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After the Fall

by Walter Laqueur

A master historian takes us deep into the heart of Europe's current political and financial crisis

Walter Laqueur was one of the few experts who predicted Europe's current financial and political crisis when...

The Last Days of Europe

by Walter Laqueur

• In Brussels in 2004, more than 55 percent of the children born were of immigrant parents

• Half of all female scientists in Germany are childless

• According to a poll in 2005, more than 40 percent of...

A History of Zionism: From the French Revolution to the Establishment of the State of Israel

by Walter Laqueur

From one of the most distinguished historians of our time comes the definitive general history of the Zionist movement.

Harvest of a Decade: Disraelia and Other Essays

by Walter Laqueur

This is a selection of essays written by a figure widely acknowledged as the conscience of European liberalism. In Walter Laqueur’s lifetime, there have been more acutely dangerous situations, such as the...

Best of Times, Worst of Times: Memoirs of a Political Education

by Walter Laqueur

A memoir by a prominent and highly respected historian and political commentator

The Political Psychology of Appeasement: Finlandization and Other Unpopular Essays

by Walter Laqueur

First published in the 1980s, The Political Psychology of Appeasement contains some of the most influential political journalism of the 1970s. The author, a leading contemporary historian and commentator on...

Worlds Ago: A Memoir of My Journeying Years

by Walter Laqueur

In this memoir, journalist and historian Walter Laqueur focuses on his early years in Nazi Germany before WWII, his life as a laborer on a kibbutz in Palestine in the 1930s and 1940s, and his travels in Western...

The New Terrorism: Fanaticism and the Arms of Mass Destruction

by Walter Laqueur

The destruction of the World Trade Towers demonstrates the horrifying consequences of a terrorist strike. But as technological advances make weapons of mass destruction frighteningly easy to acquire, a revolution...

The Dream that Failed: Reflections on the Soviet Union

by Walter Laqueur

Walter Laqueur as been hailed as one of our most distinguished scholars of modern European history in the New York Times Book Review. Robert Byrnes, writing in the Journal of Modern History, called him one of...

The Changing Face of Anti-Semitism: From Ancient Times to the Present Day

by Walter Laqueur

For thirty years the director of the Wiener Library in London--the leading institute for the study of anti-Semitism--Walter Laqueur here offers both a comprehensive history of anti-Semitism as well as an illuminating...


by Walter Laqueur

There is no question that tensions between Russia and American are on the rise. The forced annexation of Crimea, the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight 17, and the Russian government's treatment of homosexuals...