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Postwar

A History of Europe Since 1945

by Tony Judt

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Published by William Heinemann in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Europe -- History -- 1945-

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Paginationxv, 878 p.
    Number of Pages878
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22228809M
    ISBN 100434007498
    ISBN 109780434007493


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this book offers a more nuanced recognition of what was written and read in the period. From. The best books on Social History of Post-War Britain recommended by David Kynaston.

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Japan's catapult to world economic power has inspired many studies by social scientists, but few have looked at the 45 years of postwar Japan through the lens of history. The contributors to this book seek to offer such a view. As they examine three related themes of postwar history, the authors describe an ongoing historical process marked by unexpected.

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