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  • Erasedby Omer Bartov

    Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 24.95

    In Erased , Omer Bartov uncovers the rapidly disappearing vestiges of the Jews of western Ukraine, who were rounded up and murdered by the Nazis during World War II with help from the local populace. What begins as a deeply personal chronicle of the Holocaust in his mother's hometown of Buchach--in former Eastern Galicia--carries him on a journey... more...

  • Everyday Life in Russia Past and Presentby Choi Chatterjee; David L. Ransel; Mary Cavender; Karen Petrone

    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...

  • Consumed by Warby Richard C. Hall

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00

    Europe endured such incessant political discord throughout the twentieth century that some historians refer to the period's conflicts as the Long War. During the Balkan wars of 1912--1913, regional fighting in southeastern Europe ignited conflict across the continent that continued through both world wars and the Cold War. In Consumed by War: European... more...

  • Belorussiaby Ivan S. Lubachko

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00

    Few European nations are so little known to the world at large as Belorussia. For centuries this Eastern European country has served as a pawn in the power plays of predatory neighbors. In this, the first detailed study of Belorussia's recent history, the author depicts the successive invasions of German, Polish, and Russian armies in two world wars... more...

  • Collectivization of Agriculture in Eastern Europeby Irwin T. Sanders

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00

    Collectivization of agriculture is an essential feature of the Communist program for the satellite countries of Eastern Europe. It is a means of extending state control of agriculture as well as the basis for developing large-scale industrial and military power. Irwin T. Sanders has edited this excellent group of papers by specialists on Eastern Europe... more...

  • A Polish Factoryby Jiri Kolaja

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00

    A pioneering examination of worker participation in the management of a textile factory in Lodz, Poland, this study now provides the first specific evidence to test the hypotheses based on the assumption that political ideology determines the character of management--labor relations. more...

  • Balkan Villageby Irwin T. Sanders

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00

    In the Balkans today Communism, with its dynamic drive for power and sense of mission, is charging against the Balkan peasant mass, a patient, religious, tradition-bound people tilling their beloved soil. Dragalevtsy, the Balkan village described by Mr. Sanders, brings this struggle into focus. The book details the way of life of a tranquil rural... more...

  • Bitter Legacyby Richard C. Lukas

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 30.00

    In this most timely book, Richard C. Lukas offers the historical perspective that any reader, scholar, or layman needs to grasp the political turmoil in Poland in the decades after World War II. Bitter Legacy is the first major analysis of Polish-American relations from the Potsdam Conference through the Polish elections of 1947, the critical period... more...

  • Nationalistische Intellektuelle in der Slowakei 1918-1945by Sabine Witt

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 84.00

    In the newly created Republic of Czechoslovakia, the intention was to replace the previously dominant Hungarian influence with a common national identity. Sabine Witt investigates how intellectuals in the Slovakian portion of Czechoslovakia opposed this de facto Czech notion of nationhood through cultural activities in politics, journalism,... more...

  • Crimea: The Great Crimean War, 1854-1856by Trevor Royle

    St. Martin's Press 2014; US$ 34.99

    The Crimean War is one of history's most compelling subjects. It encompassed human suffering, woeful leadership and maladministration on a grand scale. It created a heroic myth out of the disastrous Charge of the Light Brigade and, in Florence Nightingale, it produced one of history's great heroes. New weapons were introduced; trench combat became... more...