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November 4th, 2009

After 1989 and Beyond: Three Theses

Submitted by Hauke Brunkhorst, University of Flensburg

(1) The transformations of 1989 – symbolized by the fall of the Berlin Wall – were not primarily European but global events. They included not only the end of the Eastern European communist empire but also significant unrest in China, the end of the Apartheid regime of South Africa, the collapse of military dictatorships across [...]

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