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From Communism to Democracy: the Concept of Europe in Cracow's Press in the Years 1975-1995

  • The first half of nineteen-seventies Europe was marked by visible signs of detente in the area of international relations and the resolutions from the final round of the Conference on Security and Cooperation in Europe (CSCE) in Helsinki. It drew an important dividing line in the history of the twentieth century Europe, especially for the inhabitants of the eastern half of the continent. They had ever hopefully been looking for improvements to their situation since the end of the Second World War and the division of Europe, which was an indirect result of the war and was symbolically expressed in Winston Churchill’s famous words: 'From Stettin on the Baltic to Trieste on the Adriatic, an iron curtain has descended across the continent. Behind that line, lie all the capitals of the ancient states of central and eastern Europe. Warsaw, Berlin, Prague, Vienna, Budapest, Belgrade, Bucharest and Sofia ...'.

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Author:Joanna BarGND
Parent Title (German):Europa im Ostblock. Vorstellungen und Diskurse (1945 - 1991)/Europe in the Eastern Bloc. Imaginations and Discourses (1945–1991)
Place of publication:Köln
Editor:José María Faraldo, Paulina Gulińska-Jurgiel, Christian Domnitz
Document Type:Part of a Book
Date of Publication (online):2017/06/14
Date of first Publication:2008/01/01
Publishing Institution:Leibniz-Zentrum für Zeithistorische Forschung Potsdam (ZZF) - Leibniz Centre for Contemporary History Potsdam (ZZF)
Release Date:2017/10/26
First Page:221
Last Page:230
Dewey Decimal Classification:9 Geschichte und Geografie / 90 Geschichte / 909 Weltgeschichte
ZZF Chronological-Classification:1970er
ZZF Topic-Classification:Kommunismus
Europäische Integration
Schriftenreihen des Zentrums für Zeithistorische Forschung:Zeithistorische Studien / Europa im Ostblock. Vorstellungen und Diskurse (1945–1991)/ Europe in the Eastern Bloc. Imaginations and Discourses (1945–1991) (Band 44)
ZZF Regional-Classification:Europa / Mittel-/Osteuropa / Polen
Licence (German):License LogoZZF - Clio Lizenz