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Change and adaptation in Soviet and East European politics

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Published by Praeger in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Europe, Eastern
    • Subjects:
    • Europe, Eastern -- Politics and government -- 1945-1989 -- Congresses.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementedited by Jane P. Shapiro, Peter J. Potichnyj.
      SeriesPraeger special studies in international politics and government
      ContributionsShapiro, Jane P., Potichnyj, Peter J., American Association for the Advancement of Slavic Studies.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDJK50 .C48
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 236 p. ;
      Number of Pages236
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5197401M
      ISBN 100275561909
      LC Control Number75019808

      The Eastern Bloc, also known as the Communist Bloc, the Socialist Bloc and the Soviet Bloc, was the group of communist states of Central and Eastern Europe, East Asia, and Southeast Asia under the hegemony of the Soviet Union (USSR) that existed during the Cold War (–) in opposition to the capitalist Western Western Europe, the term Eastern Bloc generally referred to the USSR. Allied Occupation of Germany and Austria. Continental Europe emerged from German domination in , shattered and transformed. After the German surrender, Great Britain, the United States, France, and the Soviet Union divided Germany and Austria into four occupation zones, each to be administered by one of the victorious powers.

      The Revolutions of formed part of a revolutionary wave in the late s and early s that resulted in the end of communist rule in Central and Eastern Europe and beyond. The period is often also called the Fall of Communism and sometimes called the Fall of Nations or the Autumn of Nations, a play on the term Spring of Nations that is sometimes used to describe the Revolutions of Caused by: Political repression, . This study of international and transnational pressures on post-communist countries is one of three books prepared within the Project on Democratic Consolidation in Eastern Europe. the European University Institute in Florence and its Research Council sponsored the project. the two other volumes in the series deal with (a) institutional engineering and (b) civil society and democratic.

      The Domestic context of Soviet foreign policy Studies of the Research Institute on International Change, Columbia University, Columbia University Research Institute on International Change Westview's special studies on the Soviet Union and Eastern Europe Studies (Columbia University. Research Institute on International Change) Editor: Seweryn. Jews in Eastern Europe and Russia Jews have been living in Europe since the period of the Roman Empire. After the Bar Kochba revolt the Roman Empire exiled Jews from the Land of Israel and eventually they were scattered throughout Europe and elsewhere.


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