What's what and Who's who in Europe
This provides a survey of key people, places, organizations, movements, acts and agreements providing the key to understanding major changes throughout Europe. Over 4500 entries include explanations of technical terms, concepts and new words (eg finlandization, derogation, sysmin, open skies, nomenklatura). It also explains the relative uses in different countries of labels and symbols: wet/dry (UK), black/red (Germany), bourgeois (= non-socialist parties in Scandinavia).
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