Category: Political Science
Publisher: Narcissus Publications and CEENMI/Central Europe Review Type: Non-Fiction Pages: 280 ISBN: 802385173X Copyright: Feb 1 2000
An anthology of 51 previously published articles and essays regarding the politics, economics, geopolitics and history of countries in CEE and SEE (Balkan).
This is a series of articles written and published in 1996-2000 in Macedonia, in Russia, in Egypt and in the Czech Republic. The first part of the book is a social critique. The author's main thesis is that the West missed a unique historical opportunity to unite Europe and that the peoples of Central, Eastern and Southern Europe are beyond salvation, deformed and pathologized by communism irreconstructibly. The second part comprises articles about the economies of the region. Quite a few articles deal with the history of the region with emphasis on Yugoslavia, Albania and inbetween (Kosovo). This is the third part.