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Making History : Czech Voices of Dissent and the Revolution of 1989.

Author: Michael Long
Publisher: Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2005.
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Making History: Czech Voices of Dissent and the Revolution of 1989 brings together the personal narratives of eleven former dissidents who, though close associates of Václav Havel, operated without his international celebrity. The narratives, based on interviews conducted by the author in Prague and Berlin, relate each individual's personal experiences on topics such as growing up in Czechoslovakia, life as a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Interviews
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Long, Michael.
Making History : Czech Voices of Dissent and the Revolution of 1989.
Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, ©2005
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Long
ISBN: 9781461639916 1461639913
OCLC Number: 858230910
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (208 pages)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Cover Page; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication; Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1 Dissidence in Czechoslovakia, 1968-1989; 2 Ivan Havel; 3 Věra Jirousová; 4 Michael Kocáb; 5 Eda Kriseová; 6 Daniel Kummerman; 7 Dana Němcová; 8 Martin Palouš; 9 Jiřina Šiklová; 10 Petruška Šustrová; 11 Petr Uhl; 12 Jan Urban; 13 Reality Czech; Appendix; Notes; Bibliography; Index; About the Author.
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Making History: Czech Voices of Dissent and the Revolution of 1989 brings together the personal narratives of eleven former dissidents who, though close associates of Václav Havel, operated without his international celebrity. The narratives, based on interviews conducted by the author in Prague and Berlin, relate each individual's personal experiences on topics such as growing up in Czechoslovakia, life as a dissident, the Velvet Revolution, and the achievements and failures of the Czech Republic since 1989.

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