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Three Minutes in Poland

by Glenn Kurtz

When Glenn Kurtz stumbles upon an old family film in his parents' closet in Florida, he has no inkling of its historical significance or of the impact it will have on his life. The film, shot long ago by his...


Dacia: Land of Transylvania, Cornerstone of Ancient Eastern Europe

by Ion Grumeza

This book tells the little known story of Dacia, the powerful and rich land that became Transylvania and Romania. This book revives the Dacian history and contributes to our understanding of the region as it...


Historical Dictionary of Cyprus

by Farid Mirbagheri

From ancient times to the present, the history of Cyprus is provided in this useful reference, which includes hundreds of cross-referenced dictionary entries on its historical, political, social, cultural, and...


Czernowitz at 100: The First Yiddish Language Conference in Historical Perspective

by Keith Weiser, Joshua A. Fogel, Ezra Mendelsohn & Matthew Hoffman et al.

Czernowitz at 100 represents a collection that assesses the achievements and fate of those who participated in the 1908 Yiddish Language Conference that was held in Czernowitz, now known as Chernivtsi in Ukraine....


Intellectuals and the Communist Idea: The Search for a New Way in Czech Lands from 1890 to 1938

by Ladislav Cabada & Zdenek Benedikt

Intellectuals and the Communist Idea describes how the Communist ideology penetrated into Czech culture and politics from the dawn of the twentieth century into the late 1930s. This analysis examines the complex...


Women's Lives and Livelihoods in Post-Soviet Uzbekistan: Ceremonies of Empowerment and Peacebuilding

by Zulfiya Tursunova

Women's Lives and Livelihoods in Post-Soviet Uzbekistan examines women’s livelihood activities in response to land tenure changes in post-Soviet Uzbekistan. Zulfiya Tursunova shows how women’s multi-dimensional...


Suppressed Terror: History and Perception of Soviet Special Camps in Germany

by Bettina Greiner

After World War II, 154,000 Germans were arrested by the Soviet secret police and held incommunicado in so-called special camps in the Soviet occupation zone. One third of the inmates did not survive captivity....


The Poetics of Early Russian Literature

by D. S. Likhachev & Christopher M. Arden-Close

This translation of Likhachev’s Poetika Drevnerusskoy Literatury (The Poetics of Early Russian Literature), is a study of medieval Russian literature, as contrasted with modern literature in its narrative...


Balkan Ghosts

by Robert D. Kaplan

From the assassination that triggered World War I to the ethnic warfare in Serbia, Bosnia, and Croatia, the Balkans have been the crucible of the twentieth century, the place where terrorism and genocide first...


A Tale of Two Villages

by Alina Mungiu-Pippidi

This dramatic story of land and power from twentieth-century Eastern Europe is set in two extraordinary villages: a rebel village, where peasants fought the advent of Communism and became its first martyrs,...


The Great Powers and Poland: From Versailles to Yalta

by Jan Karski

This definitive study provides a comprehensive diplomatic history of Poland during the most seminal period in its existence, when its destiny lay in the hands of France, Great Britain, and the United States....


Ten Days that Shook the World

by John Reed

Reed's passionately involved narrative captures the opening days of the Russian Revolution, the fall of the provisional government, the assault on the Winter Palace, Lenin's seizure of power, and other tumultuous...


The Legacy of the Cold War: Perspectives on Security, Cooperation, and Conflict

by Zhu Liqun, Vojtech Mastny, Lawrence S. Kaplan & Vincent Keating et al.

In The Legacy of the Cold War Vojtech Mastny and Zhu Liqun bring together scholars to examine the worldwide effects of the Cold War on international security. Focusing on regions where the Cold War made the...


Enemies of the People

by Kati Marton

"You are opening a Pandora's box," Marton was warned when she filed for her family's secret police fi les in Budapest. But her family history -- during both the Nazi and the Communist periods -- was too full...


Children of Armenia

by Michael Bobelian

From 1915 to 1923, the Ottoman Empire drove the Armenians from their ancestral homeland and slaughtered 1.5 million of them in the process. While there was an initial global outcry and a movement led by Woodrow...


Warsaw 1944

by Alexandra Richie

The full untold story of how one of history's bravest revolts ended in one of its greatest crimes

In 1943, the Nazis liquidated Warsaw's Jewish ghetto. A year later, they threatened to complete the city's destruction...


The Origins of the Greek Public Debt

by Andreas Andreadis

This is a story written in 1904, which tells the vicissitudes of the Greek public debt since its own absolute beginning in 1824. At present this book, more than one hundred years old, is also a modern book,...


Then They Started Shooting: Children of the Bosnian War and the Adults They Become

by Lynne Jones

An illuminating, decades-spanning analysis of children’s experience during wartime and its reverberation into their adulthood


Dracula's Bloodline: A Florescu Family Saga

by Radu R. Florescu & Matei Cazacu

This book tells the story of the Florescu family, from its feudal blood ties, to notorious 15th century figure Vlad Tepes (Count Dracula), right up to present day. The authors drew on research that had mostly...


Historical Dictionary of Moldova

by Andrei Brezianu & Vlad Spânu

The Republic of Moldova claims a European lineage reaching back in time long before its 14th century accession to statehood. In the 15th century, it managed against all odds to avoid being conquered by Islam...