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Iron Curtain: The Crushing of Eastern Europe, 1944-1956
Iron Curtain: The Crushing of Eastern Europe, 1944-1956
by Anne Applebaum
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In the long-awaited follow-up to her Pulitzer Prize-winning Gulag, acclaimed journalist Anne Applebaum delivers a groundbreaking history of how Communism took over Eastern Europe after World War II and transformed in frightening fashion the individuals... (read more)

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Eastern Europe!: Everything You Need to Know about the History (and More) of a Region That Shaped Our World and Still Does
Eastern Europe!: Everything You Need to Know about the History (and More) of a Region That Shaped Our World and Still Does
by Tomek Jankowski
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When the legendary Romulus killed his brother Remus and founded the city of Rome in 753 BCE, Plovdiv -- today the second-largest city in Bulgaria -- was already thousands of years old. Indeed, London, Paris, Berlin, Vienna, Madrid, Brussels, Amsterdam... (read more)

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Soc Currents E Eur 2ed-P
Soc Currents E Eur 2ed-P
by Sabrina Petra Ramet
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Social Currents in Eastern Europe traces the diverse social currents that have developed alongside and interacted with political and economic forces to bring about change in Eastern Europe. In this second edition—which significantly updates and... (read more)

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The Walls Came Tumbling Down: The Collapse of Communism in Eastern Europe
The Walls Came Tumbling Down: The Collapse of Communism in Eastern Europe
by Gale Stokes
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Gale Stokes' The Walls Came Tumbling Down has been one of the standard interpretations of the East European revolutions of 1989 for many years. It offers a sweeping yet vivid narrative of the two decades of developments that led from the Prague Spring of... (read more)

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Developments in Central and East European Politics
Developments in Central and East European Politics
by Stephen White
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The face of Central and Eastern Europe has been dramatically transformed since the collapse of communism. The region faces new challenges, including the needs to find a balance between effective leadership and accountability and to reverse the economic... (read more)

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Three Eras of Political Change in Eastern Europe
Three Eras of Political Change in Eastern Europe
by Gale Stokes
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The revolutions of 1989 in Eastern Europe made it possible for people who had always considered themselves part of the European mainstream to reemerge from two generations of Communist separation. At the same time, however, the war in the former... (read more)

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The Omega-3 Connection: The Groundbreaking Antidepression Diet and Brain Program
The Omega-3 Connection: The Groundbreaking Antidepression Diet and Brain Program
by M.D. Andrew L Stoll
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For years scientists have searched for a "magic bullet" to relieve the pain of depression and other mood disorders -- safe enough for nursing mothers, children with ADHD, and the elderly, without the side effects associated with medicines like Prozac... (read more)

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Final Revolution: The Resistance Church & the Collapse of Communism
Final Revolution: The Resistance Church & the Collapse of Communism
by George Weigel
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The collapse of communism in central and eastern Europe--the Revolution of 1989--was a singularly stunning event in a century already known for the unexpected. How did people divided for two generations by an Iron Curtain come so suddenly to dance... (read more)

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The Unfinished Revolution: Making Sense of the Communist Past in Central-Eastern Europe
The Unfinished Revolution: Making Sense of the Communist Past in Central-Eastern Europe
by James Mark
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While the West has repeatedly been sold images of a victorious peopleand#8217;s revolution in 1989, the idea that dictatorship has been truly overcome is foreign to many in the former Communist bloc. In this wide-ranging work, James Mark examines how new... (read more)

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The State Against Society: Political Crises and Their Aftermath in East Central Europe
The State Against Society: Political Crises and Their Aftermath in East Central Europe
by Grzegorz Ekiert
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Classical images of state-socialism developed in contemporary social sciences were founded on simple presuppositions. State-socialist regimes were considered to be politically stable due to their pervasive institutional and ideological control over the... (read more)

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Cafe Europa: Life After Communism
Cafe Europa: Life After Communism
by Slavenka Drakulic
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Today in Eastern Europe the architectural work of revolution is complete: the old order has been replaced by various forms of free market economy and de jure democracy. But as Slavenka Drakulic observes, "in everyday life, the revolution consists much... (read more)

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Rebirth of History: Eastern Europe in the Age of Democracy
Rebirth of History: Eastern Europe in the Age of Democracy
by Misha Glenny
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A newly revised and updated edition of an award-winning BBC correspondent's magisterial history of the Balkan region This unique and lively history of Balkan geopolitics since the early nineteenth century gives readers the essential historical... (read more)

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Grooves of Change Eastern Europe At the Turn of the Millennium
Grooves of Change Eastern Europe At the Turn of the Millennium
by J F Brown
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The Grooves of Change is the culmination of J. F. Brown’s esteemed career as an analyst of Eastern Europe. He traces events in this diverse and disruption-riddled region from the communist era to the years of transition after the fall of the Berlin... (read more)

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Inventing Eastern Europe: The Map of Civilization on the Mind of the Enlightenment
Inventing Eastern Europe: The Map of Civilization on the Mind of the Enlightenment
by Larry Wolff
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This is a wide-ranging intellectual history of how, in the 18th century, Europe came to be conceived as divided into "Western Europe" and "Eastern Europe". The author argues that this conceptual reorientation from the previously accepted "Northern" and... (read more)

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Surge to Freedom: The End of Communist Rule in Eastern Europe (Soviet and East European Studies)
Surge to Freedom: The End of Communist Rule in Eastern Europe (Soviet and East European Studies)
by J F Brown
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In praise of Surge to Freedom: The End of Communist Rule in Eastern Europe: "Nobody has yet produced a more perceptive and inclusive work on the events of what is arguably the most important year of our lifetimes. This book is essential for anyone... (read more)

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Of Walls and Bridges: The United States and Eastern Europe
Of Walls and Bridges: The United States and Eastern Europe
by Bennett Kovrig
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In this ambitious work, Bennett Kovrig lucidly traces the economic, political and ideological developments that have characterized U.S. relations with Eastern Europe since World War II. Kovrig provides a refreshingly objective examination of the complex... (read more)

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The Magic Lantern: The Revolution of '89 Witnessed in Warsaw, Budapest, Berlin, and Prague
The Magic Lantern: The Revolution of '89 Witnessed in Warsaw, Budapest, Berlin, and Prague
by Timothy Garton Ash
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The Magic Lantern is one of those rare books that define a historic moment, written by a brilliant witness who was also a participant in epochal events. Whether covering Poland’s first free parliamentary elections—in which Solidarity found... (read more)

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Eastern Europe for Beginners
Eastern Europe for Beginners
by Paul Beck
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Traces the history of the region from World War I to the present, and describes influential events, movements, and individuals.... (read more)

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The Revolutions of 1989 (Rewriting Histories)
The Revolutions of 1989 (Rewriting Histories)
by Vladimir Tismaneanu
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The Revolutions of 1989 is a collection of both classic and recent articles examining the causes and consequences of the collapse of communism in East and Central Europe, the most important event in recent world history. It includes discussion of: * the... (read more)

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Marie Louise and the Decadence of the Empire
Marie Louise and the Decadence of the Empire
by Imbert De Saint Aman
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Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. Hesperides Press are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the... (read more)

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