1989: The Year That Changed The World

$192 Limited inc GST / $173
1989: The Year That Changed The World

<p>Explore the events leading up to the fall of the Berlin Wall on November 9th 1989. Suddenly everything seemed possible. Take a closer look at the broader legacy of 1989, from the German

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$75 Limited inc GST / $68
1989: The Year That Changed The World

<p>Explore the events leading up to the fall of the Berlin Wall on November 9th 1989. Suddenly everything seemed possible. Take a closer look at the broader legacy of 1989, from the German

...
$75 Limited inc GST / $68
1989: The Year That Changed The World

<p>Explore the events leading up to the fall of the Berlin Wall on November 9th 1989. Suddenly everything seemed possible. Take a closer look at the broader legacy of 1989, from the German

...
$75 Limited inc GST / $68
1989: The Year That Changed The World

<p>Explore the events leading up to the fall of the Berlin Wall on November 9th 1989. Suddenly everything seemed possible. Take a closer look at the broader legacy of 1989, from the German

...
$75 Limited inc GST / $68
1989: The Year That Changed The World

<p>Explore the events leading up to the fall of the Berlin Wall on November 9th 1989. Suddenly everything seemed possible. Take a closer look at the broader legacy of 1989, from the German

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Explore the events leading up to the fall of the Berlin Wall on November 9th 1989. Suddenly everything seemed possible. Take a closer look at the broader legacy of 1989, from the German reunification in 1991, to the end of Communism and of the Cold War.


SUGGESTED READING

  • Fukuyama, Francis, The End of History and the Last Man, (London: Penguin, 2012)
  • Gaddis, John Lewis, The Cold War, (London: Penguin, 2007)
  • Gorbachev, Mikhail, The New Russia (Polity Press, 2016)
  • Isaacs, Jeremy, and Taylor Downing, Cold War (London: Abacus, 2008)
  • Judt, Tony, _Postwar: A History of Europe since 1945 (London: Pimlico, 2007)
  • Taylor, Frederick, The Berlin Wall (London: Bloomsbury, 2007)


COURSE OUTLINE

  • 1989: The Fall of the Berlin Wall
  • The History of the Berlin Wall, 1961 – 1989
  • Winds of Change from the East, How Poland and Hungary led the way in 1989, Gorbachev and the collapse of the Soviet Union
  • The Legacy of 1989


PLANNED LEARNING OUTCOMES
By the end of this course, student should be able to:

  1. Understand the historical importance and legacy of the year 1989.
  2. Be aware of the variety of ways historians approach the past.
  3. Interpret evidence and historical scholarship.
  4. Gain a sense of the excitement of studying history.