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- NYU Press 2015; US$ 42.50
In the early 1990s, Albania, arguably Europe?s most closed and repressive state, began a startling transition out of forty years of self-imposed Communist isolation. Albanians who were not allowed to practice religion, travel abroad, wear jeans, or read ?decadent? Western literature began to devour the outside world. They opened cafés, companies,... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2004; US$ 285.00
Modern-day Eastern Europe, the product of a complex and troubled past, was a complete mystery to the rest of the world for decades. Going beyond the history and politics already well documented in other works, this three-volume series explores the social and cultural aspects of the region. more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2007; US$ 15.00
Throughout history, the Balkans have been a crossroads, a zone of endless military, cultural and economic mixing and clashing between Europe and Asia, Christianity and Islam, Catholicism and Orthodoxy. Subject to violent shifts of borders, rulers and belief systems at the hands of the world's great empires--from the Byzantine to the Habsburg and Ottoman--the... more...
- Simon & Schuster 2009; US$ 19.99
The first book to chronicle the aftermath of the twentieth century?s first genocide, this groundbreaking work recounts the Armenians? struggle for justice in the face of fifty years of silence and denial. ? First comprehensive account: From 1915 to 1923, the Ottoman Turks drove two million Armenians from their ancestral homeland, slaughtering 1.5... more...
- Free Press 2000; US$ 22.95
Reinventing Politics gives an account of East European politics from the time of Soviet domination to the 1989-90 revolutions, and considers the effect of tyranny on East European culture and politics, the chances for successful and harmonious development in the region, and its relationship with the rest of Europe. ?Using primary materials from... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2010; US$ 15.00
The Magic Lantern is one of those rare books that define a historic moment, written by a brilliant witness who was also a participant in epochal events. Whether covering Poland's first free parliamentary elections -- in which Solidarity found itself in the position of trying to limit the scope of its victory -- or sitting in at the meetings of an unlikely... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 21.95
"One of the great stories of our time . . . a wonderful anecdotal history of a great drama." --San Francisco Chronicle Book Review As Washington Post correspondent in Moscow, Warsaw, and Yugoslavia in the final decade of the Soviet empire, Michael Dobbs had a ringside seat to the extraordinary events that led to the unraveling of the Bolshevik Revolution. From... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan Ltd. 2009; US$ 90.00
This book showcases extensive research on gender under state socialism, examining the subject in terms of state policy and law; sexuality and reproduction; the academy; leisure; the private sphere; the work world; opposition activism; and memory and identity. more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 139.95
The essays gathered here examine the legacy of Roxolana, a sixteenth-century Ukrainian woman who, from harem slave, became legal wife and advisor of Sultan Suleiman the Magnificent. The collection views Roxolana from Western and Eastern European perspectives, as source material is taken from England, Italy, France, Spain, Germany, Turkey, Poland, and... more...