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- Bitter Lemon Press 2015; US$ 13.95
Vesna Goldsworthy: Born in Belgrade in 1961, Vesna Goldsworthy left Yugoslavia in 1986 to marry a British diplomat. She has worked in Britain for the BBC, in publishing, and in academia. She is currently Professor of English and Director of the Institute of Suburban Studies at Kingston University. Her first novel will be published internationally... more...
- Orion 2015; US$ 17.77
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... more...
- De Gruyter Oldenbourg 2016; US$ 168.00
In the last decades, previously secret documents on Jewish issues emerged from the newly opened Communist archives. Even though current scholarship treats the Shoa frequently as the end of Jewish history in the region, these documents make clear that the communist parties never stopped to be preoccupied with the ?Jewish question.? A selection of these... more...
- Harrassowitz Verlag 2014; US$ 45.13
Mit dem Ende der Sowjetunion und der Auflösung des Ostblocks stellt sich die Frage nach den Regionen Europas neu. Siegfried Tornow wendet sich gegen den Begriff Mitteleuropa und geht von der Zweiteilung Europas aus: Trennlinie ist die Elbe, die um 800 die Ostgrenze des Frankenreichs bildet und um 1500 als Westgrenze der Leibeigenschaft wieder erscheint.... more...
- Osprey Publishing 2015; US$ 13.95
The Polish army during the Blitzkrieg conjures up tragic images of infantry and dashing, but ineffective and ultimately doomed cavalry charges. In actuality the Poles, in the midst of a large-scale re-armament program, had up to 600 armored vehicles available at the time of the German attack, as well as a number of newer and better designs in various... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 45.00
After 1918 Central Europe's multiethnic empires were replaced by nation-states, which gave rise to an unusual ethnolinguistic kind of nationalism. This book provides a detailed history and linguistic analysis of how the many languages of Central Europe have developed from the 10th century to the present day. 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...
- University of Chicago Press 2014; US$ 36.00
This newly revised and expanded second edition of The Soviet Union Today provides a comprehensive introduction to contemporary Soviet reality. Written by thirty experts, the book is divided into eight general sections: history, politics, the armed forces, the physical context, the economy, science and technology, culture, and society. The individual... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2015; US$ 60.00
"Richard DiNardo reminds us that wars produce unintended consequences. Nowhere was this more true than in the Balkans in 1914. This book shines an important light on a little-known campaign from World War I but should be of far wider interest to students of modern warfare." more...
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2013; US$ 40.99
Alexandra Richie is the author of Faust's Metropolis , a comprehensive cultural and political history of Berlin that Publishers Weekly named one of the top ten books of 1999. She currently lives in Warsaw with her husband, Wladyslaw Bartoszewski. more...