Description - A History of Eastern Europe by Robert Bideleux
This welcome second edition of A History of Eastern Europe provides a thematic historical survey of the formative processes of political, social and economic change which have played paramount roles in shaping the evolution and development of the region. Subjects covered include: * Eastern Europe in ancient, medieval and early modern times * the legacies of Byzantium, the Ottoman Empire and the Habsburg Empire * the impact of the region's powerful Russian and Germanic neighbours * rival concepts of 'Central' and 'Eastern' Europe * the experience and consequences of the two World Wars * varieties of fascism in Eastern Europe * the impact of Communism from the 1940s to the 1980s * post-Communist democratization and marketization * the eastward enlargement of the EU. A History of Eastern Europe now includes two new chronologies - one for the Balkans and one for East-Central Europe - and a glossary of key terms and concepts, providing comprehensive coverage of a complex past, from antiquity to the present day.
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(246mm x 174mm x mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
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