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  • History and Myth in Romanian Consciousness

    History and Myth in Romanian Consciousness
    av Lucian Boia

    Pocket - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789639116979

    Taken from the precept that there is a considerable difference between real history and discourse history, Boia points out that history is constantly reconstructed, adapted and sometimes mythified from the perspective of the present day, of present…

  • Russia on the Danube

    Russia on the Danube
    av Victor Taki

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789633863824

    One of the goals of Russia’s Eastern policy was to turn Moldavia and Wallachia, the two Romanian principalities north of the Danube, from Ottoman vassals into a controllable buffer zone and a springboard for future military operations against…

  • Traveler, Scholar, Political Adventurer

    Traveler, Scholar, Political Adventurer

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9786155225802

    The Austro-Hungarian aristocrat of Transylvanian origin, Baron Franz Nopcsa (1877-1933), was one of the most adventuresome travelers and scholars of Southeast Europe in the early decades of the twentieth century. He was also a paleontologist of reno…

  • Agents of Liberations

    Agents of Liberations
    av Zoltan Kekesi

    Pocket - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789633860960

    The book explores representations of the Holocaust in contemporary art practices. Through carefully selected art projects, the author illuminates the specific historical, cultural, and political circumstances that influence the way we speak—or…

  • Agents of Liberations

    Agents of Liberations
    av Zoltan Kekesi

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789633860663

  • Ireland'S Helping Hand to Europe

    Ireland'S Helping Hand to Europe
    av Jerome aan de Wiel

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789633864098

    Post-war Marshall Plan aid to Europe and indeed Ireland is well documented, but practically nothing is known about simultaneous Irish aid to Europe. This book provides a full record of the aid – mainly food but also clothes, blankets, medicine…

  • Divine Presence in Spain and Western Europe 1500?1960

    Divine Presence in Spain and Western Europe 1500?1960
    av William A. Christian Jr.

    Pocket - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9786155053375

    A few selected cases of visions and apparitions are detected and analyzed, including personal interviews with some of the witnesses. Of special interest is the final third of the book: the transposition of medieval and early modern representations o…

  • Struggle Over Identity

    Struggle Over Identity
    av Nelly Bekus

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789639776685

    Rejecting the cliche about weak identity and underdeveloped nationalism, Bekus argues for the co-existence of two parallel concepts of Belarusianness - the official and the alternative one - which mirrors the current state of the Belarusian people m…

  • Mobility of Imagination

    Mobility of Imagination
    av Dragan Klaic

    Pocket - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789639776067

    This concise guidebook explains the purpose and expected benefits of international cultural cooperation, its risks and strategic issues, models and success factors. International cultural cooperation is analyzed here as a trajectory of professional…

  • Jewish Budapest

    Jewish Budapest

    Inbunden - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789639116382

    This history of the Jews in Budapest, from medieval times to the present day, provides a comprehensive account of their culture and ritual customs. It looks, in turn, at each of the "Jewish quarters" of the city, and demography. The book pays specia…

  • Jewish Budapest

    Jewish Budapest

    Pocket - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789639116375

    This history of the Jews in Budapest, from medieval times to the present day, provides a comprehensive account of their culture and ritual customs. It looks, in turn, at each of the "Jewish quarters" of the city, and demography. The book pays specia…

  • A Bibliography of East European Travel Writing on Europe

    A Bibliography of East European Travel Writing on Europe

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789639776128

    The bibliography volume of the three-volume "East Looks West: East European Travel Writing in Europe" collates travel writing published in book form by east Europeans travelling in Europe from ca. 1550 to 2000. It is intended as a fundamental resear…

  • Turkey and the European Union

    Turkey and the European Union

    Pocket - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789638982216

    This edited volume speaks at large about issues at the core of the dispute of Turkey's accession to the EU taking a wider angle and locating the subject in foreign policy dimensions. The various chapters combine aspects of recent history, societal c…

  • The Rise of Comparative History

    The Rise of Comparative History

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789633863619

    This book--the first of a three-volume overview of comparative and transnational historiography in Europe--focuses on the complex engagement of various comparative methodological approaches with different transnational and supranational frameworks.…

  • Learning To Change

    Learning To Change

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789637326202

    A collection of first-person narratives by specialists in the field of education in South-East Europe. The contributors are recognized leaders in civil society, government, academia and schools. It chronicles the profound effect armed conflict, poli…

