Book
English

Thinking the twentieth century

Tony Judt (author), Timothy Snyder (author)
Title
Thinking the twentieth century
Author
Tony Judt Timothy Snyder
Language
English
Publisher
London: Heinemann, 2012
XVII, 414 p.
ISBN
9780434017423 (hardback)
Placing suggestion
927.3 (SISO) 20ste - 21ste eeuw (ZIZO)
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About Tony Judt

Tony Robert Judt ( JUT; 2 January 1948 – 6 August 2010) was a British-American historian, essayist and university professor who specialized in European history. Judt moved to New York and served as the Erich Maria Remarque Professor in European Studies at New York University and director of NYU's Erich Maria Remarque Institute. He was a frequent contributor to The New York Review of Books. In 1996 Judt was elected a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and in 2007 a corresponding Fellow of the British Academy.

Biography

Judt was born on 2 January 1948 in London, United Kingdom, to secular Jewish parents, Isaac Joseph ("Joe") Judt and Stella S Judt. His mother's parents had emigrated from Russia and Romania, and his father was born in Belgium and had immigrated as a boy to Ireland and then subsequently to…Read more on Wikipedia

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