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  • Mastery and Lost Illusionsby Wlodzimierz Borodziej; Stanislav Holubec; Joachim Puttkamer

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 70.00

    This volume highlights the specific experiences and challenges of modernity in twentieth-century Eastern and Central Europe. Contributors ask how spatial and temporal conditions shaped the region?s transformation from a rural to an urban, industrialized society in this period and investigate the state?s role in the mastery of space, particularly in... more...

  • ?Transition? and the Politics of History Education in Southeast Europeby Augusta Dimou; Simone Lässig

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2010; US$ 41.94

    Hauptbeschreibung 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... more...

  • Nation- and Statehood in Moldovaby Dareg Zabarah

    Harrassowitz Verlag 2014; US$ 54.10

    After the weakening of the communist ideology in the latter half of the past century, the elites of the Soviet Republics began to play the national card against the centre. The disintegration processes that followed facilitated the creation of national states for the titular nations at a republican level. The most fundamental question underlying these... more...

  • Red Mutinyby Neal Bascomb

    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...

  • Myths of the Cold Warby Albert L. Weeks

    Lexington Books 2014; US$ 79.99

    In this book, Albert L. Weeks provides a lucid analysis of the Cold War as he dispels the myths that have made their way into contemporary historiography on the topic, while using the conflict as a lens through which to view contemporary crises, such as Russia?s recent intervention in Ukraine. more...

  • The Early Slavsby Pavel Dolukhanov

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 71.95

    The history of the early Slavs is a subject of renewed interest and one which is highly controversial both politically and historically. This pioneering text reviews the latest archaelogical (and other) evidence concerning the first settlers, their cultural identities and their relationship with their modern successors. Dr Dolukhanov explores the various... more...

  • Baltic World 1772-1993, Theby David Kirby

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 81.95

    This eagerly-awaited sequel shares the characteristics of its distinguished predecessor -- wide geographical and chronological span; expert mingling of political, social and economic history; and Dr Kirby's ability to keep the separate national threads of his account from tangling as he weaves them into the broad regional picture that is his main concern.... more...

  • The Balkan Wars, 1912-1913by Jacob Gould Schurman

    The Floating Press 1916; US$ 7.99

    The changes made in the map of Europe by the Balkan Wars of 1912-1913 were not merely the occasion but a cause and probably the most potent, and certainly the most urgent, of all the causes that led to the World War which raged with such titanic fury from the summer of 1914. Had the Balkan Allies after their triumph over Turkey not fallen out amongst... more...

  • A Journal of the Plague Yearby Daniel Defoe

    ReadHowYouWant 2009; US$ 4.99

    “A Journal of the Plague Year” is a brilliant historical novel by Daniel Defoe written with journalistic precision. It is one man’s chronicles of the year 1665, in which the Great Plague struck the city of London. more...

  • Enemies of the Peopleby Kati Marton

    Simon & Schuster 2009; US$ 16.00

    "You are opening a Pandora's box," Marton was warned when she filed for her family's secret police fi les in Budapest. But her family history -- during both the Nazi and the Communist periods -- was too full of shadows. The files revealed terrifying truths: secret love aff airs, betrayals inside the family circle, torture and brutalities alongside... more...