Charles Maier

With a profound first-hand knowledge of participants, encompassing linguistic competence, and engaging prose, Padraic Kenney recreates the simultaneously serious and playful currents of East Europe's overthrow of repressive state socialism. What an invaluable guide to the elusive exhilaration that motivated the actors and captivated all of us who followed the transformation with such hope! We can appreciate neither the ebullience of 1989 nor the disappointment with the quotidian reality that followed without understand /first/ Charles Maier quotes

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Ugo Foscolo One part of men works without thinking, the other thinks without working. [10/03/2020 11:10:57] More


Eugene Ryabyi Death is the Achilles heel of life. [10/19/2020 06:10:46] More


Sanna Marin We do have a problem with women, but we also have a problem with men. Itís very important that we realise itís not a womenís issue, itís a people issue. [10/21/2020 03:10:17] More


Ugo Foscolo To despise is not for everyone. [10/03/2020 12:10:23] More


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