Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “1989: End of the Twentieth Century” as Want to Read:
1989: End of the Twentieth Century
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating
Open Preview

1989: End of the Twentieth Century

3.5  ·  Rating Details ·  2 Ratings  ·  1 Review
Nineteen eighty-nine marked the end of the Cold War, the fall of the Berlin Wall, the end of apartheid, and the "Beijing Spring" protests in Tiananmen Square. This engaging reader focuses on critical questions like "Why was the world caught by surprise by these events?" and "Why did the revolutions in Eastern Europe and in South Africa end in jubilation, while the protests ...more
Paperback, 230 pages
Published September 1st 2009 by W. W. Norton & Company
More Details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about 1989, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about 1989

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Add this book to your favorite list »

Community Reviews

(showing 1-8)
filter  |  sort: default (?)  |  Rating Details
Jul 28, 2014 Kimk rated it really liked it
Shelves: non-fiction
An incredibly helpful collection of documents which provide the framework for the various revolutions and rebellions that rocked Europe and Asia during 1989. A perfect introduction to Walesa, Havel and others for the beginning student. Well annotated and organized.
Danielle Wood
Danielle Wood rated it liked it
Jul 20, 2014
Dorothy marked it as to-read
Apr 27, 2010
Christine marked it as to-read
Dec 10, 2011
Courtlyn marked it as to-read
Aug 10, 2015
Taylor Parker
Taylor Parker marked it as to-read
Jul 21, 2015
Hannah marked it as to-read
Nov 13, 2015
Tristan is currently reading it
Jan 20, 2016
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »

Share This Book