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C. I.2.c.ii. Individual Countries in 1989
Analyses Ceausescu’s regime and outlines emerging resistance and mass worker demonstrations in Brasov November 1987, the Timisoara and Bucharest uprisings and subsequent confused politics and violence. Includes a survey of sources.
Account by Reformed Church minister who resisted oppression of the Hungarian minority, and whose defiance sparked the December 1989 nonviolent protests in Timisoara.
Chapter 4, pp. 167-209, covers opposition and dissent from 1962 into the 1980s.