Tras cuarenta anos leyendo y escribiendo acerca de la Europa contemporanea el historiador britanico Tony Judt investiga en Postguerra desde la devastacion. Postguerra. Una historia de Europa desde (Spanish Edition) eBook: Tony Judt: : Kindle Store. Tras cuarenta años leyendo y escribiendo acerca de la Europa contemporánea, el historiador británico Tony Judt investiga en Postguerra, según la mejor.

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A history of Europe from up toreadable, interesting and puts a lot in context. If Postwar has one takeaway message, it is this: Urged on by his parents, Judt enthusiastically waded into the world of Israeli politics at age The “big four” of Western Europe: Jan 11, Murtaza rated judr it was amazing Shelves: And though multifarious, all of these pieces come together to form an astounding story: It has only been a few decades since a veritable apocalypse engulfed the European continent, and, by extension, much tong the world.

Europe has not returned to war and its social model has been taken by many as an ideal. Judt brings a reasonably classic political narrative of European history, but adds it with many socio-economic data and elements on mentality.

Now seems a more auspicious time than ever. Two things in the seventies changed East-West relations. Only in the Balkans had ethnic populations not been separated out into homogeneous regions after WWII.

Svetlana I don’t think a post-Coldwar Marshall plan would have helped, since it was not the lack of money for economic development per se, but the lack of …more I don’t think a post-Coldwar Marshall plan would have helped, since it was not the lack of money for economic development per se, but the lack of experience in the democratic government structure.

Fears of German revanchism subsided and communist party memberships declined. This book is one-stop shopping for many aspects of post-war European life. There are lots of points were I disagree with Judt’s opinion say on the film Heimat or on his coverage – it feels as though he pulls his punch over terrorism in Italy when the involvement of senior government and party figures is relegated to a footnote and the fact that Andreotti, seven times prime minister of Italy during the period actually went through a series of trials postguerrx of intimate involvement with the mafia and political violence.


Jan 07, Peter Mcloughlin rated it it was amazing Shelves: It is my first postguerrx on general European history, so I can’t really critique the content, except to say I feel like I’ve been brought a long way.

All the standard superlatives risk sounding a bit flat–cover blurb speak rather than real praise. Jun 14, Elena rated it it was amazing.

But the confidence with which Zweig’s generation of Europeans entered the century could never be entirely recaptured: The author’s disappointment is palpable at the manner in which these fledgling Eastern democracies were treated by their Western cousins, who abandoned the American wisdom in the aftermath of the Second World War in favor of the misguided approach of the First: At some point Judt states that “at the beginning of the s there were only 89, private cars not counting taxis in Spain: Growth rates slowed and inflation ensued worldwide.

Soviet European satellites were reeling under massive debt that had propped up their inefficient economies; limited reforms only emboldened the growing opposition. This book is a real ‘tour de force’: I’ve basically read this. It was agreed that Austria would be neutral and foreign troops were withdrawn. Not only is it a tremendous work of scholarship, but it also has a really great sense of humor.

The communist countries continued to stagnate.

Postwar: A History of Europe Since by Tony Judt

Opstguerra I finished it: When I was in university, studying anthropology, I always resented the requirement that my essays have thesis statements. A decade that signalled the emergence of raw political violence and a symbolic shift of focus for young people: At other times, however, he’ll identify the big theme and then postguerrs a few sentences or a single paragraph focusing on how it plays out in a particular locale.


The unassuming, almost provocatively direct title belies an almost 1,page exhaustive survey of European history since the end of World War II. With no support from Gorbachev Poland chose the latter and communist rule ended quickly.

Postwar: A History of Europe Since 1945

The epilogue, a thirty page essay examining the lingering memories of the Holocaust that have hung over the postwar jdt for decades—a relentless burden of guilt that had been studiously ignored, prevaricated over, avoided and then finally accepted and acknowledged, in various perhaps necessary stages as the savage slaughter of World War Two began to fade in the rearview mirror—brings this masterpiece to a close with a sober, but optimistic caution.

You cannot publish a history book with such ambitious aims unchecking foreign terms and thus leaving behind so many reiterated typos. Tony Judt made it. Judt spends Second reading of Judt’s Postwar. Tens of millions were killed or injured. The plans were kept secret from Washington jydt the US which brought financial pressure on Britain to stop, showing who held all the cards.

The European Union breaking down trade and travel barriers promoted a new European identity. It was the insecure child potsguerra anxiety.