Return to Diversity: A Political History of East Central Europe since World War II
Oxford University Press, USA | ISBN: 0195073819 | PDF | 1,7 Mb | 351 pages
This highly acclaimed book offers a complete political history of East Central Europe from World War II to the present. Return to Diversity , now in its third edition, introduces a new co-author, Nancy M. Wingfield, and has been fully updated to cover events up through the 1990s. It includes an account and analysis of the developments in post-communist regimes throughout the region, addressing the transformation of each country during the first post-communist decade. It discusses coalition politics, ethnic discord, and issues of democratic development. This new edition features additional maps and extensively revised reading lists to reflect the most current scholarship in the field. Unsurpassed in scope, in depth of analysis, and in fairness and objectivity, Return to Diversity is an invaluable resource for students of this regions history and politics.
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 Postcommunist Decade
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