search for books and compare prices
cover image
Memoirs: Fifty Years of Political Reflection
By George Holoch (trans) and Raymond Aron
Price
Store
Arrives
Preparing
Shipping
The price is the lowest for any condition, which may be new or used; other conditions may also be available. Rental copies must be returned at the end of the designated period, and may involve a deposit.
Jump down to see edition details for: Hardcover | Paperback
Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Holmes & Meier Pub
Publication date January 1, 1990
Binding Hardcover
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780841911130
ISBN-10 0841911134
Dimensions 1.75 by 6.50 by 9.50 in.
Weight 2 lbs.
Original list price $49.95
Amazon.com says people who bought this book also bought:
History, Truth, Liberty
Summaries and Reviews
Amazon.com description: Product Description: Raymond Aron has won the respect and admiration of leading figures from all spheres of twentieth-century life and from all points of the political spectrum. An independent thinker who was often called the lone voice of reason in the heat of political conflicts, Aron became well known for his bold, penetrating ideas. His dispassionate, probing analyses of international affairs, ethnic conflicts, social and economic problems, and contemporary history have become increasingly influential in the U.S. and foreign arenas of political discourse and public policy. Whether working with the Free French in London during World War II, voicing early support for the reconstruction of a devastated post-war Germany, or offering new insights on peace and war in a nuclear age, Aron consistently brightened areas of inquiry by his capacity for cogent and forthright reflection.In the foreground of many of the most important political events of the twentieth century, he developed relationships with others similarly engaged figures such as Charles de Gaulle, Jean-Paul Sartre, and Henry Kissinger, all of whom appear in his prize-winning Memoirs. Aron stimulated debate and elicited strong attachments in his roles as journalist, author, adviser, and professor in philosophy, political science, and sociology in Europe and the United States, where he contributed to periodicals such as the "New York Times Magazine", Commentary, and Foreign Affairs. Since his death in 1983, Aron's brilliant works of social and political philosophy have found an increasingly large following among younger readers whose appreciation can only deepen with this behind-the-scenes glimpse of the man and his thoughts.

Editions
Hardcover
Book cover for 9780841911130
 
The price comparison is for this edition
from Holmes & Meier Pub (January 1, 1990)
9780841911130 | details & prices | 6.50 × 9.50 × 1.75 in. | 2.00 lbs | List price $49.95
About: Raymond Aron has won the respect and admiration of leading figures from all spheres of twentieth-century life and from all points of the political spectrum.
Paperback
Book cover for 9780841911147
 
from Holmes & Meier Pub (July 1, 1997)
9780841911147 | details & prices | 509 pages | 5.75 × 8.75 × 1.75 in. | 1.55 lbs | List price $24.00
About: Raymond Aron has won the respect and admiration of leading figures from all spheres of twentieht-centruy life and from all points of teh poilitical spectrum.

Pricing is shown for items sent to or within the U.S., excluding shipping and tax. Please consult the store to determine exact fees. No warranties are made express or implied about the accuracy, timeliness, merit, or value of the information provided. Information subject to change without notice. isbn.nu is not a bookseller, just an information source.