“Historical writing of the most thoughtful and serious kind.”
“The best single volume for the general reader.”
“Laqueur’s rigorous objectivity elevates [this book] light-years above its predecessors in the field.”
—The New York Times Book Review
About the Author
chairs the research council for the Center for Strategic and International Studies in Washington, D.C., and he is the founding editor of the Journal of Contemporary History.
The author of more than twenty-five works of European and Jewish history, he lives in Washington, D.C.