Divided Europe : The New Domination of the East
This text challenges the Western understanding of, and impact on, Eastern Europe in the years of political change that began in 1989. The author scrutinizes the Western obsessions with history, ethnicity, intolerance and the need for civil society.
- Paperback | 240 pages
- 135 x 215 x 19.05mm | 810g
- 01 Jan 1998
- PLUTO PRESS
- London, United Kingdom
- notes, bibliography, index
About Adam Burgess
Paul Barry Clarke is the co-editor of the Dictionary of Ethics, Theology and Society (Routledge, 1995) and the editor of Citizenship: A Reader (Pluto Press, 1994). He teaches in the Department of Government at the University of Essex.
Table of contents
The new Eastern Europe - problem or opportunity?; the people as problem; moral geography; the myth of distinct historical civilizations; defined by Western development; the battle over the past; a colonial object; the weakness of nationalism; an especially clear case of the modern world; contemporary Eastern Europe and new interference; a problem with the East, or with the West?