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The Postwar Challenge

Cultural, Social, and Political Change in Western Europe, 1945-1958 (Studies of the German Historical Institute, London)

by Dominik Geppert

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Published by Oxford University Press, USA .
Written in English


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Number of Pages416
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Open LibraryOL7404421M
ISBN 100199266654
ISBN 109780199266654

Postwar is Judt’s most ambitious book to date, a monumental work of synthesis in which he demonstrates considerable mastery of this most complex of continents. A thousand pages on Europe since may seem dauntingly prolix, but the cumulative effect can be entertaining, for Judt is usually provocative and often caustic in his judgments. Visit the post for more. "Essential reading for anyone interested in the history of mass incarceration, We Are Not Slaves places incarcerated people themselves at the center of the postwar transformation of Texas prisons, demonstrating how they forged a multiracial, intersectional movement to challenge the brutal regimes of physical, legal, and sexual violence behind prison walls.

  Wartime Acts, Postwar Retribution: A Mother’s Risky Legacy “Warlight” is a novel that presents a challenge to the reviewer, since it would be a disservice to reveal too much of what Author: Penelope Lively.   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 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.4/4(9).

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