New edition of a reference for high school and above that takes into account the political changes that have occurred since 1989 in the area from Poland, Lithuania, and the eastern part of Germany to Greece and western Turkey, from the early fifth century to the present. Most of the changes concern the 20th century and comprise 41 revised maps; 11 maps of newly independent countries; eight thematic maps that show changes in population, ethnolinguistic distribution, education, and Catholic and Orthodox churches; 21 new maps of individual countries; and 11 new chapters. Includes comments by 75 reviewers from 17 countries. Edited by Magocsi (Ukrainian Studies, U. of Toronto). Oversize: 9x12". Annotation c. Book News, Inc.,Portland, OR
A jewel of a reference work which shall certainly continue to be used by generations of scholars to come.