Postwar: A History of Europe Since 1945
FINALIST FOR THE PULITZER AWARD
A magisterial and acclaimed history of post-war Europe, from Germany to Poland, from Western Europe to Eastern Europe, selected as one of New York Times Ten Best Books of the Year
Europe in 1945 was drained. Much of the continent was devastated by war, mass slaughter, bombing and chaos. Large areas of Eastern Europe were falling under Soviet control, exchanging one despotism for another. Today, the Soviet Union is no more and the democracies of the European Union reach as far as the borders of Russia itself. Postwar tells the rich
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Evening Standard, 'Books of the Year'
Masterly and exhilarating... Judt has a fine eye for telling detail... This is a splendid book to