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Judt, Tony

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Works: 159 works in 856 publications in 20 languages and 22,240 library holdings
Genres: History  Interviews  Biography  Conference papers and proceedings  Podcasts 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction, Other, Director, Interviewee
Classifications: D1051, 940.55
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Postwar : a history of Europe since 1945 by Tony Judt( Book )

111 editions published between 2003 and 2016 in 13 languages and held by 3,774 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides a history of contemporary Europe, covering thirty-four countries over a span of sixty years, and includes discussion of the region's economic development, culture, and politics
Reappraisals : reflections on the forgotten twentieth century by Tony Judt( Book )

47 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 1,377 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The accelerating changes of the past generation have been accompanied by a comparably accelerated amnesia. The twentieth century has become "history" at an unprecedented rate. The world of 2007 is so utterly unlike that of even 1987, much less any earlier time, that we have lost touch with our immediate past even before we have begun to make sense of it. In less than a generation, the headlong advance of globalization, with the geographical shifts of emphasis and influence it brings in its wake, has altered the structures of thought that had been essentially unchanged since the European industrial revolution. Quite literally, we don't know where we came from. From the history of the neglect and recovery of the Holocaust and the challenge of "evil" in the understanding of the European past to the rise and fall of the "state" in public affairs and the displacement of history by "heritage," Judt takes us beyond what we think we know to show us how we came to know it and reveals how many aspects of our history have been sacrificed in the triumph of mythmaking over understanding, collective identity over truth, and denial over memory.--From amazon.com
Ill fares the land by Tony Judt( Book )

72 editions published between 2010 and 2017 in 12 languages and held by 1,372 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In "Ill Fares The Land," Tony Judt, one of our leading historians and thinkers, reveals how we have arrived at our present dangerously confused moment and 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. To find a way forward, Judt argues that we must look to our not so distant past and to social democracy in action: to re-enshrining fairness over mere efficiency
The memory chalet by Tony Judt( Book )

38 editions published between 2010 and 2015 in 12 languages and held by 924 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"'The Memory Chalet' is a memoir unlike any you have ever read before. Each essay charts some experience or remembrance of the past through the sieve of Tony Judt's prodigious mind. His youthful love of a particular London bus route evolves into a reflection on public civility and interwar urban planning. Memories of the 1968 student riots of Paris meander through the divergent sex politics of Europe, before concluding that his generation 'was a revolutionary generation, but missed the revolution.' A series of road trips across America lead not just to an appreciation of American history, but to an eventual acquisition of citizenship. Foods and trains and long-lost smells all compete for Judt's attention; but for us, he has forged his reflections into an elegant arc of analysis. All as simply and beautifully arranged as a Swiss chalet-a reassuring refuge deep in the mountains of memory."--Dust jacket flap
The burden of responsibility : Blum, Camus, Aron, and the French twentieth century by Tony Judt( Book )

32 editions published between 1998 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 862 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Leon Blum, Albert Camus, and Raymond Aron might seem an unlikely combination. Blum was a fin-de-siecle aesthete who became the spiritual and political leader of the French non-Communist Left in the first half of this century. Camus, best known to millions of readers worldwide for his novels The Stranger and The Plague, was a wartime Resistance figure who played a prominent part in post-1945 intellectual life in France before dying tragically young in a car crash in 1960. Aron, a contemporary of Jean-Paul Sartre in the brilliant intellectual generation of interwar France, was a political theorist, journalist, and critic of Communism who made a major contribution to the recent revival of liberal thought in contemporary France. In The Burden of Responsibility Tony Judt offers a distinctive and original reinterpretation of the writings and public role of these three men, arguing that they have much in common. Despite the great differences in their backgrounds, their interests, and their views, all three were men of integrity who took seriously their responsibility as public intellectuals
Past imperfect : French intellectuals, 1944-1956 by Tony Judt( Book )

