The Sarmatian Review

Alex Kurczaba

East Central Europe and Multiculturalism in the American Academy1

The restoration of East Central Europe as one of Europe's distinctive regions is a hallmark of the post-Cold War period. The demise of communism, the transition to democracy, the restoration of market economies, the expansion of NATO, the resurgence of the Polish economy, the enormous influence of the Polish Pope all of these developments have brought attention to East Central Europe, particularly to Poland. Given the pace and intensity of change, the peaceful nature of East Central Europe's postcolonial transformation is remarkable, cont