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- I.B.Tauris 2013; US$ 44.00
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...
- Berghahn Books 2013; US$ 85.00
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... more...
- Indiana University Press 2013; US$ 24.99
The underground Macedonian Revolutionary Organization recruited and mobilized over 20,000 supporters to take up arms against the Ottoman Empire between 1893 and 1903. Challenging conventional wisdom about the role of ethnic and national identity in Balkan history, Keith Brown focuses on social and cultural mechanisms of loyalty to describe the circuits... more...
- Narr Francke Attempto 2012; US$ 77.68
Hauptbeschreibung 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... more...
- Ch. Links Verlag 2012; US$ 11.41
Hauptbeschreibung Seit Januar 2007 gehört Rumänien zur Europäischen Union. Doch das Land scheint nach wie vor weit weg vom westlichen Teil des Kontinents, wo es oft nur als Armenhaus Europas wahrgenommen wird. Dabei gibt es einen starken wirtschaftlichen Aufschwung, den man nicht nur in der blühenden Kulturhauptstadt Sibiu (Hermannstadt) besichtigen... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 95.00
Overturning the 20th century's prevalent view of the Macedonians, Damianopoulos uses three domains of evidence - historical documentation, cognitive self-descriptor reports, and sociocultural features - to demonstrate that the Macedonians are a unique, non-Slav, non-Greek, ethnic identity. more...
- Murdoch Books 2010; US$ 15.99
A beautiful little pocket-sized feast of vampire lore, complete with blood-red ribbon and silver gilded page edges A pint-sized overview of the ever-mutating vampire, this book traces the phenomenon created by primal human fears of blood-sucking monsters. It delves into ancient vampiric beliefs including the Chinese hopping vampire Jiangshi... more...
- I.B.Tauris 2010; US$ 32.00
The collapse of communism in Central and Eastern Europe produced a fundamental change in the political map of Europe. In Romania, nationalism re-emerged forcefully and continued to rally political support against the context of a long and difficult transition to democracy. Extreme right-wing party The Greater Romania Party gained particular strength... more...
- World Trade Press 2010; US$ 7.45
Women often occupy different roles in a foreign culture. Avoid offensive assumptions and behavior by understanding the position of women in Macedonian society: their legal rights; access to education and health care; workforce participation; and their dating, marriage, and family life. more...
- Indiana University Press 2009; US$ 23.75
Heroes and Victims explores the cultural power of war memorials in 20th-century Romania through two world wars and a succession of radical political changes?from attempts to create pluralist democratic political institutions after World War I to shifts toward authoritarian rule in the 1930s, to military dictatorships and Nazi occupation, to communist... more...