Reading ➿ The Haunted Land Author Tina Rosenberg – Buyphenergan500.us

The Haunted Land Rosenberg S Previous Book, Children Of Cain, Dealt With The Change From Dictatorship To Democracy In South America Here, She Approaches A Similar Theme In Eastern Europe After The Fall Of Communism, Telling A Series Of Riveting Human Stories To Illuminate The Paradox That Rabid Anti Communism At Times Resembles Communism In The Czech Republic, Slovakia, Poland And The Former East Germany, She Talks To Erstwhile Dissidents Now Victimized Because They Are Named In Old Police Registers To Low Level Agents Accused Of Crimes That Were Not Crimes When Committed And To High Officials Who Now Run Things Just Like Before She Convincingly Suggests That The Best Antidote To Communism May Be, Not Revenge, But Tolerance And The Rule Of Law.

Reading ➿ The Haunted Land  Author Tina Rosenberg – Buyphenergan500.us
  • Paperback
  • 464 pages
  • The Haunted Land
  • Tina Rosenberg
  • English
  • 07 April 2019
  • 0679744991

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    Author Tina Rosenberg never simplifies the immense complexity of the issues which inform her story If anything, she dives right in, fully immersing her reader in the formidable challenges the three states Czechoslovakia, Poland, and East Germany faced in their rocky transition from communism to democracy just after the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989 The question the book raises is who is to blame for the crimes of the communist era and who should be punished Scenes of great political or leg Author Tina Rosenberg never simplifies the immense complexity of the issues which inform her story If anything, she dives right in, fully immersing her reader in the formidable challenges the three states Czechoslovakia, Poland, and East Germany faced in their rocky transition from communism to democracy just after the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989 The question the book raises is who is to blame for the crimes of the communist era and who should be punished Scenes of great political or legal or social complexity are described until the reader begins to feel the earth shifting underfoot, the tale is so dense, but then comes a gradually dawning clarity In this sense the book reminds me not in its diction or style so much as in its relentless intellectual rigor of V.S Naipaul at his best This is the highest praise I can offer any writer I particularly want to cite ...


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    The Haunted Land Facing Europe s Ghosts After Communism, Tina Rosenberg 2005 1383 687 9644053869 1387 564 9789643803438 20 The Haunted Land Facing Europe s Ghosts After Communism, Tina Rosenberg 2005 1383 687 9644053869 1387 564 9789643803438 20


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    So Here s the problem This is a very excellent book about the effects of Communism on people, even a dozen years after the Fall of the Berlin Wall It s exhaustively researched, the author s biases and personal feelings on the subjects are expressed in a way that you can fully take them into account, and the human stories that this book relates are moving and important to wrestle with in this modern time.However, it is 400 pages of bad news Humans are weak, bureaucracy is strong and destructi So Here s the problem This is a very excellent book about the effects of Communism on people, even a dozen years after the Fall of the Berlin Wall It s exhaustively researched, the author s biases and personal feelings on the subjects are expressed in a way that you can fully take them into account, and the human stories that this book relates are moving and important to wrestle with in this mode...


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    When Communism came crashing down alongside the Iron Curtain at the turn of the 1990s, it left a changed Eastern Europe to sift through the debris Former Soviet Bloc countries found themselves struggling to come to terms with the events of the last fifty years, and to establish new systems in the shadow of the old.This is the conflict Tina Rosenberg portrays in The Haunted Land A journalistic veteran of the South American dictatorships, Rosenberg travels to Czechoslovakia, Poland, and the fo When Communism came crashing down alongside the Iron Curtain at the turn of the 1990s, it left a changed Eastern Europe to sift through the debris Former Soviet Bloc countries found themselves struggling to come to terms with the events of the last fifty years, and to establish new systems in the shadow of the old.This is the conflict Tina Rosenberg portrays in The Haunted Land A journalistic veteran of the South American dictatorships, Rosenberg travels to Czechoslovakia, Poland, and the former East Germany, and tries to uncover and analyze the questions and problems they face after Communism Czechoslovakia is attempting to cleanse itself of those who collaborated with the Communists, a task that proves difficult in a society in which complicity can mean being not evil, but merely...


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    This analysis of 3 post communist European countries Czech Republic, Poland, and Germany focuses heavily on the difficulties in rebuilding countries long dominated by communist ideals and ethics Some of theinteresting sections of Rosenberg s work deal with the decision to include into the new governments and societies those who were once spies and collaborators Rosenberg explores the reasons for why informers would inform on their fellow citizens One secret police minister, Lorenc, no This analysis of 3 post communist European countries Czech Republic, Poland, and Germany focu...


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    A strong and off the fence opinionated view of 3 countries coming to terms with their communist past For our menu I would recommend reading the Joke by Kundera for starter then a staunch and no quarter Orwell s 1984 for main dish followed by this book as a dish before dessertThen The Little Prince for dessert To give you back hope after this heavy meal This books deals with the past of 3 countries Poland, the Czech Republic and East Germany part of Germany now as info for the younger gen A strong and off the fence opinionated view of 3 countries coming to terms with their communist past For our menu I would recommend reading the Joke by Kundera for starter then a staunch and no quarter Orwell s 1984 for main dish followed by this book as a dish before dessertThen The Little Prince for dessert To give you back hope after this heavy meal This books...


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    Communism has left behind a poisonous residue The people had forty five years to accustom themselves to governments endowed with arbitrary and absolute power No institutions existed that could check power of the Party It has left citizens unaccustomed to searching for their own values and morals,comfortable with simply accepting those supplied ready made by the state Unchecked power is the evil in communism, what transforms it from Pegasus to Gorgon The opposite of communism Communism has left behind a poisonous residue The people had forty five years to accustom themselves to governments endowed with arbitrary and absolute power No institutions existed that could check power of the Party It has left citizens unaccustomed to searching for their own values and morals,comfortable with simply accepting those supplied ready made by the state Unchecked power is the evil in communism, what transforms it from Pegasus...

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