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Excerpted from In Europe by Geert Mak Copyright © 2008 by Geert Mak. Excerpted by permission.
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Posted November 22, 2010
Good overview historically correct/ not well balanced, some countries
(Denmarkm Norway Switzerland ) entirely missing, other overexposed.
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Posted August 10, 2013
A very well and plainly written book with a broad brush European perspective of European history. I'm only 2/3 through but find when i pick the book up i can't put it down. Geert Mak is a storyteller. I find his style comfortable and valuable. History is too often the big picture. While Geert does not miss the big picture, he doesn't forget the history of the individuals. The world is far more interesting through the thoughts of those who live in it. Great read, and highly recommended.Was this review helpful? Yes NoThank you for your feedback. Report this reviewThank you, this review has been flagged.
Posted July 22, 2011
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