  • Learning to Change

    Learning to Change

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789637326196

    A collection of first-person narratives by specialists in the field of education in South East Europe. The contributors are recognized leaders in civil society, government, academia and schools. Their works chronicle the profound effect armed confli…

  • The Collectivization of Agriculture in Communist Eastern Europe

    The Collectivization of Agriculture in Communist Eastern Europe

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9786155225635

    Despite its profound, long-term socio-political implications, the collectivization of agriculture in Eastern Europe after the Second World War has remained a relatively under-researched field. In order to understand the post-communist transformation…

  • Mobilizing Roma Ethnicity

    Mobilizing Roma Ethnicity

    Inbunden - 2022 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789633864494

    The Roma issue is generally treated as a European matter. Indeed, the Roma are the largest European minority—their presence outside of Europe is a result of various waves of migration over the past four hundred years. Likewise, the stereotypes…

  • The Nonconformists

    The Nonconformists
    av Nick Miller

    Pocket - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789639776135

    Serbia's national movement of the 1980s and 1990s, Nick Miller suggests, was not the product of an ancient, immutable, and aggressive Serbian national identity; nor was it an artificial creation of powerful political actors looking to capitalize on…

  • The Nonconformists

    The Nonconformists
    av Nick Miller

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789637326936

    Nick Miller argues in this provacative study that to comprehend Yugoslavia's collapse, we must examine the development and nature of Serbian nationalism, and the typical approaches will not suffice.

  • Constitutional Democracy

    Constitutional Democracy
    av Janos Kis

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789639241282

    Constitutional democracy addresses the widely held belief that liberal democracy embodies an uneasy compromise of incompatible values: those of liberal rights on the one hand, and democratic equality on the other. Liberalism is said to compromise de…

  • Constitutional Democracy

    Constitutional Democracy
    av Janos Kis

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789639241329

    This book addresses the widely held belief that liberal democracy embodies an uneasy compromise of incompatible values: those of liberal rights on the one hand, and democratic equality on the other. Liberalism is said to compromise democracy, while…

  • Ideologies and National Identities

    Ideologies and National Identities

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789639241824

    Twentieth-century Southeastern Europe endured three, separate decades of international and civil war, and was marred in forced migration and wrenching systematic changes. This book is the result of a year-long project by the Open Society Institute t…

  • Poland's Memory Wars

    Poland's Memory Wars

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789637326462

    This volume of essays and interviews by Polish, British, and American academics and journalists provides an overview of current Polish politics for both informed and non-specialist readers. The essays consider why and how PiS, Law and Justice, the p…

  • Promises of 1968

    Promises of 1968

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9786155053047

    Offers a state of the art reassessment of the importance and consequences of the events associated with 1968, the year that radically influenced the landscape of the post-1945 world. In the context of the ColdWar, 1968 was a transnational moment of…

  • Natalija

    Natalija

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789639776234

    The life story of a Serbian woman over a period of more than 70 years, preserved in memoirs, letters and mostly diaries, recounts the triumphs and tragedies of a life that takes place against the backdrop of extraordinary turbulence in the Balkans.…

  • Early Jewish Cookbooks

    Early Jewish Cookbooks
    av András Koerner

    Inbunden - 2022 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789633864296

    The seven essays in this volume focus such previously unexplored subjects as the world’s first cookbook printed in Hebrew letters, published in 1854, and a wonderful 19th-century Jewish cookbook, which in addition to its Hungarian edition was…

  • Past in the Making

    Past in the Making
    av Michal Kopecek

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789639776043

    Historical revisionism, far from being restricted to small groups of 'negationists,' has galvanized debates in the realm of recent history. The studies in this book range from general accounts of the background of recent historical revisionism to fo…

  • Past in the Making

    Past in the Making

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789639776029

    Historical revisionism, far from being restricted to small groups of 'negationists,' has galvanized debates in the realm of recent history. The studies in this book range from general accounts of the background of recent historical revisionism to fo…

  • Muslim Land, Christian Labor

    Muslim Land, Christian Labor
    av Anna M. Mirkova

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789633861615

    Focusing upon a region in Southern Bulgaria, a region that has been the crossroads between Europe and Asia for many centuries, this book describes how former Ottoman Empire Muslims were transformed into citizens of Balkan nation-states. This is a re…

