1st Edition

Atlas of Eastern Europe in the Twentieth Century

ISBN 9780415164610
Published August 12, 1997 by Routledge
316 Pages

USD $46.95

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Book Description

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