Reappraisals
Reappraisals
Reflections on the Forgotten Twentieth Century
Tony Judt



Tony Judt is on e of today's leading historians and thinkers. Winner of the Hannah Arendt Prize in 2007, his previous book, Postwar, was hailed as "monumental . . . a tour de force"by Foreign Affairs, among other leading publications. In Reappraisals, he persuasively argues that we have entered an "age of forgetting." Drawing provocative connections between a dazzling range of subjects, from Jewish intellectuals and the challenge of evil in the recent European past to the interpretation of the Cold War to the displacement of history by heritage, Judt takes us beyond what we think we know of the past to explain how we came to know it, and shows how much of our history has been sacrificed in the triumph of myth-making over understanding and denial over memory.

Title Reappraisals
Subtitle Reflections on the Forgotten Twentieth Century
Author Tony Judt
Publisher Penguin Books
Dewey Classification 320
Title First Published 31 March 2009
Format Paperback
Nb of pages 464 p.
ISBN-10 0143115057
ISBN-13 9780143115052
Publication Date 31 March 2009
Main content page count 464
Weight 16 oz.
List Price $18.00
 


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