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The global 1989?: the year that changed the world

Lawson, George (2009) The global 1989?: the year that changed the world. IDEAS reports - situation analysis, Kitchen, Nicholas (ed.) SA005. LSE IDEAS, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

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Abstract

As we approach the twentieth anniversary of ‘1989 and all that’, it might be worth ducking for cover. Lest we forget, the year ‘1989’ has become something of a cliché, caught in a sense of its own triumphalism, considered by all and sundry (or at least by most) to be the ur-contemporary demarcation point in world historical time, a normative, analytical and empirical referent point par excellence.

Item Type: Monograph (Report)
Official URL: http://www2.lse.ac.uk/IDEAS/Home.aspx
Additional Information: © 2009 The Author
Subjects: D History General and Old World > D History (General) > D839 Post-war History, 1945 on
H Social Sciences > HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
J Political Science > JA Political science (General)
J Political Science > JZ International relations
Sets: Departments > International Relations
Research centres and groups > LSE IDEAS
Series: Reports > LSE IDEAS Reports
Date Deposited: 16 May 2012 09:09
Last Modified: 16 May 2012 09:09
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/43684

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