Great War between Memory and History in the 20th Century, published by Yale University Press.show more

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  • Paperback | 272 pages
  • 132.08 x 198.12 x 12.7mm | 294.83g
  • Yale University Press
  • New Haven, United States
  • English
  • 0300126026
  • 9780300126020
  • 820,604

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"'Winter is an acclaimed cultural historian of World War I and early 20th-century conflicts. Here, with refreshing, new-millennium insight, he reflects on inter-world war attempts - excluding the awful accomplishments born of the ostensibly idealistic goals of the century's roster of monster totalitarians - to build a better, fairer society on a grand scale... Highly recommended.' Library Journal"show more

About Dr Jay Winter

Jay Winter is Charles J. Stille Professor of History, Yale University. He is author or coauthor of more than a dozen books including Remembering War: The Great War between Memory and History in the 20th Century, published by Yale University Press. He lives in Guilford, CT.show more

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