Summary: The first truly European history of contemporary Europe, from Lisbon to Leningrad, based on research in six languages, covering 34 countries across 60 years, using a great deal of material from newly available sources. The book integrates international relations, domestic politics, ideas, social change, economic development, and culture--high and low--into a single grand narrative. Every...
Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Press 2005
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Summary: It might be thought the height of poor taste to ascribe good fortune to a healthy man with a young family struck down at the age of sixty by an incurable degenerative disorder from which he must shortly die. But there is more than one sort of luck. To fall prey to a motor neuron disease is surely to have offended the Gods at some point, and there is nothing more to be said. But if you must...
Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Group USA, Inc. 2010
Summary: Offers a narrative of the United States' intellectual history of the past one hundred years by discussing the ideas and thinkers that helped shape the century.
Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Press 2012