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- Random House 2011; US$ 28.87
The story of Central Europe is anything but simple. As the region located between East and West, it has always been endowed with a rich variety of migrants, and has repeatedly been the scene of nomadic invasions, mixed settlements and military conquests. In order to present a portrait of Central Europe, Norman Davies and Roger Moorhouse have made... more...
The Romanians and the Turkic Nomads North of the Danube Delta from the Tenth to the Mid-Thirteenth CenturyBRILL 2009; US$ 226.00
The present volume deals with the course and effects of migrations in the east and south- east of Europe during the period between the tenth and the thirteenth century. The authora (TM)s special focus is on Romanian communities and on nomadic tribes that came from the steppes and penetrated into the area north of the Danube Delta. more...
- De Gruyter 2015; US$ 98.00
This study investigates acts of anti-Semitic violence committed by Germans and Ukrainians in several dozen locations in Western Ukraine. The study?s broad consideration of contexts ? the Holocaust, Soviet crimes, and Ukrainian state formation ? leads to a new view of these events. The work is sure to become an indispensable resource in understanding... more...
- Aquila Polonica 2014; US$ 12.99
In a forgotten chapter of history, 1.5 million Polish civilians?arbitrarily arrested by Stalin as enemies of the people following the Soviet invasion of Poland in September 1939?were deported to slave labor camps throughout the most inhospitable forests and steppes of the Soviet Union. The Ice Road is the gripping story of young Stefan Waydenfeld and... more...
- Lexington Books 2014; US$ 84.99
Women's Lives and Livelihoods in Post-Soviet Uzbekistan examines women?s livelihood activities in response to land tenure changes in post-Soviet Uzbekistan. Zulfiya Tursunova shows how women?s multi-dimensional empowerment is achieved by accessing natural resources and markets central in maintaining the well-being of people, joining women?s saving... more...
- 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...
- 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, then... 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...
- Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 29.95
Zimmerman asks. 'What difference does it make for Yugoslavia's political evolution that it exists in an international environment as well as a domestic one?" Presenting a lucid analysis of the mutual influence of external and internal factors in Yugoslav politics, he pays special attention to the political significance of the one million Yugoslavs... more...
- Random House 2008; US$ 11.54
Istanbul's Galata Bridge has spanned the Golden Horn since the sixth century AD, connecting the old city with the more Western districts to the north. But the bridge is a city in itself, peopled by merchants and petty thieves, tourists and fishermen, and at the same time a microcosmic reflection of Turkey as the link between Asia and Europe. ... more...