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Europe in Our Time: A History 1945-1992. by Walter Laqueur - Paperback - First Ed Thus; First Printing indicated.  - 1993. - from Black Cat Hill Books and Biblio.com

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Europe in Our Time: A History 1945-1992.

by Walter Laqueur

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New York, NY Penguin Group: Penguin Press, 1993. Paperback First Ed Thus; First Printing indicated. First Ed Thus; First Printing indicated. Very Near Fine in Wraps: shows only the most minute indications of use: Shows a tiny nick at the top of the front panel; the pages have tanned somewhat, due to aging. The binding shows the slightest lean and is a little concave, but remains perfectly secure; text clean. No longer absolutely prisinte, but remains very close to 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. 617pp. Trade Paperback. Walter Laquer's "Europe in Our Time- A History: 1945-1992" is a supremely authoritative text, detailing a period in European history (and world history) quite unlike any other. Europe was, to be blatantly honest, a mess after the Allies defeated the Germans and received their unconditional surrender. The problem was what to do after the end of the European War. From here, Laquer speaks of all the important developments that occured in Europe, in most countries, in a very interesting prose-like fashion. Key concepts and terms our all explained sufficiently, and this book is similar to a novel in that it will keep you up at night, turning page after page, swallowing the history of Europe after 1945. Highly recommended.

"An encyclopedic amount of information is analyzed with considerable wisdom and a felicitous style."—Simon Serfaty, Johns Hopkins Univ. Laqueur presents a fascinating overview of post-war Europe, providing detailed analyses that cover every major political development, economic and social trends, and cultural movements since 1945. "An excellent work destined to become a standard text for the 90s."— Library Journal .




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