A Carnival of Revolution - Central Europe 1989

Note moyenne 3,53
( 47 avis fournis par GoodReads )
 
9780691116273: A Carnival of Revolution - Central Europe 1989

Book by Kenney Padraic

Les informations fournies dans la section « Synopsis » peuvent faire référence à une autre édition de ce titre.

Présentation de l'éditeur :

This is the first history of the revolutions that toppled communism in Europe to look behind the scenes at the grassroots movements that made those revolutions happen. It looks for answers not in the salons of power brokers and famed intellectuals, not in decrepit economies-but in the whirlwind of activity that stirred so crucially, unstoppably, on the street. Melding his experience in Solidarity-era Poland with the sensibility of a historian, Padraic Kenney takes us into the hearts and minds of those revolutionaries across much of Central Europe who have since faded namelessly back into everyday life. This is a riveting story of musicians, artists, and guerrilla theater collectives subverting traditions and state power; a story of youthful social movements emerging in the 1980s in Poland, East Germany, Czechoslovakia, Hungary, and parts of Yugoslavia and the Soviet Union. Kenney argues that these movements were active well before glasnost. Some protested military or environmental policy. Others sought to revive national traditions or to help those at the margins of society. Many crossed forbidden borders to meet their counterparts in neighboring countries. They all conquered fear and apathy to bring people out into the streets. The result was a revolution unlike any other before: nonviolent, exuberant, even light-hearted, but also with a relentless political focus-a revolution that leapt from country to country in the exciting events of 1988 and 1989. A Carnival of Revolution resounds with the atmosphere of those turbulent years: the daring of new movements, the unpredictability of street demonstrations, and the hopes and regrets of the young participants. A vivid photo-essay complements engaging prose to fully capture the drama. Based on over two hundred interviews in twelve

Biographie de l'auteur :

Padraic Kenney is Professor of European History at the University of Colorado. He is the author of "Rebuilding Poland: Workers and Communists, 1945-1950"

Les informations fournies dans la section « A propos du livre » peuvent faire référence à une autre édition de ce titre.

Acheter neuf Afficher le livre
EUR 39,37

Autre devise

Frais de port : Gratuit
De Royaume-Uni vers Etats-Unis

Destinations, frais et délais

Ajouter au panier

Meilleurs résultats de recherche sur AbeBooks

1.

Padraic Kenney
Edité par Princeton University Press, United States (2003)
ISBN 10 : 069111627X ISBN 13 : 9780691116273
Neuf(s) Paperback Quantité : 1
Vendeur
The Book Depository
(London, Royaume-Uni)
Evaluation vendeur
[?]

Description du livre Princeton University Press, United States, 2003. Paperback. État : New. 229 x 152 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. This is the first history of the revolutions that toppled communism in Europe to look behind the scenes at the grassroots movements that made those revolutions happen. It looks for answers not in the salons of power brokers and famed intellectuals, not in decrepit economies--but in the whirlwind of activity that stirred so crucially, unstoppably, on the street. Melding his experience in Solidarity-era Poland with the sensibility of a historian, Padraic Kenney takes us into the hearts and minds of those revolutionaries across much of Central Europe who have since faded namelessly back into everyday life. This is a riveting story of musicians, artists, and guerrilla theater collectives subverting traditions and state power; a story of youthful social movements emerging in the 1980s in Poland, East Germany, Czechoslovakia, Hungary, and parts of Yugoslavia and the Soviet Union. Kenney argues that these movements were active well before glasnost. Some protested military or environmental policy. Others sought to revive national traditions or to help those at the margins of society. Many crossed forbidden borders to meet their counterparts in neighboring countries. They all conquered fear and apathy to bring people out into the streets. The result was a revolution unlike any other before: nonviolent, exuberant, even light-hearted, but also with a relentless political focus--a revolution that leapt from country to country in the exciting events of 1988 and 1989. A Carnival of Revolution resounds with the atmosphere of those turbulent years: the daring of new movements, the unpredictability of street demonstrations, and the hopes and regrets of the young participants. A vivid photo-essay complements engaging prose to fully capture the drama. Based on over two hundred interviews in twelve countries, and drawing on samizdat and other writings in six languages, this is among the most insightful and compelling accounts ever published of the historical milestone that ushered in our age. N° de réf. du libraire AAH9780691116273

Plus d'informations sur ce vendeur | Poser une question au libraire

Acheter neuf
EUR 39,37
Autre devise

Ajouter au panier

Frais de port : Gratuit
De Royaume-Uni vers Etats-Unis
Destinations, frais et délais

2.

Padraic Kenney
Edité par Princeton University Press, United States (2003)
ISBN 10 : 069111627X ISBN 13 : 9780691116273
Neuf(s) Paperback Quantité : 1
Vendeur
The Book Depository US
(London, Royaume-Uni)
Evaluation vendeur
[?]

