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  • Der lyrische Augenblickby Milan Herold; Michael Bernsen

    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...

  • Post-Communist Romania at Twenty-Fiveby Lavinia Stan; Diane Vancea

    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...

  • Balkan Worlds: The First and Last Europeby Traian Stoianovich

    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...

  • Ethno-Baroqueby Rozita Dimova

    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...

  • Stephen the Great and Balkan Nationalismby Jonathan Eagles

    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...

  • Loyal Unto Deathby Keith Brown

    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...

  • The Macedoniansby Ernest N. Damianopoulos

    Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 100.00

    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...

  • Nationalism and Identity in Romaniaby Radu Cinpoes

    I.B.Tauris 2010; US$ 14.95

    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...

  • Macedonia Women in Culture, Business & Travelby World Trade Press

    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...

  • Heroes and Victimsby Maria Bucur-Deckard

    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...