Elusive Alliance
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Elusive Alliance

Jesse Kauffman Elusive Alliance The German Occupation of Poland in World War I As World War I dragged on into 1915, German armies along the Western Front settled into stalemate with entrenched British and French forces. But in the East the picture was quite different. The Kaiser’s army routed the Russians, took possession of Polish territory, and attempted to create a Polish satellite state. Elusive Alliance delves into Germany’s...

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Consumi e benessere nell’Unione Sovietica di Michail Gorbacev.
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Consumi e benessere nell’Unione Sovietica di Michail Gorbacev.

Giovanni Moretto Consumi e benessere nell’Unione Sovietica di Michail Gorbacev. Politiche, strategie e cultura. Il libro ripercorre le tappe del fallimento del “benessere realsocialista”, attraverso l’analisi del discorso ufficiale del Partito-Stato sovietico e della voce dei semplici cittadini, della propaganda e della realtà della vita di tutti i giorni. I temi, dunque, sono i consumi e il benessere così come...

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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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