Eastern Europe: An Introduction to the People, Lands, and Culture, Volume 1
Richard C. Frucht
ABC-CLIO, 2005 - Balkan Peninsula - 928 pages
A contemporary analysis of the people, cultures, and society within the regions that make up Eastern Europe.
* Discusses the geography, history, political development, and economy of nations such as Poland, Lithuania, Slovakia, Hungary, Serbia, Albania, and many others
* Includes historical profiles of significant people such as Konstantin P ts and Lydia Koidula, cultural events such as the Song Festival, and key events such as the sinking of the ferry Estonia
* Presents maps of the entire region and each of the 16 countries, including Latvia, Slovenia, Bulgaria, and Greece
* Includes discussions of Eastern European languages