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- Columbia University Press 2014; US$ 26.99
The papers presented in this volume analyze the civil uprising known as Euromaidan that began in central Kyiv in late November 2013, when the Ukrainian president Viktor Yanukovych opted not to sign an Association Agreement with the European Union, and continued over the following months. The topics include the motivations and expectations of protesters,... more...
- Hamburger Edition HIS 2015; US$ 26.71
Im Frühjahr 1943 wurde in der Nähe des russischen Dorfes Katyn ein grauenvoller Fund gemacht: Massengräber mit Tausenden Toten. Die Täterschaft ist zu diesem Zeitpunkt längst bekannt, wie die Autorin eindrücklich zeigt, und dennoch drehte sich die Geschichte der Massenerschiessungen von Katyn Jahrzehnte um die Frage, ob nun das »Dritte Reich« oder... more...
- Konrad Theiss Verlag 2015; US$ 30.52
Glanz, Gloria und Gehorsam Die Geschichte Preußens ist eine Geschichte voller Widersprüche. Militarismus und preußische Tugenden stehen im Gegensatz zu kulturellen Hochleistungen, dem Liberalismus und dem Fortschrittsstreben Preußens. Die Autoren, Koryphäen der Preußenforschung, liefern einen sehr gut lesbaren Überblick über die preußische Geschichte... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2015; US$ 58.00
The Baltic States?Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania?were granted independence from the Soviet Union in 1991. Since then, the three countries have struggled with sluggish economies, tensions with Russia, and government corruption. This extensively updated second edition of a well-regarded reference illuminates the events of the last decade, including... more...
- University of Pittsburgh Press 2012; US$ 28.95
ussia and Germany have had a long history of significant cultural, political, and economic exchange. Despite these beneficial interactions, stereotypes of the alien Other persisted. Germans perceived Russia as a vast frontier with unlimited potential, yet infused with an ?Asianness? that explained its backwardness and despotic leadership. Russians... more...
- University of Pittsburgh Press 2011; US$ 34.95
Several stark premises have long prevailed in our approach to Russian history. It was commonly assumed that Russia had always labored under a highly centralized and autocratic imperial state. The responsibility for this lamentable state of affairs was ultimately assigned to the profoundly agrarian character of Russian society. The countryside,... more...
- Basic Books 2015; US$ 17.99
In this finely written and penetrating book, Anna Reid combines research and her own experiences to chart Ukraine?s tragic past. Talking to peasants and politicians, rabbis and racketeers, dissidents and paramilitaries, survivors of Stalin?s famine and of Nazi labor camps, she reveals the layers of myth and propaganda that wrap this divided land.... more...
- Brookings Institution Press 2015; US$ 2.99
Since the breakup of the Soviet Union in 1991, former Soviet republic Ukraine has struggled against its "giant neighbor to the north"?Russia? to maintain its sovereignty. In early 2014 tensions turned to conflict as Vladimir Putin, determined to keep Ukraine from forging stronger ties with the West, seized Crimea and fomented conflict in eastern Ukraine.... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2015; US$ 149.99
This second edition of Historical Dictionary of Estonia covers its history through a chronology, an introductory essay, glossary, appendixes, and an extensive bibliography. The dictionary section has over 300 cross-referenced entries on important personalities, politics, economy, foreign relations, religion, and culture. more...