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- Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 90.00
It is the aim of this volume to investigate how academic practices of Memory Studies are being applied, adapted, and transformed in the countries of East-Central Europe and the former Soviet Union. It affords a new, startlingly different perspective for scholars of both Eastern European history and Memory Studies. more...
- Melville House 2014; US$ 25.95
Winner of the Europe Book Prize One of Europe?s most preeminent investigative journalists travels to the Czech Republic?the Czech half of the former Czechoslovakia, the land that brought us Kafka?to explore the surreal fictions and the extraordinary reality of its twentieth century. For example, there?s the story of the small businessman who adopted... 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, consists of cutting-edge essays by distinguished experts who discuss the Cold War in Europe from beginning to end, with a particular focus on the countries that were behind the ?Iron Curtain.? The contributors... more...
- Lexington Books 2013; US$ 39.99
In The Legacy of the Cold War Vojtech Mastny and Zhu Liqun bring together scholars to examine the worldwide effects of the Cold War on international security. Focusing on regions where the Cold War made the most enduring impact?the Euro-Atlantic area and East Asia?historians, political scientists, and international relations scholars explore... more...
- Arcade Publishing 2014; US$ 24.95
In 1949, a newly minted branch of the CIA (the precursor of today?s National Clandestine Service), flush with money and burning with determination to roll back the Iron Curtain, embarked on the first paramilitary operation in the history of the agency. They hatched an elaborate plan, coordinated with the British Secret Intelligence Service, to foment... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 90.00
Tracing the historical figure of Vaslav Nijinsky in contemporary documents and later reminiscences, Dancing Genius opens up questions about authorship in dance, about critical evaluation of performance practice, and the manner in which past events are turned into history. more...
- St. Martin's Press 2013; US$ 28.99
The extraordinary story of how a team of international forensic scientists pioneered ground-breaking DNA technology to identify the bodies of thousands of victims of the Yugoslav Wars, and how their work is now giving justice to families from Iraq to Bosnia What would it be like to be tasked with finding, exhuming from dozens of mass graves,... more...
- Lexington Books 2010; US$ 74.99
A Short History of My Philosophy is an autobiographic account of Agnes Heller's intellectual and academic career. It traces the development of ideas and gives a thorough account of some of Agnes Heller's most influential works. more...
- Lexington Books 2013; US$ 84.99
how international factors interact with domestic conditions in ways that enable the persistence of authoritarianism in post-Soviet states. Several of these states are generally understudied in political science and their inclusion in this volume helps us develop a better understanding of the experiences, issues, and problems of post-communism.... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2001; US$ 46.99
After World War II, some 12 million Germans, 3 million Poles and Ukrainians, and tens of thousands of Hungarians were expelled from their homes and forced to migrate to their supposed countries of origin. Using the latest archival materials from Polish, Ukrainian, Russian, Czechoslovak, German, British, and American archives, the contributors to this... more...