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Thinking the twentieth century

Author: Tony Judt; Timothy Snyder
Publisher: New York : Penguin Press, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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].
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Genre/Form: History
Interviews
Named Person: Tony Judt; Tony Judt; Tony Judt; Tony Judt; Tony Judt; Tony Judt; Tony Judt; Tony Judt; Tony Judt
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tony Judt; Timothy Snyder
ISBN: 9781594203237 1594203237
OCLC Number: 729341530
Description: xvii, 414 pages ; 25 cm
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.
Other Titles: Thinking the 20th century
Responsibility: Tony Judt, with Timothy Snyder.

Abstract:

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].

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