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9781587319099 | St Augustine Pr Inc, July 15, 2016, cover price $18.00

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Product Description: An unorthodox historian known and respected for his work on the grand conflicts of nations and civilizations, John Lukacs has peopled a smaller canvas in this volume, with seven colourful figures who flourished in Philadelphia before 1950...read more

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9781412855976 | Transaction Pub, September 16, 2015, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: An unorthodox historian known and respected for his work on the grand conflicts of nations and civilizations, John Lukacs has peopled a smaller canvas in this volume, with seven colourful figures who flourished in Philadelphia before 1950.

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Product Description: The historian John Lukacs offers a concise history of the twentieth century--its two world wars and cold war, its nations and leaders. The great themes woven through this spirited narrative are inseparable from the author's own intellectual preoccupations: the fading of liberalism, the rise of populism and nationalism, the achievements and dangers of technology, and the continuing democratization of the globe...read more

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9780674725362 | 1 edition (Belknap Pr, October 7, 2013), cover price $24.95 | About this edition: The historian John Lukacs offers a concise history of the twentieth century--its two world wars and cold war, its nations and leaders.

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Product Description: In September 1952, John Lukacs, then a young and unknown historian, wrote George Kennan (1904-2005), the U.S. ambassador to the Soviet Union, asking one of the nation's best-known diplomats what he thought of Lukacs's own views on Kennan's widely debated idea of containing rather than militarily confronting the Soviet Union...read more
By John Lukacs (editor)

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9780812242539 | Univ of Pennsylvania Pr, June 29, 2010, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: In September 1952, John Lukacs, then a young and unknown historian, wrote George Kennan (1904-2005), the U.

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9780812222715 | Univ of Pennsylvania Pr, May 30, 2013, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: In September 1952, John Lukacs, then a young and unknown historian, wrote George Kennan (1904-2005), the U.

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Product Description: “This is the best introduction to the historical craft of John Lukacs . . . one of the true creative geniuses of his profession.” —The American Conservative In a career spanning more than sixty-five years, John Lukacs has established himself as one of our most accomplished historians...read more

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9781610170659 | Intercollegiate Studies Inst, February 15, 2013, cover price $27.95 | About this edition: “This is the best introduction to the historical craft of John Lukacs .

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Product Description: For more than sixty years, John Lukacs has been writing, teaching, and reading about the past. In this inspired volume, he turns his attention to the future. Throughout The Future of History, Lukacs reflects on his discipline, eloquently arguing that the writing and teaching of history are literary rather than scientific, comprising knowledge that is neither wholly objective nor subjective...read more

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9780300169560 | Yale Univ Pr, April 26, 2011, cover price $28.00 | About this edition: For more than sixty years, John Lukacs has been writing, teaching, and reading about the past.

Paperback:

9780300181692 | Yale Univ Pr, May 1, 2012, cover price $18.00 | About this edition: For more than sixty years, John Lukacs has been writing, teaching, and reading about the past.

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Product Description: Sixty-five years after the conclusion of World War II, its consequences are still with us. In this probing book, the acclaimed historian John Lukacs raises perplexing questions about World War II that have yet to be explored. In a work that brilliantly argues for World War II’s central place in the history of the twentieth century, Lukacs applies his singular expertise toward addressing the war’s most persistent enigmas...read more

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9780300114393 | Yale Univ Pr, March 9, 2010, cover price $26.00 | About this edition: Sixty-five years after the conclusion of World War II, its consequences are still with us.

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9780300171389 | Yale Univ Pr, February 22, 2011, cover price $19.00 | About this edition: Sixty-five years after the conclusion of World War II, its consequences are still with us.

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Product Description: Anthologizes the writings of one of a once-famous—and now unjustly forgotten—great American wit and critic.
By John Lukacs (editor)

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9781933859866 | Isi Books, May 15, 2009, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: Anthologizes the writings of one of a once-famous—and now unjustly forgotten—great American wit and critic.

