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Freedom! :narratives of change in Hungary and Estonia

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Book News Annotation:

Presents first-hand stories told by entrepreneurs, artists, Jews, Gypsies, Russians, housewives, and students in Eastern European countries, illuminating the meaning of freedom as it is discovered anew. The authors examine the connection between freedom and the emergence of new forms of authoritarianism, nationalism, and anti- Semitism in Hungary and Estonia.
Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. 315-319) and index.

Table of Contents

PrefaceThe Authors

Part One: A Tale of Two Countries: The Stories of Freedom

1. Observing Liberation in Hungary and Estonia

2. Experiencing Freedom In Hungary

3. Living with Change in Hungary

4. Coming out of the Past in Estonia

5. Living as Outsiders in Estonia

6. Bringing About Change in Estonia

Part Two: The Conditions and Challenges of Freedom

7. Living with Hope and Skepticism

8. Confronting Freedom

9. Authoritarianism and the Escape from Freedom

10. Ethnocentrism and the Trivialization of Freedom

11. Truth, Choice, and the Illusion of Freedom

12. Control, Self-Sufficiency, and the Continuing Illusion of Freedom

13. Establishing the Context for True Freedom in Eastern Europe and the United States

14. The Nature of True Freedom

ReferencesIndex

Product Details

ISBN:
9780787900229
With:
Weiss, Berne
Publisher:
Jossey-Bass
Author:
Bergquist, William H.
Location:
San Francisco :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Anthropology - Cultural
Subject:
Eastern Europe
Subject:
Post-communism
Subject:
Liberty
Subject:
Hungary
Subject:
Interviews
Subject:
Estonia
Subject:
Interviews -- Estonia.
Subject:
General Psychology & Psychiatry
Subject:
Psychology Special Topics
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Series:
Jossey-Bass social and behavioral science series,
Series Volume:
map MF-1806-A
Publication Date:
19941025
Binding:
Hardback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
330
Dimensions:
9.32x6.26x1.07 in. 1.28 lbs.

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