  • Local Governance and Minority Empowerment in the CIS

    Local Governance and Minority Empowerment in the CIS
    av Valery Tishkov

    Pocket - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789639419384

  • A Laboratory of Transnational History

    A Laboratory of Transnational History

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789639776265

    This is a first attempt to present an approach to Ukrainian history which goes beyond the standard 'national narrative' schemes, predominant in the majority of post-Soviet countries after 1991, in the years of implementing 'nation-building projects'…

  • A Laboratory of Transnational History

    A Laboratory of Transnational History

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789639776432

    This is a first attempt to present an approach to Ukrainian history which goes beyond the standard 'national narrative' schemes, predominant in the majority of post-Soviet countries after 1991, in the years of implementing 'nation-building projects'…

  • Forest Brothers

    Forest Brothers
    av Juozas Luksa

    Pocket - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789639776586

    An autobiographical account of the armed resistance against the Soviet Union, which took place between 1944–1956. Published in English for the first time in unabridged form, Lukša's memoir remains one of the few reliable eye-witness acc…

  • Ten Years After

    Ten Years After

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9786155053139

    Roma rights have emerged on the political agenda of Eastern Europe. School segregation is one of the hottest issues. Each country has developed its own approach, with Bulgaria, Hungary, and Romania being more visible in the desegregation process. Th…

  • Constitution for a Disunited Nation

    Constitution for a Disunited Nation

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9786155225185

    This collection is the most comprehensive account of the Fundamental Law and its underlying principles. The objective is to analyze this constitutional transition from the perspectives of comparative constitutional law, legal theory and political ph…

  • How They Lived 2

    How They Lived 2
    av Andras Koerner

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789633861752

    Having presented the physical conditions among which Hungarian Jews lived in the late 19th and early 20th centuries--the kind of neighborhoods and apartments they lived in, and the places where they worked--this second volume addresses the spiritual…

  • Institutional Trust and Economic Policy Lessons from the History of the Euro

    Institutional Trust and Economic Policy Lessons from the History of the Euro
    av Dora Gyorffy

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9786155225222

    By what mechanisms does trust influence economic outcomes? Under what conditions do these mechanisms prevail? How do debates about trust help our understanding of the subprime crisis in the European Union? By integrating insights from Post-Keynesian…

  • From Usage to Ownership

    From Usage to Ownership
    av Peteri

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789639419476

  • The Ukrainian Challenge

    The Ukrainian Challenge

    Inbunden - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781858660448

    In the coming period it will be essential for Ukraine, which currently has to face a combination of massive economic decline, hyperinflation and growing open as well as hidden unemployment, to give a very high priority to the substantial reform of l…

  • Enterprise Exit Processes in Transition Economies

    Enterprise Exit Processes in Transition Economies

    Inbunden - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789639116078

    The rebirth of competition and the extensive "exit" that has resulted are among the most important developments in Central Europe since the demise of Communism. This text examines why, how, and to what extent enterprises have reduced their size or l…

  • Enterprise Exit Processes in Transition Economies

    Enterprise Exit Processes in Transition Economies

    Pocket - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789639116160

    The rebirth of competition and the extensive "exit" that has resulted are among the most important developments in Central Europe since the demise of Communism. This text examines why, how, and to what extent enterprises have reduced their size or l…

  • Orientations

    Orientations

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789639776104

    This title includes excerpts from over 100 travel writings of Europe, from 16th c. pilgrimage diaries through early specimens of modern tourism accounts to 20th c. impressions from the other side of the Iron Curtain. By focusing on east European tra…

  • Banking Reform in Central Europe and the Former Soviet Union

    Banking Reform in Central Europe and the Former Soviet Union

    Inbunden - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781858660387

    This study analyzes the main requirements placed on Central and Eastern Europe's financial systems during their transition to a market economy. It assesses the financial reforms already carried out in the countries of Central Europe, their adaptatio…

  • Bosnia the Good

    Bosnia the Good
    av Rusmir Mahmutcehajic

    Inbunden - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789639116863

    "Bosnia the Good" is an indictment of the partition of Bosnia, fomalized in 1995 by the Dayton Accord, and an appeal on the author's part for Bosnia's communities to reject ethnic segregation and restore mutual trust. A claim for the history and rea…

