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The Near Abroad: Socialist Eastern Europe and Soviet Patriotism in Ukraine, 1956-1985
The Near Abroad: Socialist Eastern Europe and Soviet Patriotism in Ukraine, 1956-1985
By Zbigniew Wojnowski

In The Near Abroad, Zbigniew Wojnowski traces how Soviet Ukrainian identities developed in dialogue and confrontation with the USSR’s neighbours in Eastern Europe.

Available May 2017
Twilight of Empire: The Brest-Litovsk Conference and the Remaking of East-Central Europe, 19171918
Twilight of Empire: The Brest-Litovsk Conference and the Remaking of East-Central Europe, 1917–1918
By Borislav Chernev

Borislav Chernev, through an insightful and in-depth analysis of primary sources and archival material, argues that although its duration was short lived, the Brest-Litovsk settlement significantly affected the post-Imperial transformation of East Central Europe.

Available May 2017
Ukraine and Europe: Cultural Encounters and Negotiations
Ukraine and Europe: Cultural Encounters and Negotiations
Edited by Giovanna Brogi Bercoff, Marko Pavlyshyn, and Serhii Plokhy

Ukraine and Europe challenges the popular perception of Ukraine as a country torn between Europe and the east. Twenty-two scholars from Europe, North America, and Australia explore the complexities of Ukraine’s relationship with Europe and its role the continent’s historical and cultural development.

Available May 2017
An Introduction to the Crusades
An Introduction to the Crusades
By S.J. Allen
An Introduction to the Crusades is the perfect guide to a very complex historical period.
Available May 2017
A Reformation Sourcebook: Documents from an Age of Debate
A Reformation Sourcebook: Documents from an Age of Debate
Edited by Michael W. Bruening
This unique sourcebook presents individual debates of the Reformation era through a range of primary source documents.
Available Mar 2017
This Happened in My Presence: Moriscos, Old Christians, and the Spanish Inquisition in the Town of Deza, 1569-1611
This Happened in My Presence: Moriscos, Old Christians, and the Spanish Inquisition in the Town of Deza, 1569-1611
Edited By Patrick J. O'Banion

Using the records of the Spanish Inquisition, Patrick J. O'Banion reveals the life of the small Spanish town of Deza during a period that was complex and tumultuous—not just for Deza, but for Spain, Europe, and the entire world.

Available Feb 2017
The Trial of Tempel Anneke: Records of a Witchcraft Trial in Brunswick, Germany, 1663, Second Edition
The Trial of Tempel Anneke: Records of a Witchcraft Trial in Brunswick, Germany, 1663, Second Edition
By Peter A. Morton
Translated by Barbara Dähms

The Trial of Tempel Anneke examines documents from an early modern European witchcraft trial with the pedagogical goal of allowing students to interact directly with primary sources.

Published Jan 2017
Brothers or Enemies: The Ukrainian National Movement and Russia from the 1840s to the 1870s
Brothers or Enemies: The Ukrainian National Movement and Russia from the 1840s to the 1870s
By Johannes Remy

In Brothers and Enemies, Johannes Remy reveals that the roots of Ukrainian independence were planted fifty years earlier. Remy contextualizes the Ukrainian national movement against the backdrop of the Russian Empire and its policy of oppression in the mid-nineteenth-century.

Published Jan 2017
Primo Levi and the Identity of a Survivor
Primo Levi and the Identity of a Survivor
By Nancy Harrowitz

In Primo Levi and the Identity of a Survivor, Nancy Harrowitz examines the complex role that Levi’s cultural identity played in his choices of how to portray his survival, as well as his exposition of topics such as bystander complicity.

Published Jan 2017
Jews and Ukrainians: A Millennium of Co-Existence
Jews and Ukrainians: A Millennium of Co-Existence
By Paul Robert Magocsi and Yohanan Petrovsky-Shtern

The story of Jews and Ukrainians is presented in an impartial manner through twelve thematic chapters. Among the themes discussed are geography, history, economic life, traditional culture, religion, language and publications, literature and theater, architecture and art, music, the diaspora, and contemporary Ukraine.

Published Oct 2016