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The old cold war has been replaced by a new cold war — this time between the people and the state.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

Unfinished Revolution

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

ISBN 10 : 9780813930800
ISBN 13 : 0813930804

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