20 years since the fall of the Berlin Wall : transitions, state break-up and democratic politics in Central Europe and Germany /

Hauptbeschreibung On 9 November 1989, the Berlin Wall was opened, signalling the beginning of the end of the communist regimes in Central and Eastern Europe. By 1990, free elections had been held in most countries in the region. Forty - in some cases fifty - years of communism had come to an end. Ho...

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Main Author: Hansmann, Marc.
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Berlin : BWV, Berliner Wissenschafts-Verlag/Intersentia, 2011.
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Summary:Hauptbeschreibung On 9 November 1989, the Berlin Wall was opened, signalling the beginning of the end of the communist regimes in Central and Eastern Europe. By 1990, free elections had been held in most countries in the region. Forty - in some cases fifty - years of communism had come to an end. However, the 'revolutions' of 1989 were not uniform processes: the starting points were different, the trajectories were different - and outside Central Europe even the outcomes of the transitions from communism were different. The fall of communism also caused the Soviet empire to crumble,
Physical Description:1 online resource (336 pages :) : illustrations, maps
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references.
ISBN:9783830527022
3830527020