History of the present: essays, sketches and despatches from Europe in the 1990s

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Penguin, 2000 - History - 493 pages
This text presents Garton Ash's history of the 1990s. He witnesses the end of East Germany; accompanies Poland on its roller-coaster ride from dictatorship to democracy; travels through the killing fields of Kosovo; and uncovers the inside story of the Mo

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I've been sipping on this all summer. I had small children for the duration of that decade so I missed a lot of the details at the time. These essays were one way to put them in order. Timothy Garton ... Read full review

HISTORY OF THE PRESENT: Essays, Sketches, and Dispatches from Europe in the 1990s

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Ash (The File: A Personal History, not reviewed) acts as informed, impassioned eyewitness to post-communist Europe in this collection of dazzling essays, most of which were originally published in the ... Read full review


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Timothy Garton Ash is a fellow of St. Anthony's College, Oxford, and of the Hoover Institution, Stanford.

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