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- Grove/Atlantic, Inc. 2014;
In 1993, Sigrid Rausing, a young student working on a PhD in Anthropology, went to spend a year living in Estonia, a remote Baltic State that had just gained independence from the recently collapsed Soviet Union. Armed with a notebook, rudimentary Estonian, and a clunky laptop, she arrived in the peninsula of Noarootsi, on Estonia's north-western... more...
- Boydell & Brewer 2014; US$ 90.00
Despite the opening up of Poland to global influences after the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989 and the rise of transnational approaches to the study of film, approaches to Polish cinema have remained largely within a resolutely national framework. 'Polish Cinema in a Transnational Context' addresses this situation by examining the international... more...
- Indiana University Press 2014; US$ 29.99
This innovative volume challenges the ways we look at both cinema and cultural history by shifting the focus from the centrality of the visual and the literary toward the recognition of acoustic culture as formative of the Soviet and post-Soviet experience. Leading experts and emerging scholars from film studies, musicology, music theory, history,... more...
- Wallstein Verlag 2014; Not Available
Die Vorstellung einer Zusammengehörigkeit aller Slavischsprachigen war nicht nur im 19. Jahrhundert wirkungsmächtig, sondern hält bis heute an. Sie blieb ein produktiver Mythos in Kunst, Musik und Literatur. Als transnationales Identifikationsmuster hatte dieses Phänomen auch im kurzen 20. Jahrhundert Konjunktur. Das Interesse der Autorinnen und Autoren... more...
- Anthem Press 2014; US$ 99.00
This book explores the memory of the First Hungarian Soviet Republic of 1919, which proved crucial for communist Hungarian political culture throughout the twentieth century. Apor takes an innovative approach to understudied aspects of European memory cultures, focusing particularly on how a dictatorship remembers and the concept of authenticity. more...
- Tectum Verlag 2014; US$ 22.99
Das Vortäuschen falscher Tatsachen gehörte und gehört zum Wesen eines Krieges. Der Bosnienkrieg von 1992 bis 1995, dem tausende von Menschen zum Opfer fielen, stellt dabei keine Ausnahme dar. Tanja Vukovi? analysiert die Kriegsparteien und deren Sichtweisen zum Kriegsgeschehen. Sie zeichnet eine Chronologie der Ereignisse, nimmt herausragende Protagonisten... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 92.00
This volume examines the political engagement of religious associations in the post-socialist countries of Central and Southeastern Europe, with a focus on revelations about the collaboration of clergy with the communist-era secret police, intolerance, and controversies about the inclusion of religious instruction in the schools. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 480.00
Europe Since 1945: An Encyclopedia is a comprehensive reference work of some 1,700 entries in two volumes. Its scope includes all of Europe and the successor states to the former Soviet Union. The volumes provide a broad coverage of topics, with an emphasis on politics, governments, organizations, people, and events crucial to an understanding of postwar... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 54.99
This definitive study provides a comprehensive diplomatic history of Poland during the most seminal period in its existence, when its destiny lay in the hands of France, Great Britain, and the United States. Although sovereign in principle, Poland was little more than an object of the Great Powers? politics and rapidly changing relationships from... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 135.00
This book offers the first account of the foundation, organisation and activities of the NATO Information Service (NATIS) during the Cold War. During the Cold War, NATIS was pivotal in bringing national delegations together to discuss their security, information and intelligence concerns and, when appropriate or possible, to devise a common response... more...