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.
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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.Review:
'Timely as well as iconoclastic ... He dissects Western illusions about the East both accurately and angrily, showing how Easterners have turned into the noble savages of the new age.' --Tom Nairn '[It] will bring support to those who fear that long-standing misconceptions and prejudices [about Eastern Europe] have simply been recast - and to others it is to be hoped that it will bring illumination ... ' --Professor Michael Waller, Journal of Comm Studies & Transition Politics 'An important and innovative contribution to challenging the damaging, yet popular, myth of a cultural rift between East and West.' --Professor Edward Friedman, University of Wisconsin-Madison
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