[[ Free eBook ]] Postwar: A History of Europe Since 1945Author Tony Judt – Hometrainer-tests.de

BrilliantA book that has the pace of a thriller and the scope of an encyclopediaA very considerable achievement The New York Review of Books Judt s massive, learned, brilliantly detailed account of Europe s recovery from the wreckage of World War II presents a whole continent in panorama even as it sets off detonations on almost every page 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 and above all, the book is smart Every page contains unexpected data, or a fresh observation, or a familar observation freshly turned Louis Menand, The New Yorker ImpressiveMr Judt writes with enormous authority The Wall Street Journal MagisterialIt is, without a doubt, the most comprehensive, authoritative, and yes, readable postwar history The Boston Globe Brave and remakable The Washington Post Not likely to be surpassed for many years This is history writing at its best Publishers Weeklystarred reviewFinalist for the Pulitzer PrizeWinner of the Council on Foreign Relations Arthur Ross Book AwardOne of the New York Times Ten Best Books of the YearAlmost 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