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Eastern Europe in the Twentieth Century - And After

 
 
 
 
Eastern Europe in the Twentieth Century - And After
Author: R. J. Crampton
ISBN 13: 9780415164238
ISBN 10: 415164230
Edition: 2
Publisher: Routledge
Publication Date: 1997-09-28
Format: Paperback
Pages: 532
List Price: $46.95
 
 

Covering all key Eastern European states and their history right up to the collapse of communism, this second edition of Eastern Europe in the Twentieth Century — And After is a comprehensive political history of Eastern Europe taking in the whole of the century and the geographical area.

Focusing on the attempt to create and maintain a functioning democracy, this new edition now:


  • examines events in Bosnia and Herzegovina

  • includes a new consideration of the evolution of the region since the revolutions of 1989—91

  • surveys the development of a market economy

  • analyzes the realignment of Eastern Europe towards the West

  • details the emergence of organized crime

  • discusses each state individually

  • includes an up-to-date bibliography.

Eastern Europe in the Twentieth Century — And After provides an accessible introduction to this key area which is invaluable to students of modern and political history.

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Extending his discussion to include the evolution of the region since 1991, the author examines the attempt to create and maintain a functioning democracy, the development of a market economy, the breakdown of stability in Bosnia and Hercegovina, and the realignment of Eastern Europe towards the west. He places the revolutions of 1989-1991 within the context of each country's historical tradition, including discussions of Albania, Bulgaria, Croatia, the Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Macedonia, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, and the Yugoslav federation. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.