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- Springer Fachmedien 2009; US$ 69.99
- 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...
- Palgrave Macmillan 1999; US$ 144.00
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$ 64.89
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 auch zu Migration und... more...
- WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2014; US$ 91.58
Die große Monographie des bekannten Althistorikers Karl Christ über Krise und Untergang der römischen Republik ist seit langem ein ?Klassiker?. Christ bietet eine moderne Gesamtdarstellung der historischen Prozesse zwischen 200 und 30 v. Chr. vor dem Hintergrund der gesellschaftlichen, wirtschaftlichen und geistigen Entwicklung. Im Mittelpunkt stehen... 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...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2000; US$ 168.00
This new book, based on archival research, contests the assumptions that Romania remained pro-Western in the late 1930s and only joined the Axis as a result of Western negligence and German pressure. Instead, Germany was drawn by Romanian politicians into political and economic cooperation with Bucharest. In the event, this proved Romania's undoing.... 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...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 145.00
This book is the first complete study in English of Antonescu's part in the Second World War. Antonescu was a major ally of Hitler and Romania fielded the third largest Axis army, joined the Tripartite Pact in November 1940 as a sovereign state and participated in the attack on the Soviet Union of 22 June 1941 as an equal partner of Germany. more...