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Author Judt, Tony.

Title Thinking the twentieth century / Tony Judt, with Timothy Snyder.

Published New York : Penguin Press, 2012.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  320.092 JUDT    AVAILABLE
Physical description xvii, 414 p. ; 25 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [399]-404) and index.
Contents The name remains: Jewish questioner -- London and language: English writer -- Familial socialism: political Marxist -- King's and kibbutzim: Cambridge Zionist -- Paris, California: French intellectual -- Generation of understanding: East European liberal -- Unities and fragments: European historian -- Age of responsibility: American moralist -- The banality of good: social democrat.
Summary Thinking the Twentieth Century maps the issues and concerns of a turbulent age onto a life of intellectual conflict and engagement. Tony Judt presents the triumphs and the failures of prominent intellectuals, adeptly explaining both their ideas and the risks of their political commitments.--[book jacket]
Other author Snyder, Timothy.
Subject Judt, Tony -- Interviews.
Judt, Tony -- Political and social views.
Political science -- Philosophy -- History -- 20th century.
History -- Philosophy -- History -- 20th century.
Variant Title Thinking the 20th century
ISBN 9781594203237 (hbk.)
1594203237 (hbk.)