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The Book of Laughter and Remembering
The Book of Laughter and Remembering

Author(s): Kristen Ghodsee
Subject(s): Cultural Essay, Political Essay, Societal Essay
Published by: Transitions Online
Keywords: Books; life under communism; Eastern Europe; democratic revolutions; former Communist dictator; Todor Zhivkov; Bulgaria; Boyko Borisov; Romania; Remembering Communism; Post-Communist Nostalgia; Zsuzsa Gille; Hungary; Serbia; Slovenia; Russia; East Germany

Summary/Abstract: These essays help us make sense of the disjuncture between official histories of the communist era and the way that ordinary men and women are coming to remember it.

  • Issue Year: 2011
  • Issue No: 05/10
  • Page Count: 4
  • Language: English