This essential text provides an overview of the complex developments in Eastern Europe since 1945, tracing the origins of the socialist experiment, de-Stalinisation, and the transition from socialism to capitalism. This revised and updated edition offers an increased focus on social and cultural history, showing how people experienced life under socialism and the rebirth of capitalism.
Geoffrey Swain is Alec Nove Chair in Russian and East European Studies at the University of Glasgow, UK. Nigel Swain is Lecturer in History at the University of Liverpool, UK.
Geoffrey Swain, Nigel Swain
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