Journals Higher Education



Published: 16 June 2005

320 Pages

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780719070693

Bookseller Code (06)


Power and the people

A social history of central European politics, 1945-56

Eleonore Breuning, Jill Lewis, and Gareth Pritchard

Published by Manchester University Press

  • Looks comparatively at the countries of Central Europe on both sides of the Iron Curtain
  • Brings together historians of different generations and countries who are engaged in pioneering research in their respective fields and provides a survey of the kind of work now being undertaken by scholars in the newly available archives
  • Explores the interaction between high politics and social realities in the countries of postwar Central Europe
  • Writes the peoples of Central Europe back into their own history