Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “The Grooves of Change: Eastern Europe at the Turn of the Millennium” as Want to Read:
The Grooves of Change: Eastern Europe at the Turn of the Millennium
by J.F. Brown
The Grooves of Change is the culmination of J. F. Brown’s esteemed career as an analyst of Eastern Europe. He traces events in this diverse and disruption-riddled region from the communist era to the years of transition after the fall of the Berlin Wall to the present. Brown also provides specific analyses of the development of liberal democratic culture in the former comm ...more
Paperback, 296 pages
Published April 2nd 2001 by Duke University Press Books
(first published February 2001)
To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.
A fine book written by a fine man and an excellent teacher. Some years ago, I had the pleasure of taking two classes with J. F. Brown, both of which were more or less based on the material covered in the book. It presents a substantial and thorough analysis of the dynamics currently in process in Eastern Europe; written in a lucid and easy to comprehend wording, this masterpiece of post-Soviet East-European studies is also the most readable work on this region that I have so far encountered.