The Making of Eastern Europe: From Prehistory to Postcommunism

The Making of Eastern Europe From Prehistory to Postcommunism Why has the collapse of Communism resulted in so much disappointment for the hopeful millions of Eastern Europe In the revised edition of this controversial and provocative book Philip Longworth argue

  • Title: The Making of Eastern Europe: From Prehistory to Postcommunism
  • Author: Philip Longworth
  • ISBN: 9780312174446
  • Page: 416
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Why has the collapse of Communism resulted in so much disappointment for the hopeful millions of Eastern Europe In the revised edition of this controversial 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 tWhy has the collapse of Communism resulted in so much disappointment for the hopeful millions of Eastern Europe In the revised edition of this controversial 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 emphasizes 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 postcommunism This book will be of immense value to all who want to understand Eastern Europe s past and present.

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    1. Answers the question of how and why Eastern Europe deviated from following the same path of Western Europe. Heavily skewed on economics, but overall fascinating and insightful.

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