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Thus,for example, I surmise that most Israel supporter will dislike the message in this book.
The books enables one to revisit history, reread some very good articles previously encountered, and consider issues more broadly in terms of geography and time.
One of the points Judt made was the key role of conservative and Christian democratic parties in the creation of modern Europe.
Mr. Judt surely will be required reading for future generations.
He keeps it interesting. I couldn't put this book down - both times I read it.
Tony Judt is in a brilliant and suggestive thinker and political analyst in the great european tradition of Raymond AronPublished 13 months ago by Rasbe
Tony Judt was a very good historian--one could even say a brilliant historian--but his commentaries on various thinkers and historical periods, and his comparisons of the U.S. Read morePublished 14 months ago by M. J. Newhouse
I'll give it four; the extravagant praise, though, I don't buy. Not sure what's 'forgotten' about the thinkers Judt gleefully dissects, from the preposterous (Althusser, Arendt,... Read morePublished 23 months ago by Simon Barrett
Part 1 of this book review comments on the general content and the author. Part 2 is about the author's thesis. Read morePublished on July 20, 2012 by Marc Riese
Of Tony Judt's other books, `Postwar' is best known. Tony was an unparalleled master of modern history, and of the English language. That alone gives me much reading pleasure. Read morePublished on December 11, 2011 by Palle E T Jorgensen
I happened upon this book in the "Last Chance" pile as I was picking up my wife and daughter from Books a Million in Katy, Texas. Read morePublished on July 14, 2011 by L. Glaesemann
There were a few good essays in this collection. The piece on Belgium was particularly strong and Judt's thoughts on Israel were always insightful. Read morePublished on June 27, 2011 by J. Smallridge