Author: Piotr S. Wandycz
The Price of Freedom A History of East Central Europe from the Middle Ages to the Present
Size: 3,2 МБ
The second edition of this distinguished book brings the history of the region up to date. It discusses the events of the post-communist decade of the 1990s and the problems resulting from the transition to democracy and market economy. Taking a thematic approach, the author explores such issues and controversies as the tension between the industrial developed West and the agrarian East, the rise of modern nationalism, authoritarianism and Communism.