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Daily Life Behind the Iron Curtain
Language: en
Pages: 243
Authors: Jim Willis
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013 - Publisher: ABC-CLIO

This compelling book describes how everyday people courageously survived under repressive Communist regimes until the voices and actions of rebellious individuals resulted in the fall of the Iron Curtain in Europe.
Scientific Communication Across the Iron Curtain
Language: en
Pages: 109
Authors: Christopher D. Hollings
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-12-12 - Publisher: Springer

This monograph provides a concise introduction to the tangled issues of communication between Russian and Western scientists during the Cold War. It details the extent to which mid-twentieth-century researchers and practitioners were able to communicate with their counterparts on the opposite side of the Iron Curtain. Drawing upon evidence from
The Iron Curtain Over America
Language: en
Pages: 326
Authors: John Beaty
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-11-08 - Publisher:

This book is unique in that it not only discusses the internal decay and the external disasters which threaten the life of American people (in fact, of ALL the people), but diagnoses the growing cancer of which they are merely the symptoms. Going behind the iron curtain of propaganda, censorship
Iron Curtain
Language: en
Pages: 540
Authors: Patrick Wright
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-10-29 - Publisher: OUP Oxford

'From Stettin in the Baltic to Trieste in the Adriatic an iron curtain has descended across the Continent. . .' With these words Winston Churchill famously warned the world in a now legendary speech given in Fulton, Missouri, on March 5, 1946. Launched as an evocative metaphor, the 'Iron Curtain'
Window-Shopping Through the Iron Curtain
Language: en
Pages: 208
Authors: David Hlynsky, Martha Langford, Jody Berland
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-02-10 - Publisher:

The book presents 170 images, mainly shop window displays, shot by artist David Hlynsky during the final years of the collapsing Soviet empire in Poland, Czechoslovakia, Hungary, Yugoslavia, Bulgaria, East Germany and Moscow, using a Hasselblad camera to capture the slow, undramatic moments of daily life on the streets. The