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Daily life behind the Iron Curtain

Author: Jim Willis
Publisher: Santa Barbara, Calif. : Greenwood, [2013]
Series: '">Greenwood Press "Daily life through history" series.
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This book describes how everyday people courageously survived under repressive Communist regimes until the voices and actions of rebellious individuals resulted in the fall of the Iron Curtain in Europe.
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Daily life behind the Iron Curtain.
Santa Barbara, Calif. : Greenwood, [2013]
(DLC) 2012036348
(OCoLC)785870574
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jim Willis
ISBN: 9780313397639 0313397635
OCLC Number: 827334825
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 243 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Eastern Europe under communism --
The rise of communism, fascism, and Nazism --
The Berlin Wall goes up --
The rules of the Iron Curtain --
Many resist and pay the price --
"We're getting out of here!" : escape attempts from the East --
Depiction of European communism in movies --
The news media's role under communism --
The final years of European communism --
November 9, 1989 : the night of the Mauerfall --
Russia and Germany after the wall.
Series Title: Greenwood Press "Daily life through history" series.
Responsibility: Jim Willis.

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