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Return to diversity : a political history of East Central Europe since World War II

Author: Joseph Rothschild; Nancy M Wingfield
Publisher: New York ; Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 4th edView all editions and formats
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An engaging and straightforward political narrative, the book is organised chronologically, in a country-by-country format that makes information easily accessible to students. Each section features comments summarising and examining the most important themes of Eastern Europe during the rise and fall of Communism.
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Joseph Rothschild; Nancy M Wingfield
ISBN: 9780195334746 0195334744 9780195334753 0195334752
OCLC Number: 122261565
Description: xii, 274 pages : maps ; 25 cm
Contents: 1. The interwar background --
2. World War II --
3. The Communists come to power --
4. The dialectics of Stalinism and Titoism --
5. The revenge of the repressed : East Central Europe reasserts itself --
6. A precarious stalemate --
7. The various endgames --
8. The return to Europe.
Responsibility: Joseph Rothschild, Nancy M. Wingfield.
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An engaging and straightforward political narrative, the book is organised chronologically, in a country-by-country format that makes information easily accessible to students. Each section features comments summarising and examining the most important themes of Eastern Europe during the rise and fall of Communism.

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Essential reading for both students and their professors to obtain a balanced account of the nations of East Central Europe since the Second World War. * Peter Black, George Mason University * This Read more...

 
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