Description du livre Princeton University Press, United States, 2003. Paperback. État : New. 229 x 152 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. This is the first history of the revolutions that toppled communism in Europe to look behind the scenes at the grassroots movements that made those revolutions happen. It looks for answers not in the salons of power brokers and famed intellectuals, not in decrepit economies--but in the whirlwind of activity that stirred so crucially, unstoppably, on the street. Melding his experience in Solidarity-era Poland with the sensibility of a historian, Padraic Kenney takes us into the hearts and minds of those revolutionaries across much of Central Europe who have since faded namelessly back into everyday life. This is a riveting story of musicians, artists, and guerrilla theater collectives subverting traditions and state power; a story of youthful social movements emerging in the 1980s in Poland, East Germany, Czechoslovakia, Hungary, and parts of Yugoslavia and the Soviet Union. Kenney argues that these movements were active well before glasnost. Some protested military or environmental policy. Others sought to revive national traditions or to help those at the margins of society. Many crossed forbidden borders to meet their counterparts in neighboring countries. They all conquered fear and apathy to bring people out into the streets. The result was a revolution unlike any other before: nonviolent, exuberant, even light-hearted, but also with a relentless political focus--a revolution that leapt from country to country in the exciting events of 1988 and 1989. A Carnival of Revolution resounds with the atmosphere of those turbulent years: the daring of new movements, the unpredictability of street demonstrations, and the hopes and regrets of the young participants. A vivid photo-essay complements engaging prose to fully capture the drama. Based on over two hundred interviews in twelve countries, and drawing on samizdat and other writings in six languages, this is among the most insightful and compelling accounts ever published of the historical milestone that ushered in our age. N° de réf. du libraire AAH9780691116273

Plus d'informations sur ce vendeur | Poser une question au libraire

Acheter neuf
EUR 39,48
Autre devise

Ajouter au panier

Frais de port : Gratuit
De Royaume-Uni vers Etats-Unis
Destinations, frais et délais

3.

Padraic Kenney
Edité par Princeton University Press (2003)
ISBN 10 : 069111627X ISBN 13 : 9780691116273
Neuf(s) Quantité : 8
Vendeur
Books2Anywhere
(Fairford, GLOS, Royaume-Uni)
Evaluation vendeur
[?]

Description du livre Princeton University Press, 2003. PAP. État : New. New Book. Shipped from UK in 4 to 14 days. Established seller since 2000. N° de réf. du libraire WP-9780691116273

Plus d'informations sur ce vendeur | Poser une question au libraire

Acheter neuf
EUR 31,08
Autre devise

Ajouter au panier

Frais de port : EUR 10,40
De Royaume-Uni vers Etats-Unis
Destinations, frais et délais

4.

Padraic Kenney
Edité par Princeton University Press (2003)
ISBN 10 : 069111627X ISBN 13 : 9780691116273
Neuf(s) Quantité : > 20
impression à la demande
Vendeur
PBShop
(Wood Dale, IL, Etats-Unis)
Evaluation vendeur
[?]

Description du livre Princeton University Press, 2003. PAP. État : New. New Book. Shipped from US within 10 to 14 business days. THIS BOOK IS PRINTED ON DEMAND. Established seller since 2000. N° de réf. du libraire IQ-9780691116273

Plus d'informations sur ce vendeur | Poser une question au libraire

Acheter neuf
EUR 42,10
Autre devise

Ajouter au panier

Frais de port : EUR 3,69
Vers Etats-Unis
Destinations, frais et délais

5.

Padraic Kenney
Edité par Princeton University Press
ISBN 10 : 069111627X ISBN 13 : 9780691116273
Neuf(s) Paperback Quantité : 20
Vendeur
BuySomeBooks
(Las Vegas, NV, Etats-Unis)
Evaluation vendeur
[?]

Description du livre Princeton University Press. Paperback. État : New. Paperback. 352 pages. Dimensions: 9.0in. x 6.0in. x 0.9in.This is the first history of the revolutions that toppled communism in Europe to look behind the scenes at the grassroots movements that made those revolutions happen. It looks for answers not in the salons of power brokers and famed intellectuals, not in decrepit economies--but in the whirlwind of activity that stirred so crucially, unstoppably, on the street. Melding his experience in Solidarity-era Poland with the sensibility of a historian, Padraic Kenney takes us into the hearts and minds of those revolutionaries across much of Central Europe who have since faded namelessly back into everyday life. This is a riveting story of musicians, artists, and guerrilla theater collectives subverting traditions and state power; a story of youthful social movements emerging in the 1980s in Poland, East Germany, Czechoslovakia, Hungary, and parts of Yugoslavia and the Soviet Union. Kenney argues that these movements were active well before glasnost. Some protested military or environmental policy. Others sought to revive national traditions or to help those at the margins of society. Many crossed forbidden borders to meet their counterparts in neighboring countries. They all conquered fear and apathy to bring people out into the streets. The result was a revolution unlike any other before: nonviolent, exuberant, even light-hearted, but also with a relentless political focus--a revolution that leapt from country to country in the exciting events of 1988 and 1989. A Carnival of Revolution resounds with the atmosphere of those turbulent years: the daring of new movements, the unpredictability of street demonstrations, and the hopes and regrets of the young participants. A vivid photo-essay complements engaging prose to fully capture the drama. Based on over two hundred interviews in twelve countries, and drawing on samizdat and other writings in six languages, this is among the most insightful and compelling accounts ever published of the historical milestone that ushered in our age. This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Paperback. N° de réf. du libraire 9780691116273

