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A gift to the next generation of engaged citizens, from one of our most celebrated intellectuals.

As the economic collapse of 2008 made clear, the social contract that defined postwar life in Europe and America-the guarantee of security, stability, and fairness-is no longer guaranteed; in fact, it's no longer part of the common discourse. Tony Judt, one of our leading historians and thinkers, offers the language we need to address our common needs, rejecting the nihilistic individualism of the far Right and the debunked socialism of the past. In reintroducing alternatives to the status quo, Judt invigorates our political conversation, furnishing the tools necessary to imagine a new form of governance and a better way of life.

About the Author

Tony Judt is the author or editor of thirteen books, including Reappraisals: Reflections on the Forgotten Twentieth Century and Postwar: A History of Europe Since 1945. He is University Professor at New York University and the founder and director of the Remarque Institute, which is dedicated to the study of Europe

Product Details

ISBN:
9780143118763
Author:
Judt, Tony
Publisher:
Penguin Books
Subject:
Modern - 20th Century
Subject:
Politics - General
Edition Description:
Paperback / softback
Publication Date:
20110331
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 12
Language:
English
Pages:
256
Dimensions:
7.88 x 5.1 x 0.68 in 0.41 lb
Age Level:
17-17

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