Tag Archives: Europe

Another Look: World Without Pain: The Story of a Search

In the 1970s, after the Altamont Rock Festival, the Manson Family cult murders, and the fiasco of the Vietnam War many young people, disillusioned by the hippy movement, began to leave their homelands and travel to the far places of … Continue reading

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Longing for Europe

I’ve been longing for Europe lately.  The thing is, the Europe I long for is not the Europe that exists now, but the Europe of the 1970s.  And when I envision myself in it, I don’t think of myself as … Continue reading

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Book Review: Postwar: A History of Europe Since 1945 by Tony Judt

It is a measure of the worth of this book that I begin writing the review before I have even finished it.  It is also a measure of the length.  It is over 850 pages of small print.  When I … Continue reading

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