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  • Georgian Portraitsby Martin Demant Frederiksen; Katrine Bendtsen Gotfredsen

    John Hunt Publishing 2017; US$ 16.99

    Ten ethnographic portraits telling the story of the social and political aftermaths of revolution. more...

  • Memory Laws, Memory Warsby Nikolay Koposov

    Cambridge University Press 2017; US$ 24.00

    A major contribution to our understanding of present-day historical consciousness through a study of memory laws across Europe. more...

  • Lost Kingdomby Serhii Plokhy

    Basic Books 2017; US$ 38.00

    From a preeminent scholar of Eastern Europe, a new history of Russian imperialism In 2014, Russia annexed the Crimea and attempted to seize a portion of Ukraine. While the world watched in outrage, this blatant violation of national sovereignty was only the latest iteration of a centuries-long effort to expand Russian boundaries and create a... more...

  • Red Famineby Anne Applebaum

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2017; US$ 20.99

    From the author of the Pulitzer Prize-winning Gulag and the National Book Award finalist Iron Curtain , a revelatory history of one of Stalin's greatest crimes—the consequences of which still resonate today In 1929 Stalin launched his policy of agricultural collectivization—in effect a second Russian revolution—which forced millions of peasants... more...

  • Der Hochadel Kroatien-Slawoniensby Daniel Lalic

    De Gruyter 2017; US$ 68.99

    Im Zentrum der Reihe stehen Relevanz und Bedeutungswandel von Eliten in der europäischen Moderne. Sie thematisiert das Machtbeharren des Adels und untersucht zugleich die Entstehung neuer Elitenformationen im Kontext aufkommender Massenmedien und gesellschaftlicher Mobilisierung. more...

  • Russian Revolution of 1917: The Essential Reference Guideby Sean Kalic; Gates Brown

    ABC-CLIO 2017; US$ 94.00

    This invaluable reference guide provides an understanding of the social, political, and economic forces and events in Russia that led to the 1905 Russian Revolution in which leftists radicals disposed of the Czar and his regime. It addresses key developments such as the formation of the provisional government, the Bolshevik Revolution in October 1917,... more...

  • From Eastern Bloc to European Unionby Günther Heydemann; Vodič; Karel ka

    Berghahn Books 2017; US$ 34.95

    More than 25 years after the fall of the Soviet Union, European integration remains a work in progress, especially in those Eastern European nations most dramatically reshaped by democratization and economic liberalization. This volume assembles detailed, empirically grounded studies of eleven states-Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, the Czech Republic,... more...

  • Inspiration and Authority in the Middle Agesby Brian FitzGerald

    OUP Oxford 2017; US$ 83.99

    How did intellectuals in France, England, and Italy in the twelfth and thirteenth centuries seek to understand and resolve competing claims of divine inspiration or prophecy? Conflicts between secular and theological intellectuals reveal a world struggling to define the contours of religious authority, sanctity, and sacred texts. more...

  • Ikonen der Nationenby Klaudija Sabo

    De Gruyter 2017; US$ 0.00

    Die Studie befasst sich auf intervisuelle Weise mit den sich in den 1990er Jahren veräußernden Transformationsprozessen nationaler Mythen im ex-jugoslawischen Raum und deren Auswirkung auf die Identitätsbildung von Ethnien und Kollektiven. Auf der Grundlage von visuellen Medien werden männliche und weibliche Heldenfiguren in Kroatien und Serbien vergleichend... more...

  • The Splintered Empiresby Prit Buttar

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2017; US$ 13.99

    At the beginning of 1917, the three empires fighting on the Eastern Front were reaching their breaking points, but none was closer than Russia. After the February Revolution, Russia's ability to wage war faltered and her last desperate gamble, the Kerensky Offensive, saw the final collapse of her army. This helped trigger the Bolshevik Revolution and... more...