Economic Nationalism And Development: Central And Eastern Europe Between The Two World Wars, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Economic Nationalism And Development

Central And Eastern Europe Between The Two World Wars, 1st Edition

By Jan Kofman


258 pages

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Hardback: 9780367011956
pub: 2019-04-18

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In art era of ever-increasing national consciousness combined, paradoxically, with pressures for regional economic integration, this thought-provoking and exhaustively researched volume will challenge readers' assumptions about optimal paths to national economic development. Drawing on archival sources as well as published materials in eight langua

Table of Contents

Introduction -- Economic Nationalism: Description -- Theoretical and Research Approaches -- Economic Nationalism: Overview, Sources, and Causes -- Directions and Instruments of Economic Nationalism -- Tentative Conclusions -- Protectionism as a Response to Underdevelopment -- On Protectionism's Theory and Practice -- Policy of Protectionism in East and Central Europe: Overview -- Protectionism in the Region: The Experience of Poland, Czechoslovakia, and Bulgaria -- Recapitulation and Conclusions -- Epilogue: Questions for Discussion, Hypotheses, and Summary

About the Author

Jan Kofman is professor of history and political science at the University of Warsaw (the Bialystok Branch) and at the Institute of Political Studies of the Polish Academy of Sciences. He is also editor in chief and deputy director of Polish Scientific Publishers PWN, the largest academic publishing house in Poland. He was editor in chief of KRYTYKA (1982-1995), an underground turned official political quarterly established in 1978.

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