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origins of postcommunist elites

James Tyler Kent

origins of postcommunist elites

from Prague Spring to the breakup of Czechoslovakia

by James Tyler Kent

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Published by University of Minnesota Press in Minneapolis, MN .
Written in English


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StatementGil Eyal.
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The Physical Object
Paginationxxix, 238 p. ;
Number of Pages238
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22536206M
ISBN 100816640327

The New Postcommunist Elites: Author: Yoder, Jennifer A. Note: Durham, NC and London: Duke University Press, Subject: Elite (Social sciences) -- Germany (East) Subject: Germany -- History -- Unification, Call number: JNA58 Y63 Other copies: Look for editions of this book at your library, or elsewhere. Help with. "Capital, Coercion, and Postcommunist States" by Gerald M. Easter (Cornell University Press, ) *** "Capital, Coercion, and Postcommunist States is a history of postcommunist Poland and Russia as seen through the lens of the state's struggle to extract revenue. Gerald M. Easter is the foremost expert on these developments, and he has crafted.

— Jonathan Osmond, German History “An impressive and important piece of work. This book will significantly enhance the literature on the subject of postcommunist transition and facilitate the understanding of a process that is often misunderstood, especially in the very unique circumstance of . ‘This volume offers a seminal and strikingly original reinterpretation of the end of the Cold War. It provides not only a refreshing and revealing look back at , but also a remarkably insightful look forward to the lasting impact of on the future of global politics.’.

3. The Persistence of Postcommunist Elites: John Higley, Judith Kullberg, and Jan Pakulsk i4. Civil Society after Communism: Aleksander Smolar 5. Understanding Postcommunist Transitions: Leszek Balcerowicz 6. Estonia's Success Story: Mart Laar 7. The Postcommunist Wars: Charles H. Fairbanks, Jr. II. The East European Experience 8. Mills, and Parsons, the author presents a challenging theory of elites that provides the framework for her examination of their co-existence, their social origins, and their rise and decline.


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