1st Edition

Atlas of Eastern Europe in the Twentieth Century

By Richard Crampton, Benjamin Crampton Copyright 1996
    316 Pages
    by Routledge

    314 Pages
    by Routledge

    An invaluable guide to a complex subject, this atlas:
    * gives a general introduction to the physical, ethnic and religious composition of the region
    * includes summary maps of Eastern Europe in 1900, 1923, and 1945
    * charts the ebb and flow of the first and second world wars in Eastern Europe
    * presents detailed information relating to consituent territories, elections, economic developments and land holding patterns for key individual countries in the inter-war years
    * provides crucial social and economic data, evidencing changes under communist domination
    * gives maps of the new states of the post-communist years with details of elections and economic indicators for Belarus, Bosnia-Hercegovina, Croatia, The Czech Republic, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Macedonia, Moldova, Slovakia and others.
    * contains an extensive glossary listing the major towns of the area under their linguistic variants

    Part I. Before the First World War Part II. The First World War and the Versailles Peace Settlement Part III. The Inter-War Years Part IV. The Second World War Eastern European Frontiers: 1900-1994 Part V. Eastern Europe Under Communist Domination Part VI. Eastern Europe at the End of the Communist Period Part VII. The End of Communist Rule and Post-Communist Eastern Europe


    Richard Crampton, Benjamin Crampton

    'An imaginitive mix of reference and textbook, enriched by brilliantly clear and enticing presentation ... the Cramptons' work is a joy to open.' - Journal of Area Studies

    'Well written and contains a wide body of useful factual material.' - Journal of Progress in Human Geography

    'A perceptive text that clearly reveals the changing nature of Eastern Europe. An invaluable guide.' - Professor David Wellm, University of Kent

    'It is an excellent up-to-date textbook packed with essential information on the countries of Eastern Europe. Just what students need.' - Professor Jim Riordan, Surrey University