Eastern Books

ISBN: 0700612343, 9780700612345
Authors: Alexander B. Rossino,
Publisher: University Press Of Kansas
Keywords: modern, war, studies, atrocity, ideology, strikes, poland, blitzkrieg, hitler
Pages: 352
Published: 2003-05
Category: Eastern, Europe, History,
List Price: 34.95 USD
  • Rating: 60%


It was one of the most ruthlessly conceived and executed invasions in the annals of warfare. Hitler's Polish campaign unleashed a blitzkrieg in which SS troops, police squads, and the army itself waged an ethnic war of unprecedented brutality. Ten......
ISBN: 0313384460, 9780313384462
Authors: Frederick B. Chary,
Publisher: Greenwood
Keywords: modern, nations, histories, greenwood, bulgaria, history
Pages: 210
Published: 2011-02-18
Category: Eastern, Europe, History,
List Price: 49.95 USD

Now an Eastern European leader in the fields of science and technology, a nation with impressive renewable energy production capabilities and an extensive communication infrastructure, as well as a top exporter of minerals and metals, Bulgaria has......
ISBN: 0521148103, 9780521148108
Authors: Terence Armstrong,
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Keywords: north, settlement, russian
Pages: 256
Published: 2010-06-03
Category: Eastern, Europe, History,
List Price: 23.99 USD

This book was originally published in 1965. At the time of publication no nation had greater knowledge of, or interest in, the development and exploitation of the Arctic lands than the Soviet Union. The skills acquired through living in remote and co......
ISBN: 0415355680, 9780415355681
Authors: Anthony J Heywood, jonathan D Smele,
Publisher: Routledge
Keywords: modern, european, history, studies, routledge, revolution, centenary, perspectives, russian
Pages: 336
Published: 2005-09-22
Category: Eastern, Europe, History,
List Price: 190.00 USD

2005 marks the centenary of Russia’s ‘first revolution’ - an unplanned, spontaneous rejection of Tsarist rule that was a response to the ‘Bloody Sunday’ massacre of 9th January 1905. A wave of strikes, urban uprisings, peasant revolts, ......
ISBN: 0870137093, 9780870137099
Authors: Randall L. Bytwerk,
Publisher: Michigan State University Press
Keywords: rhetoric, republic, amp, public, affairs, democratic, german, spines, propagandas, nazi, germany, bending
Pages: 228
Published: 2004-07-31
Category: Eastern, Europe, History,
List Price: 59.95 USD

Why do totalitarian propaganda such as those created in Nazi Germany and the former German Democratic Republic initially succeed, and why do they ultimately fail? Outside observers often make two serious mistakes when they interpret the propa......
ISBN: 0520238443, 9780520238442
Authors: Gershon David Hundert,
Publisher: University Of California Press
Keywords: foundation, taper, imprint, jewish, studies, mark, modernity, lithuania, poland, eighteenth, century, genealogy, jews
Pages: 305
Published: 2004-02-10
Category: Eastern, Europe, History,
List Price: 50.00 USD
  • Rating: 60%


Missing from most accounts of the modern history of Jews in Europe is the experience of what was once the largest Jewish community in the world--an oversight that Gershon David Hundert corrects in this history of Eastern European Jews in the eighteen......
ISBN: 0804727023, 9780804727020
Authors: Larry Wolff,
Publisher: Stanford University Press
Keywords: mind, enlightenment, civilization, map, eastern, europe, inventing
Pages: 436
Published: 1994-01-01
Category: Eastern, Europe, History,
List Price: 30.95 USD
  • Rating: 80%


In this provocative, wide-ranging history of how the continent of Europe came to be conceived as divided into “Western Europe” and “Eastern Europe,” the author shows that it was not a natural distinction, or even an innocent one, but instead was......
ISBN: 023112483X, 9780231124836
Authors: Andrew J. Bacevich, eliot A. Cohen,
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Keywords: kosovo, over, war
Pages: 256
Published: 2002-01-15
Category: Eastern, Europe, History,
List Price: 32.00 USD

More than any other episode since the end of the Cold War, the conflict in Kosovo revealed the distinctive attributes of a new American "way of war." In so doing, Kosovo also brought into sharp focus the military, political, and moral dilemmas con......
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