The Making of Eastern Europe: From Prehistory to Postcommunism
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The Making of Eastern Europe: From Prehistory to Postcommunism

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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 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 t...more
Hardcover, 320 pages
Published July 15th 1997 by Palgrave Macmillan (first published 1992)
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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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