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  • T-64 Battle Tankby Steven J. Zaloga

    Osprey Publishing 2015; US$ 13.95

    The T-64 tank was the most revolutionary design of the whole Cold War, designed to provide the firepower and armor protection of a heavy tank in a medium-weight design. It pioneered a host of sophisticated new technologies including laminate armor, stereoscopic tank rangefinders, opposed-piston engines, smooth-bore tank guns with discarding sabot ammunition,... more...

  • Conversations with Stalinby Milovan Djilas

    Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2014; US$ 13.95

    A memoir by the former vice president of Yugoslavia describing three visits to Moscow and his encounters there with Stalin. Index. Translated by Michael B. Petrovich. more...

  • Bolschewistische Ordnung in Georgienby Marc Junge; Omar Tu?ura?vili; Bernd Bonwetsch

    De Gruyter Oldenbourg 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 kann am Beispiel Georgiens der Kern des "Großen Terrors" - die drei Massenoperationen - parallel betrachtet werden. So können gewohnte Denk-... more...

  • Monastische Kultur als transkonfessionelles Phänomenby Ludwig Steindorff

    De Gruyter Oldenbourg 2015; US$ 77.00

    Der Vergleich von westeuropäischen katholischen und russischen orthodoxen Klöstern im Spätmittelalter und früher Neuzeit offenbart die gemeinsamen Wurzeln des westlichen und östlichen Mönchtums sowie Analogien in der Sinngebung und eine praktischen Umsetzung des gemeinsamen frühchristlichen Erbes. Durch die sozialhistorische Betrachtungsweise wird... more...

  • Auf der Suche nach politischer Gemeinschaftby Gregor Feindt

    De Gruyter Oldenbourg 2015; US$ 70.00

    Auch im ausgehenden Sozialismus war die Nation die entscheidende Vorstellung sozialer Ordnung in Ostmitteleuropa. In der Untergrundliteratur des Samizdat suchten Oppositionelle in Polen, der Tschechoslowakei und Ungarn anhand dieses Begriffs nach Konzepten politischer Gemeinschaft. Dabei knüpften sie an ihre Kernthemen wie Freiheit und Menschenrechte... more...

  • Reisen in die Vergangenheit?by Corinna Felsch

    De Gruyter Oldenbourg 2015; US$ 84.00

    Polenreisen waren nach 1945 Fahrten in ein unbekanntes "Ostblockland". Corinna Felsch ist es gelungen eine umfangreiche Sammlung privater Reiseberichte zusammenzutragen. Auf dieser Grundlagewird dieBedeutung der Vergangenheit bei der Begegnung der Reisenden mit dem Landdeutlich. Die Studie bietet Einblicke in individuelle Geschichtswahrnehmungen und... more...

  • Borderlandby Anna Reid

    Orion Publishing Group 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...

  • Ten Days that Shook the Worldby John Reed

    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...

  • The Oxford Handbook of Neolithic Europeby Chris Fowler; Jan Harding; Daniela Hofmann

    Oxford University Press 2015; US$ 184.99

    The Neolithic - a period in which the first sedentary agrarian communities were established across much of Europe - has been a key topic of archaeological research for over a century. However, the variety of evidence across Europe and the way research traditions in different countries (and languages) have developed makes it very difficult for both... more...

  • Ukraine: Birth of a Modern Nationby Serhy Yekelchyk

    Oxford University Press 2007; US$ 13.99

    In 2004 and 2005, striking images from the Ukraine made their way around the world, among them boisterous, orange-clad crowds protesting electoral fraud and the hideously scarred face of a poisoned opposition candidate. Europe's second-largest country but still an immature state only recently independent, Ukraine has become a test case of post-communist... more...