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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...

  • Krise und Untergang der römischen Republikby Karl Christ

    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...

  • 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...

  • Ethno-Baroqueby Rozita Dimova

    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...

  • 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...

  • Südosteuropäische Romaniaby Wolfgang Dahmen; Günter Holtus; Johannes Kramer; Michael Metzeltin

    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...

  • Rumänienby Hilke Gerdes

    Ch. Links Verlag 2012; US$ 9.53

    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...

  • 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...