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  • A Memoir of the Warsaw Uprisingby Miron Bialoszewski; Madeline G. Levine

    New York Review Books 2015; US$ 17.95

    On August 1, 1944, Miron Bia?oszewski, later to gain renown as one of Poland?s most innovative poets, went out to run an errand for his mother and ran into history. With Soviet forces on the outskirts of Warsaw, the Polish capital revolted against five years of Nazi occupation, an uprising that began in a spirit of heroic optimism. Sixty-three... more...

  • Black Lamb and Grey Falconby Rebecca West

    Open Road Media 2010; US$ 14.99

    West?s epic investigation into the causes of war?now available as an ebook Hailed as among the most important books of the twentieth century, Rebecca West?s magnum opus is a history, a travelogue, and a sociological study of Yugoslavia that examines how the past shapes the present In a breathtakingly wide-ranging journalistic work, West... more...

  • Holocaust in Rovnoby Jeffrey Burds

    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...

  • Czechoslovakia in Africa, 1945-1968by Philip Muehlenbeck

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 100.00

    This book explores Czechoslovakia's diplomatic relations with African states and places them within a wider Cold War historiography, providing contextual background information on the evolution of communist Czechoslovakia's pro-Soviet foreign policy orientation. This shift in Soviet foreign policy made Africa a priority for the Soviet bloc. more...

  • The Price of Freedomby Alex Domokos; Rita Y. Toews

    Hard Shell Word Factory 2002; US$ 6.00

    Join me in my journey to freedom, I will take you to the slave labor camps of post World War 11 Russia; travel with me to my place of deportation after my release as a POW; and journey with me in a borrowing escape from Hungary and the clutches of the feared AVO. more...

  • Until Our Last Breathby Michael Bart; Laurel Corona

    St. Martin's Press 2008; US$ 8.99

    At Leizer Bart's funeral, one of the mourners told his son Michael that the gravestone should include a reference to the Freedom Fighters of Nekamah, to honor his late father's involvement in the Jewish resistance movement in Vilna (now Vilnius), Lithuania, at the end of World War II. Michael had never heard his parents referenced as Freedom Fighters.... more...

  • Chechnya Diaryby Thomas Goltz

    St. Martin's Press 2003; US$ 8.99

    Chechnya Diary is a story about "the story" of the war in Chechnya, the "rogue republic" that attempted to secede from the Russian Federation at the time of the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991. Specifically, it is the story of the Samashki Massacre, a symbol of the Russian brutality that was employed to crush Chechen resistance. Thomas Goltz... more...

  • Ukrainian Armies 1914-55by Peter Abbott; Oleksiy Rudenko

    Osprey Publishing 2012; US$ 13.95

    There can be no region in Europe whose history has been more tortured than Ukraine. During the 20th century Austria, Poland, Russia, Germany, Hungary, Czechoslovakia and Romania vied for power over parts of this vast and fragmented area; and its divided peoples rose time and again in vain attempts to win their independence. For the first time in the... more...

  • ?Transition? and the Politics of History Education in Southeast Europeby Augusta Dimou

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2009; US$ 33.60

    Der englischsprachige Band bietet einen Überblick über die Entwicklungen im Bereich historischer Bildung in den Nachfolgestaaten Jugoslawiens und der Republik Moldova seit Mitte der 1990er Jahre bis heute. Ausgangspunkt aller Beiträge ist der Nations- und Staatsbildungsprozess mit seinen Auswirkungen auf Geschichtspolitik und Schule im Rahmen eines... more...

  • Armies of the Balkan Wars 1912-13by Philip Jowett; Stephen Walsh

    Osprey Publishing 2012; US$ 13.95

    In 1912, the Balkan states formed an alliance in an effort to break free from the crumbling Ottoman Empire. Forming an army of some 645,000 troops from Greece, Bulgaria, Serbia and Montenego, they took on a force of 400,000 Turkish soldiers. Both sides were equipped with the latest weapons technology. This book looks at the diverse and sometimes colorful... more...