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- Simon & Schuster 2009; Not Available
"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...
- Osprey Publishing 2012; US$ 14.95
Osprey's examination of Soviet women who fought in World War II (1939-1945). When the Great Patriotic War began, many women volunteered for the armed forces, but most of them were rejected. They were steered towards nursing or other supportive roles. Many determined women managed to enter combat by first volunteering as field medics and nurses,... more...
- Osprey Publishing 2012; US$ 13.95
Recent history should remind us that it was events in the Balkans which sparked off World War I (1914-1918), with the assassination of the Austrian heir Prince Franz Ferdinand in Sarajevo, and the consequent invasion of Serbia by Austro-Hungarian armies on 2 August 1914. Nevertheless, the subsequent four-year war in that theatre is always overshadowed... more...
- HarperCollins Publishers 2009; Not Available
Adam Zamoyski first wrote his history of Poland two years before the collapse of the Soviet Union. This substantially revised and updated edition sets the Soviet era in the context of the rise, fall and remarkable rebirth of an indomitable nation. more...
- Scarecrow Press 2010; US$ 33.99
The A to Z of Moldova, through its chronology, introduction, appendixes, maps, bibliography, and hundreds of cross-referenced dictionary entries on important persons, places, events, and institutions and significant political, economic, social, and cultural aspects, traces the history of this small, but densely populated country, providing a compass... more...
- Beacon Press 2013; US$ 26.95
A lyrical literary memoir that explores the exhilarating, discomforting, and ultimately healing process of Polish-Jewish reconciliation taking place in Poland today Although an estimated 80 percent of American Jews are of Polish descent, many in the postwar generation and those born later know little about their families? connection to their... more...
- UNP - Nebraska 2013; US$ 50.00
Despite the Holocaust?s profound impact on the history of Eastern Europe, the communist regimes successfully repressed public discourse about and memory of this tragedy. Since the collapse of communism in 1989, however, this has changed. Not only has a wealth of archival sources become available, but there have also been oral history projects and... more...
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2013; US$ 40.99
The full untold story of how one of history?s bravest revolts ended in one of its greatest crimes In 1943, the Nazis liquidated Warsaw?s Jewish ghetto. A year later, they threatened to complete the city?s destruction by deporting its remaining residents. A sophisticated and cosmopolitan community a thousand years old was facing its final days?and... more...