The New York Times on Emerging Democracies, 1st Edition

  • Mary King
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  • ISBN-10: 1604266597
  • ISBN-13: 9781604266597
  • DDC: 320.947
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 401 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2009 | Published/Released August 2010
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2009

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Overview

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

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Titles in the Timesreference from CQ Press Series.
Contents.
About Timesreference from CQ Press.
About the Author.
Frontispiece.
1: Introduction: Strikes, Sinatra, and Nonviolent Revolution.
2: Poland and the Solidarity Union.
3: Pope John Paul II Visits Poland, Challenges State.
4: Workers Unite and Issue Demands.
5: Strikers Defy the Government.
6: Solidarity's Inaugural Convention.
7: Rights Curtailed, Solidarity Urges a Strike.
8: Rites for Father Jerzy, Priest and 'Martyr'.
9: Enter Gorbachev: Perestroika and Glasnost.
10: Workers Call a Halt to Strikes.
11: Solidarity and Wałęsa Rebound.
12: Jaruzelski Exits.
13: Poland and the Solidarity Union: Bibliography.
14: Hungary: Collective Memory and a Negotiated Revolution.
15: The Truth about 1956.
16: In Praise of 1956: Eastern Europeans Speak Out.
17: A New Generation of Communists.
18: Commemorating 1848.
19: The Demise of the Brezhnev Doctrine and Revisiting 1956.
20: Changing Economic and Political Winds.
21: The Rehabilitation of Imre Nagy.
22: Political Alterations and a Hole in the Iron Curtain.
23: The Thirty-Third Anniversary of the Uprising.
24: The Soviets Depart.
25: Measuring a Nation's Income: Bibliography.
26: East Germany and the Pastors' Movement.
27: "Stay and Change Things".
28: Fears of Free Emigration.
29: East German Affairs: "Decided Not in Moscow, but in Berlin".
30: Demonstrations Greet Fortieth Anniversary Celebrations.
31: The Nikolai Church and the Wende.
32: Hundreds of Thousands Choose "Self-Emancipation".
33: "Revolution from Below".
34: Opening of the Berlin Wall.
35: Peaceful Evolution Leads to a Party Coup.
36: "The Locomotive of East German Renewal" and Reunification.
37: The Two Germanys Unite.
38: East Germany and the Pastors' Movement: Bibliography.
39: Czechoslovakia's Velvet Revolution.
40: Charter 77.
41: Samizdat Propel Pro-Democracy Movements.
42: The Vatican versus the Communists.
43: Czechoslovaks Stir.
44: Ten Days of Revolution.
45: Protesters Call for Communist Leaders to Step Down.
46: Changes in Party Leadership Foreseen.
47: 6,000 Strike Committees Ready a Nationwide General Strike.
48: "Moral Reparations Would Be Enough".
49: President Václav Havel Delivers New Year Address.
50: Warsaw Pact Dissolves.
51: Czechoslovakia's Velvet Revolution: Bibliography.
52: Independence of the Baltic States.
53: Demonstrations against Soviet Rule Tolerated.
54: Calls for Glasnost Raise Expectations.
55: Estonia: Nationalist Activity Goes Mainstream.
56: Lithuania: Shunning Soviet Rule.
57: Becoming Independent.
58: Human Chain Across the Baltics.
59: Lithuania: Independent Statehood Restored.
60: Latvia: Parliamentary Approval for Independence.
61: Lithuania's Bloody Sunday.
62: Coup Transforms Gorbachev, Elevates Yeltsin.
63: Secret Pact Challenges Soviet Legitimacy.
64: Independence of the Baltic States: Bibliography.
65: Serbia: From Dictatorship to Democracy.
66: Protests follow Government's Refusal to Honor Election Results.
67: Use of Force against Serbia Imminent.
68: Opposition Groups Disagree on Milošević Ouster.
69: Otpor Asserts Itself as Lead Opposition Group.
70: Opposition Fatalistic about Election Outcomes.
71: Milosevic Campaigns Against NATO.
72: Opposition Boycotts Election Runoff.
73: Striking Miners Defy Police.
74: Milošević Regime Falls.
75: Milošević Arrested.
76: Milošević Gambles and Loses.
77: Serbia: From Dictatorship to Democracy: Bibliography.
78: Georgia's Rose Revolution.
79: Rival Georgian Factions Disagree on Goals.
80: Shevardnadze Heads Home to Lead Georgia.
81: Parliamentary Elections off to a Bumpy Start.
82: Shevardnadze Resists Calls for his Resignation.
83: Shevardnadze's Party Declared Winner in Disputed Election.
84: Opponents Protest Seating of Another Shevardnadze Government.
85: Shevardnadze Steps Down.
86: A Postmortem on Shevardnadze's Fall.
87: Saakashvili Sees Mandate to Clean Up Government.
88: Saakashvili Confronts Rebel Leader.
89: Georgia Faces Uphill Battle.
90: Georgia's Rose Revolution: Bibliography.
91: Ukraine's Orange Revolution.
92: Ukraine's History Shapes Its Revolution.
93: Elections Marred by Charges of Abuse.
94: Election Results Widely Discredited.
95: Yushchenko Declares Victory.
96: Youth-Led Movements Galvanize Protest of Election Fraud.
97: Parliament Seeks Resolution to Election Standoff.
98: Election Results Overturned.
99: Ukraine Suffers along with Poisoned Yushchenko.
100: A Clear Victory for Yushchenko.
101: Yushchenko Vows to Unite Country.
102: Collective Nonviolent Action Gains Momentum.
103: Ukraine's Orange Revolution: Bibliography.
Index.