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- Encounter Books 2016; US$ 23.99
Ryszard Legutko lived and suffered under communism for decadesand he fought with the Polish ant-communist movement to abolish it. Having lived for two decades under a liberal democracy, however, he has discovered that these two political systems have a lot more in common than one might think. They both stem from the same historical roots in early... more...
- Indiana University Press 2016; US$ 49.99
This book presents an unconventional history of minority nationalism in interwar Eastern Europe. Focusing on an influential group of grassroots activists, Tatjana Lichtenstein uncovers Zionist projects intended to sustain the flourishing Jewish national life in Czechoslovakia.The book shows that Zionism was not an exit strategy for Jews, but as a... more...
- Oxford University Press 2009; US$ 77.99
Czech, German, and Noble examines the Habsburg realm, finding that the nobility, which presumably would be the most resistant to change, rather than intellectuals, were the driving force behind the creation of a Czech national identity. more...
- Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 34.99
Emily B. Baran offers a gripping history of how a small, American-based religious community, the Jehovah's Witnesses, found its way into the Soviet Union after World War II, survived decades of brutal persecution, and emerged as one of the region's fastest growing religions after the Soviet Union's collapse in 1991. more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2012; US$ 10.99
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...
- Lexington Books 2016; US$ 89.99
This collection examines the different forces and factors that affect professional writing and communication practices in various social, economic, political, and technological contexts in the nations of the former Soviet Union and the former Eastern Bloc. more...
- Stanford University Press 2016; US$ 65.00 US$ 58.99
Genocide in the Carpathians presents the history of Subcarpathian Rus', a multiethnic and multireligious borderland in the heart of Europe. This society of Carpatho-Ruthenians, Jews, Magyars, and Roma disintegrated under pressure of state building in interwar Czechoslovakia and, during World War II, from the onslaught of the Hungarian occupation.... more...
- Fairleigh Dickinson University Press 2016; US$ 89.99
This book discusses modern Hungarian literary culture as a site of intercultural exchange, suggesting through a variety of case-studies that encounters with foreign literatures are integral to national literary tradition, and studying them renews critical perspectives on national literary history. It contributes to current reconsiderations of methods... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 49.95
Medieval East Central Europe in a Comparative Perspective draws together the new perspectives concerning the relevance of East Central Europe for current historiography by placing the region in various comparative contexts. The chapters compare conditions within East Central Europe, as well as between East Central Europe, the rest of the continent,... more...