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The Patriots' Revolution: How Eastern Europe Toppled Communism and Won Its Freedom

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September 1993

Beschreibung

Beschreibung

How Eastern Europe toppled communism and won its freedom, reported and analyzed by the London Observer 's chief correspondent. A superlative exposition, thorough and honest. Kirkus Reviews. Exemplary...both as journalism and contemporary history. Times Literary Supplement.

Inhaltsverzeichnis

Part 1 Acknowledgements vii Part 2 A note on spelling and definitions ix Part 3 Introduction The Ghosts Return xi Part 4 Flood 1 Part 5 The Cities 26 Part 6 Urban Guerrillas 51 Part 7 The Party Fortress 76 Part 8 God Bless the Hungarian 104 Part 9 Money Matters 134 Part 10 Letting Poland be Poland 160 Part 11 Saints and Scoundrels 189 Part 12 Deutschland Einig Vaterland 220 Part 13 Perfect Prague 257 Part 14 Romania's Bitter Revolution 296 Part 15 Postscript Survivors 334 Part 16 Index 345

Portrait

Twice winner of the British Press Awards prize for foreign reporting, Mark Frankland has written for the London Observer since 1962. His other books include Khrushchev: A Political Biography and The Sixth Continent: Russia and Gorbachev.

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Penetrating analysis...an important book providing a tour d' horizon of East European politics.--R.J. Mitchell "CHOICE "
EAN: 9781566630351
ISBN: 1566630355
Untertitel: Elephant Pbk. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: IVAN R DEE INC
Erscheinungsdatum: September 1993
Seitenanzahl: 383 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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