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 ofEastern Europe in the Twentieth Century†‚ And Afteris 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 Afterprovides an accessible introduction to this key area which is invaluable to students of modern and political history.

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About the author (1997)

Former Professor of East European History and currently Emeritus Fellow of St Edmund Hall, Oxford. An authority on the history of Eastern Europe, his works include Bulgaria for The Oxford History of Modern Europe series (2007), A Concise History of Bulgaria (2005), Eastern Europe in the Twentieth Century and After, The Balkans and the Second World (2002)

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