Plus d'informations sur ce vendeur | Poser une question au libraire

Acheter neuf
EUR 45,56
Autre devise

Ajouter au panier

Frais de port : EUR 3,66
Vers Etats-Unis
Destinations, frais et délais

6.

Kenney, Padraic
Edité par Princeton University Press (2003)
ISBN 10 : 069111627X ISBN 13 : 9780691116273
Neuf(s) Paperback Quantité : 1
Vendeur
Irish Booksellers
(Rumford, ME, Etats-Unis)
Evaluation vendeur
[?]

Description du livre Princeton University Press, 2003. Paperback. État : New. book. N° de réf. du libraire 069111627X

Plus d'informations sur ce vendeur | Poser une question au libraire

Acheter neuf
EUR 50,16
Autre devise

Ajouter au panier

Frais de port : Gratuit
Vers Etats-Unis
Destinations, frais et délais

7.

Padraic Kenney
Edité par Princeton University Press (2003)
ISBN 10 : 069111627X ISBN 13 : 9780691116273
Neuf(s) Quantité : > 20
impression à la demande
Vendeur
Books2Anywhere
(Fairford, GLOS, Royaume-Uni)
Evaluation vendeur
[?]

Description du livre Princeton University Press, 2003. PAP. État : New. New Book. Delivered from our UK warehouse in 3 to 5 business days. THIS BOOK IS PRINTED ON DEMAND. Established seller since 2000. N° de réf. du libraire I2-9780691116273

Plus d'informations sur ce vendeur | Poser une question au libraire

Acheter neuf
EUR 41,99
Autre devise

Ajouter au panier

Frais de port : EUR 10,40
De Royaume-Uni vers Etats-Unis
Destinations, frais et délais

8.

Kenney, Padraic
Edité par Princeton University Press
ISBN 10 : 069111627X ISBN 13 : 9780691116273
Neuf(s) PAPERBACK Quantité : 4
Vendeur
Movie Mars
(Indian Trail, NC, Etats-Unis)
Evaluation vendeur
[?]

Description du livre Princeton University Press. PAPERBACK. État : New. 069111627X Brand New Book. Ships from the United States. 30 Day Satisfaction Guarantee!. N° de réf. du libraire 14700539

Plus d'informations sur ce vendeur | Poser une question au libraire

Acheter neuf
EUR 50,15
Autre devise

Ajouter au panier

Frais de port : EUR 3,69
Vers Etats-Unis
Destinations, frais et délais

9.

Padraic Kenney
Edité par Princeton University Press (2003)
ISBN 10 : 069111627X ISBN 13 : 9780691116273
Neuf(s) Paperback Quantité : 1
Vendeur
Ergodebooks
(RICHMOND, TX, Etats-Unis)
Evaluation vendeur
[?]

Description du livre Princeton University Press, 2003. Paperback. État : New. Edition Unstated. N° de réf. du libraire DADAX069111627X

Plus d'informations sur ce vendeur | Poser une question au libraire

Acheter neuf
EUR 50,16
Autre devise

Ajouter au panier

Frais de port : EUR 3,69
Vers Etats-Unis
Destinations, frais et délais

10.

Padraic Kenney
Edité par Princeton University Press 2003-08-11 (2003)
ISBN 10 : 069111627X ISBN 13 : 9780691116273
Neuf(s) Quantité : 5
Vendeur
Chiron Media
(Wallingford, Royaume-Uni)
Evaluation vendeur
[?]

Description du livre Princeton University Press 2003-08-11, 2003. État : New. Brand new book, sourced directly from publisher. Dispatched within 2 working days from our warehouse. Book will be sent in robust, secure packaging to ensure it reaches you securely. N° de réf. du libraire NU-ING-00042930

Plus d'informations sur ce vendeur | Poser une question au libraire

Acheter neuf
EUR 51,29
Autre devise

Ajouter au panier

Frais de port : EUR 3,45
De Royaume-Uni vers Etats-Unis
Destinations, frais et délais

autres exemplaires de ce livre sont disponibles

Afficher tous les résultats pour ce livre