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The Revolutions of 1989

1st Edition

Edited by Vladimir Tismaneanu


284 pages

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The Revolutions of 1989 is a collection of both classic and recent articles examining the causes and consequences of the collapse of communism in East and Central Europe, the most important event in recent world history. It includes discussion of:

* the economic, political and social nature of revolutions

* the role of dissidents and civil society in encouraging the breakdown of eastern

* European communist regimes

* comparisons with other revolutions

* the extent of the collapse of Leninist regimes in East-Central Europe.

European historians, scholars and students will wnat to make this an integral part of their studies.


'A concise and thoughtful summary of the 1989 revolutions in Eastern Europe.' - David Turnock, University of Leicester.

Table of Contents

Part 1: Causes Part 2: Meaning Part 3: Future

About the Series

Rewriting Histories

Rewriting Histories focuses on historical themes where standard conclusions are facing a major challenge. Each book presents ten to fifteen papers (edited and annotated where necessary) at the forefront of current research and interpretation, offering students an accessible way to engage with contemporary debates.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
HISTORY / General