European Studies

Damming the Danube: Gabcikovo/Nagymaros and Post-communist Politics in Europe

John Fitzmaurice

First Edition • October 1, 1998 • 176 pages

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The conflict between Hungary and Slovakia over the Gabcikovo-Nagymaros dam system on the Danube is a potentially explosive threat to regional stability along this key economic artery between the North Sea and the Black Sea. Emblematic of the difficulties in establishing a post-communist regional order, this bitter battle between material…

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The Yishuv in the Shadow of the Holocaust: Zionist Politics and Rescue Aliya, 1933-1939

Abraham J Edelheit

First Edition • October 6, 1998 • 320 pages

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For the Jewish world and the Yishuv in particular, the 1930s was a time of escalating crises — the rise of the Nazis and their antisemitic policies, the declining fortunes of Eastern European Jewry, increasing Arab enmity, and the hardening of British Mandatory policies in Palestine. Reexamining some of the…

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Bitter Waters: Life and Work in Stalin’s Russia

Gennady M. Andreev-Khomiakov; Ann Healy, Translator

First Edition • August 1, 1998 • 220 pages

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One dusty summer day in 1935, a young writer named Gennady Andreev-Khomiakov was released from the Siberian labor camp where he had spent the last eight years of his life. His total assets amounted to 25 rubles, a loaf of bread, five dried herrings, and the papers identifying him as…

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Siberia: Worlds Apart

Victor L Mote

First Edition • June 5, 1998 • 256 pages

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Known to most as a realm of exile and labor camps, Siberia is also one of the world’s wealthiest resource bases. This harsh, vast land constitutes nearly three-quarters of Russia’s territory, yet after four centuries of Slavic migration and procreation it is home to a mere 32 million people. In…

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The Establishment of Communist Regimes in Eastern Europe, 1944-1949

Edited by Norman Naimark; Leonid Gibianskii

First Edition • May 1, 1998 • 328 pages

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The collaborative effort of scholars from Russia and the United States, this book reevaluates the history of postwar Eastern Europe from 1944 to 1949, incorporating information gleaned from newly opened archives in Eastern Europe. For nearly five decades, the countries of Yugoslavia, Poland, Albania, Bulgaria, Romania, Hungary, Czechoslovakia, and the…

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Italian Politics: The Center-Left in Power

Edited by Roberto D'Alimonte; David Nelken

First Edition • October 10, 1997 • 296 pages

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The year 1996 in Italian politics was a year rich in novelty. After the stalled transition of 1995, the political atmosphere had begun to change. Most obvious was the end of Dini’s unelected government of technocrats, supported by a heterogeneous group in Parliament, and its replacement with Romano Prodi’s government,…

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Ana’s Land: Sisterhood in Eastern Europe

Edited by Tanya Renne

First Edition • November 1, 1996 • 256 pages

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Facing negative public opinion and nearly impossible conditions in their homelands, east European women are struggling to establish their human rights and to solidify the shaky social gains that were made under state-sponsored socialism. This unique collection gives unmediated voice to women throughout the region, from activists and scholars to…

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Institutional Design in New Democracies: Eastern Europe and Latin America

Edited by Arend Lijphart; Carlos Waisman

First Edition • August 23, 1996 • 288 pages

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Countries throughout Latin America and Central and Eastern Europe are moving from semi-closed to open economies and from authoritarian to democratic political systems. Despite important differences between the regions, these transitions involve similar tasks: the establishment of governmental institutions and electoral systems conducive to legitimation of the new and fragile…

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Spain: Democracy Regained

E. Ramon Arango

Second Edition • May 31, 1996 • 360 pages

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Since the death of Franco in 1975, Spain has passed from repression through renewal to democracy, restored for the first time since 1936. Having survived the threat to its very existence in 1981, democratic Spain — now a member of the European Union and the North Atlantic Treaty Organization —…

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Power Restructuring in China and Russia

Mark Lupher

First Edition • April 26, 1996 • 352 pages

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The massive economic transformations and political upheavals that have been sweeping China and the Soviet Union in the final decades of the twentieth century are among the great dramas of our time. Yet the origins of these revolutionary changes are murky and their outcomes unclear. Have we witnessed the demise…

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