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1989: The Struggle to Create Post-Cold War Europe

Mary Elise Sarotte

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691163710
eISBN:
9781400852307
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691163710.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book explores the momentous events following the fall of the Berlin Wall and the effects they have had on the world ever since. Based on documents, interviews, and television broadcasts from ... More


Italy and the Idea of Europe

Mario Telò

in European Stories: Intellectual Debates on Europe in National Contexts

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199594627
eISBN:
9780191595738
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199594627.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, European Union, Political Theory

Mario Telò focuses on the intellectual impetus for the rise of a large domestic consensus in favour of a federal European Union achieved in Italy during the First Republic (1947–1992), particularly ... More


Dialogue

Lu Xiao

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028122
eISBN:
9789882206816
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028122.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

What forces continue to oppress and restrain women artists in contemporary China? Some powerful answers are provided in this fictional memoir of an author who played an important role in the ... More


Epilogue: The House of Spirits: 1989, Civil Rights and the Reclamation of Private Life

Paul Betts

in Within Walls: Private Life in the German Democratic Republic

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199208845
eISBN:
9780191594755
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199208845.003.0009
Subject:
History, Social History, Economic History

The Epilogue tackles 1989 and its aftermath, mostly in terms of the manifold forms of the reassertion of private life in the 1990s. How and why private life has featured so prominently in post-1989 ... More


Creating Post–Cold War Europe: 1989 and the Architecture of Order

Mary Elise Sarotte

in 1989: The Struggle to Create Post-Cold War Europe

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691163710
eISBN:
9781400852307
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691163710.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This introductory chapter describes how, for roughly a year following the collapse of the old order in November 1989, various groups of actors competed and struggled vigorously to re-create order in ... More


What Changes in Summer and Autumn 1989?

Mary Elise Sarotte

in 1989: The Struggle to Create Post-Cold War Europe

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691163710
eISBN:
9781400852307
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691163710.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter addresses why November 1989 became the moment that the models for the future were launched. By the night of November 9, five developments had permanently altered the Cold War and ... More


The Legacy of 1989 and 1990

Mary Elise Sarotte

in 1989: The Struggle to Create Post-Cold War Europe

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691163710
eISBN:
9781400852307
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691163710.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This concluding chapter looks at the legacy of the contest of 1989 and 1990. The legacy of 1989–90 shows the power of chance and contingency. At many points, all state leaders, superpower and ... More


Abandoning Socialism

Konrad H. Jarausch

in After Hitler: Recivilizing Germans, 1945-1995

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195127799
eISBN:
9780199869503
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195127799.003.07
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter addresses the East German democratic awakening of 1989 that rejected socialism, restored democratic practices, and sought to find a Third Way between East and West.


After the Fall of the Wall: Life Courses in the Transformation of East Germany

Martin Diewald, Anne Goedicke, and Karl Ulrich Mayer (eds)

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804752084
eISBN:
9780804779456
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804752084.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

The fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989 was the beginning of one of the most interesting natural experiments in recent history. The East German transition from a Communist state to part of the Federal ... More


China's Economic Growth: Trajectories and Evolving Institutions

Jun Zhang

in Southern Engines of Global Growth

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199580606
eISBN:
9780191723353
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199580606.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter investigates the institutional reason underlying the change in the trajectory of economic growth in post‐reform China and argues that the trajectory of growth was much more typical ... More


From 1989, or European Music and the Modernist Unconscious

Seth Brodsky

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520279360
eISBN:
9780520966505
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520279360.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

What happened to musical modernism? When did it end? Did it end? This unorthodox Lacanian account of European New Music focuses on the unlikely year 1989, when New Music hardly takes center stage. ... More


Music after the Fall: Modern Composition and Culture since 1989

Tim Rutherford-Johnson

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520283145
eISBN:
9780520959040
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520283145.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

By the start of the 21st century many of the foundations of postwar culture had disappeared: Europe had been rebuilt and, as the EU, had become one of the world’s largest economies; the United ... More


Beyond Eastern Noir: Reimaging Russia and Eastern Europe in Nordic Cinemas

Anna Estera Mrozewicz

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474418102
eISBN:
9781474444675
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474418102.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book addresses representations of Russia and neighbouring Eastern Europe in post-1989 Nordic cinemas, investigating their hitherto-overlooked transnational dimension. Departing from the dark ... More


The Demise of the ‘Red Menace’

Marc Mulholland

in Bourgeois Liberty and the Politics of Fear: From Absolutism to Neo-Conservatism

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199653577
eISBN:
9780191744594
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199653577.003.0015
Subject:
History, World Modern History, History of Ideas

The Communist States rested upon worker acquiescence as the most solid social base of assent. However, as they developed economically, it became imperative to promote the interests of the technical ... More


Welcome to the Balkans

James W. Pardew

in Peacemakers: American Leadership and the End of Genocide in the Balkans

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780813174358
eISBN:
9780813174587
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813174358.003.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

A bomb blast in front of the author’s apartment in Turkey and a diplomatic dinner in Washington illustrate the dangers and colorful history of the Balkan region of Europe. No area has experienced the ... More


Keeping It Close to Home: Resourcefulness and Scarcity in Late Socialist and Postsocialist Poland

Małgorzata Mazurek

in Communism Unwrapped: Consumption in Cold War Eastern Europe

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199827657
eISBN:
9780199950461
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199827657.003.0012
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Cultural History

A history of shortages and scarcity in postwar Eastern Europe has usually been narrated in terms of its potential to provoke mass political action or else as individual cultural practices, such as ... More


Secrecy and Reform, 1972–1989

David Vincent

in The Culture of Secrecy: Britain 1832-1998

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203070
eISBN:
9780191675690
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203070.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter discusses the reform of secrecy. At the beginning of the fourth volume of his 1972 report, Lord Franks recorded a moment of enlightenment. The ‘doctrine of implicit authorisation’ might ... More


Chinese Cinema from 1989 to the Middle of the 1990s and Feng Xiaogang’s Early Career

Rui Zhang

in The Cinema of Feng Xiaogang: Commercialization and Censorship in Chinese Cinema after 1989

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622098855
eISBN:
9789882207523
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098855.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter discusses Chinese cinema from after the Tian'anmen Incident of 1989 until 1996, shortly before Feng began directing and creating New Year films. The period from 1989 to 1996 marked the ... More


The State, Parent and Child: (3) Child Care Legislation at a Time of Transition, 1969–1989

Stephen Cretney

in Family Law in the Twentieth Century: A History

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199280919
eISBN:
9780191713170
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199280919.003.0020
Subject:
Law, Family Law, Legal History

The case of Maria Colwell brought into question the application of the hitherto accepted principle that the mere fact that a child could be better cared for by others was not a justification for ... More


Alternative Archive: China’s Independent Documentary Culture

Chris Berry and Lisa Rofel

in The New Chinese Documentary Film Movement: For the Public Record

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028528
eISBN:
9789882207202
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028528.003.0008
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter turns to the complicated question of the social and political status of these films. Rather than label them as “oppositional,” ... More


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