The New York Times on Emerging Democracies<br>in Eastern Europe
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The New York Times on Emerging Democracies<br>in Eastern Europe


© 2008 | 401 pages | CQ Press

A compelling new volume offering a unique perspective on non-violent protest movements and fledgling democracies   

The New York Times on Emerging Democracies, from the TimesReference from CQ Press imprint, chronicles the peaceful transitions from Soviet or authoritarian order that have occurred over the last thirty years in Europe and Eurasia including: 

  • Poland
  • Hungary
  • East Germany
  • Czechoslovakia
  • The Baltic States – Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania
  • Serbia
  • Georgia
  • Ukraine  

Country by country, the book describes the process of political change and integration from the late 1970s to the 2000s. 

Author Mary King has selected a variety of articles from The Times to portray each country’s transition, including the influence of popular movements and the methods used --boycotts, civil disobedience, demonstrations, picketing, strikes, vigils, economic reform models, and institutional change. King’s original narrative provides valuable context and analysis. 

The TimesReference from CQ Press imprint, focusing on topics in American government, U.S. history, elections, Congress, the presidency, the Supreme Court, journalism, international affairs, current events, and public opinion, is designed to support high-school and college curricula and course work.


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ISBN: 9781604264715

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