21 editions published between 1990 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 860 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A political analysis of the years between 1944-1956, reprinted to commemorate the work of Tony Judt
Marxism and the French Left : studies in labour and politics in France, 1830-1981 by Tony Judt( Book )

32 editions published between 1985 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 754 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Unlike most books, which treat labor, Socialist and Communist history separately and view French Marxism as a self-contained philosophical phenomenon, Marxism and the French Left offers a refreshingly different approach to the subject. Judt emphasizes the complex and interwoven themes that unify the topics of his essays to construct a distinctive and original interpretation of French left-wing politics over the past 150 years. "A well-informed and persuasive reinterpretation of the old French Left that is now receding beyond recall, except for historians."--Times Literary Supplement
The politics of retribution in Europe : World War II and its aftermath by István Deák( Book )

21 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and Italian and held by 723 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The presentation of Europe's historical past has changed - it was possible to conceal the fact that the majority of people actively co-operated or accommodated Nazi rule. This collection unravells the moral and political choices facing European governments in the aftermath of World War II
A grand illusion? : an essay on Europe by Tony Judt( Book )

31 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 493 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this timely new book, a distinguished intellectual historian offers us cogent and persuasive responses to these urgent topical questions: What are the prospects for the European Union? If they are not wholly rosy, why is that? Which nations should "belong" to Europe and when? And, in any event, how much does it matter whether a united Europe does or does not come about, on whatever terms? Tony Judt - European by extraction, British by nationality, American by residence - is especially well qualified to examine these thorny issues. At once skeptical of large claims yet enthusiastically "European," he argues that there are reasonable, realistic, and practical modes by which we can deal with the political, cultural, and economic factors involved. We need not return to the Europe of the past, but we also need not settle for a super-national, quasi-sovereign European Union that obliterates national differences
Socialism in Provence, 1871-1914 : a study in the origins of the modern French left by Tony Judt( Book )

17 editions published between 1979 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 470 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Departing from the usual emphasis on an urban and industrial context for the rise of socialism, Socialism in Provence 1871-1914 offers instead a reinterpretation of the early years of Marxist socialism in France among the peasantry. By focusing on a limited period and a particular region, Judt provides an account both of the character of political behavior in the countryside and of the history of left-wing politics in France
Resistance and revolution in Mediterranean Europe, 1939-1948( Book )

12 editions published in 1989 in English and Undetermined and held by 401 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first general study of communism in Mediterranean Europe, shedding fresh light on the origins of Europe's present East-West divide
With us or against us : studies in global anti-Americanism by Denis Lacorne( Book )

17 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 298 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Papers derived from a conference jointly organized by the Remarque Institute and the Paris Center for the Study of International Relations (CERI) held in Paris in the fall of 2002
La reconstruction du parti socialiste : 1921-1926 by Tony Judt( Book )

13 editions published in 1976 in French and held by 227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Postwar : a history of Europe since 1945 by Tony Judt( )

18 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Covering 34 countries and 60 years of history, Tony Judt chronicles the rebuilding of Europe after the devastation and havoc of World War II. Here, Judt takes listeners through the Holocaust, Stalinism's spread through the eastern continent, the dramatic changes of the 1960s, and the fall of Communism
Language, nation, and state : identity politics in a multilingual age by Tony Judt( Book )

18 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In this collection of original essays Denis Lacorne and Tony Judt have brought together ten experts from North America, Western Europe, Eastern Europe, and Israel to address the legal, communal, historical and political dimensions of this "language question" in modern and modernizing societies. Ranging from the conflict between French and Occitan in the construction of modern France to the future of language use on the Internet, Language, Nation, and State contributes to some of the most contentious debates of our time: What are the sources of ethnic conflict? Is multiculturalism a solution to the problems of linguistic minorities? Are there any models of successful multilingual and stable societies? The authors have no single answer to propose to these questions but no one with an interest in them - which is to say no one actively concerned with the dilemmas of our contemporary world - can ignore the issues raised in this book."--BOOK JACKET
Reappraisals : reflections on the forgotten twentieth century by Tony Judt( )

