Revolution in Eastern Europe: Understanding the Collapse of Communism in Poland, Hungary, East Germany, Czechoslovakia, Romania and the Soviet Union

Revolution in Eastern Europe: Understanding the Collapse of Communism in Poland, Hungary, East Germany, Czechoslovakia, Romania and the Soviet Union

by Peter Cipkowski

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Overview

Written by an expert in European studies for young adults. Explains and analyzes the fall of communism in Eastern Europe. Scores of photographs, political cartoons and maps make this book visually appealing. Country by country, the author covers the enormous changes that occurred throughout the Fall of 1989 as well as events in the nine months that followed.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780471539681
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 05/02/1991
Pages: 184
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 5.50(h) x 0.45(d)
Age Range: 9 - 12 Years

About the Author

About the author Peter Cipkowski was a graduate fellow in history at the Jagiellonian University in Krakow, Poland. An editor and author of nonfiction for young adults, he edited the textbook, Eastern Hemisphere, published by Macmillan, and contributed to two companion volumes, The World and Latin America and Canada. Mr. Cipkowski lives in New York City.

Table of Contents

Poland: A Pact for Democracy.

Hungary: The Quiet Revolution.

East Germany: One Fatherland.

Czechoslovakia: The Ten-Day Revolution.

Romania: December, 1989.

Soviet Union: An Empire Crumbles.

Pronunciation Guide.

For Further Reading.

Index.

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