A History of Eastern Europe: Crisis and Change
A History of Eastern Europe: Crisis and Change is a wide-ranging single volume history of the "lands between", the lands which have lain between Germany, Italy, and the Tsarist and Soviet empires.
Bideleux and Jeffries examine the problems that have bedevilled this troubled region during its imperial past, the interwar period, under fascism, under communism, and since 1989. While mainly focusing on the modern era and on the effects of ethnic nationalism, fascism and communism, the book also offers original, striking and revisionist coverage of:
* ancient and medieval times
Providing a thematic historical survey and analysis of the formative processes of change which have played the paramount roles in shaping the development of the region, A History of Eastern Europe itself will play a paramount role in the studies of European historians.
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This is a big book – 720 pages of tight type - covering all of Central and Eastern Europe from the Roman times to the present. It’s not a satisfying book. Most of the book is not original with the ... Read full review
THE DISPUTED ROOTS
THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING
The rise of the Habsburg Empire
War nationalism and imperial disintegration
THE NEW POLITICAL ORDER
The lure of fascism
Fascism and the communists new road to power in Europe
Eastern Europe since the Second
The Second World War and the expansion of communist power
National roads to socialism
From the crisis of 1968 to the Revolutions of 1989
the triple transition
what is to be done?