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Title:
The hidden Europe : what Eastern Europeans can teach us / Francis Tapon.
ISBN:
9780976581222
Edition:
1.0 ed.
Publication Information:
[Burlingame, Calif.] : WanderLearn Press, c2012.
Physical Description:
736 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. (chiefly col.), maps, ports. (chiefly col.) ; 23 cm.
General Note:
Maps on lining papers.
Contents:
Introduction : stepping into the hidden Europe -- Finland : or call it Suomi -- Estonia : revenge of the nerds -- Latvia : the Baltic core -- Lithuania : the remnants of a great empire -- Belarus : Europe's last communist country -- Poland : more than just a source of Polish jokes -- Eastern Germany : nearly 25 years after the wall -- Czech Republic : Eastern Europe's most civilized country -- Slovakia : for the mountain lovers -- Hungary : a shadow of its former self -- Slovenia : land of the industrious polyglots -- Croatia : honey, are we still in Eastern Europe -- Serbia : Europe's most misunderstood country -- Bosnia-Herzegovina : as complicated as its name -- Montenegro : the small country that has it all -- Albania : home to Europe's friendliest people -- Kosovo : the land of myths and legends -- Macedonia : or whatever you call it -- Greece : defender of all things western in Eastern Europe -- Turkey : Europe's bridge to Asia -- Bulgaria : defying standards -- Romania : the Latin oasis -- Moldova : poor, torn, and drunk -- Ukraine : stumbling forward -- Russia : Eastern Europe's motherland -- Conclusion : what Eastern Europeans can teach us.
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