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The human geography of East Central Europe

Author: David Turnock
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2003.
Series: Routledge studies in human geography, 4.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The Human Geography of East Central Europe examines the geography of the transition economies that were not formerly part of the Soviet Union: Albania, Bosnia & Hercegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, The Czech Republic, East Germany, Hungary, Macedonia, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, and Yugoslavia. There is a thematic treatment beginning with the landscape and historical background, which moves on to the social and
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David Turnock
ISBN: 0415121914 9780415121910 9780203431580 0203431588
OCLC Number: 123154611
Description: xxiii, 423 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: 1. Introduction: the political and economic context --
2. Aspects of social geography --
3. Production: industry and agriculture --
4. Tertiary sector geographies: transport, energy and tourism --
5. Urban and rural settlement --
6. Regions of East Central Europe --
7. Conclusion.
Series Title: Routledge studies in human geography, 4.
Responsibility: David Turnock.

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This book examines the geography of the transition economies that were not formerly part of the Soviet Union. The main themes of the transition from communism to market capitalism are outlined and  Read more...

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'There are certainly few contemporary English-language works intent on dealing with Central East Europe in such a comprehensive manner.' - Environment and Planning C: Government and Policy, 2004 Read more...

 
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