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History of Central Europe

  • China und Europaby Walter Pape; Susanne Preuschoff; Yuqing Wei; Jin Zhao

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 108.82

    Der Sammelband thematisiert aus interdisziplinärer Perspektiver zentrale europäisch-chinesische Debatten. Sprache, Literatur und Kultur, Wissenschaftstraditionen, Rechtsauffassungen, wirtschaftliche, soziale und politische Konstellationen, Werte und philosophische Grundlagen werden kulturvergleichend analysiert und so auch Perspektiven... more...

  • Central Europe Since 1945by Paul G. Lewis

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 71.95

    Central Europe - here, Poland, the German Democratic Republic, Czechoslovakia and Hungary - is at the centre of international attention since the Soviet collapse. An understanding of its postwar history is critical to an appreciation of the challenges facing its present rulers. This is an engrossing account of the installation, development, operation... more...

  • The Challenge of Ethnic Conflict, Democracy and Self-determination in Central Europeby Anton Pelinka; Dov Ronen

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 47.50

    This volume provides an overall assessment of ethnic diversity in Central Europe in historical context and presents a critical assessment of the conflict in former Yugoslavia. It advances a hypothesis on the origins of ethnic conflict, proposes an approach to the prevention and reduction of ethnic conflict in general and in Central Europe in particular,... more...

  • Regional and International Relations of Central Europeby Zlatko Sabic; Petr Drulák

    Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 105.00

    Focused on the role of Central Europe in international politics at the turn of the 20th century, the authors take stock of the knowledge about the discipline of IR, enhance the visibility of scholars from Central Europe, and fill the void which has emerged after several researches on Central Europe were completed in the 1990s. more...

  • The Ghosts of Europeby Anne Porter

    D & M Publishers 2010; US$ 27.99

    One of the country?s most distinguished writers and publishers returns to her roots to explore the consequences of democracy in the former Habsburg lands. In 1989 the Berlin Wall was dismantled. Communism gave way to democracy. Since that time the former borderlands of the long defunct Hapsburg Empire and the more recently dispersed Soviet Empire... more...

  • The Rise of Medieval Towns and States in East Central Europeby Jiri Machacek

    BRILL 2010; US$ 247.00

    This book is a contribution to the understanding the transformations that took place across Europe during the second half of the first millennium. The goal is to draw conclusions on the basis of the archaeological evidence from important centres. more...

  • The Uses of Humanismby Gábor Almási

    BRILL 2009; US$ 147.00

    Through the case studies of two Hungary born humanists, Johannes Sambucus and Andreas Dudith, this book explores the world of late-sixteenth century East Central European humanism, presenting the ways a scholarly culture became meaning and sellable for a wide group of learned elite. more...

  • The Routledge Companion to Central and Eastern Europe since 1919by Adrian Webb

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 39.95

    The Routledge Companion to Central and Eastern Europe since 1919 is a compact and comprehensive reference guide to the area, from the Treaty of Versailles to the present day. With particular focus on the early nationalist and subsequent fascist and communist periods, Adrian Webb provides an essential guide to the events, people and ideas which have... more...

  • Central European History and the European Unionby Stanislav J. Kirschbaum

    Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 115.00

    This is a volume of scholarly essays that considers the meaning of Europe by examining aspects of Central European history as well as issues dealing with the EU's enlargement into Central Europe. These factors contribute to ideas of a definition of Europe that reflects the values and aspirations of all its citizens. more...

  • Different Paths to the Nationby Dr Laurence Cole

    Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 115.00

    The essays in this volume analyse issues of national and regional identity during a key phase of nation-state formation in mid-nineteenth century Europe. By asking how contemporaries articulated regional and national identities, the book offers a fresh prospective on the process of nationalization in modern German, Austrian and Italian histories. more...