Eastern Books

ISBN: 041520593X, 9780415205931
Authors: Robert Black,
Publisher: Routledge
Keywords: readers, history, routledge, reader, thought, renaissance
Pages: 328
Published: 2001-10-14
Category: Eastern, Europe, History,
List Price: 37.95 USD

Renaissance Thought is a fascinating collection of essays on the Renaissance, focusing on humanism and thought. The concept of the Renaissance has always been challenging to define and this book enables a deeper understanding of the essentia......
ISBN: 0520206312, 9780520206311
Authors: Jacques Lévesque, keith Martin,
Publisher: University Of California Press
Keywords: europe, eastern, liberation, ussr, enigma
Pages: 275
Published: 1997-08-29
Category: Eastern, Europe, History,
List Price: 45.00 USD

The Soviet external empire fell in 1989 virtually without bloodshed. The domino-like collapse of the communist regimes of Eastern Europe was not anticipated by political experts in either the East or the West. Most surprising of all was the Soviet Un......
ISBN: 0060888180, 9780060888183
Authors: Poopa Dweck, michael J. Cohen, quentin Bacon,
Publisher: Ecco
Keywords: syrian, jews, cuisine, legendary, aleppo, aromas
Pages: 400
Published: 2007-09-01
Category: Middle Eastern, Regional & International, Cooking, Food & Wine,
List Price: 49.99 USD
  • Rating: 80%


When the Aleppian Jewish community migrated from the ancient city of Aleppo in historic Syria and settled in New York and Latin American cities in the early 20th century, it brought its rich cuisine and vibrant culture. Most Syrian recipes and......
ISBN: 0520210751, 9780520210752
Authors: Gail Kligman,
Publisher: University Of California Press
Keywords: ceausescu, romania, reproduction, controlling, duplicity, politics
Pages: 350
Published: 1998-07-06
Category: Eastern, Europe, History,
List Price: 31.95 USD
  • Rating: 80%


The political hypocrisy and personal horrors of one of the most repressive anti-abortion regimes in history came to the world's attention soon after the fall of Romanian dictator Nicolae Ceausescu. Photographs of orphans with vacant eyes, sad faces, ......
ISBN: 0691147841, 9780691147840
Authors: Norman M. Naimark,
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Keywords: crimes, humanity, rights, human, genocides, stalin
Pages: 176
Published: 2010-07-19
Category: Eastern, Europe, History,
List Price: 26.95 USD
  • Rating: 80%


Between the early 1930s and his death in 1953, Joseph Stalin had more than a million of his own citizens executed. Millions more fell victim to forced labor, deportation, famine, bloody massacres, and detention and interrogation by Stalin's henchm......
ISBN: 0802035663, 9780802035660
Authors: Paul Robert Magocsi, ivan Pop,
Publisher: University Of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing
Keywords: culture, history, rusyn, encyclopedia
Pages: 569
Published: 2002-11-30
Category: Eastern, Europe, History,
List Price: 114.00 USD
  • Rating: 100%


The Carpatho-Rusyns are central European people, numbering approximately 1.2 million, who live within the borders of five states: Poland, Slovakia, Ukraine, Romania, and Hungary. They have never had a state of their own. Disregarded and suppressed......
ISBN: 0312224583, 9780312224585
Authors: Alfonsas Eidintas, vytautas Zalys, alfred Erich Senn
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Keywords: first, republic, years, politics, european, lithuania
Pages: 272
Published: 1999-10-01
Category: Eastern, Europe, History,
List Price: 34.00 USD

At the close of this century, the identity of Lithuania as its own nation stands well-established, after many years of war and foreign domination. This book illustrates the way in which Lithuanian national consciousness grew from a shared feelin......
ISBN: 0333770803, 9780333770801
Authors: Bill Overton,
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Keywords: circumtexts, theories, adultery, female, fictions
Pages: 304
Published: 2002-09-06
Category: Eastern European, World Literature, Literature & Fiction,
List Price: 140.00 USD

Women's adultery provides many of the plots that run through 19th century European fiction. This book discusses how novels of adultery have been theorized, argues its own theoretical perspective, and analyzes two 'circumtexts' of the fiction of ......
ISBN: 0794650341, 9780794650346
Authors: Tess Mallos,
Publisher: Periplus Editions
Keywords: cooking, periplus, eastern, middle
Pages: 128
Published: 2007-09-15
Category: Middle Eastern, Regional & International, Cooking, Food & Wine,
List Price: 21.95 USD
  • Rating: 80%


Tabouleh, Chicken and Orange with Sweet Rice, Lamb and Okra, Stuffed Tomatoes, Figs in Syrup, and a range of flavorsome coffees are just a few of the tempting and delicious recipes you will find in Middle Eastern Cooking. Discover how sim......
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