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  1. Bulgaria

    The Uneven Transition

    By Vesselin Dimitrov

    Series: Postcommunist States and Nations

    The communist regime in Bulgaria was perhaps the most stable in Eastern Europe and its demise was brought about only by the general collapse of the Soviet bloc. In the light of this, what is surprising about the country's transitions to democracy and a market economy is not that it has been uneven...

    Published January 10th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Slovenia

    Evolving Loyalties

    By John K. Cox

    Series: Postcommunist States and Nations

    A clear and concise introduction to contemporary Slovenia. It examines the country's rapid transition from a collection of provinces in the southern part of the Habsburg Empire, to a republic within Yugoslavia, to an independent state and analyzes the major political and economic developments...

    Published May 11th 2009 by Routledge

  3. Bosnia and Herzegovina

    A Polity on the Brink

    By Francine Friedman

    Series: Postcommunist States and Nations

    First published in 2007. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published December 7th 2006 by Routledge

  4. Croatia

    Between Europe and the Balkans

    By William Bartlett

    Series: Postcommunist States and Nations

    This book addresses the key developments in economics, politics, international relations and social policy in Croatia over the last decade. It places these developments in their historical context, and shows how current policy dilemmas are structured within the conflicting pressures which...

    Published April 5th 2006 by Routledge

  5. Albania

    By Nicholas C. Pano

    Series: Postcommunist States and Nations

    This book provides a useful and accessible study of Albania. It contains chapters on domestic politics, history, foreign policy and economics and will appeal to all those wanting a social science slanted introduction to the country....

    Published September 14th 2004 by Routledge

  6. Turkmenistan

    The Uncertain State

    By Sean R. Roberts, Steven O. Sabol

    Series: Postcommunist States and Nations

    Though largely desert, Turkmenistan is extremely rich in oil and gas and figures prominently in the growing importance of resource politics in the Caspian region. This excellent new book provides a concise overview of the country, discussing its history, politics, culture, foreign policy and...

    Published August 30th 2004 by Routledge

  7. Bosnia and Herzegovina

    A Polity on the Brink

    By Francine Friedman

    Series: Postcommunist States and Nations

    Emerging from communism in the early 1990s, the new state of Bosnia and Herzegovina was immediately embroiled in devastating ethnonationalist conflict. Now an international protectorate, the choices of its elites may well propel Bosnia either to a stable future, integrated into an expanding...

    Published January 21st 2004 by Routledge

  8. The Russian Far East

    The Last Frontier?

    By Susan F. Davis

    Series: Postcommunist States and Nations

    This book is a comprehensive introduction to the contemporary Russian Far East (RFE) and offers an argument about federal relations and power in the state. It is the only easily available, single volume book to examine the RFE in such depth....

    Published November 13th 2002 by Routledge

  9. Slovakia

    The Escape from Invisibility

    By Karen Henderson

    Series: Postcommunist States and Nations

    Since Slovakia achieved independent statehood at the end of 1992 it has become one of the most prosperous post-communist states. This book provides a unique and thorough introduction to Slovakia and will enable the reader to understand its multi-faceted nature. The book includes chapters on...

    Published August 14th 2002 by Routledge

  10. The Baltic States

    Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania

    By Thomas Lane, Artis Pabriks, Aldis Purs, David J. Smith

    Series: Postcommunist States and Nations

    Since the end of the Cold War there has been an increased interest in the Baltics. The Baltic States brings together three titles, Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania, to provide a comprehensive and analytical guide integrating history, political science, economic development and contemporary events into...

    Published May 8th 2002 by Routledge

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