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Thinking the twentieth century

Tony Judt

Thinking the twentieth century

by Tony Judt

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Published by Penguin Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Interviews,
  • Philosophy,
  • Political and social views,
  • Political science,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [399]-404) and index.

    Other titlesThinking the 20th century
    StatementTony Judt, with Timothy Snyder
    ContributionsSnyder, Timothy
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJC257.J83 J8 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvii, 414 p. ;
    Number of Pages414
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25403278M
    ISBN 109781594203237
    LC Control Number2011031473

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