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1989 End of the Twentieth Century

ISBN-10: 0393930661
ISBN-13: 9780393930665
Edition: 2009
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Book details

List price: $16.50
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company, Incorporated
Publication date: 9/8/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 240
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.594
Language: English

Acknowledgments
Introduction
One Revolution of the Earth
1989 Chronologies
Antecedents
Cold War
Yalta Agreement (1945)
Winston Churchill's Iron Curtain Speech (March 5, 1946)
Brezhnev Doctrine (September 25, 1968)
Changes in China
Wei Jingsheng, The Fifth Modernization (December 1978)
From: U.S. Embassy Beijing, To: Department of State, Wash DC, Student Demonstrations Update (December 24, 1986)
East European Dissidents Speak Out
Hungarian Revolution 1956: Sixteen Political, Economic, and Ideological Points, Budapest (October 22, 1956)
Helsinki Accords, Articles VII-IX (1975)
Vaclav Havel, Power of the Powerless (1977)
Pope John Paul II, Homily for Mass (June 3, 1979)
Lech Walesa, Nobel Peace Prize Speech (December 10, 1983)
Adam Michnik, Letter from the Gdansk Prison (July 18, 1985)
Cold War Leadership at The End of The Cold War
Ronald Reagan, Tear Down This Wall Speech, Berlin (1987)
Ronald Reagan, Farewell Address (January 1989)
Mikhail Gorbachev, Speech to the United Nations (December 7, 1988)
1989: The Year of Revolution
The Soviet Union and East-Central Europe
High Noon (1989)
Slobodan Milosevic, Speech at Kosovo Polje (June 28, 1989)
The "Great Coup" from the FRG Commentary (September 2, 1989)
Gunter Schabowski, Press Conference in the GDR International Press Center (November 9, 1989)
Ferdinand Protzman, Clamor in the East: Jubilation in Berlin; a Day for Celebration and a Bit of Shopping (November 11, 1989)
Premier Ladislav Adamec, Speech at an Extraordinary Session of the CC CPCz, Prague (November 24, 1989)
Transcript of the Closed Trial of Nicolae and Elena Ceausescu (December 25, 1989)
Vaclav Havel, New Year's Speech to the Nation (January 1, 1990)
China Beijing Spring
An Open Letter to Beijing University Authorities (April 3, 1989)
Nicholas Kristof, Obituary for Hu Yaobang (April 16, 1989)
Renmin ribao (People's Daily) Editorial (April 26, 1989)
Open Letter to the Central Committee of the Chinese Communist Party (April 28, 1989)
Zhao Ziyang, Speech to Asian Development Bank (May 4, 1989)
New May Fourth Manifesto (May 4, 1989)
Transcript of Meeting between Premier Li Peng and Students (May 18, 1989)
Li Peng, Speech on Behalf of Party Central Committee and State Council (May 19-20, 1989)
Cui Jian, Nothing to My Name (1986)
Interview with Chai Ling (May 1989)
The Tank Man (June 5, 1989)
What Happened on the Night of June 3/4? (June 22, 1989)
Africa
The Mandela Document (July 5, 1989)
Aftermath
China
Deng Xiaoping, Remarks to Martial Law Officers (June 9, 1989)
Introduction, The Truth about the Beijing Turmoil (1990)
Wu'er Kaixi, As Survivors, Our Lives No Longer Belong to Us Alone (June 28, 1989)
Fourteenth Dalai Lama, Nobel Peace Prize Acceptance Speech (December 10, 1989)
Eastern Europe
The Proclamation of Timisoara (March 1990)
Mikhail Gorbachev, Speech Dissolving the Soviet Union (USSR) (December 25, 1991)
Vaclav Havel, Five Years Later (November 1994)
Jirina Siklova, Why Western Feminism Isn't Working in the Czech Republic (1999)
Zoltan Barany, Orphans of Transition: Gypsies in Eastern Europe (1998)
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