The end and the beginning : the revolutions of 1989 and the resurgence of history / edited by Vladimir Tismaneanu with Bogdan C. Iacob.

A fresh interpretation of the contexts, meanings, and consequences of the revolutions of 1989, coupled with state of the art reassessment of the significance and consequences of the events associated with the demise of communist regimes. The book provides an analysis that takes into account the comp...

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Online Access:Electronic book from JSTOR
Other Authors: Tismaneanu, Vladimir (Editor) Iacob, Bogdan (Editor)
Format: eBook
Published:Budapest ; New York : Central European University Press, 2012.
Table of Contents:
  • Rethinking 1989 / Vladimir Tismaneanu
  • Purposes of the past / Gale Stokes
  • Twenty years after 1989 / Agnes Heller
  • Moderate modernity and the spirit of 1989 / Karol Edward Soltan
  • People power? : towards a historical explanation of 1989 / Konrad H. Jarausch
  • Was 1989 the end of social democracy? / Cornel Ban
  • The demise of the Soviet bloc / Mark Kramer
  • Gorbachev and the road to 1989 / Vladislav Zubok
  • Success was not an orphan : the battle of the Euromissiles in 1983 and the events of 1989
  • 1991 / Jeffrey Herf
  • "No one is afraid to talk to us anymore" : Radio Free Europe in 1989 / A. Ross Johnson
  • Revisiting the nature and legacies of the Ceaușescu regime / Vladimir Tismaneanu and Bogdan Cristian Iacob
  • Where was the Serbian Havel? / Nick Miller
  • Communism, the experience of light electrification, and legitimization in USSR and Romania before 1989 / Cătălin Avramescu
  • Buying time : consumption and political legitimization in late Communist Czechoslovakia / Bradley Abrams
  • The second hat : Romanian mass media from Party loudspeaker to the voice of the oligarchs / Ioan T. Morar and David Morar
  • Totalitarian discourse and Ceaușescu's loss of words : memorializing rhetoric in 1989 Romania / Noemi Marin
  • "A spectre is haunting Europe ..." : dissidents, intellectuals and a new generation / Marci Shore
  • Memory, justice and democratization in post-Communism / Lavinia Stan
  • Transitional justice and the politicization of memory in post-1989 Europe / A. James Mcadams
  • Incredible voyage : Romania's Communist heirs adapt and survive after 1989 / Tom Gallagher
  • In the footsteps of 1989 : Ukraine's orange revolution as a carnival of anti-politics / Peter Voitsekhovsky.