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- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95
The Balkan Games resulted on the one hand from the growth of modern European sport and the unsatisfactory performances of the Balkan athletes at national and international level, and on the other hand, from a desire to bring the Balkan peoples together in peace and concord. The Games were initiated in Athens in 1929 and increasingly became an integral... more...
- Picador 2014; US$ 13.30
From the assassination that triggered World War I to the ethnic warfare in Serbia, Bosnia, and Croatia, the Balkans have been the crucible of the twentieth century, the place where terrorism and genocide first became tools of policy. Chosen as one of the Best Books of the Year by The New York Times , and greeted with critical acclaim as "the most... more...
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2014; US$ 11.20
When Glenn Kurtz stumbles upon an old family film in his parents' closet in Florida, he has no inkling of its historical significance or of the impact it will have on his life. The film, shot long ago by his grandfather on a sightseeing trip to Europe, includes shaky footage of Paris and the Swiss Alps, with someone inevitably waving at the camera.... more...
- Lexington Books 2014; US$ 89.99
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...
- Open Road Media 2010; US$ 14.99
Hailed as among the most important books of the twentieth century, Rebecca West?s magnum opus is a history, a travelogue, and a sociological study of Yugoslavia that examines how the past shapes the present In a breathtakingly wide-ranging journalistic work, West richly chronicles her travels throughout Yugoslavia in the 1930s, introducing vivid... more...
- Orion 2015; US$ 13.99
A classic and vivid history of Ukraine, fully updated to cover the Euromaidan Revolution in 2014 and ongoing crisis in the Donbass. Centre of the first great Slav civilisation in the tenth century, then divided between warring neighbours for a millennium, Ukraine finally won independence with the collapse of the Soviet Union. Tiring of their own... more...
- De Gruyter 2015; US$ 68.95
Gesellschaften und ihre Herrschaftsapparate nutzten je nach Epoche und Kontext verschiedene Methoden der Selbstbeobachtung. Im Rahmen der Verwissenschaftlichung des Sozialen entwickelten sich Umfragen ab dem 19. Jahrhundert zum wichtigen Instrument der Produktion von Wissen über die Bevölkerung. Die Volkszählung als Urform kontinuierlicher... more...
- HarperCollins 2015; US$ 21.99
The newly discovered diary of a Polish teenager in the Lodz ghetto during World War II?originally published by Jewish Family & Children?s Services of San Francisco, now available in a revised, illustrated, and beautifully designed trade edition. After more than seventy years in obscurity, the diary of a teenage girl during the Holocaust has been... more...
- Indiana University Press 2015; US$ 34.99
In these original essays on long-term patterns of everyday life in prerevolutionary, Soviet, and contemporary Russia, distinguished scholars survey the cultural practices, power relations, and behaviors that characterized daily existence for Russians through the post-Soviet present. Microanalyses and transnational perspectives shed new light on the... more...