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Product Description: Twenty years ago, John Lukacs paused to set down the history of his own thoughts and beliefs in Confessions of an Original Sinner, an adroit blend of autobiography and personal philosophy. Now, in Last Rites, he continues and expands his reflections, this time integrating his conception of history and human knowledge with private memories of his wives and loves, and enhancing the book with footnotes from his idiosyncratic diaries...read more

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9780300114386 | Yale Univ Pr, February 24, 2009, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: Twenty years ago, John Lukacs paused to set down the history of his own thoughts and beliefs in Confessions of an Original Sinner, an adroit blend of autobiography and personal philosophy.

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Product Description: A man of impressive mental powers, of extraordinary intellectual range, and—last but not least—of exceptional integrity, George Frost Kennan (1904-2005) was an adviser to presidents and secretaries of state, with a decisive role in the history of this country (and of the entire world) for a few crucial years in the 1940s, after which he was made to retire; but then he became a scholar who wrote seventeen books, scores of essays and articles, and a Pulitzer Prize–winning memoir...read more

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9780300122213 | Yale Univ Pr, April 24, 2007, cover price $26.00 | About this edition: A man of impressive mental powers, of extraordinary intellectual range, and—last but not least—of exceptional integrity, George Frost Kennan (1904-2005) was an adviser to presidents and secretaries of state, with a decisive role in the history of this country (and of the entire world) for a few crucial years in the 1940s, after which he was made to retire; but then he became a scholar who wrote seventeen books, scores of essays and articles, and a Pulitzer Prize–winning memoir.

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9780300143065 | Yale Univ Pr, January 6, 2009, cover price $24.00 | About this edition: A man of impressive mental powers, of extraordinary intellectual range, and—last but not least—of exceptional integrity, George Frost Kennan (1904-2005) was an adviser to presidents and secretaries of state, with a decisive role in the history of this country (and of the entire world) for a few crucial years in the 1940s, after which he was made to retire; but then he became a scholar who wrote seventeen books, scores of essays and articles, and a Pulitzer Prize–winning memoir.

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Product Description: On 13 May 1940, Winston Churchill stood before the House of Parliament to deliver his first speech as prime minister. German troops were advancing across Europe; Neville Chamberlain's government had fallen three days earlier. Churchill needed to prove himself an able leader, and he also needed to convince an unwilling nation to support his stand against Hitler...read more

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9780465002870 | Basic Books, May 12, 2008, cover price $24.00 | About this edition: On May 13, 1940, Winston Churchill stood before the House of Commons to deliver his first speech as Prime Minister.

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9780465018208 | Basic Books, September 29, 2009, cover price $15.99 | About this edition: On 13 May 1940, Winston Churchill stood before the House of Parliament to deliver his first speech as prime minister.

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Product Description: Five days in London, May 1940, altered the course of history, as the members of the British War Cabinet debated whether to negotiate with Hitler or to continue the war. Lukacs takes us hour by hour into the critical unfolding of events at 10 Downing Street, conveying the drama and importance of these days...read more
By Geoffrey Howard (narrator) and John Lukacs

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9781433245718 | Mp3 una edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, May 1, 2008), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Five days in London, May 1940, altered the course of history, as the members of the British War Cabinet debated whether to negotiate with Hitler or to continue the war.

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Product Description: Five days in London, May 1940, altered the course of history, as the members of the British War Cabinet debated whether to negotiate with Hitler or to continue the war. Lukacs takes us hour by hour into the critical unfolding of events at 10 Downing Street, conveying the drama and importance of these days...read more
By Geoffrey Howard (narrator) and John Lukacs

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9781433245701 | Unabridged edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, May 1, 2008), cover price $60.00 | About this edition: Five days in London, May 1940, altered the course of history, as the members of the British War Cabinet debated whether to negotiate with Hitler or to continue the war.

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9780786119219 | Abridged edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, April 1, 2001), cover price $27.95 | About this edition: The period May 24-28 1940 altered the course of history as members of the British War Cabinet debated whether to negotiate with Hitler or to continue the war.

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Product Description: Gyula Krúdy is a marvelous writer who haunted the taverns of Budapest and lived on its streets while turning out a series of mesmerizing, revelatory novels that are among the masterpieces of modern literature. Krúdy conjures up a world that is entirely his own—dreamy, macabre, comic, and erotic—where urbane sophistication can erupt without warning into passion and madness...read more
By John Batki (trans), Gyula Krudy and John Lukacs (introduced by)

Paperback:

9781590171868 | New York Review of Books, August 14, 2007, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Gyula Krúdy is a marvelous writer who haunted the taverns of Budapest and lived on its streets while turning out a series of mesmerizing, revelatory novels that are among the masterpieces of modern literature.

