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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...
- Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2008; US$ 14.99
In 1905 more than seven hundred Russian sailors mutinied against their officers aboard the battleship Potemkin, one of the most powerful battleships in the world. Led by the charismatic firebrand Matyushenko, they risked their lives to take control of their ship and fly the red flag of revolution. What followed was a violent port-to-port chase that... more...
- Osprey Publishing 2013; US$ 13.95
Facing off against Byzantines, Arabs, Vikings, Turks, Mongols, and Russians, this steppe culture dominated Black Sea and Caucasus trade during Medieval times. The Bulgars were a Turkic people who established a state north of the Black Sea, and who showed similarities with the Alans and Sarmatians. In the late 500s and early 600s AD their state fragmented... more...
- Scarecrow Press 2010; US$ 33.99
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 is... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2013; US$ 17.99
He was an authentic hero of World War I and the Russian Revolution. He commanded a successful Red Army that treated prisoners mercifully, refrained from pillaging the countryside, and educated the people about the objectives of the Bolshevik regime. His eloquent advocacy of the ideas and aspirations of farmers and workers in the civil war period after... more...
- Orion Publishing Group 2013; US$ 13.99
Born as a military frontier principality at the turn of the Fourteenth century Turkey developed into the dominant force in Anatolia and the Balkans growing to become the most powerful Islamic state after 1517 when it incorporated the old Arab lands. This distinctively Eastern culture with all its detail and intricacies is explored here by a pre-eminent... more...
- Boydell & Brewer 2014; US$ 85.00
Examines translations by canonical Romanian writers Lucian Blaga, Constantin Noica, and Emil Cioran, arguing that that their works reveal a new, "minor" mode of national identity. more...
- De Gruyter 2014; US$ 84.00
Im slowakischen Landesteil der neu entstandenen Tschechoslowakischen Republik sollte der bis dahin dominierende ungarische Einfluss in der Gesellschaft durch eine gemeinsame nationale Identitšt ersetzt werden.. Sabine Witt untersucht, wie slowakische Intellektuelle, insbesondere Schriftsteller, diesem de facto tschechischen Nationsverstšndnis mit Hilfe... 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...