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Eastern Europe in the Twentieth Century - And After - R. J. Crampton

Eastern Europe in the Twentieth Century - And After

Paperback Published: 28th August 1997
ISBN: 9780415164238
Number Of Pages: 552

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Covering all key Eastern European states and their history right up to the collapse of communism, this second edition of Eastern Europe in the Twentieth Century - And After is 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 After provides an accessible introduction to this key area which is invaluable to students of modern and political history.

'a well-written book' - Tribune

Preface to the First Editionp. ix
Preface to the Second Editionp. xiii
Acknowledgementsp. xiv
Before the Twentieth Centuryp. 1
The Inter-War Periodp. 29
The Inter-War Yearsp. 31
Poland, 1918-39p. 39
Czechoslovakia, 1918-38p. 57
Hungary, 1918-41p. 78
The Baltic States, 1918-40p. 95
Romania, 1918-41p. 107
Bulgaria, 1918-41p. 119
Yugoslavia, 1918-41p. 130
Albania, 1918-39p. 144
Ideological Currents in the Inter-War Periodp. 152
Totalitarianismp. 177
The Second World War in Eastern Europep. 179
The Communist Takeoversp. 211
The Communist Systemp. 240
East European Stalinism, 1948-53p. 255
The Retreat from Stalinism, 1953-6p. 275
Revisionismp. 305
Eastern Europe, 1956-68p. 307
Czechoslovakia, 1968-9p. 326
The Decline of Socialismp. 343
Eastern Europe, 1969-80p. 345
The Solidarity Crisis, Poland 1980-1p. 367
The Death of Socialismp. 377
Eastern Europe, 1980-9p. 379
The Revolutions of 1989-91p. 391
After the Twentieth Century-and After Eastern Europe?p. 417
Separate Roads to Democracy-and Elsewherep. 419
Notesp. 459
Bibliographyp. 469
Indexp. 499
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ISBN: 9780415164238
ISBN-10: 0415164230
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 552
Published: 28th August 1997
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.47 x 15.62  x 2.97
Weight (kg): 0.82
Edition Number: 2
Edition Type: New edition