Building the State

  • Robin H. E. Shepherd


Because most central and eastern European states are small in size and population and unprotected by high mountains or difficult seas, the fate of their people has always been determined by the good, indifferent or ill will of bigger and more powerful neighbours on either side.


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    T.G. Masaryk, Spisy, vol. 2 (Prague: n.p., 1934), p. 78, cited in Leff, p. 26.Google Scholar

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