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- De Gruyter 2015; US$ 140.00
Every moment represents eternity ? Goethe?s words poignantly capture the nuances and special complexity of the term ?moment.? It can refer to such varied notions as ecstasy, empty presence, and epiphany. This volume examines the semantic richness of the ?moment? using paradigmatic examples from Italian, French, Spanish, Portuguese, and... more...
- Lexington Books 2015; US$ 99.99
This volume gathers from the remarkable 1989-2014 period, which spans the tumult of the revolution to the consolidation of new regimes, key lessons for post-communist democratic theory and practice. Written in an accessible style but based on rigorous research, this volume will be of interest for both academic and larger audiences. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 49.95
Encompassing the period from the Neolithic era to the troubled present, this book studies the peoples, societies and cultures of the area situated between the Adriatic Sea in the west and the Black Sea in the east, between the Alpine region and Danube basin in the north and the Aegean Sea in the south. This is not a conventional history of the Balkans.... more...
- Dundurn 2014; US$ 11.99
A young prosecutor struggles to understand the magnitude of the genocide in Kosovo and the failings of the international justice system. The story of many remarkable men, women, and children who travelled thousands of miles in order to tell the world what happened to their loved ones. more...
- De Gruyter 2014; US$ 154.00
For many centuries, the Sachsenspiegel (Saxon code of law) and Magdeburg Law shaped the legal cultures of Central and Eastern Europe. This book is the first comprehensive investigation of the spread of these legal systems to the Danube and Carpathian regions, including the roles played by medieval municipal law and the settlement of... more...
- Berghahn Books 2013; US$ 120.00
In post-1991 Macedonia, Barok furniture came to represent affluence and success during a period of transition to a new market economy. This furniture marked the beginning of a larger Baroque style that influenced not only interior decorations in people's homes but also architecture and public spaces. By tracing the signifier Baroque, the book examines... more...
- I.B.Tauris 2013; US$ 14.95
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...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 110.00
This book examines how the war crime legacy resulting from the Yugoslav war of the 1990s on political and military transformation in Serbia was an impediment to security reform, democratization and the achievement of Western standards in the Belgrade armed forces. more...
- Berghahn Books 2013; US$ 120.00
After the fall of the Iron Curtain in 1989, millions of Romanians emigrated in search of work and new experiences; they became engaged in an interrogation of what it meant to be Romanian in a united Europe and the globalized world. Their thoughts, feelings and hopes soon began to populate the virtual world of digital and mobile technologies. This... more...