Eastern Europe in the Twentieth Century - and After

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Routledge, 1997 - History - 526 pages
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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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R. J. Crampton is Professor of East European History at the R. J. Crampton is Professor of East European History at the University of Oxford. He has written a number of books on moUniversity of Oxford. He has written a number of books on modern Eastern Europe History, including Eastern Europe in thedern Eastern Europe History, including Eastern Europe in the Twentieth Century - and After (1996) and The Balkans since Twentieth Century - and After (1996) and The Balkans since the Second World War (2002). the Second World War (2002).

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