Eastern Europe, 1986-1993: A Bibliographic Guide to English by Robert H. Burger

By Robert H. Burger

Describing nearly 1,000 books released among 1986 and overdue 1993, this paintings presents readers with a selective advisor to English-language guides with reference to japanese Europe. It covers normal experiences of the world in addition to works at the person international locations of Albania, Bulgaria, the previous Czechoslovakia, the previous German Democratic Republic (East Germany), Hungary, Poland, Romania, and the previous Yugoslavia. as well as bibliographic and descriptive details, the authors additionally comprise citations to booklet experiences. A spouse to their Russia and the previous Soviet Union (Libraries limitless, 1994), this quantity additionally specializes in the social sciences and the arts. As curiosity approximately this a part of the area maintains to construct and English-language courses approximately it proliferate, Burger and Sullivan's advisor is a pertinent addition to educational and public library collections.

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Topics covered include Historians and Transylvania, Ethnos and Mythos in the History of Transylvania; Voivode and Regnum, the Portrayal of the Transylvanian Romanian in Saxon Historical Writings between the Fifteenth and Eighteenth Centuries; Hungarian Cultural Tradition in Transylvania; The Past in Contemporary Romania; Nicolae Iorga's conception of Transylvanian Romanian History in 1915; and Bad Blood in Transylvania (clash between Romanian and Hungarian versions of Transylvania's history). 36.

The essays are grouped into four sections: "the early post-Byzantine period"; "the Byzantine legacy in the Balkans under Ottoman rule"; "the Byzantine legacy in Russia and Romania"; "the Byzantine legacy in Eastern Europe in the twentieth century". The papers collected here originated from a conference on the subject. Page 8 23. Fine, John Van Antwerp, The Late Medieval Balkans: A Critical Survey from the Late Twelfth Century to the Ottoman Conquest. Michigan: University of Michigan Press, 1987.

The Crisis Zone of Europe: An Interpretation of East-Central European History in the First Half of the Twentieth Century. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1986. viii, 106 p. ISBN: 0521320895. Includes bibliographical notes and index. This short study is based on a lecture series presented by the author at Cambridge University in the autumn of 1984. The discussion centers on the successes and failures of East-Central Europe's attempts at modernization at the turn of the century. The author looks at economic, social and cultural aspects of this period.

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