12 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this book the author argues that we have entered an "age of forgetting". Today's world is so utterly unlike the world of just twenty years ago that we have set aside our immediate past even before we could make sense of it. We literally don't know where we came from, and the results of this burgeoning ignorance are proving calamitous, with the clear prospect of worse to come. We have lost touch with three generations of international policy debate, social thought, and public-spirited social activism. We no longer know how to discuss such vital issues of public policy and we have forgotten the role once played by intellectuals in debating, transmitting, and defending the ideas that shaped their time. Key aspects of the world we have lost are resurrected and we are reminded how important they still are to us, now and to our hopes for the future
Thinking the twentieth century by Tony Judt( Book )

37 editions published between 2011 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The final book of the brilliant historian and indomitable public critic Tony Judt, "Thinking the Twentieth Century" unites the conflicted intellectual history of an epoch into a soaring narrative. The twentieth century comes to life as an age of ideas - a time when, for good and for ill, the thoughts of the few reigned over the lives of the many. Judt presents the triumphs and the failures of prominent intellectuals, adeptly explaining both their ideas and the risks of their political commitments. Spanning an era with unprecedented clarity and insight, "Thinking the Twentieth Century" is a tour de force, a classic study of modern thought by one of the century's most incisive thinkers. The exceptional nature of this work is evident in its very structure - a series of intimate conversations between Judt and his friend and fellow historian Timothy Snyder, grounded in the texts of the time and focused by the intensity of their vision. Judt's astounding eloquence and range are on display here as never before. Traversing the complexities of modern life with ease, he and Snyder revive both thoughts and thinkers, guiding us through the debates that made our world. As forgotten ideas are revisited and fashionable trends scrutinized, the shape of a century emerges. Judt and Snyder draw us deep into their analysis, making us feel that we too are part of the conversation. We become aware of the obligations of the present to the past, and the force of historical perspective and moral considerations in the critique and reform of society, then and now. In restoring and indeed exemplifying the best of intellectual life in the twentieth century, "Thinking the Twentieth Century" opens pathways to a moral life for the twenty-first. This is a book about the past, but it is also an argument for the kind of future we should strive for: "Thinking the Twentieth Century" is about the life of the mind - and the mindful life
Un Passé imparfait : les intellectuels en France, 1944-1956 by Tony Judt( Book )

11 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in French and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the facts change : essays, 1995-2010 by Tony Judt( Book )

20 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Essays covering history and current events
The dawn of universal history : selected essays from a witness of the twentieth century by Raymond Aron( Book )

5 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

""A must read for every opponent of totalitarianism and partisan of a chastened or mature liberalism.""--The New Criterion
 
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Postwar : a history of Europe since 1945
Alternative Names
Antonius Judt

Džads, Tonijs 1948-2010

Judt, Tony

Judt, Tony, 1948-2010

Judt, Tony R.

Judt, Tony R. 1948-2010

Judt, Tony Robert

Judt, Tony Robert 1948-2010

Tony Judt britischer Historiker und Autor

Tony Judt Brits auteur

Tony Judt storico e accademico britannico

Джадт, Тони

Тоні Джадт

ג'אדט, טוני 1948-2010

ג'אדט, טוני רוברט

ג'אט, טוני 1948-2010

טוני ג'אט

توني جدت

주트, 토니 1948-

토니 젓 영국의 역사가

ジャット, トニー

トニー・ジャット

托尼·朱特

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Reappraisals : reflections on the forgotten twentieth centuryIll fares the landThe memory chaletThe burden of responsibility : Blum, Camus, Aron, and the French twentieth centuryPast imperfect : French intellectuals, 1944-1956Marxism and the French Left : studies in labour and politics in France, 1830-1981The politics of retribution in Europe : World War II and its aftermathA grand illusion? : an essay on Europe