Advertisement

Slovakia

  • Barry Turner
Part of the The Statesman’s Yearbook book series (SYBK)

Abstract

There is evidence of human habitation from 270,000 BC. In the Bronze Age the region was a centre for copper manufacture and was ruled by Carpathian, Celtic and Germanic tribes. The date of the Slavic arrival is contested but there is evidence of their presence from the sixth century under the Roman Empire. Waves of invasion and migration followed Roman withdrawal and control fell variously to the Avars, Franks and Magyars.

Keywords

Foreign Direct Investment Prime Minister Slovak Republic Coalition Government Parliamentary Election 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.

Preview

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

Further Reading

  1. Fisher, Sharon, Political Change in Post-Communist Slovakia and Croatia: From Nationalist to Europeanist. 2006CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  2. Kirschbaum, S. J., A History of Slovakia: the Struggle for Survival. 1995Google Scholar
  3. National Statistical Office: Statistical Office of the Slovak Republic, Mileticova 3, 82467 Bratislava.Google Scholar

Copyright information

© Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 2010

Authors and Affiliations

  • Barry Turner

There are no affiliations available

Personalised recommendations