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Product Description: This definitive history of one of the fiercest battles of World War II describes the siege of Budapest in unprecedented detail. Both Stalin and Hitler demanded victory at all costs, and the cost was extreme: 80,000 Soviet troops, 38,000 German and Hungarian soldiers, and 38,000 Hungarian civilians perished...read more
By Ladislaus Lob (trans), John Lukacs (foreword by) and Krisztian Ungvary

Hardcover:

9780300104684 | Yale Univ Pr, April 11, 2005, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: In the final six months of World War II, Germany and the Soviet Union focused on Hungary: Stalin demanded victory at all costs as a key to securing his European empire; Hitler ordered an unrelenting defense of Budapest in order to prolong his grip on Vienna and preserve the route to Berlin.

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9780300119855 | Yale Univ Pr, November 13, 2006, cover price $32.00 | About this edition: This definitive history of one of the fiercest battles of World War II describes the siege of Budapest in unprecedented detail.

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Product Description: Among the most accomplished historians of his generation, John Lukacs has written more than twenty books and hundreds of essays and reviews. His scholarship encompasses the history of the modern age, focusing especially on the political, ideological, intellectual, and military struggles of the twentieth century...read more

Hardcover:

9781932236279 | Isi Books, May 30, 2005, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: Among the most accomplished historians of his generation, John Lukacs has written more than twenty books and hundreds of essays and reviews.

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Product Description: Among the most accomplished historians of his generation, John Lukacs has written more than twenty books and hundreds of essays and reviews. His scholarship encompasses the history of the modern age, focusing especially on the political, ideological, intellectual, and military struggles of the twentieth century...read more

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9781932236286 | Isi Books, May 30, 2005, cover price $18.00 | About this edition: Among the most accomplished historians of his generation, John Lukacs has written more than twenty books and hundreds of essays and reviews.

The questions of how American democracy has evolved from the eighteenth century to its current form are addressed in a study that contrasts the political systems, movements, and ideologies of the twentieth century.

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9780300107739 | Yale Univ Pr, March 8, 2005, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: The questions of how American democracy has evolved from the eighteenth century to its current form are addressed in a study that contrasts the political systems, movements, and ideologies of the twentieth century.

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Product Description: El autor emprende un repaso exhaustivo de las más de cien biografías que sobre el dictador alemán se han publicado desde 1945, y somete a un juicio minucioso y sin concesiones a los historiadores, a sus fuentes y metodologías para descubrir hasta qué punto sus trabajos han contribuido o oscurecido nuestro conocimiento de la figura de Hitler...read more

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9789681669669 | Fondo De Cultura Economica USA, December 31, 2004, cover price $28.95 | About this edition: El autor emprende un repaso exhaustivo de las más de cien biografías que sobre el dictador alemán se han publicado desde 1945, y somete a un juicio minucioso y sin concesiones a los historiadores, a sus fuentes y metodologías para descubrir hasta qué punto sus trabajos han contribuido o oscurecido nuestro conocimiento de la figura de Hitler.

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Product Description: This book deals with the relationship between Britain and Hungary during the crucial years 1938-1941. In addition to archival research in London and Budapest, mostly about the relations of the governments, Bán's work broadens into political, social, intellectual and cultural history...read more
By Andras D. Ban, John Lukacs (foreword by) and Tim Wilkinson (trans)

Hardcover:

9780714656601 | Routledge, May 1, 2004, cover price $180.00 | About this edition: This book deals with the relationship between Britain and Hungary during the crucial years 1938-1941.

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Product Description: This book deals with the relationship between Britain and Hungary during the crucial years 1938-1941. In addition to archival research in London and Budapest, mostly about the relations of the governments, Bán's work broadens into political, social, intellectual and cultural history...read more
By Andras D. Ban and John Lukacs (foreword by)

Paperback:

9780714685656 | Routledge, May 1, 2004, cover price $59.95 | About this edition: This book deals with the relationship between Britain and Hungary during the crucial years 1938-1941.

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