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- Palgrave Macmillan 1999; US$ 138.00
This book focuses on issues concerning identity in terms of Balkan and non-Balkan cultures, and examines questions of modernity and the ever-present dread of primitivism which is highlighted in certain types of narratives. David A. Norris examines the emergence and development of the term 'Balkan' itself, textual representations of the region, and... more...
- Manchester University Press 2009; US$ 95.00
According to Tom Gallagher, Romania's predatory rulers, the heirs of the sinister communist dictator Ceausescu, have inflicted a humiliating defeat on the European Union. He argues convincingly that Brussels was tricked into offering full membership to this Balkan country in return for substantial reforms which its rulers now refuse to carry out.... more...
- Narr Francke Attempto 2012; US$ 72.17
Hauptbeschreibung Der XXV. Band des Romanistischen Kolloquiums widmet sich dem räumlichen und ethnischen, historischen wie aktuellen Kontext der romanischen Varietäten und ihrer nichtromanischen Kontaktsprachen in Südosteuropa. Er thematisiert dazu Fragen zur Sprachtypologie, Morphologie, Toponomastik, Sprachgeschichte und zum Sprachkontakt, aber... more...
- Murdoch Books 2010; US$ 15.99
A beautiful little pocket-sized feast of vampire lore, complete with blood-red ribbon and silver gilded page edges A pint-sized overview of the ever-mutating vampire, this book traces the phenomenon created by primal human fears of blood-sucking monsters. It delves into ancient vampiric beliefs including the Chinese hopping vampire Jiangshi... more...
- I.B.Tauris 2010; US$ 32.00
The collapse of communism in Central and Eastern Europe produced a fundamental change in the political map of Europe. In Romania, nationalism re-emerged forcefully and continued to rally political support against the context of a long and difficult transition to democracy. Extreme right-wing party The Greater Romania Party gained particular strength... more...
- University of California Press 2001; US$ 15.95
In her own day, Ana Pauker was named "The Most Powerful Woman in the World" by Time magazine. Today, when she is remembered at all, she is thought of as the puppet of Soviet communism in Romania, blindly enforcing the most brutal and repressive Stalinist regime. more...
- Cambridge University Press 1984; US$ 46.00
An examination of the difficult Russian?Rumanian relationship as it developed during the nineteenth century. more...
- I.B.Tauris 2013; US$ 44.00
The defeat of the Ottoman Empire in the Balkans in 1475 at the Battle of Vaslui heralded the beginnings of a historic legacy. The victor became known as Stephen the Great or ?Athleta Christi?, Champion of Christ. Perceived as the founder of a Balkan identity, Stephen the Great maintained Moldavia?s independence during periods of fierce Ottoman attack... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 59.95
The Romanian revolution was motivated by a desire for greater political and intellectual freedom and economic prosperity. It was the bloodiest of the eastern European transitions due to Ceausescu's cult of personality. However, many of the goals of the revolution are still unfulfilled. The lack of civil society, charges of political corruption, the... more...