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- Fairleigh Dickinson University Press 2016; US$ 89.99
This book discusses modern Hungarian literary culture as a site of intercultural exchange, suggesting through a variety of case-studies that encounters with foreign literatures are integral to national literary tradition, and studying them renews critical perspectives on national literary history. It contributes to current reconsiderations of methods... more...
- Oxford University Press 2002; US$ 43.99
Reporting from the heartland of Yugoslavia in the 1970s, Washington Post correspondent Dusko Doder described "a landscape of Gothic spires, Islamic mosques, and Byzantine domes." A quarter century later, this landscape lay in ruins. In addition to claiming tens of thousands of lives, the former Yugoslavia's four wars ravaged over a thousand religious... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2004; US$ 285.00
Modern-day Eastern Europe, the product of a complex and troubled past, was a complete mystery to the rest of the world for decades. Going beyond the history and politics already well documented in other works, this three-volume series explores the social and cultural aspects of the region. more...
- OUP Oxford 2009; US$ 7.99
The Soviet Union: A Very Short Introduction blends political history with an investigation into the society and culture at the time. Stephen Lovell examines aspects of patriotism, political violence, poverty, and ideology; and provides answers to some of the big questions about the Soviet experience. more...
- Free Press 2000; US$ 22.95
Reinventing Politics gives an account of East European politics from the time of Soviet domination to the 1989-90 revolutions, and considers the effect of tyranny on East European culture and politics, the chances for successful and harmonious development in the region, and its relationship with the rest of Europe. ?Using primary materials from... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2010; US$ 15.00
The Magic Lantern is one of those rare books that define a historic moment, written by a brilliant witness who was also a participant in epochal events. Whether covering Poland's first free parliamentary elections -- in which Solidarity found itself in the position of trying to limit the scope of its victory -- or sitting in at the meetings of an unlikely... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan Ltd. 2009; US$ 90.00
This book showcases extensive research on gender under state socialism, examining the subject in terms of state policy and law; sexuality and reproduction; the academy; leisure; the private sphere; the work world; opposition activism; and memory and identity. more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 21.95
"One of the great stories of our time . . . a wonderful anecdotal history of a great drama." --San Francisco Chronicle Book Review As Washington Post correspondent in Moscow, Warsaw, and Yugoslavia in the final decade of the Soviet empire, Michael Dobbs had a ringside seat to the extraordinary events that led to the unraveling of the Bolshevik Revolution. From... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 149.95
This collection is the first book-length scholarly study of the pervasiveness and significance of Roxolana in the European imagination. Roxolana, or "Hurrem Sultan," was a sixteenth-century Ukrainian woman who made an unprecedented career from harem slave and concubine to legal wife and advisor of the Ottoman Sultan Suleiman the Magnificent (1520-1566).... more...