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THINKING THE TWENTIETH CENTURY

by | Read by Ralph Cosham

History • 14.5 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2012

This audiobook has a super-slim audience—and that would be graduate school philosophy professors with an additional degree in economics. The work bills itself as a history, biography, and ethical treatise on modern political ideas in Europe and the U.S. throughout the twentieth century. It’s actually the retooling of a conversation with terminally ill Tony Judt, British historian, essayist, and university professor, who specialized in European history. It might have worked as a Bill Moyers TV interview. Moyers can distill complex thought to an everyday level, and this book would have benefitted from major distillation and clarity. Credit is due to narrator Ralph Cosham, whose warm, authoritative narration sounds like he knows what he's talking about. I wish I did, too. T.A. © AudioFile 2012, Portland, Maine [Published: FEBRUARY 2012]

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Formats

Trade Ed. • Blackstone Audio • 2012

CD ISBN 9781455126293 $39.95 • Thirteen CDs

MP3-CD ISBN 9781455126309 $29.95 • One MP3-CDs

DD ISBN multiple sources

 

Library Ed. • Blackstone Audio • 2012

CS ISBN 9781455126279 $79.95 • Eleven cassettes

CD ISBN 9781455126286 $118.00 • Thirteen CDs

DD ISBN multiple sources

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