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Unformatted text preview: o But there ’ s no single revolution to look at – must be taken as a whole The Gulag Archipelago III. Gorbachev Started the meltdown of communism 2 principles – perestroika, glasnost Tries to do too much Lacks ability to control situation Options – cut defense, ease budget, international détente IV. Conclusion Why was the collapse of communism mostly non-violent? Why revolution? – fundamental, a crisis of expectations Velvet Revolution? – true o With exception to Yugoslavia, Romania...
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This note was uploaded on 12/12/2010 for the course HIST 158C taught by Professor Adamthwaite during the Fall '10 term at University of California, Berkeley.
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