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Eastern Europe in the Twentieth Century

Eastern Europe in the Twentieth Century

by R. J. Crampton
     
 

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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

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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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Booknews
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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415053464
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
08/02/1994
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
480
Product dimensions:
8.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 2.00(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

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R.J. Crampton is Professor olf East European History and a Fellow of St Edmund Hall, Oxford. His publications include Bulgraia: A Shorty History of Modern Bulgaria, The Hollow Detente: Anglo-German Relations in the Balkans, 1991-1914 and, with Ben Crampton, Atlas of Eastern Europe in the Twentieth Century.

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