A History of Eastern Europe: Crisis and Change

    A History of Eastern Europe: Crisis and Change / Robert Bideleux

    This welcome second edition of A History of Eastern Europe provides comprehensive coverage of a complex past, from antiquity to the present day. This new edition provides a thematic historical survey of the formative processes of political, social and economic change which have played paramount roles in shaping the evolution and development of the region. Subjects covered include:
    • Eastern Europe in ancient, medieval and early modern times
    • the legacies of Byzantium, the Ottoman Empire and the Habsburg Empire
    • the impact of the region's powerful Russian and Germanic neighbours
    • rival concepts of 'Central' and 'Eastern' Europe
    • the experience and consequences of the two World Wars
    • varieties of fascism in Eastern Europe
    • the impact of Communism from the 1940s to the 1980s
    • post-Communist democratization and marketization
    • the eastward enlargement of the EU.
    Including two new chronologies – one for the Balkans and one for East-Central Europe – and a glossary of key terms and concepts, A History of Eastern Europe is the ideal companion for all students of Eastern Europe.

    European History Modern History 1750-1945 Contemporary History 1945-

    Taylor & Francis Group 2.edition
    ENG EISBN:9780203018897