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The Revolutions of 1989 (Rewriting Histories). by. Vladimir Tismăneanu. Revolutions of 1989 brings together some of the most influential and provocative articles on the collapse of communism in Eastern and Central Europe, one of the most important events in recent world history. Prefaced by a comprehensive historical introduction and written by some of the prominent analysts and architects of the revolutionary upheaval, the essays examine the.
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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 Revolutions of 1989 (Rewriting Histories). However, the book does have its flaws
The Revolutions of 1989 (Rewriting Histories). However, the book does have its flaws. One is that Tismaneanu excessively frets over the fate of the former dissidents, like Havel, Konrad or Michnik, who have lost quite a bit of their popularity both in their own countries and abroad. Another (and I believe key) flaw is that while he criticizes many of the political myths or fantasies in the region for, among other things, promoting a simplistic manichean world view, he falls prey to this himself in the sense that he portrays the West, liberalism and the market economy as absolutes which must be attained by all former communist societies.
The Revolutions of 1989 formed part of a revolutionary wave in the late 1980s and early 1990s that resulted in the end of communist rule in Central and Eastern Europe and beyond
The Revolutions of 1989 formed part of a revolutionary wave in the late 1980s and early 1990s that resulted in the end of communist rule in Central and Eastern Europe and beyond. The period is sometimes called the Fall of Nations or the Autumn of Nations, a play on the term Spring of Nations that is sometimes used to describe the Revolutions of 1848. The events of the full-blown revolution began in Poland in 1989 and continued in Hungary, East Germany, Bulgaria, Czechoslovakia and Romania.
with Bogdan C. Iacob. The revolutions of 1989 were, no matter how one judges their nature, a true world-historical event: they established a historical breaking point (only to some extent conventional) between the world before and after ‘89. During that year, what appeared to be an immutable, ostensibly indestructible system collapsed with breath-taking alacrity.
Vladimir Tismaneanu’s contribution opening the volume is first of all an overview of the state of the art about the causes, meanings, and consequences of 1989. core and periphery within the Soviet bloc; (3) the plural ways of comprehending the contexts that set up communism’s demise and the upheavals of 1989 in various Eastern European countries; (4) the multifarious nature of the way we can map out and interpret these revolutions and communism’s aftermath (. intellectual and discursive legacies, challenges o. .
The 1989 revolutions in Central and Eastern Europe signaled the demise of the communist bloc.
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The Revolutions of 1989 by Taylor & Francis Ltd (Paperback, 1999).
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.
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