Atlas of Eastern Europe in the Twentieth Century: 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Atlas of Eastern Europe in the Twentieth Century

1st Edition

By Richard Crampton, Benjamin Crampton


316 pages

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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


'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

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HISTORY / General