’89: The Unfinished Revolution



BBC journalist Nick Thorpe has witnessed first-hand some of the most tumultuous events of the past twenty-five years in eastern Europe: the Velvet Revolution in Prague; the bloody uprising in Romania; the bombing of Belgrade; and the economic crash of 2008.

But for Thorpe the revolutions of 1989 roll on, yet to reach their conclusion.

The old cold war has been replaced by a new cold war — this time between the people and the state.

In ’89: The Unfinished Revolution Nick Thorpe weaves the…



1989 The Unfinished Revolution

Pub Date : 2009 | Author : Nick Thorpe | Publisher : Reportage Press

ISBN 10 : 1906702179
ISBN 13 : 9781906702175

BBC journalist Nick Thorpe has witnessed first-hand some of the most tumultuous events of the past twenty-five years in eastern Europe: the Velvet Revolution in Prague; the bloody ..


Unfinished Revolution

Pub Date : 2010-11-04 | Author : Sam W. Haynes | Publisher : University of Virginia Press

ISBN 10 : 9780813930800
ISBN 13 : 0813930804

After the War of 1812 the United States remained a cultural and economic satellite of the world’s most powerful empire. Though political independence had been won, John Bull intr..





Social Theory Of Fear

Pub Date : 2010-09-14 | Author : Geoffrey R. Skoll | Publisher : Palgrave Macmillan

ISBN 10 : 9780230103498
ISBN 13 : 0230103499

Fear has long served elites. They rely on fear to keep and expand their privileges and control the masses. In the current crisis of the capitalist world system, elites in the Unite..



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