East European Quarterly

A scholarly journal publishes articles in the disciplines of East European history, including its economics, politics, culture and history.

Articles from Vol. 37, No. 2, Summer

Agrarian Institutions and the State: Hungary and Slovakia in the Post-Communist Era
Within two years after the end of communist regimes in Central Eastern Europe, the trade organization Council for Mutual Economic Assistance (CMEA) collapsed. (1) Hungary had been the only CMEA state that could provide for the agricultural needs of...
Albanians' First Post-Communist Decade. Values in Transition: Traditional or Liberal?
Walls of self-imposed isolation were finally shattered in the Republic of Albania in 1990, and the Albanian society was laid open to Western influences. The roles of Albanian women have thus significantly changed, responding to social, political and...
Alexander I, the Holy Alliance and Clemens Metternich: A Reappraisal
Tsar Alexander's Background: Character and Thinking Contrary to what most superficial observers think Tsar Alexander was far more a product of the West than of Russia. As far as his descent goes he was a grandson of Catherine II who was born a German...
Ethnic Polish Students from the Former Soviet Union in the Homeland of Their Forefathers. an Empirical Study
Introduction The aim of this article is to present the findings of an empirical qualitative research project on culture contact between ethnic Polish students from the former Soviet Union (the Polish diaspora is usually referred to as the Polonia,...
Giuseppe Mazzini's "Geopolitics of Liberty" and Italian Foreign Policy toward "Slavic Europe"
During the first half of the 19th century Western Europe looked with growing interest at the other half of the Continent, and especially at the emergence of a large Slav world that the rest of Europe had never appreciated before in all its breadth...