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Burdens of Freedom: Eastern Europe Since 1989 (Global History of the Present Series)
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Burdens of Freedom: Eastern Europe Since 1989 (Global History of the Present Series)

by Padraic Kenney
 

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ISBN-10: 1842776630

ISBN-13: 9781842776636

Pub. Date: 10/14/2006

Publisher: Zed Books


Presents a thematic history of the 15 countries comprising the post-communist 'New Europe'. This title considers the effects of revolutionary change, the resurgence of nationalism, and the examination of the past. It looks at the process of building stable democratic states, and their integration with international structures.

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Presents a thematic history of the 15 countries comprising the post-communist 'New Europe'. This title considers the effects of revolutionary change, the resurgence of nationalism, and the examination of the past. It looks at the process of building stable democratic states, and their integration with international structures.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781842776636
Publisher:
Zed Books
Publication date:
10/14/2006
Series:
Global History of the Present
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
5.44(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents


Acknowledgements; Maps;
Introduction: The Shock of the New
1. Different Paths on an Open Road: Economic and Social Change
2. In Praise of Ethnic Cleansing? National Struggles
3. Peeling the Past: Nostalgia and Punishment
4. Portraits in Hubris: Democratic Politics
5. A New Europe: The East in the West
Conclusion: The Edge of History
Notes; Index

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