Eastern Books

ISBN: 0822315483, 9780822315483
Authors: Sabrina Petra Ramet,
Publisher: Duke University Press Books
Keywords: consequences, transformation, sources, europe, currents, eastern, social
Pages: 616
Published: 1995-03-16
Category: Eastern, Europe, History,
List Price: 34.95 USD

Social Currents in Eastern Europe traces the diverse social currents that have developed alongside and interacted with political and economic forces to bring about change in Eastern Europe. In this second edition—which significantly updat......
ISBN: 094152437X, 9780941524377
Authors: Angelika Hoeffler,
Publisher: Lotus Press
Keywords: amp, revelations, methods, systems, new, ching
Pages: 185
Published: 1988-06-30
Category: I Ching, Other Eastern Religions, Religion & Spirituality,
List Price: 12.95 USD

New insights into the use of this traditional forecasting tool, making it accessible to the modern reader. Beautifully designed, including a meditation drawing for each hexagram created by the British artist Terry Miller.......
ISBN: 0975964003, 9780975964002
Authors: Freeman Crouch,
Publisher: Brazos Media
Keywords: book, chameleon, ching
Pages: 272
Published: 2010-04-15
Category: I Ching, Other Eastern Religions, Religion & Spirituality,
List Price: 11.99 USD

The I Ching (Yijing) is an important text in the canon of world literature. It is also a divination tool familiar to millions of modern users. Books on the I Ching tend to approach it exclusively as one or the other: literary text or oracle. This ann......
ISBN: 0520071360, 9780520071360
Authors: Jaff Schatz,
Publisher: University Of California Press
Keywords: culture, east, central, europe, societies, poland, rise, jewish, communists, generation
Pages: 426
Published: 1991-06-25
Category: Eastern, Europe, History,
List Price: 50.00 USD
  • Rating: 40%


Revolutionaries and rebels, shoemakers and tailors, refugees, soldiers, intellectuals, and apparatchiks. They were the extraordinary generation of Polish-Jewish Communists--"the last true Communists," as some of them say today. With pathos and deeply......
ISBN: 041526605X, 9780415266055
Authors: Paul Dundas,
Publisher: Routledge
Keywords: practices, beliefs, religious, library, jains
Pages: 368
Published: 2002-08-30
Category: Jainism, Other Eastern Religions, Religion & Spirituality,
List Price: 130.00 USD
  • Rating: 80%


The Indian religion of Jainism, whose central tenet involves non-violence to all creatures, is one of the world's oldest and least-understood faiths. Dundas looks at Jainism in its social and doctrinal context, explaining its history, sects, scriptur......
ISBN: 088141008X, 9780881410082
Authors: Dimitri Obolensky,
Publisher: St Vladimirs Seminary Pr
Keywords: slavs, amp, byzantium
Pages: 332
Published: 1994-01-05
Category: Eastern, Europe, History,
List Price: 25.00 USD
ISBN: 074252664X, 9780742526648
Authors: Jane Leftwich Curry, joan Barth Urban, thomas A. Bay
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Keywords: central, europe, russia, ukraine, east, cases, post, communist, societies, transformed
Pages: 304
Published: 2003-08
Category: Eastern, Europe, History,
List Price: 39.95 USD

One of the most unexpected outcomes of the Soviet bloc's transition out of communism has been the divergent but important paths followed by once ruling communist parties. In Poland, Hungary, and Lithuania those parties transformed themselves into pro......
ISBN: 0029224012, 9780029224014
Authors: Bohdan Nahaylo,
Publisher: Free Press
Keywords: disunion, soviet
Pages: 432
Published: 1990-06-18
Category: Eastern, Europe, History,
List Price: 35.00 USD
  • Rating: 60%


A Munich-based writer on Soviet affairs explores current ethnic unrest in Russia, which may decide the fate of Gorbachev's reform government. Numerous non-Russian nationalities make up close to half the Soviet population, and this is the first book t......
ISBN: 091005567X, 9780910055673
Authors: Sarah Conover, valerie Wahl,
Publisher: Eastern Washington University Press
Keywords: little, light, series, parents, children, treasury, buddhist, wisdom, kindness
Pages: 120
Published: 2000-10
Category: Eastern, Religions, Children's
List Price: 19.95 USD
  • Rating: 80%


Sarah Conover's collection of traditional Buddhist tales leads us to the kind of implicit understanding of ourselves and others that only stories can provide. Following the Buddha through his various transformations, these clarified and often humorou......
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