  • Balkan Family Structure and the European Pattern

    Balkan Family Structure and the European Pattern
    av Maria N. Todorova

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789637326455

    An updated, extended, and revised version of the out-of-print 1993 edition, this title reassesses the traditional stereotype of the place of the Balkans in the model of the European family in the nineteenth century, on the basis of new source materi…

  • The House of a Thousand Floors

    The House of a Thousand Floors
    av Jan Weiss

    Pocket - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789633860700

    The House of a Thousand Floors is one of the earliest science-fiction novels in European literature, published first in 1929. Besides being a pioneer in its genre, the book is highly regarded for its general merits as psychological literature. The n…

  • Capitalism from Outside?

    Capitalism from Outside?

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9786155211331

    Economists, historians, sociologists and anthropologists of the region studied transnational cultural encounters in the post-communist economies by scoping on smaller and bigger firms in the new market conditions, governmental bodies that shaped eco…

  • Tyrants Writing Poetry

    Tyrants Writing Poetry

    Pocket - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789633862025

    Why do tyrants - of all people - often have poetic aspirations? Where do terror and prose meet? This book contains nine case studies that compare the cultural history of totalitarian regimes. The essays focus not on the arts, literature or architect…

  • The Neopopular Bubble

    The Neopopular Bubble
    av Peter Csigo

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789633861677

    The common critique of media- and ratings-driven politics envisions democracy falling hostage to a popularity contest. By contrast, the following book reconceives politics as a speculative Keynesian beauty contest that alienates itself from the popu…

  • Reflections on the Russian Soul

    Reflections on the Russian Soul
    av Dmitry S. Likhachev

    Inbunden - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789639116467

    This compelling and often traumatic book is the memoir of one of the most important figures in modern Russian history. Is is an incredible account of of an intellectual's turbulent journey through 20th Century Russia. Likhachev recounts the fortunes…

  • Between the Living and the Dead

    Between the Living and the Dead
    av Éva Pócs

    Inbunden - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789639116184

    Examines the relics of European shamanism in early modern sources, and the techniques and belief-systems of mediators found in the records of witchcraft trials for the 16th to the 18th century.

  • Avala is Falling

    Avala is Falling
    av Biljana Jovanovic

    Pocket - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789633863572

    In Avala Is Falling, Jovanovic’s breakout success in 1978, a young woman challenges the expectations that teachers, parents, bus drivers, and doctors have for her. The “Avala” of the title refers to a mountain south of Belgrade whi…

  • The Political Economy of Protest and Patience

    The Political Economy of Protest and Patience
    av Bela Greskovits

    Inbunden - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789639116146

    Why did Eastern Europeans protest less about the brutal social consequences of systematic change than the people of Latin America a decade earlier? Why has the regionwide authoritarian or populist turnabout not occured? Why has democracy in these co…

  • The Smell of Humans

    The Smell of Humans
    av Erno Szep

    Pocket - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781858660110

    Primarily a piece of creative writing and autobiographical literature of a very distinctive Central European kind, this detailed and imaginative short memoir is also an important document of the Holocaust in Hungary in 1944. Written by a master of t…

  • The Smell of Humans

    The Smell of Humans
    av Erno Szep

    Inbunden - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781858660141

    Relates the events following the German occupation of Hungary in March 1944, focusing on the author's own three week internment if a forced labour camp.

  • Pagans and Christians in the Late Roman Empire

    Pagans and Christians in the Late Roman Empire

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789633862551

    Do the terms `pagan’ and `Christian,’ `transition from paganism to Christianity’ still hold as explanatory devices to apply to the political, religious and cultural transformation experienced Empire-wise? Revisiting `pagans’…

  • The Power of Words

    The Power of Words

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9786155225109

    Research on the folklore genre of charms became extremely dynamic around the turn of the millennium. A number of academic disciplines allied to explore manuscripts about healing and other textual relics of verbal magic from antiquity and the middle…

  • Everyday Life Under Communism and After

    Everyday Life Under Communism and After
    av Tibor Valuch

    Inbunden - 2022 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789633863763

    By providing a survey of consumption and lifestyle in Hungary during the second half of the twentieth century, this book shows how common people lived during and after tumultuous regime changes. After an introduction covering the late 1930s, the stu…