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Srebrenica: Record of a War Crime
Srebrenica: Record of a War Crime
by Jan Willem Honig
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"A chilling testimony to the evil that executed—and the bungling that coud not pevent—an 'ethnic cleasing' massacre, the single worst atrocity in Europe since World War II."—The New York Times Book Review.... (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Today in Eastern Europe the architectural work of revolution is complete: the old order has been replaced by various forms of free market economy and de jure democracy.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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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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They Would Never Hurt a Fly War Criminal
They Would Never Hurt a Fly War Criminal
by Slavenka Drakulic
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Who were they? Ordinary people like you or me?or monsters asks internationally acclaimed author Slavenka Drakulic? as she sets out to understand the people behind the horrific crimes committed during the war that tore apart Yugoslavia in the 1990s... (read more)

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Danube (89 Edition)
Danube (89 Edition)
by Claudio Magris
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In this acclaimed international bestseller, Claudio Magris tracks the Danube River, setting his finger on the pulse of Central Europe, the crucible of a culture that draws on influences of East and West, Christianity and Islam. In each town he raises the... (read more)

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After the Fall: Srebrenica Survivors in St. Louis
After the Fall: Srebrenica Survivors in St. Louis
by Patrick Mccarthy
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War in the Balkans dominated headlines throughout the 1990s, displacing millions of ordinary people and renewing debate over responses to genocide in the modern era. St. Louis is home today to nearly 20,000 refugees from war in Bosnia-Herzegovina, one... (read more)

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Kosovo: How Myths and Truths Started a War
Kosovo: How Myths and Truths Started a War
by Julie Mertus
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Julie Mertus provides one of the first comprehensive looks at the explosive situation in Kosovo, where years of simmering tensions between Serbs and Albanians erupted in armed conflict in 1998. In a profound and detailed study of national identity and... (read more)

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Peacebuilding in the Balkans: The View from the Ground Floor
Peacebuilding in the Balkans: The View from the Ground Floor
by Paula M Pickering
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Pickering (government, The College of William and Mary) argues that ordinary people affect the success or failure of peacebuilding programs in divided societies through their everyday reactions and attitudes. He investigates the decision-making... (read more)

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Fear : Anti-semitism in Poland After Auschwitz (07 Edition)
Fear : Anti-semitism in Poland After Auschwitz (07 Edition)
by Jan Gross
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Gross investigates the violence directed at Jews in Poland at the conclusion of World War II. For more than half a century, what happened to the Jewish Holocaust survivors has been cloaked in guilt and shame. Writing with passion, brilliance, and fierce... (read more)

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The Vanishing Hectare: Property and Value in Postsocialist Transylvania (Culture and Society After Socialism)
The Vanishing Hectare: Property and Value in Postsocialist Transylvania (Culture and Society After Socialism)
by Katherine Verdery
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In most countries in Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union, the fall of communism opened up the possibility for individuals to acquire land. Based on Katherine Verdery's extensive fieldwork between 1990 and 2001, "The Vanishing Hectare explores the... (read more)

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Twilight of Impunity: The War Crimes Trial of Slobodan Milosevic
Twilight of Impunity: The War Crimes Trial of Slobodan Milosevic
by Judith Armatta
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An eyewitness account of the first major international war-crimes tribunal since the Nuremberg trials, Twilight of Impunity is a gripping guide to the prosecution of Slobodan Milosevic for war crimes, crimes against humanity, and genocide. The historic... (read more)

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Belgrade: A Cultural History (Cityscapes)
Belgrade: A Cultural History (Cityscapes)
by Davis Norris
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Perched above the confluence of two great rivers, the Sava and Danube, Belgrade has been home to many civilizations: Celts, Romans, Byzantines, Bulgars, Magyars, Ottomans and Serbs. A Turkish fortress, the focus for a Serbian principality, an... (read more)

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Bosnia and Hercegovina: A Tradition Betrayed
Bosnia and Hercegovina: A Tradition Betrayed
by Robert J Donia
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In Bosnia and Hercegovina: A Tradition Betrayed, Donia and Fine shatter the myth that the former Yugoslavia has been plunged into civil strife by the end of the Cold War. To prove this point they examine Bosnia's rich historical traditions in light of... (read more)

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Eastern European Studies #5: Democracy at Dawn: Notes from Poland and Points East
Eastern European Studies #5: Democracy at Dawn: Notes from Poland and Points East
by Frederick Quinn
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From the sweeping changes of democratic reform to the bloody conflict of the Chechen Republic, 1993-95 was a tumultuous and critical time for Eastern Europe and the former Soviet republics. During that two-year period, Frederick Quinn toured the former... (read more)

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Institutional Design in Post-Communist Societies: Rebuilding the Ship at Sea (Theories of Institutional Design)
Institutional Design in Post-Communist Societies: Rebuilding the Ship at Sea (Theories of Institutional Design)
by Jon Elster
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'This book examines the problems and issues facing formerly communist states as they seek to develop a new democratic political order and a market economy. Studies of Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Hungary and Slovakia provide detailed empirical data... (read more)

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Macedonia: Its People & History
Macedonia: Its People & History
by Stoyan Pribichevich
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An introduction to one of the significant peoples of the Balkan peninsula, this book presents the achievements and problems of the Macedonians from ancient times to the present. Most Macedonians today live in Yugoslavia, where they comprise one of the... (read more)

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Heavenly Serbia: From Myth to Genocide
Heavenly Serbia: From Myth to Genocide
by Branimir Anzulovic
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The body of the law is an ambiguous phrase. Conventionally, it designates the law as a determinate corpus; legal codes, statutes, and the rulings of common law. But it can also refer to the subjected body that is produced by and is part of the law. This... (read more)

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Belgrade
Belgrade
by Florence Levinsohn
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The murderous war in Yugoslavia brings a daily round of revulsion, with the world's press fixed on the Serbs as children of darkness. A valiant and warlike race, Churchill called the Serbs. Certainly their reputation for war has stuck. But as Florence... (read more)

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Eastern Europe: Politics, Culture, and Society Since 1939
Eastern Europe: Politics, Culture, and Society Since 1939
by Sabrina P Ramet
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Eastern Europe addresses the emergence of uncertain pluralism in the region following the disintegration of the communist regimes in 1989. Taking a broad historical approach, the volume considers issues and challenges that have marked Eastern Europe... (read more)

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Neighbors: The Destruction of the Jewish Community in Jedwabne, Poland
Neighbors: The Destruction of the Jewish Community in Jedwabne, Poland
by Jan T Gross
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On a summer day in 1941 in Nazi-occupied Poland, half of the town of Jedwabne brutally murdered the other half: 1,600 men, women, and children-all but seven of the town's Jews. In this shocking and compelling study, historian Jan Gross pieces together... (read more)

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