A History of Eastern Europe

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A History of Eastern Europe

2015

Eastern Europe has long been thought of as the "Other Europe," a marginalized region rife with political upheaval, shifting national borders, an astonishing variety of ethnic diversity, and relative isolation from...

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Director
Vejas Gabriel Liulevicius

In This Series

The Other Europe: Deep Roots of Diversity
Episode 1
The Other Europe: Deep Roots of Diversity
Formative Migrations: Mongols to Germans
Episode 2
Formative Migrations: Mongols to Germans
Clashing Golden Ages, 1389–1772
Episode 3
Clashing Golden Ages, 1389–1772
The Great Crime of Empires: Poland Divided
Episode 4
The Great Crime of Empires: Poland Divided
The Origins of Nationalism, 1815–1863
Episode 5
The Origins of Nationalism, 1815–1863
The Age of Empires, 1863–1914
Episode 6
The Age of Empires, 1863–1914
Jewish Life in the Shtetl
Episode 7
Jewish Life in the Shtetl
World War I: Destruction and Rebirth
Episode 8
World War I: Destruction and Rebirth
From Democrats to Dictators, 1918–1939
Episode 9
From Democrats to Dictators, 1918–1939
Caught between Hitler and Stalin
Episode 10
Caught between Hitler and Stalin
World War II: The Unfamiliar Eastern Front
Episode 11
World War II: The Unfamiliar Eastern Front
The Holocaust and the Nazi Racial Empire
Episode 12
The Holocaust and the Nazi Racial Empire
Postwar Flight and Expulsion
Episode 13
Postwar Flight and Expulsion
Behind the Iron Curtain, 1945–1953
Episode 14
Behind the Iron Curtain, 1945–1953
Forest Brothers: Baltic Partisan Warfare
Episode 15
Forest Brothers: Baltic Partisan Warfare
Life in Totalitarian Captivity, 1953–1980
Episode 16
Life in Totalitarian Captivity, 1953–1980
Power of the Powerless: Revolts and Unrest
Episode 17
Power of the Powerless: Revolts and Unrest
Solidarity in Poland: Walesa’s Union
Episode 18
Solidarity in Poland: Walesa’s Union
Toppling Idols: The Communist Collapse
Episode 19
Toppling Idols: The Communist Collapse
The Turn: The Post-Soviet 1990s
Episode 20
The Turn: The Post-Soviet 1990s
Yugoslav Wars: Milosevic and Balkan Strife
Episode 21
Yugoslav Wars: Milosevic and Balkan Strife
The New Europe: Joining NATO and the EU
Episode 22
The New Europe: Joining NATO and the EU
The Unfolding Ukraine-Russia Crisis
Episode 23
The Unfolding Ukraine-Russia Crisis
Eastern Europe at the Crossroads
Episode 24
Eastern Europe at the Crossroads