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- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2014; US$ 0.99
A selection from The Magic Lantern , Timothy Garton Ash?s classic first-person history of the Revolution of ?89 and the end of the Cold War?an on-the-ground glimpse of the fall of the Berlin Wall. ?In the beginning was the Wall itself.? So writes matchless chronicler and observer Timothy Garton Ash on the strange life and stranger death of the Wall... more...
War in the Balkans: An Encyclopedic History from the Fall of the Ottoman Empire to the Breakup of YugoslaviaABC-CLIO 2014; US$ 89.00
This authoritative reference follows the history of conflicts in the Balkan Peninsula from the 19th century through the present day. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 70.95
This book provides an accessible study of the neglected but highly important series of wars fought for control of the Baltic and Northeastern Europe during the period 1558-1721. It is the first comprehensive history which considers the revolution in military strategy which took place in the battlefields of Eastern Europe. Robert Frost examines the... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 100.00
This interdisciplinary collection explores what mobility meant, and still means, in the specific contexts of Soviet and East European socialist and post-socialist societies. Together the chapters consider diverse practices of mobility and their different contexts of power, resistance and inequality. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 90.00
In 1940, the USSR occupied and annexed Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania, leading to calls by many that the Soviets had violated international law. This book examines British, US, and Soviet policies toward the Baltic states, placing the true significance of the Baltic question in its proper geopolitical context. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 90.00
The first English-language monograph on the Slovak-Polish border in 1918-47 explores the interplay of politics, diplomacy, moral principles and self-determination. This book argues that the failure to reconcile strategic objectives with territorial claims could cost a higher price than the geographical size of the disputed region would indicate. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00
This book is the first historical work to study the creation of ethnic autonomies in the Caucasus in the 1920s ? the transitional period from Russian Empire to Soviet Union. Seventy years later these ethnic autonomies were to become the loci of violent ethno-political conflicts which have consistently been blamed on the policies of the Bolsheviks... more...
- Editions Rodopi 2014; US$ 84.00
?The best book written on Latvia by a foreigner: incisive, well-informed, and persuasive" Edward Lucas, The Economist What do we know about Latvia and the Latvians? A Baltic (not Balkan) nation that emerged from fifty years under the Soviet Union ? interrupted by a brief but brutal Nazi-German occupation and a devastating war ? now a member of the... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 105.00
This interdisciplinary examination of present-day identities and histories of the former Yugoslavia explores relationships with the social, political, cultural and historical 'facts and fictions' that have marked the different parts of the region. It shows that while nationalism remains important other social dynamics also exert a strong influence.... more...