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Garton Ash, Timothy
Works:456 works in 1,268 publications in 16 languages and 18,347 library holdings
Genres:History  Biographies  Autobiographies  Case studies  Essays  Records (Sports)  Periodicals  Conference papers and proceedings  Handbooks and manuals 
Roles:Author, Editor, Contributor, Honoree, Actor, Author of introduction, Interviewee, wst, Creator, Other, htt
Classifications:DJK50, 943.8056
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Most widely held works about Timothy Garton Ash
Most widely held works by Timothy Garton Ash
Civil resistance and power politics : the experience of non-violent action from Gandhi to the present by Adam Roberts( )

27 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and held by 2,081 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This book addresses the complex interrelationship between civil resistance and other dimensions of power. It explores the question of whether civil resistance should be seen as potentially replacing violence completely, or as a phenomenon that operates in conjunction with, and modification of, power politics. It looks at cases where campaignswere repressed, including China in 1989 and Burma in 2007. It notes that in several instances, including Northern Ireland, Kosovo, and Georgia, civil resistance movements were followed by the outbreak of armed conflict. It also includes a chapter with new material from Russian archives showing how the Soviet leadership responded to civil resistance, and a comprehensive bibliographical essay."--Jacket
Free speech : ten principles for a connected world by Timothy Garton Ash( Book )

46 editions published between 2015 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 1,986 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Never in human history was there such a chance for freedom of expression. If we have Internet access, any one of us can publish almost anything we like and potentially reach an audience of millions. Never was there a time when the evils of unlimited speech flowed so easily across frontiers: violent intimidation, gross violations of privacy, tidal waves of abuse. A pastor burns a Koran in Florida and UN officials die in Afghanistan. Drawing on a lifetime of writing about dictatorships and dissidents, Timothy Garton Ash argues that in this connected world that he calls cosmopolis, the way to combine freedom and diversity is to have more but also better free speech. Across all cultural divides we must strive to agree on how we disagree. He draws on a thirteen-language global online project9 9conducted out of Oxford University and devoted to doing just that. With vivid examples, from his personal experience of China's Orwellian censorship apparatus to the controversy around Charlie Hebdo to a very English court case involving food writer Nigella Lawson, he proposes a framework for civilized conflict in a world where we are all becoming neighbors.--
The Polish revolution : Solidarity by Timothy Garton Ash( Book )

76 editions published between 1983 and 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,801 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Timothy Garton Ash in this book offers [an] account of the Polish shipyard workers who defied their communist rulers in 1980. He describes the emergence of the improbable leader Lech Wałesa, the ensuing tumult that culminated in martial law and - for this updated edition - the fate of the Solidarity movement in subsequent years."--Back cover
In Europe's name : Germany and the divided continent by Timothy Garton Ash( Book )

78 editions published between 1993 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 1,618 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From West Germany's "buying free" of people from East German prisons to the summit conversations between Kohl and Gorbachev, from the German minorities in Eastern Europe to the Bonn government's attitude toward opposition movements such as Poland's Solidarity, every important facet of the policy of Ostpolitik is explored
The uses of adversity : essays on the fate of Central Europe by Timothy Garton Ash( Book )

51 editions published between 1983 and 1999 in 4 languages and held by 1,116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Essays on the political flwering in Poland and Hungary, in Czechoslovakia and East Germany, and on the decline of the Soviet empire in Eastern Europe and the rise of West German influence in Middle Europe
History of the present : essays, sketches, and dispatches from Europe in the 1990s by Timothy Garton Ash( Book )

46 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in English and held by 1,041 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Offers a first-hand record of the dramatic history of the final decade in the twentieth century in Europe, describing such key events as the fall of the Berlin Wall, the rise of democracy in Eastern Europe, and the European monetary union
Free world : America, Europe, and the surprising future of the West by Timothy Garton Ash( Book )

28 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and Serbian and held by 921 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In an assessment of the current state of global affairs, the author examines the frequent conflict between Europe and America, the implications of a unified Europe, and the need for nations to work together to solve important problems
Cold war broadcasting : impact on the Soviet Union and Eastern Europe : a collection of studies and documents by A. Ross Johnson( )

5 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 921 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the role of Western broadcasting to the Soviet Union and Eastern Europe during the Cold War, with a focus on Radio Free Europe and Radio Liberty. It includes chapters by radio veterans and by scholars who have conducted research on the subject in once-secret Soviet bloc archives and in Western records. It also contains a selection of translated documents from formerly secret Soviet and East European archives, most of them published here for the first time. --Book Jacket
Facts are subversive : political writing from a decade without a name by Timothy Garton Ash( Book )

24 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 704 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Timothy Garton Ash is well known as an astute and penetrating writer on a dazzling array of subjects, not least through his many contributions to the New York Review of Books. This collection of his essays from the past decade reveals his knack for ferreting out exceptional insights into a troubled world, often on the basis of firsthand experience. Whether he is writing about how "liberalism" has become a dirty word in American political discourse, the problems of Muslim assimilation in Europe, Ukraine's Orange Revolution, Günter Grass's membership in the Waffen-SS, or the angry youth of Iran, Garton Ash combines a gimlet eye for detail with deep knowledge of the history of his chosen subjects. Running through this book is the author's insistence that, whatever some postmodernists might claim, there are indeed facts--and we have both a political and a moral duty to establish them."--Jacket
The magic lantern : the revolution of '89 witnessed in Warsaw, Budapest, Berlin, and Prague by Timothy Garton Ash( Book )

34 editions published between 1990 and 2019 in 3 languages and held by 529 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Magic Lantern is one of those rare books that define a historic moment, written by a brilliant witness who was also a participant in epochal events. Whether covering Poland's first free parliamentary elections -- in which Solidarity found itself in the position of trying to limit the scope of its victory -- or sitting in at the meetings of an unlikely coalition of bohemian intellectuals and Catholic clerics orchestrating the liberation of Czechoslovakia, Garton Ash writes with enormous sympathy and power. In this book -- now with a new Afterword by the author -- Garton Ash creates a stunningly evocative portrait of the revolutions that swept Communism from Eastern Europe in 1989 and whose after-effects will resonate for years to come."--Back cover
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