Return to Diversity: A Political History of East Central Europe Since World War II

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This widely adopted book offers a complete political history of Eastern Central Europe from World War II to the present. The third edition indtroduces a new co-author, Nancy Wingfield, and thoroughly updates the text and bibliography.

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Praise for the Previous Edition"Rothschild fills a special niche, providing a succinct and accessible summary to a complex political history ... For a concise yet scholarly political history of East-Central Europe, there is nothing comparable ... This clear and intelligent book will be useful to students and general readers alike." -- Perspectives on Political Science"By far the most reliable and incisive analysis of the rise and fall of the Communist bloc in Eastern Europe. My students found it immensely helpful." -- Warren Lerner, Duke University"Updated edition makes this an authoritative synopsis of post-1945 East Central Europe, giving more perspective on changes and challenges of the present. Additions to the bibliography keep up with progress in scholarship, adding to the book's value as reference and source." -- Richard F. Crane, University of Connecticut"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 Praise for the Previous Edition"Rothschild fills a special niche, providing a succinct and accessible summary to a complex political history ... For a concise yet scholarly political history of East-Central Europe, there is nothing comparable ... This clear and intelligent book will be useful to students and general readers alike." -- Perspectives on Political Science"By far the most reliable and incisive analysis of the rise and fall of the Communist bloc in Eastern Europe. My students found it immensely helpful." -- Warren Lerner, Duke University"Updated edition makes this an authoritative synopsis of post-1945 East Central Europe, giving more perspective on changes and challenges of the present. Additions to the bibliography keep up with progress in scholarship, adding to the book's value as reference and source." -- Richard F. Crane, University of Connecticut"Essential reading for both students and their professors to obtain a balanced account of the nations of Praise for the Previous Edition "Rothschild fills a special niche, providing a succinct and accessible summary to a complex political history ... For a concise yet scholarly political history of East-Central Europe, there is nothing comparable ... This clear and intelligent book will be useful to students and general readers alike." -- Perspectives on Political Science "By far the most reliable and incisive analysis of the rise and fall of the Communist bloc in Eastern Europe. My students found it immensely helpful." -- Warren Lerner, Duke University "Updated edition makes this an authoritative synopsis of post-1945 East Central Europe, giving more perspective on changes and challenges of the present. Additions to the bibliography keep up with progress in scholarship, adding to the book's value as reference and source." -- Richard F. Crane, University of Connecticut "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 Praise for the Previous Edition "Rothschild fills a special niche, providing a succinct and accessible summary to a complex political history ... For a concise yet scholarly political history of East-Central Europe, there is nothing comparable ... This clear and intelligent book will be useful to students and general readers alike." -- Perspectives on Political Science "By far the most reliable and incisive analysis of the rise and fall of the Communist bloc in Eastern Europe. My students found it immensely helpful." -- Warren Lerner, Duke University "Updated edition makes this an authoritative synopsis of post-1945 East Central Europe, giving more perspective on changes and challenges of the present. Additions to the bibliography keep up with progress in scholarship, adding to the book's value as reference and source." -- Richard F. Crane, University of Connecticut "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 Praise for the Previous Edition"Rothschild fills a special niche, providing a succinct and accessible summary to a complex political history ... For a concise yet scholarly political history of East-Central Europe, there is nothing comparable ... This clear and intelligent book will be useful to students and general readersalike." -- Perspectives on Political Science"By far the most reliable and incisive analysis of the rise and fall of the Communist bloc in Eastern Europe. My students found it immensely helpful." -- Warren Lerner, Duke University"Updated edition makes this an authoritative synopsis of post-1945 East Central Europe, giving more perspective on changes and challenges of the present. Additions to the bibliography keep up with progress in scholarship, adding to the book's value as reference and source." -- Richard F. Crane, University of Connecticut"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

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This text offers a complete political history of East Central Europe from World War II to 1998. The third edition introduces a co-author, Nancy Wingfield, and thoroughly updates the text and bibliography. This book is intended for upper-level undergrads and graduates in Modern East Europe and 20th century Europe history courses and political science courses on the political history of Europe.

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