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Church and Society in Hungary and in the Hungarian Diaspora
Church and Society in Hungary and in the Hungarian Diaspora
By Nándor Dreisziger

In Church and Society in Hungary and in the Hungarian Diaspora, Nándor Dreisziger tells the story of Christianity in Hungary and the Hungarian diaspora from its earliest years until the present.

Published Apr 2016
Total Wars and the Making of Modern Ukraine, 1914-1954
Total Wars and the Making of Modern Ukraine, 1914-1954
By George O. Liber

Liber’s book will transform our understanding of the entangled histories of Ukraine, the USSR, Germany, and East Central Europe in the twentieth century.

Published Mar 2016
Transformation on the Southern Ukrainian Steppe: Letters and Papers of Johann Cornies, Volume I: 1812-1835
Transformation on the Southern Ukrainian Steppe: Letters and Papers of Johann Cornies, Volume I: 1812-1835
Translated by Ingrid I. Epp
Edited by Harvey L. Dyck, Ingrid I. Epp, and John R. Staples

Transformation on the Southern Ukrainian Steppe documents the Mennonite experience in the southern Ukraine through the papers of Johann Cornies (1789–1848), an ambitious and energetic leader of the Mennonite colony of Molochna.

Published Dec 2015
Reclaiming the Personal: Oral History in Post-Socialist Europe
Reclaiming the Personal: Oral History in Post-Socialist Europe
Edited by Natalia Khanenko-Friesen and Gelinada Grinchenko

Reclaiming the Personal underscores the political implications of oral history research in post-socialist Europe and highlights how oral history research in the region differs from that being conducted elsewhere.

Published Nov 2015
Madness and the Mad in Russian Culture
Madness and the Mad in Russian Culture
Edited by Angela Brintlinger and Ilya Vinitsky

Editors Angela Brintlinger and Ilya Vinitsky have brought together essays that cover over 250 years and address a wide variety of ideas related to madness

Published Oct 2015
Painting Imperialism and Nationalism Red: The Ukrainian Marxist Critique of Russian Communist Rule in Ukraine, 1918-1925
Painting Imperialism and Nationalism Red: The Ukrainian Marxist Critique of Russian Communist Rule in Ukraine, 1918-1925
By Stephen Velychenko

In Painting Imperialism and Nationalism Red, Stephen Velychenko traces the first expressions of national, anti-colonial Marxism to 1918 and the Russian Bolshevik occupation of Ukraine.

Published Sep 2015
Politics of Energy Dependency: Ukraine, Belarus, and Lithuania between Domestic Oligarchs and Russian Pressure
Politics of Energy Dependency: Ukraine, Belarus, and Lithuania between Domestic Oligarchs and Russian Pressure
By Margarita M. Balmaceda

A must-read for anyone interested in Eastern Europe, Russia, and the politics of natural resources, this book reveals the insights gained by looking at post-Soviet development and international relations issues not only from a Moscow-centered perspective, but from that of individual actors in other states.

Published Jul 2015
The All-Encompassing Eye of Ukraine: Ivan Nechui-Levyts'kyi's Realist Prose
The All-Encompassing Eye of Ukraine: Ivan Nechui-Levyts'kyi's Realist Prose
By Maxim Tarnawsky

In The All-Encompassing Eye of Ukraine, Maxim Tarnawsky presents a thorough and much-needed reexamination of Ukrainian novelist Ivan Nechui-Levyts'kyi and his work.

Published Apr 2015
Reading Václav Havel
Reading Václav Havel
By David S. Danaher

In Reading Václav Havel, David S. Danaher approaches Havel’s remarkable body of work holistically, focusing on the language, images, and ideas which appear and reappear in the many genres in which Havel wrote.

Published Apr 2015
Automatic for the Masses: The Death of the Author and the Birth of Socialist Realism
Automatic for the Masses: The Death of the Author and the Birth of Socialist Realism
By Petre M. Petrov

In Automatic for the Masses, Petre M. Petrov offers a novel, theoretically informed account of the transition from modernism to Socialist Realism, tracing their connections through Modernist notions of agency and authorship.

Published Mar 2015