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Bloodlands: Europe Between Hitler and Stalin
Bloodlands: Europe Between Hitler and Stalin
by Timothy Snyder
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Americans call the Second World War “The Good War.” But before it even began, Americas wartime ally Josef Stalin had killed millions of his own citizens—and kept killing them during and after the war. Before Hitler was finally defeated... (read more)

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Prague Winter: A Personal Story of Remembrance and War, 1937-1948
Prague Winter: A Personal Story of Remembrance and War, 1937-1948
by Madeleine Albright
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Before Madeleine Albright turned twelve, her life was shaken by the Nazi invasion of her native Prague, the Battle of Britain, the near-total destruction of European Jewry, the Allied victory in World War II, the rise of communism, and the onset of the... (read more)

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Prague Winter: A Personal Story of Remembrance and War, 1937-1948
Prague Winter: A Personal Story of Remembrance and War, 1937-1948
by Madeleine Albright
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Before Madeleine Albright turned twelve, her life was shaken by the Nazi invasion of Czechoslovakia — the country where she was born — the Battle of Britain, the near total destruction of European Jewry, the Allied victory in World War II... (read more)

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The Bosnia List: A Memoir of War, Exile, and Return
The Bosnia List: A Memoir of War, Exile, and Return
by Kenan Trebincevic
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A young survivor of the Bosnian War returns to his homeland to confront the people who betrayed his family At age eleven, Kenan Trebincevic was a happy, karate-loving kid living with his family in the quiet Eastern European town of Brcko. Then, in the... (read more)

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Warrior #171: Soviet Partisan 1941-44
Warrior #171: Soviet Partisan 1941-44
by Nik Cornish
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Nik Cornish is a long-time researcher and freelance writer on Russian and Eastern European history, who has now gone freelance and works full time (trading as Stavka Military Historical Research). He is the Secretary of the Eastern Front Association, and... (read more)

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Collision of Empires: The War on the Eastern Front in 1914 (General Military)
Collision of Empires: The War on the Eastern Front in 1914 (General Military)
by Prit Buttar
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Prit Buttar studied medicine in Oxford and London before joining the British Army as a doctor. After leaving the army, he has worked as a GP (General Practitioner), first near Bristol and now in Abingdon, Oxfordshire. He is extensively involved in... (read more)

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A Traveller's History of Croatia (Traveller's History of Croatia)
A Traveller's History of Croatia (Traveller's History of Croatia)
by Benjamin Curtis
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Croatia is blessed with some of the most spectacular scenery on the planet and in recent years has become a favorite tourist destination. This handbook takes an inside look at the complex roots of Croatian history--from the earliest time to the present... (read more)

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Black Dog of Fate
Black Dog of Fate
by Peter Balakian
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In this tenth anniversary edition of his award-winning memoir, New York Times bestselling author Peter Balakian has expanded his compelling story about growing up in the baby-boom suburbs of the 50s and 60s and coming to understand what happened to his... (read more)

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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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History of Slovakia the Struggle 2ND Edition
History of Slovakia the Struggle 2ND Edition
by Stanisla Kirschbaum
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This classic book offers the most comprehensive and up-to-date history of Slovakia, from its establishment on the Danubian Plain to the present. While paying tribute to Slovakia's resilience and struggle for survival, it describes contributions to... (read more)

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Balkan Ghosts a Journey Through History
Balkan Ghosts a Journey Through History
by Robert D Kaplan
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From the assassination that set off World War I to the ethnic warfare sweeping Bosnia and Croatia, the Balkans have been the crucible of the 20th century--the place where terrorism and genocide were first practiced as tools of policy. This enthralling... (read more)

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Ordinary Men: Reserve Police Battalion 101 and the Final Solution in Poland
Ordinary Men: Reserve Police Battalion 101 and the Final Solution in Poland
by Christopher R. Browning
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The shocking account of how a unit of average middle-aged Germans became the cold-blooded murderers of tens of thousands of Jews.... (read more)

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Between Giants: The Battle for the Baltics in World War II
Between Giants: The Battle for the Baltics in World War II
by Prit Buttar
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CN "A magisterial account, Between Giants does not attempt to judge the decisions made by the leaders and the people of the Baltic States, who struggled to reconcile the situation in which they found themselves with their own aspirations. It elucidates... (read more)

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The Great Sea: A Human History of the Mediterranean
The Great Sea: A Human History of the Mediterranean
by David Abulafia
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Connecting Europe, Asia, and Africa, the Mediterranean Sea has been for millennia the place where religions, economies, and political systems met, clashed, influenced and absorbed one another. In this brilliant and expansive book, David Abulafia offers a... (read more)

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Lords of the Horizons: A History of the Ottoman Empire
Lords of the Horizons: A History of the Ottoman Empire
by Jason Goodwin
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 337-[342]) and index.... (read more)

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Making a Nation, Breaking a Nation : Literature and Cultural Politics in Yugoslavia (98 Edition)
Making a Nation, Breaking a Nation : Literature and Cultural Politics in Yugoslavia (98 Edition)
by Andrew Wachtel
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Explores the role of literature in the former Yugoslavia's attempts to create a multicultural nation.... (read more)

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Confronting the Yugoslav Controversies: A Scholars' Initiative (Central European Studies)
Confronting the Yugoslav Controversies: A Scholars' Initiative (Central European Studies)
by Charles (edt) Ingrao
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It has been two decades since Yugoslavia fell apart. The brutal conflicts that followed its dissolution are over, but the legacy of the tragedy continues to unsettle the region. Reconciliation is a long and difficult process that necessitates a... (read more)

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Red Horizons
Red Horizons
by Ion Mihai Pacepa
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A former chief of Romania's foreign intelligence service reveals the extraordinary corruption of the Nicolae Ceausescu government of Romania, its brutal machinery of oppression, and its Machiavellian relationship with the West. An in side story of how... (read more)

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Polish Way (87 Edition)
Polish Way (87 Edition)
by Adam Zamoyski
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Mr. Zamoyski believes there is a need for a new synthesis of Poland's past because of the heavily nationalist and political coloring of existing works. He strives to place Polish history more squarely in its European context, and he pays special... (read more)

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The Serbs (Peoples of Europe)
The Serbs (Peoples of Europe)
by Sima M. Cirkovic
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This sweeping history of the Serbian people starts with the settlement of the Slavs on the Balkan Peninsula in the seventh century and ends with the dissolution of Yugoslavia at the end of the twentieth century. A comprehensive survey of the development... (read more)

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