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Free World: America, Europe, and the Surprising Future of the West

Timothy Garton Ash - History - 2004 - 286 pages
In an assessment of the current state of global affairs, the author examines the frequent conflict between Europe and America, the implications of a unified Europe, and the ...
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The Polish Revolution: Solidarity

Timothy Garton Ash - History - 1999 - 439 pages
In 1980, workers in Gdansk won from their communist rulers the right to form independent trade unions. In this eyewitness account, Ash describes the defiance of the strikers ...
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History of the Present: Essays, Sketches, and Dispatches from Europe in the ...

Timothy Garton Ash - History - 2009
The 1990s. An extraordinary decade in Europe. At its beginning, the old order collapsed along with the Berlin Wall. Everything seemed possible. Everyone hailed a brave new ...
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The Magic Lantern: The Revolution of '89 Witnessed in Warsaw, Budapest ...

Timothy Garton Ash - History - 2010 - 176 pages
The Magic Lantern is one of those rare books that define a historic moment, written by a brilliant witness who was also a participant in epochal events. Whether covering Poland ...
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The File: A Personal History

Timothy Garton Ash - Biography & Autobiography - 2010 - 272 pages
"Eloquent, aware and scrupulous . . . a rich and instructive examination of the Cold War past." --The New York Times In 1978 a romantic young Englishman took up residence in ...
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In Europe's Name: Germany and the Divided Continent

Timothy Garton Ash - Political Science - 2010 - 700 pages
For forty-five years Europe was divided, and at the center of that divided continent lay a divided Germany. In this brilliantly nuanced book, one of our most respected ...
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Facts Are Subversive: Political Writing from a Decade Without a Name

Timothy Garton Ash - Literary Collections - 2012 - 300 pages
For more than thirty years, Timothy Garton Ash has traveled among truth tellers and political charlatans to record, with scalpel-sharp precision, what he has found. Facts are ...
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