Damming The Danube: Gabcikovo/nagymaros And Post-communist Politics In Europe, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Damming The Danube

Gabcikovo/nagymaros And Post-communist Politics In Europe, 1st Edition

By John Fitzmaurice


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The conflict between Hungary and Slovakia over the Gabcikovo-Nagymaros dam system on the Danube is a potentially explosive threat to regional stability along this key economic artery between the North Sea and the Black Sea. Emblematic of the difficulties in establishing a post-communist regional order, this bitter battle between material economic v

Table of Contents

Preface -- 1 The Danube: Setting the Scene -- 2 Shaping the Region: 1848-1945 -- 3 The Communist Intermezzo -- 4 Towards Democracy -- 5 The Dam or the Rise Before the Fall? -- 6 The Impact of the Fall of Communism on the Dam -- 7 The Legal Issues and International Mediation

About the Author

John Fitzmaurice is professor at the Institute of European Studies of the University of Brussels and is administrator in the General Secretariat of the Commission of the European Communities in the Department for Liaison with the European Parliament.

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