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Title:
Political reform leaders in Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union
Author:
Tracey, Patrick Austin.
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Publication Information:
New York, N.Y. : Facts on File, [1997]

©1997
Physical Description:
xiii, 178 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Summary:
Profiles eight leaders for their attempts to introduce functional democracy in their respective countries: Andrei Sakharov, Alexander Dubcek, Boris Yeltsin, Mikhail Gorbachev, Vaclav Havel, Lech Walesa, Father Jerzy Popieluszko, and Pastor Laszlo Tokes.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780816031290
Format :
Book

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Profiles eight leaders who have played a major role in leading or directing their nations to democracy, including Andrei Sakharov, Boris Yeltsin, Mikhail Gorbachev and Lech Walesa. Also explores the changes that have swept the political landscape of Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union through the lives of those most responsible.