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- De Gruyter Oldenbourg 2015; US$ 84.00
In the newly created Republic of Czechoslovakia, the intention was to replace the previously dominant Hungarian influence with a common national identity. Sabine Witt investigates how intellectuals in the Slovakian portion of Czechoslovakia opposed this de facto Czech notion of nationhood through cultural activities in politics, journalism, and science... more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2011; US$ 11.99
Most Americans don't look far beyond Christopher Columbus when it comes to the discovery of America, yet the simple fact that we bear the name of Amerigo Vespucci suggests there is more to the story. And indeed, there is: a trio of young Italian pioneers who were merchants more than explorers and who, while in search of glory and vast profits, battled... more...
- Henry Holt and Co. 2014; US$ 18.99
Since the Turks first shattered the glory of the French crusaders in 1396, the Ottoman Empire has exerted a long, strong pull on Western minds. For six hundred years, the Empire swelled and declined. Islamic, martial, civilized, and tolerant, in three centuries it advanced from the dusty foothills of Anatolia to rule on the Danube and the Nile; at... more...
- 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...
- Little, Brown and Company 2015; US$ 13.49
A masterful account of the conspiracy of assassins that hunted down the perpetrators of a genocide In 1921, a small group of self-appointed patriots set out to avenge the deaths of almost one million victims of the Armenian Genocide. They named their operation Nemesis after the Greek goddess of retribution. Over several years, the men tracked down... more...
- Klartext Verlag 2013; US$ 35.77
Es gab sie auch im Baltikum - regelrechte Menschenjagden als Rekrutierungsmethode zur Gewinnung von Arbeitskräften für die deutschen Kriegsanstrengungen. Vor Ort mussten nicht nur jüdische Zwangsarbeiter unter mörderischen Bedingungen in KZs und anderen Haftstätten Zwangsarbeit leisten. Und doch nehmen sich die Gesamtzahlen von Zwangsarbeitern aus... more...
- Osprey Publishing 2014; US$ 13.95
Featuring specially commissioned full-color artwork, this engaging study explains and illustrates the armies that fought in the epic struggle for the rebirth of the independent Polish nation, in the bitter aftermath of World War I and the Russian Revolution. In 1917 Poland was recognized as a state by Russia, but the Bolshevik coup threatened this.... more...
- Osprey Publishing 2015; US$ 13.95
During the Cold War, the Soviet Army was perhaps the deadliest fighting force the world had ever seen. Within its mechanized forces, the Soviets accomplished something that their American counterparts never could - the fielding of a self-propelled anti-aircraft gun (SPAAG) that could keep pace with its heavy armored formations. This book examines... more...
- Orion 2015; Not Available
Until the recent crisis, the Ukraine was one of the most neglected countries in the world. It has a population of 52 million - larger than Britain's - and a land mass the size of France; it also has Chernobyl, and after Russia is the largest nuclear power. The word 'Ukraine' means 'borderland' and for most of its history the lands that make up present-day... more...
- Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2010; US$ 39.24
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...