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- St. Martin's Press 2016; US$ 23.99
This classic book offers the most comprehensive and up-to-date history of Slovakia, from its establishment on the Danubian Plain to the present. While paying tribute to Slovakia's resilience and struggle for survival, it describes contributions to European civilization in the Middle Ages; the development of Slovak consciousness in response to Magyarization;... more...
- Encounter Books 2016; US$ 23.99
Ryszard Legutko lived and suffered under communism for decadesand he fought with the Polish ant-communist movement to abolish it. Having lived for two decades under a liberal democracy, however, he has discovered that these two political systems have a lot more in common than one might think. They both stem from the same historical roots in early... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95
This book offers a comprehensive analysis of the trial of former Serbian leader Slobodan Milo?evi? at the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY). With the premature death of Milo?evi? in March 2006 his trial was left unfinished. Although the traditional objectives of criminal law, such as retribution, justice for victims,... more...
- Lexington Books 2016; US$ 89.99
This collection examines the different forces and factors that affect professional writing and communication practices in various social, economic, political, and technological contexts in the nations of the former Soviet Union and the former Eastern Bloc. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 44.95
First published in 1975, this book examines the career of one of the leading post-war Czech filmmakers Milo? Forman through his own testimony. After recollecting his childhood and early artistic ventures, Forman gives accounts of the making of his major films, interspersed with contemporaneous reviews by the author, and in the final chapter he sums... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 46.50
First published in 1974, this book collects interviews with leading Czechslovak filmmakers conducted mostly between 1967 and 1969. This was a period of immense upheaval beginning with the attack of the Czechoslovak establishment on the Union of Writers in 1967, continuing through the liberalisation of the Prague Spring in January 1968 and ended with... more...
- Glagoslav Publications Limited 2016; US$ 11.25
Hundreds of books, long and short, have been written about the Chernobyl tragedy. Few people are left indifferent once they understand a little about the biggest technological catastrophe in history. Wladimir Tchertkoff?s book ?The Crime of Chernobyl - the Nuclear Gulag? occupies a central place in this library aboutChernobyl. Many journalists,... more...
- Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 72.99
The Bohemian preacher and religious reformer Jan Hus has been celebrated as a de facto saint since being burned at the stake as a heretic in 1415. By tracking the development of Hus's cult in fifteenth-century Bohemia and the nascent Lutheran church in the following century, this book offers a detailed analysis of the ways in which Bohemian and German... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 49.95
To mark the 800th anniversary of the ratification of the Magna Carta by King John at Runnymede, Magna Carta provides the central European perspectives on this monumental document and its impact on the political and legal experiences of freedom, from the medieval period to the present day. The volume gives rise to a discussion about the legacy of... more...
- Berghahn Books 2016; US$ 95.00
The fall of the Soviet Union was a transformative event for the national political economies of Eastern Europe, leading not only to new regimes of ownership and development but to dramatic changes in the natural world itself. This painstakingly researched volume focuses on the emblematic case of postsocialist Romania, in which the transition from... more...