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Eastern

  • "The Oldest One in Russia"by Kati Parppei

    BRILL 2011; US$ 148.00

    Contributing, for instance, to the fields of nationality and borderland studies, this book offers a fascinating study of the process of ?writing a worthy past? for the Russian Orthodox monastery of Valaam during the 18th and 19th centuries. more...

  • 1948 AND 1968 - DRAMATIC MILESTONESby Laura Cashman

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.95

    This volume has been published to coincide with the anniversaries of two significant milestones in Czech and Slovak history ? the imposition of communist rule in 1948 and the doomed experiment to reform socialism which has come to be known as the Prague Spring of 1968. This book was published as a special issue of Europe-Asia Studies . more...

  • The 1956 Hungarian Revolutionby Christopher Adam; Tibor Egervari; Leslie Laczko; Judy Young

    University of Ottawa Press 2010; US$ 19.99

    In October 1956, a spontaneous uprising took Hungarian Communist authorities by surprise, prompting Soviet authorities to invade the country. After a few days of violent fighting, the revolt was crushed. In the wake of the event, some 200,000 refugees left Hungary, 35,000 of whom made their way to Canada. This would be the first time Canada would... more...

  • ?Transition? and the Politics of History Education in Southeast Europeby Augusta Dimou; Simone Lässig

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2010; US$ 42.83

    Hauptbeschreibung Der englischsprachige Band bietet einen Überblick über die Entwicklungen im Bereich historischer Bildung in den Nachfolgestaaten Jugoslawiens und der Republik Moldova seit Mitte der 1990er Jahre bis heute. Ausgangspunkt aller Beiträge ist der Nations- und Staatsbildungsprozess mit seinen Auswirkungen auf Geschichtspolitik und Schule... more...

  • The A to Z of Belarusby Vitali Silitski; Jan Zaprudnik

    Scarecrow Press 2010; US$ 33.99

    The A to Z of Belarus-through its chronology, introductory essays, appendixes, map, bibliography, and hundreds of cross-referenced dictionary entries on important persons, places, events, and institutions and significant political, economic, social, and cultural aspects-traces Belarus' history and provides a compass for the direction the country is... more...

  • The A to Z of Moldovaby Andrei Brezianu; Vlad Spânu

    Scarecrow Press 2010; US$ 33.99

    The A to Z of Moldova, through its chronology, introduction, appendixes, maps, bibliography, and hundreds of cross-referenced dictionary entries on important persons, places, events, and institutions and significant political, economic, social, and cultural aspects, traces the history of this small, but densely populated country, providing a compass... more...

  • The A to Z of Sloveniaby Leopoldina Plut-Pregelj; Carole Rogel

    Scarecrow Press 2010; US$ 33.99

    The A to Z of Slovenia covers the history of Slovenia and its struggle to gain independence from communism. This is done through a detailed chronology, an introduction, appendixes, a bibliography, and hundreds of cross-referenced dictionary entries on some of the more significant persons, places, and events; institutions and organizations; and political,... more...

  • The A to Z of the Gypsies (Romanies)by Donald Kenrick

    Scarecrow Press 2010; US$ 33.99

    The A to Z of the Gypsies (Romanies) seeks to end such prejudice by clarifying the facts about this nomadic people. Through a chronology, an introductory essay, a bibliography, and hundreds of cross-referenced dictionary entries on significant persons, places, events, institutions, and aspects of culture, society, economy, and politics, the history... more...

  • After Yugoslaviaby Radmila Gorup

    Stanford University Press 2013; US$ 65.00

    The book brings together many of the best known commentators and scholars who write about former Yugoslavia. The essays focus on the post-Yugoslav cultural transition and try to answer questions about what has been gained and what has been lost since the dissolution of the common country. Most of the contributions can be seen as current attempts to... more...

  • Agents of Moscowby Martin Mevius

    Oxford University Press, UK 2005; US$ 175.00

    After 1945, state patriotism of communist regimes in Eastern Europe was characterized by the widespread use of national symbols. In communist Hungary the party (MKP) widely celebrated national holidays, national heroes, erected national statues, and employed national street names. Martin Mevius' pioneering study examines the origins of this socialist... more...