First published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
Richard Frucht is professor of history at Northwest Missouri State University. He received his Ph.D. from Indiana University in 1980 and is the author of two books dealing with Eastern Europe. In the early 1990s he headed the public education project of the American Association for the Advancement of Slavic Studies, which worked with teachers to incorporate the study of Eastern Europe into the school curriculum.
"This excellent reference...belongs in all reference collections." -- American Reference Books Annual
"Now, finally, someone has put together a much-needed encyclopedia...All entries are highly informative, clearly written, and accurate and the lists of further readings will make this a practical reference tool for both students and teachers...An indispensable purchase." -- Library Journal (starred review)
"...the choice for libraries wanting to provide up-to-date, accessible information. Recommended to those public and academic libraries needing to fill a gap in their Eastern European reference sections." -- Booklist/RBB
"An excellent and well-organized resource covering nearly 200 years of the region's history and civilization...Highly recommended for public, college, and university libraries." -- Choice
"The real service the Encyclopedia of Eastern European History provides its readers is to concentrate information about this neglected part of Europe into one handy volume." -- Against the Grain