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The Balkans : a post-communist history

Author: Robert Bideleux; Ian Jeffries
Publisher: Milton Park, Abingdon, Oxon ; New York : Routledge, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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This survey focuses on political and economic continuities and changes since the 1980s.
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Bideleux; Ian Jeffries
ISBN: 0415229626 9780415229623 0415229634 9780415229630 0203969111 9780203969113
OCLC Number: 65425942
Description: xix, 620 pages : map ; 24 cm
Contents: Conceptual frameworks: 'The Balkans' and the nature of post-Communist democratization and economic transformations --
Albania: between a rock and a hard place --
Bulgaria: the devil has all the best tunes --
Romania: the road to the EU is paved with good intentions --
Croatia: paying a price --
Serbia: from Serbdom to pariahdom --
Bosnia and Herzegovina: the travails of coexistence --
Macedonia: towards a bi-national state? --
Montenegro: to be or not to be? --
Kosova: the forging of a nation and a state --
The post-Communist Balkans, the West and the EU: major challenges and contradictions between rhetoric and reality.
Responsibility: Robert Bideleux and Ian Jeffries.
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A companion volume to "A History of Eastern Europe", this is a country-by-country treatment of the history of each of the Balkan states. Focusing on political and economic continuities and changes  Read more...

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