Exit into history: a journey through the new Eastern Europe

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Viking, 1993 - Political Science - 410 pages
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In this intimate narrative journey, Hoffman returns to her Polish homeland and five other countries--Hungary, Rumania, Bulgaria, and the two nations of former Czechoslovakia. Illuminates the region's complex politics and captures the texture of everyday life in a world of flux.

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Review: Exit Into History: A Journey Through the New Eastern Europe

User Review  - Aurora - Goodreads

Such a great book. It's not a literary classic or anything, but it's pretty imperative reading for anyone that has any curiosity about history, especially in Eastern Europe. Hoffman travels back to ... Read full review

Review: Exit Into History: A Journey Through the New Eastern Europe

User Review  - John - Goodreads

The politics got a bit dense in spots, but the travel narrative aspect worked well. Read full review

Contents

Poland II
61
Czechoslovakia
120
Hungary
189
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About the author (1993)

Eva Hoffman was born in Krakow, Poland and eventually emigrated to Canda with her family. She received a Ph. D. from Harvard University. She taught literature and was the editor of the New York Times Book Review. Hoffman is the author of such books as Lost in Translation: A Life in a New Language (1989) and Shtetl: The Life and Death of a Small Town and the World of Polish Jews (1997).

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