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- 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...
- Kuperard 2010; US$ 9.95
Culture Smart! provides essential information on attitudes, beliefs and behavior in different countries, ensuring that you arrive at your destination aware of basic manners, common courtesies, and sensitive issues. These concise guides tell you what to expect, how to behave, and how to establish a rapport with your hosts. This inside knowledge will... more...
- De Gruyter 2014; US$ 70.00
This work adopts an unusual perspective. Rather than looking at a general remembrance of the Second World War, it explicitly focuses on memories of Soviet mass crimes, especially in the Gulag. At the same time, it examines the role of a diverse set of actors from different places and in changing combinations, thus providing varied interpretations... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 180.00
Lithuania restored her independence, after half a century of Soviet occupation, in the immediate aftermath of the failed Moscow coup in August 1991. As the multi-national Soviet state disintegrated, Lithuania evolved, without war or violence, from a communist state and a command economy to a liberal democracy, a free market, and a society guaranteeing... more...
- Editions Rodopi 2007; US$ 134.40
Making Russians is an innovative study dealing with Russian nationalities policy in Lithuania and Belarus in the aftermath of the 1863 Uprising. The book devotes most attention to imperial confessional and language policy, for in Russian discourse at that time it was religion and language that were considered to be the most important criteria determining... more...
- Editions Rodopi 2005; US$ 53.20
Loyalty and betrayal are among key concepts of the ethic of nationalism. Marriage of state and culture, which seems the essence of the congruence between political power structure and collective identity, usually offers a simple explanation of loyalty and dissent. Loyalty is seen as once-and-for-all commitment of the individual to his or her nation,... more...
- Scarecrow Press 2011; US$ 99.99
The second edition of the Historical Dictionary of Lithuania will serve as a useful introduction to virtually all aspects of Lithuania's historical experience, including the country's relations with its neighbors. This is done through a chronology, an introductory essay, an extensive bibliography, and over 300 cross-referenced dictionary entries on... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 54.95
This book argues that ? contrary to contemporary Lithuanian nationalist rhetoric ? Lithuanian nationalism was modern and socially constructed in the period from the emergence of the Lithuanian national movement in the late nineteenth century to the birth of an independent state in 1918. The book brings into sharp focus those aspects of the history... more...
- Editions Rodopi 2007; US$ 84.00
In June 1940, as Nazi troops marched into Paris, the Soviet Red Army marched into Lithuania, Latvia, and Estonia; seven weeks later, the USSR Supreme Soviet ratified the Soviet takeover of these states. For half a century, Soviet historians insisted that the three republics had voluntarily requested incorporation into the Soviet Union. Now it has become... more...