This book provides solid analyses of the events and trends that are reshaping Europe. It examines such issues as the major paradigmatic shifts occurring in Eastern Europe, the long-term role of Gorbachev, and the effects of glasnost and perestroika on the future of Europe.
1. Mitteleuropa? 2. The Rediscovery of Central Europe 3. The Political Traditions of Eastern Europe 4. Between Hope and Despair 5. Bohemia of the Soul 6. Political Change and National Diversity 7. In Search of a Paradigm 8. Reform Economics: The Classification Gap 9. Central Europe or Mitteleuropa? 10. Ethnicity and Faith in Eastern Europe 11. To the Stalin Mausoleum