Latest Eastern Books

ISBN: 1849082391, 9781849082396
Authors: Henry Sakaida, taylan Taylan, howard Gerrard,
Publisher: Osprey Publishing
Keywords: war, campaign, border, japanese, bloody, soviet, nomonhan
Pages: 96
Published: 2012-08-21
Category: Eastern, Europe, History,
List Price: 19.95 USD

In the 1930s, the Soviet Union found itself caught in the middle between Germany and Japan, both geographically and militarily. Stalin's focus was on Europe and the rising Nazi tide, but he also worried about the Japanese in the east; Japanese presen......
ISBN: 0253355990, 9780253355997
Authors: Geoffrey P. Megargee, martin Dean, christopher R. Br
Publisher: Indiana University Press
Keywords: ghettos, volume, german, eastern, europe, occupied, camps, holocaust, states, memorial, museum, encyclopedia, united
Pages: 2096
Published: 2012-04-12
Category: Eastern, Europe, History,
List Price: 236.00 USD

This volume offers a comprehensive account of how the Nazis conducted the Holocaust throughout the scattered towns and villages of Poland and the Soviet Union. It covers more than 1,150 sites, including both open ......
ISBN: 0674063848, 9780674063846
Authors: Christian Raffensperger,
Publisher: Harvard University Press
Keywords: harvard, historical, studies, world, medieval, europe, kievan, rus, reimagining
Pages: 324
Published: 2012-03-12
Category: Eastern, Europe, History,
List Price: 55.00 USD

An overriding assumption has directed scholarship in both European and Slavic history: that Kievan Rus’ was part of a Byzantine commonwealth separate from Europe. Raffensperger refutes this, and offers a new frame for two hundred years of history,......
ISBN: 0237543702, 9780237543709
Authors: Katie Dicker,
Publisher: Evans Brothers
Keywords: celebrations, sparklers, divali
Pages: 24
Published: 2012-01-20
Category: Eastern, Religions, Children's
List Price: Unknown

Divali helps children to find out more about this important festival of lights � from the start of the Hindu New Year to different Divali traditions. Readers are introduced to the story of the Ramayana and different Hindu gods. They also learn abo......
ISBN: 1848856245, 9781848856240
Authors: Rinna Kullaa,
Publisher: Tauris Academic Studies
Keywords: international, challenge, library, twentieth, history, centruy, soviet, finland, origins, alignment, cold, war, yugoslavia, europe, non
Pages: 256
Published: 2011-12-20
Category: Eastern, Europe, History,
List Price: 92.00 USD

After World War II, Europe stood divided between two clearly defined and competing ideologies and systems of government. Within this context of confrontation and mutual hostility between the United States and the Soviet Union, Rinna Kull......
ISBN: 1740667662, 9781740667661
Authors: Malouf G L,
Publisher: Abrams
Keywords: saha
Pages: Unknown
Published: 2011-12-01
Category: Middle Eastern, Regional & International, Cooking, Food & Wine,
List Price: Unknown
ISBN: 0374158088, 9780374158088
Authors: Max Egremont,
Publisher: Farrar, Straus And Giroux
Keywords: east, prussia, ghosts, among, land, journeys, forgotten
Pages: 384
Published: 2011-11-08
Category: Eastern, Europe, History,
List Price: 28.00 USD

Until the end of World War II, East Prussia was the German empire’s farthest eastern redoubt, a thriving and beautiful land on the southeastern coast of the Baltic Sea. Now it lives only in history and in myth. Since 1945, the territory has b......
ISBN: 0195399684, 9780195399684
Authors: Gerard Daniel Cohen,
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Usa
Keywords: oxford, studies, international, history, order, postwar, wake, europe, displaced, persons, war
Pages: 248
Published: 2011-11-01
Category: Eastern, Europe, History,
List Price: 34.95 USD

The end of the Second World War in Europe gave way to a gigantic refugee crisis. Thoroughly prepared by Allied military planners, the swift repatriation of millions of former forced laborers, concentration camp inmates and prisoners of war nearly bro......
ISBN: 1421404338, 9781421404332
Authors: Lenard J. Cohen, john R. Lampe,
Publisher: The Johns Hopkins University Press
Keywords: struggles, european, integration, postconflict, balkans, democracy, western, embracing
Pages: 560
Published: 2011-10-28
Category: Eastern, Europe, History,
List Price: 29.95 USD

Embracing Democracy in the Western Balkans offers a comparative, cross-regional study of the politics and economics of Serbia, Croatia, Bosnia, Macedonia, Montenegro, Kosovo, and Albania from 1999 to the present. It was during this period ......
ISBN: 0521281261, 9780521281263
Authors: Roger D. Petersen,
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Keywords: cambridge, studies, comparative, politics, conflict, emotion, intervention, balkans, strategic, western
Pages: 352
Published: 2011-10-17
Category: Eastern, Europe, History,
List Price: 32.99 USD

Conflicts involve powerful experiences. The residue of these experiences is captured by the concept and language of emotion. Indiscriminate killing creates fear; targeted violence produces anger and a desire for vengeance; political status reversals ......
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