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Germany Ascendant

by Prit Buttar

The massive offensives on the Eastern Front during 1915 are often overshadowed by the events in Western Europe, but the scale and ferocity of the clashes between Imperial Germany, Hapsburg Austria-Hungary and...


Crimea: The Great Crimean War, 1854-1856

by Trevor Royle

Crimea: The Great Crimean War, 1854-1856 by Trevor Royle

The Crimean War is one of history's most compelling subjects. It encompassed human suffering, woeful leadership and maladministration on a grand scale....


The Northern Wars: War, State and Society in Northeastern Europe, 1558 - 1721

by Robert I. Frost

 This book provides an accessible study of the neglected but highly important series of wars fought for control of the Baltic and Northeastern Europe during the period 1558-1721. It is the first comprehensive...


The Baltic World 1772-1993: Europe's Northern Periphery in an Age of Change

by David Kirby

This eagerly-awaited sequel shares the characteristics of its distinguished predecessor -- wide geographical and chronological span; expert mingling of political, social and economic history; and Dr Kirby's...


Bosnia's Million Bones

by Christian Jennings

The extraordinary story of how a team of international forensic scientists pioneered ground-breaking DNA technology to identify the bodies of thousands of victims of the Yugoslav Wars, and how their work is...


The God-Kings of England: The Viking and Norman Dynasties and Their Conquest of England (983 -1066)

by Hugh Montgomery

How did the Davidic line/Ulvungars/Normans conquered England? This is the Saga of the great Ulvungar Dynasty and their plan to counter the hegemony of Roman Christianity, by counter attacking, first with Viking...


A Journey to Nowhere

by Jean-Paul Kauffmann

Courland is an entity that no longer exists. With the Gulf of Riga to the north, the Baltic to the west and Lithuania at its southern border, and now part of modern Latvia, the region was by occupied by Nazi...


Muslims in Medieval Italy: The Colony at Lucera

by Julie Taylor

Muslims in Medieval Italy is the history of a Muslim colony established at Lucera in southern Italy during the Middle Ages. It examines Muslim-Christian Relations, the legal and social status of Muslims in Christiandom,...


Northern Security and Global Politics: Nordic-Baltic strategic influence in a post-unipolar world

by Ann-Sofie Dahl & Pauli Järvenpää

This book takes a comprehensive approach to security in the Nordic-Baltic region, studying how this region is affected by developments in the international system.

The advent of the new millennium coincided...


Bosnia-Herzegovina

Between Giants

by Prit Buttar

During World War II, Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia found themselves trapped between the giants of the Soviet Union and Nazi Germany. Over the course of the war these states were repeatedly occupied by different...


Death in the Baltic

by Cathryn Prince & Cathryn J. Prince

The worst maritime disaster ever occurred during World War II, when more than 9,000 German civilians drowned. It went unreported.

January 1945: The outcome of World War II has been determined. The Third Reich...


Litva: The Rise and Fall of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania: A Selection from Vanished Kingdoms (Penguin Tracks)

by Norman Davies

The fascinating history of a Baltic empire’s dominance and decline—excerpted from internationally bestselling author Norman Davies’s Vanished Kingdoms

Vanished Kingdoms introduces readers to once-powerful...


Culture Clash: An International Legal Perspective on Ethnic Discrimination

by Anne-Marie Mooney Cotter

The globalization process has foregrounded ethnic discrimination as an increasingly important area of law around the world. Allowing a better understanding of the issue of ethnic discrimination and inequality,...


Armies in the Balkans 1914–18

by Nigel Thomas, Dusan Babac & Darko Pavlovic

Recent history should remind us that it was events in the Balkans which sparked off the Great War, with the assassination of the Austrian heir Prince Franz Ferdinand in Sarajevo, and the consequent invasion...


Treasured Memories: Tales of Buried Belongings in Wartime Estonia

by Mats Burstrom

In the autumn of 1944, around 70,000 people fled Estonia in the face of the Red Army's advance; most of them believed the Soviet occupation would be short-lived and they would soon be able to return home. A...


Balkan Genocides: Holocaust and Ethnic Cleansing in the Twentieth Century

by Paul Mojzes

Balkan Genocides is the first book to provide a comprehensive account of the three major waves of genocide and ethnic cleansing (including the Holocaust) in the Balkan peninsula during the twentieth century—from...


Baltic Biographies at Historical Crossroads

by Aili Aarelaid-Tart & Li Bennich-Björkman

This book brings together life stories from five generations of Balts, living through the diverse and recurring transformations of the twentieth century: occupations, war, independence, totalitarianism, and...


The Whistleblower

by Kathryn Bolkovac & Cari Lynn

When Nebraska police officer and divorced mother of three Kathryn Bolkovac saw a recruiting announcement for private military contractor DynCorp International, she applied and was hired. Good money, world travel,...


Historical Dictionary of Kosovo

by Robert Elsie

This second edition of the Historical Dictionary of Kosovo relates the history of Kosovo through a chronology, an introductory essay, an extensive bibliography, and over 400 cross-referenced dictionary entries...