Nations and Citizens in Yugoslavia and the Post-Yugoslav States
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Nations and Citizens in Yugoslavia and the Post-Yugoslav States

Igor Štiks Nations and Citizens in Yugoslavia and the Post-Yugoslav States One Hundred Years of Citizenship Between 1914 and the present day the political makeup of the Balkans has relentlessly changed, following unpredictable shifts of international and internal borders. Between and across these borders various political communities were formed, co-existed and (dis)integrated. By analysing one hundred years of modern citizenship in...

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Political Justice in Budapest after WWII
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Political Justice in Budapest after WWII

Ildikó Barna and Andrea Pető Political Justice in Budapest after WWII In Hungary, which fell under Soviet influence at the end of WWII, those who had participated in the wartime atrocities were tried by so called people’s courts. This book analyses this process in an objective, quantitative way, contributing to the present timely discussion on the Hungarian war guilt. The authors apply a special focus on the gender aspect of the...

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Historical Dictionary of Estonia
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Historical Dictionary of Estonia

TOIVO MILJAN Historical Dictionary of Estonia Second Edition Estonia is a small European Union country (population 1.3 million but physically the size of Netherlands and Switzerland) at the historic interface of East and West, Europe and Russia, free from Soviet occupation only for twenty-five years. Estonia boasts many notable achievements in the past has one of the most advanced economies in the region. It has made impressive...

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The Concept of Neutrality in Stalin’s Foreign Policy, 1945–1953
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The Concept of Neutrality in Stalin’s Foreign Policy, 1945–1953

PETER RUGGENTHALER The Concept of Neutrality in Stalin’s Foreign Policy, 1945–1953 Drawing on recently declassified Soviet archival sources, this book sheds new light on how the division of Europe came about in the aftermath of World War II. The book contravenes the notion that a neutral zone of states, including Germany, could have been set up between East and West. The Soviet Union under Joseph Stalin was determined to...

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Romania. Storia e cultura
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Romania. Storia e cultura

Keith Hitchins Romania Storia e cultura Una breve storia politica e culturale della Romania, dalla conquista romana della Dacia fino ai giorni nostri. Un paese diviso tra influenze orientali e occidentali. Un lungo percorso verso l’indipendenza, spesso interrotto dall’influenza straniera – quella romana, poi la ottomana e infine quella sovietica – prima di arrivare al “comunismo nazionalista” di...

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The Socialist Car
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The Socialist Car

Edited by Lewis H. Siegelbaum The Socialist Car Automobility in the Eastern Bloc Across the Soviet Bloc, from the 1960s until the collapse of communism, the automobile exemplified the tension between the ideological imperatives of political authorities and the aspirations of ordinary citizens. For the latter, the automobile was the ticket to personal freedom and a piece of the imagined consumer paradise of the West. For the...

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