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Author Kotkin, Stephen.

Title Uncivil society : 1989 and the implosion of the communist establishment / Stephen Kotkin ; with a contribution by Jan T. Gross.

Published New York : Modern Library, 2009.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  947.0009048 KOTK    AVAILABLE
Edition Modern Library ed., 1st ed.
Physical description xxiii, 197 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 22 cm.
Series Modern Library chronicles ; 32.
Modern Library chronicles ; 32.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Bank run -- No exit -- Breakthrough -- As if.
Summary The Berlin Wall fell in 1989. In one of history's most miraculous occurrences, communism imploded--not with a bang, but with a whimper. Now two scholars of Eastern European and Soviet affairs revisit what happened, in this fresh, incisive look at communism's collapse.
Other author Gross, Jan Tomasz.
Subject Social change -- Soviet Union -- History.
Social change -- Europe, Eastern -- History -- 20th century.
Civil society -- Soviet Union -- History.
Civil society -- Europe, Eastern -- History -- 20th century.
Soviet Union -- Politics and government -- 1985-1991.
Europe, Eastern -- Politics and government -- 1989-
Former communist countries -- History.
Soviet Union -- Social conditions -- 1970-1991.
Europe, Eastern -- Social conditions -- 20th century.
Variant Title 1989 and the implosion of the communist establishment.
Nineteen eighty nine and the implosion of the communist establishment.
ISBN 9780679642763 (alk. paper)
0679642765 (alk. paper)