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The Politics of Retribution in Europe

World War II and Its Aftermath

The Politics of Retribution in Europe( )
Editor: Deák, István
Gross, Jan T.
Judt, Tony
ISBN:978-0-691-00953-7
Publication Date:Mar 2000
Publisher:Princeton University Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $80.00
Book Description:

The presentation of Europe's immediate historical past has quite dramatically changed. Conventional depictions of occupation and collaboration in World War II, of wartime resistance and post-war renewal, provided the familiar backdrop against which the chronicle of post-war Europe has mostly been told. Within these often ritualistic presentations, it was possible to conceal the fact that not only were the majority of people in Hitler's Europe not resistance fighters but millions...
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Book Details
Pages:368
Detailed Subjects: History / Europe / General
Political Science / World / European
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 x 1.02 Inches
Book Weight:1.375 Pounds
Author Biography
(Editor)
Tony Judt was born in London, England on January 2, 1948. He was educated at King's College, Cambridge University and the École Normale Supérieure, Paris. He taught at numerous colleges and universities including Cambridge University; St. Anne's College, Oxford; the University of California, Berkeley and New York University. He was the author or editor off over fifteen books including Ill Fares the Land, Reappraisals: Reflections on the Forgotten Twentieth Century, and Postwar: A History of Europe Since 1945, which won the Council on Foreign Relations Arthur Ross Book Award. He was also a frequent contributor to numerous journals including The New York Review of Books, the Times Literary Supplement, The New Republic, and The New York Times. He was diagnosed with ALS in 2008. He died on August 6, 2010 at the age of 62.

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