Eastern Books

ISBN: 0691128340, 9780691128344
Authors: Rogers Brubaker, margit Feischmidt, jon Fox, liana Gr
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Keywords: transylvanian, town, ethnicity, everyday, politics, nationalist
Pages: 504
Published: 2006-11-20
Category: Eastern, Europe, History,
List Price: 35.00 USD
  • Rating: 80%


Situated on the geographic margins of two nations, yet imagined as central to each, Transylvania has long been a site of nationalist struggles. Since the fall of communism, these struggles have been particularly intense in Cluj, Transylvania's cul......
ISBN: 0199297533, 9780199297535
Authors: Alexander V. Prusin,
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Usa
Keywords: zones, violence, borderlands, european, conflict, east, lands
Pages: 288
Published: 2010-09-30
Category: Eastern, Europe, History,
List Price: 65.00 USD
  • Rating: 100%


The Lands Between investigates the causes and dynamics of conflict in the "borderlands" of Eastern Europe: the modern Baltic republics of Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania, the western provinces of Byelorussia and Ukraine, and the republic of M......
ISBN: 0719059801, 9780719059803
Authors: Martin A. Smith, paul Latawski,
Publisher: Manchester University Press
Keywords: war, european, security, cold, post, crisis, evolution, kosovo
Pages: 192
Published: 2004-01-17
Category: Eastern, Europe, History,
List Price: 30.00 USD
  • Rating: 60%


This book looks at the legacy of the 1998-99 Kosovo crisis for European security affairs. It examines the debates about the nature and justification of intervention in the affairs of sovereign states. It also considers the impact of the crisis o......
ISBN: 0160790441, 9780160790447
Authors: Center Of Military History (u.s. Army),
Publisher: Dept. Of The Army
Keywords: kosovo, army, guardian, joint, operation
Pages: 58
Published: 2007-09-10
Category: Eastern, Europe, History,
List Price: 5.00 USD

The sudden disintegration of Yugoslavia from 1992 to 1995 led to a series of violent armed ethnic conflicts that resulted in the deaths of more than a quarter-million civilians and almost 1.5 million refugees. Although NATO forces were able to e......
ISBN: 0521895480, 9780521895484
Authors: John Doyle Klier,
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Keywords: pogroms, jews, russians
Pages: 514
Published: 2011-05-19
Category: Eastern, Europe, History,
List Price: 110.00 USD

Anti-Jewish pogroms rocked the Russian Empire in 1881-2, plunging both the Jewish community and the imperial authorities into crisis. Focusing on a wide range of responses to the pogroms, this book offers the most comprehensive, balanced, and complex......
ISBN: 0195398041, 9780195398045
Authors: Talia Schaffer,
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Usa
Keywords: nineteenth, century, fiction, handicraft, domestic, craft, victorian, novel
Pages: 240
Published: 2011-09-23
Category: Eastern European, World Literature, Literature & Fiction,
List Price: 65.00 USD

Domestic handicraft was an extraordinarily popular leisure activity in Victorian Britain, especially amongst middle-class women. Craftswomen pasted shells onto boxes, stitched fish scales onto silk, scorched patterns into wood, cast flower petals out......
ISBN: 0520236572, 9780520236578
Authors: James Ron,
Publisher: University Of California Press
Keywords: serbia, israel, violence, state, ghettos, frontiers
Pages: 286
Published: 2003-05-19
Category: Eastern, Europe, History,
List Price: 26.95 USD
  • Rating: 80%


James Ron uses controversial comparisons between Serbia and Israel to present a novel theory of state violence. Formerly a research consultant to Human Rights Watch and the International Red Cross, Ron witnessed remarkably different patterns of state......
ISBN: 037572625X, 9780375726255
Authors: Lynne Olson, stanley Cloud,
Publisher: Vintage
Keywords: heroes, world, war, forgotten, squadron, honor, kosciuszko, question
Pages: 512
Published: 2004-10-12
Category: Eastern, Europe, History,
List Price: 17.00 USD
  • Rating: 80%


A Question of Honor is the gripping, little-known story of the refugee Polish pilots who joined the RAF and played an essential role in saving Britain from the Nazis, only to be betrayed by the Allies after the war.After Poland fell to......
ISBN: 0670034851, 9780670034857
Authors: Abolqasem Ferdowsi, dick Davis,
Publisher: Viking Adult
Keywords: kings, book, persian, shahnameh
Pages: 928
Published: 2006-03-02
Category: Persian, Middle Eastern, World Literature, Literature & Fiction,
List Price: 45.00 USD
  • Rating: 100%


Among the great works of world literature, perhaps one of the least familiar to English readers is the Shahnameh: ThePersian Book of Kings, the national epic of Persia. This prodigious narrative, composed by the poet Ferdowsi between the years......
ISBN: 0312061692, 9780312061692
Authors: Thomas W. Simons,
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Keywords: world, postwar, europe, eastern
Pages: 204
Published: 1991-06-15
Category: Eastern, Europe, History,
List Price: 80.00 USD
  • Rating: 60%


This book is a history of Eastern Europe from the terrible disasters of World War II to today's more hopeful, but still anxious, era.......
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