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- The University Press of Kentucky 2013; US$ 25.00
" Holocaust survivor Harry Gordon recalls in brutal detail the anguished years of his youth, a youth spent struggling to survive in a Lithuanian concentration camp. A memoir about hope and resilience, The Shadow of Death describes the invasion of Kovno by the Red Army and the impact of Soviet occupation from the perspective of the ghetto's weakest... more...
- Scarecrow Press 2010; US$ 39.99
The A to Z of Belarus -through its chronology, introductory essays, appendixes, map, bibliography, and hundreds of cross-referenced dictionary entries on important persons, places, events, and institutions and significant political, economic, social, and cultural aspects-traces Belarus' history and provides a compass for the direction the country... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 140.00
With a foreword by Seymour Lipset, Hoover Institution and George Mason University, USA The Fall examines one of the twentieth century's great historical puzzles: why did the communist-led regimes in Eastern Europe collapse so quickly and why was the process of collapse so different from country to country? This major study explains why the impetus... more...
- De Gruyter 2015; US$ 70.00
Weist der Große Terror in der multiethnischen Republik Georgien genozidale oder ethnische Tendenzen auf? Dieser Frage widmet sich das vorliegende Buch. Im Gegensatz zu anderen Regionen der ehemaligen Sowjetunion können am Beispiel Georgiens der Kern des Großen Terrors - die drei Massenoperationen - parallel betrachtet werden. So können... more...
- De Gruyter 2015; US$ 84.00
Polenreisen waren nach 1945 Fahrten in ein meist unbekanntes "Ostblockland", das auf tragische Weise eng mit der deutschen Vergangenheit verknüpft ist. Corinna Felsch ist es gelungen, eine umfangreiche Sammlung privater Reiseberichte zusammenzutragen, die sehr unterschiedlich motivierte Polenreisen dokumentieren. Die Autorin zeigt auf,... more...
- Dover Publications 2012; US$ 10.95
"Brilliant and entertaining."? The New York Times Book Review This first-person chronicle by John Reed, a legendary journalist who was present at the flash point of the Russian Revolution in 1917, provides an intense and informative eyewitness account of one of the greatest events of the twentieth century. Capturing the spirit of those heady days... more...
- Columbia University Press 2015; US$ 32.99
What did the citizens of the Soviet Union identify with? Where did the societal faultlines lie? Did mass demonstrations effectively de-stabilize Soviet order? How did informal groups come into being within a society based on uniformity? What impact did new media and new forms of interconnectivity have on the development of a multinational Soviet society?... more...
- University of Pittsburgh Press 2015; US$ 65.00
Poland and Russia have a long relationship that encompasses centuries of mutual antagonism, war, and conquest. The twentieth century has been particularly intense, including world wars, revolution, massacres, national independence, and decades of communist rule?for both countries. Since the collapse of communism, historians in both countries have... more...
- Basic Books 2015; US$ 29.99
Ukraine is currently embroiled in a tense battle with Russia to preserve its economic and political independence. But today?s conflict is only the latest in a long history of battles over Ukraine?s existence as a sovereign nation. As award-winning historian Serhii Plokhy argues in The Gates of Europe , we must examine Ukraine?s past in order to understand... more...