Making of Eastern Europe by Philip Longworth
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Making of Eastern Europe
By Philip Longworth

The Making of Eastern Europe

From Prehistory to Postcommunism 2nd Revised edition

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Making of Eastern Europe by Philip Longworth

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Why has the collapse of Communism resulted in so much disappointment for the hopeful millions of Eastern Europe? In the revised edition of this thoughtful and provocative book Philip Longworth argues that their predicament is only partly due to the imposition of the Soviet system but rather that they are the heirs of misfortune which dates back centuries. In exploring the origins of current problems, this sweeping history ranges from the present day to the time of Constantine the Great, the Urals to the Mediterranean and the Baltic, and emphasises culture and society, as well as politics and economics. In an additional new chapter Philip Longworth analyses the collapse of Communism and the advent of post-communism. This book will be of immense value to all who want to understand Eastern Europe's past and present.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780312174453
ISBN-10: 0312174454
Format: Paperback
(229mm x 152mm x 25mm)
Pages: 365
Imprint: Palgrave USA
Publisher: Palgrave USA
Publish Date: 14-May-1997
Country of Publication: United States

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