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  • City of Life, City of Deathby Max Michelson

    University Press of Colorado 2004; US$ 15.95

    City of Life, City of Death: Memories of Riga is Max Michelson's stirring and haunting personal account of the Soviet and German occupations of Latvia and of the Holocaust. Michelson had a serene boyhood in an upper middle-class Jewish family in Riga, Latvia--at least until 1940, when the fifteen-year old Michelson witnessed the annexation of Latvia... more...

  • Face to the Villageby Tracy McDonald

    University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 2016; Not Available

    Richly rooted in archival sources, including local and central-level secret police reports, detailed cases of the local and provincial courts, government records, and newspaper reports, Face to the Village is a nuanced study of the everyday workings of the Russian village in the 1920s. more...

  • Cleansing the Czechoslovak Borderlandsby Eagle Glassheim

    University of Pittsburgh Press 2016; US$ 28.95

    In this innovative study of the aftermath of ethnic cleansing, Eagle Glassheim examines the transformation of Czechoslovakia’s Sudetenland from the end of the Second World War, through the Cold War, and into the twenty-first century.             Prior to their expulsion in 1945, ethnic Germans... more...

  • The Hotel Titoby Ivana Bodrozic; Ellen Elias-Bursac

    Seven Stories Press 2017; US$ 17.99

    The most powerful autobiographical novel written about the Yugoslav wars. A timely and deeply accessible book that speaks to what it is like to be displaced by war. Hotel Tito is an award-winning autobiographical novel of the Serbo-Croatian War. Author Ivana Bodroić was born in the Croatian town of Vukovar, just across the Danube from Serbia.... more...

  • Poland and the Western Powers 1938-1938by Anna M. Cienciala

    University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 1968; Not Available

    This study has two objectives. The first is to explain the nature and historical roots of the problems facing Polish foreign policy in 1938-39 and the manner in which they were approached. The second is to illustrate the political interdependence in these years of Eastern and Western Europe. more...

  • Brothers or Enemiesby Johannes Remy

    University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 2017; Not Available

    In Brothers and Enemies , Johannes Remy reveals that the roots of Ukrainian independence were planted fifty years earlier. Remy contextualizes the Ukrainian national movement against the backdrop of the Russian Empire and its policy of oppression in the mid-nineteenth-century. more...

  • The Jewish Revolution in Belorussiaby Andrew Sloin

    Indiana University Press 2017; US$ 37.99

    Jewish life was changed fundamentally as Jews joined the Bolshevik movement and populated the front lines of the revolutionary struggle. Andrew Sloin’s story follows the arc of Bolshevik history but shows how the broader movement was enacted in factories and workshops, workers’ clubs and union meetings, and on the Jewish streets of White Russia. The... more...

  • Konstruierte (Fremd-?)Bilderby Christoph Augustynowicz; Agnieszka Pufelska

    De Gruyter 2017; US$ 98.00

    Im Kontext des postkolonialen und des piktoralen turns setzte sich der Sammelband zum Ziel, Bilder vom östlichen Europa im Diskurs des 18. Jahrhunderts freizulegen und den Fragestellungen nachzugehen, ob hier ein standardisiertes Repertoire von Bildern existierte und ob die jeweiligen Bilder kolonialen Mustern von Zentrum-Peripherie zu zuordnen wären.... more...

  • Der römische Triumph in Prinzipat und Spätantikeby Fabian Goldbeck; Johannes Wienand

    De Gruyter 2017; US$ 140.00

    Die politische Bedeutung des römischen Triumphs hat sich in augusteischer Zeit grundlegend gewandelt. Im römischen Prinzipat verlor das Ritual seine Funktion als Medium inneraristokratischer Konkurrenz und entwickelte sich zum zeremoniellen Brennpunkt der militärischen Repräsentation des Kaisers. Die Forschung hat sich bisher auf den republikanischen... more...