Bulgaria, Hungary, Romania, the Czech Republic, and Slovakia, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 161530987X
  • ISBN-13: 9781615309870
  • DDC: 943.7003
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - 12th Grade
  • 384 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2014 | Published/Released March 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2014

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Bulgaria, Hungary, Romania, the Czech Republic, and Slovakia share a remarkably similar trajectory on their individual paths to becoming the nations they are today. Each had ties to the Roman, Byzantine, and Ottoman empires in earlier times, all became Eastern-bloc countries in the 20th century, and all successfully emerged from Communist rule in the late 20th and early 21st centuries. These multi-layered lands—where folk traditions still exist alongside the hallmarks of modern life and the remnants of communist rule—are the subjects of this sweeping tome.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Bulgaria: The Land and Its People.
2: The Bulgarian Economy.
3: Bulgarian Government and Society.
4: Bulgarian Cultural Life.
5: Bulgaria: Past and Present.
6: Hungary: The Land and Its People.
7: The Hungarian Economy.
8: Hungarian Government and Society.
9: Hungarian Cultural Life.
10: Hungary: Past and Present.
11: Romania: The Land and Its People.
12: The Romanian Economy.
13: Romanian Government and Society.
14: Romanian Cultural Life.
15: Romania: Past and Present.
16: The Czech Republic: The Land and Its People.
17: The Czech Economy.
18: Czech Government and Society.
19: Czech Cultural Life.
20: Slovakia: The Land and Its People.
21: The Slovak Economy.
22: Slovak Government and Society.
23: Slovak Cultural Life.
24: Czech and Slovak History.