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The Fall of the Berlin Wall

The Fall of the Berlin Wall( )
Author: Buckley, William F.
Foreword by: Kissinger, Henry A.
Series title:Turning Points in History Ser.
ISBN:978-0-470-49668-8
Publication Date:Sep 2009
Publisher:John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:AUD $17.95
Book Description:

The opening of the Berlin Wall in November 1989, which followed the resignation of East Germany′s communist leader, opened the floodgates-leading to the overthrow of Communism in Czechoslovakia, Poland, and Hungary, the Soviet Union itself, and the re-unification of Germany.

Book Details
Pages:240
Detailed Subjects: History / Europe / Germany
History / Modern / 20Th Century
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):14.63 x 19.609 x 1.676 cm
Book Weight:0.218 Kilograms
Author Biography
Buckley, William F. (Author)
Editor and writer William F. Buckley, Jr. was born in New York City on November 24, 1925. While at Yale University, he studied political science, history and economics and graduated with honors. In 1955, he founded the weekly journal National Review where he was editor in chief. He began his syndicated newspaper column in 1962 and his weekly television discussion program, Firing Line was syndicated in 1966.

Buckley wrote "God and Man at Yale" (1951) which was an indictment of liberal education in the United States, "Up from Liberalism" (1959), "The Unmaking of a Mayor" (1966), which tells of his unsuccessful mayoral campaign as the Conservative Party candidate for New York City in 1965, and "Quotations from Chairman Bill" (1970).

Buckley also wrote best selling stories of international intrigue whose titles include "Saving the Queen" (1976), "Stained Glass" (1978), "Who's on First" (1980), "Marco Polo, If You Can" (1981), and "See You Later, Alligator" (1985). He died on February 27, 2008.

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