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Balkan Tragedy: Chaos and Dissolution after the Cold War
Yugoslavia was well positioned at the end of the cold war to make a successful transition to a market economy and westernization. Yet two years later, the country had ceased to exist, and devastating
Engaging Eurasia's separatist states : unresolved conflicts and de facto states
In the wake of the dissolution of the Soviet Union, secessionist forces carved four de facto states from parts of Moldova, Georgia, and Azerbaijan. Ten years on, those states are mired in
The Politics of Gender after Socialism
This dissertation aims to provide a history of web exceptionalism from 1989 to 2002, a period chosen in order to explore its roots as well as specific cases up to and including the year in which descriptions of “Web 2.0” began to circulate.
Stalinism for All Seasons: A Political History of Romanian Communism
List of Illustrations Acknowledgments Introduction: Why a History of Romanian Communism? 1. Understanding National Stalinism: Legacies of Ceausescu's Socialism 2. A Messianic Sect: The Underground
Islam in Russia: The Politics of Identity and Security
Foreword, Ambassador James F. Collins Part I. Islam in Russia, Past and Present: An Overview 1. Islam in Russia: The Historical Background 2. Islam in Post-Soviet Russia: A Demographic, Geographic,
Starting over in Eastern Europe: Entrepreneurship and Economic Renewal
Part 1 Restructuring state enterprises: economic reform and the challenge of state enterprise restructuring state enterprise privatization - the case of Prochnik state enterprise restructuring - a
Reinventing Politics: Eastern Europe from Stalin to Havel
Gives an account of East European politics from the time of Soviet domination to the 1989-90 revolutions, and considers the effect of tyranny on East European culture and politics, the chances for