Eastern Europe: An Introduction to the People, Lands, and Culture, Volume 1

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Richard C. Frucht
ABC-CLIO, 2005 - Balkan Peninsula - 928 pages
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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

 

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Contents

V
1
VI
61
VII
113
VIII
165
IX
203
X
203
XI
203
XII
203
XIX
529
XX
529
XXI
529
XXII
529
XXIII
529
XXIV
583
XXV
621
XXVI
695

XIII
203
XIV
283
XV
329
XVI
413
XVII
477
XVIII
529
XXVII
735
XXVIII
791
XXIX
839
XXX
893
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Page 23 - An independent Polish State should be erected which should include the territories inhabited by indisputably Polish populations, which should be assured a free and secure access to the sea, and whose political and economic independence and territorial integrity should be guaranteed by international covenant.
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About the author (2005)

Richard Frucht, PhD, is professor of history at Northwest Missouri State University, Maryville, MO.

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