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Geographical essays on Eastern Europe

Geographical essays on Eastern Europe

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Published by Indiana University in Bloomington (Ind.) .
Written in English


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Statementedited by Norman J.G. Pounds.
SeriesIndiana University -- 24
ContributionsPounds, Norman J. G.
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Open LibraryOL19002857M

At the same time, however, the war in the former Yugoslavia threw doubt on the stability of the region. In Three Eras of Political Change in Eastern Europe, Gale Stokes, a noted specialist on the history of Eastern Europe and Yugoslavia, covers a broad range of topics, including the revolutions of Eastern Europe has had a difficult history and this continues to this day. From the fall of the Roman and Russian Empires to the Cold War and all the way to present day Eastern Europe has been land of conflict, poverty, and little human rights; much of this is due to its proximity to the Middle East, but dome of the blame can come from some of the wars throughout the centuries that have.


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