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  • The Shadow of Deathby Harry Gordon

    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...

  • Borderlandby Anna Reid

    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...

  • Tadem, My Father's Villageby Robert Aram Kaloosdian

    Peter E. Randall Publisher 2015; US$ 19.99

    100 years after the Armenian Genocide, new eyewitness accounts 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...

  • 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...

  • Until Our Last Breathby Michael Bart; Laurel Corona

    St. Martin's Press 2008; US$ 8.99

    At Leizer Bart?s funeral, one of the mourners told his son Michael that the gravestone should include a reference to the Freedom Fighters of Nekamah, to honor his late father?s involvement in the Jewish resistance movement in Vilna (now Vilnius), Lithuania, at the end of World War II. Michael had never heard his parents referenced as Freedom Fighters.... more...

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

    De Gruyter Oldenbourg 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$ 37.60

    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...

  • Nation- and Statehood in Moldovaby Dareg Zabarah

    Harrassowitz Verlag 2014; US$ 48.92

    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...

  • 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...