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Postwar: A History of Europe Since 1945

Unabridged Audiobook

Written By: Tony Judt

Narrated By: Ralph Cosham

Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks

Date: December 2010

Duration: 43 hours 8 minutes

Summary:

A Finalist for the Pulitzer Prize and Named One of the Ten Best Books of the Year by the New York Times Book Review

Almost a decade in the making, this much-anticipated grand history of postwar Europe from one of the world's most esteemed historians and intellectuals is a singular achievement. Postwar is the first modern history that covers all of Europe, both east and west, drawing on research in six languages to sweep readers through thirty-four nations and sixty years of political and cultural change'all in one integrated, enthralling narrative. Both intellectually ambitious and compelling to read, thrilling in its scope and delightful in its small details, Postwar is a rare joy.

'A book that has the pace of a thriller and the scope of an encyclopedia'A very considerable achievement'Brilliant.''New York Review of Books

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  • Throw A

    A thorough and well-researched account of post-war Europe which remains focussed despite the breadth of topics in scope. Also particularly fascinating to read about topics such as the EU, NATO, and the Cold War in parallel to current affairs.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful.

  • John Scully

    This is a stunningly comprehensive book. The amount of research must have been absolutely staggering, and it's a fascinating read. It is brilliantly written, and will leave you with a very clear understanding of how Europe stands today, in relation to its history since 1945. The narration is actually quite good, though many of the foreign names have been overdubbed somewhat inelegantly. Overall, I highly recommend it. It will take some time, however, so be forewarned. It's quite an endeavor.