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  • In Wartimeby Tim Judah

    Crown/Archetype 2016; US$ 27.00

    From one of the finest journalists of our time comes a definitive, boots-on-the-ground dispatch from the front lines of the conflict in Ukraine.   Ever since Ukraine?s violent 2014 revolution, followed by Russia?s annexation of Crimea, the country has been at war. Misinformation reigns, more than two million people have been displaced, and Ukrainians... more...

  • Transgressive Women in Modern Russian and East European Culturesby Yana Hashamova; Beth Holmgren; Mark Lipovetsky

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Investigating the genesis of the prosecuted "crimes" and implied sins of the female performing group Pussy Riot, the most famous Russian feminist collective to date, the essays in Transgressive Women in Modern Russian and East European Cultures: From the Bad to Blasphemous examine what constitutes bad social and political behavior for women in... more...

  • Letters from the Greatest Generationby Howard H. Peckham; Shirley A. Snyder; James H. Madison

    Indiana University Press 2016; US$ 24.99

    Victory and defeat, love and loss are the prevalent realities of Letters from the Greatest Generation, a remarkable and frank collection of World War II letters penned by American men and women serving overseas. Here, the hopes and dreams of the greatest generation fill each page, and their voices ring loud and clear. "It?s all part of the game but... more...

  • Rails Across Europeby David Cable

    Pen and Sword 2016; US$ 23.97

    The two volumes covering Rails Across Europe are divided into one, covering the North and West of the continent, the other dealing with the South and East. The photos were taken by David Cable, a well-regarded author of several photographic albums of trains throughout the world, supplemented by a few taken by friends. The books show pictures of... more...

  • Russia's Last Gaspby Prit Buttar

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2016; US$ 24.99

    In Russia's Last Gasp , Prit Buttar looks at one of the bloodiest campaigns launched in the history of warfare ? the Brusilov Offensive, sometimes known as the June Advance. The assault was intended to ease the pressure on Russia's British and French allies by diverting German troops from the Western Front and knocking Austria-Hungary out of the war.... more...

  • The Value of Laborby Martha Lampland

    University of Chicago Press 2016; US$ 40.00

    At the heart of today?s fierce political anger over income inequality is a feature of capitalism that Karl Marx famously obsessed over: the commodification of labor. Most of us think wage-labor economics is at odds with socialist thinking, but as Martha Lampland explains in this fascinating look at twentieth-century Hungary, there have been moments... more...

  • Migration Trauma, Culture, and Finding the Psychological Home Withinby Grace P. Conroy

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2016; US$ 69.99

    Migration Trauma, Culture, and Finding the Psychological Home Within is an in-depth study of Eastern European migration to the United States. In presenting the clinical case studies of Eastern European migrants seeking long term psychoanalytic treatment, Grace Conroy pays particular attention to pre-migration history, inner culture, and early psychological... more...

  • Where the Jews Aren'tby Masha Gessen

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2016; US$ 25.00

    From the acclaimed author of The Man Without a Face, the previously untold story of the Jews in twentieth-century Russia that reveals the complex, strange, and heart-wrenching truth behind the familiar narrative that begins with pogroms and ends with emigration. In 1929, the Soviet government set aside a sparsely populated area in the Soviet Far... more...

  • The Brotherby Rein Raud; Adam Cullen

    Open Letter 2016; US$ 9.99

    In this spaghetti western, a mysterious man arrives in a corrupt town seeking revenge for his "sister" and upends everything. more...

  • Balkan Warsby James D. Tracy

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2016; US$ 84.99

    This history of the western Balkans in the 16th century brings together rich primary research and a masterful synthesis of key work on Habsburg Croatia, Ottoman Bosnia, and Venetian Dalmatia. Tracy offers the first clear assessment of how Austria and Venice, despite their mutual hostility, managed to hold back a seemingly unstoppable Turkish march.... more...