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- De Gruyter 2013; US$ 140.00
Since the mid-1980s, public discourse in Poland has repeatedly focussed on the issue of how to deal with the National Socialists? destruction of the Jews. This has raised accusations that the Polish people bore an element of moral or active guilt which, however, conflict with the country?s long-established perception of itself as a community of heroes... more...
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2013; US$ 40.99
The full untold story of how one of history?s bravest revolts ended in one of its greatest crimes In 1943, the Nazis liquidated Warsaw?s Jewish ghetto. A year later, they threatened to complete the city?s destruction by deporting its remaining residents. A sophisticated and cosmopolitan community a thousand years old was facing its final days?and... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 45.00
In November 1941, near the city of Rovno, Ukraine, German death squads murdered over 23,000 Jews in what has been described as "the second Babi Yar." This meticulous and methodologically innovative study reconstructs the events at Rovno, and in the process exemplifies efforts to form a genuinely transnational history of the Holocaust. more...
- Lexington Books 2013; US$ 139.99
Imposing, Maintaining, and Tearing Open the Iron Curtain: The Cold War and East-Central Europe, 1945?1989 , edited by Mark Kramer and Vít Smetana, provides an in-depth survey of the origins, consolidation, slow erosion, and abrupt demise of the Cold War divisions in Europe after World War II. The contributors to this volume examine how the Cold... more...
- Beacon Press 2013; US$ 26.95
A lyrical literary memoir that explores the exhilarating, discomforting, and ultimately healing process of Polish-Jewish reconciliation taking place in Poland today Although an estimated 80 percent of American Jews are of Polish descent, many in the postwar generation and those born later know little about their families? connection to their... more...
- Osprey Publishing 2013; US$ 13.95
Facing off against Byzantines, Arabs, Vikings, Turks, Mongols, and Russians, this steppe culture dominated Black Sea and Caucasus trade during Medieval times. The Bulgars were a Turkic people who established a state north of the Black Sea, and who showed similarities with the Alans and Sarmatians. In the late 500s and early 600s AD their state fragmented... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 150.00
The Balkan Games resulted on the one hand from the growth of modern European sport and the unsatisfactory performances of the Balkan athletes at national and international level, and on the other hand, from a desire to bring the Balkan peoples together in peace and concord. The Games were initiated in Athens in 1929 and increasingly became an integral... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 90.00
Material Culture and Sedition, 1688-1760 is a groundbreaking study of the ways in which material culture (and its associated designs, rituals and symbols) was used to avoid prosecution for treason and sedition in the British Isles. The fresh theoretical model it presents challenges existing accounts of the public sphere and consumer culture. more...