European Studies

Inside Gorbachev’s Kremlin: The Memoirs of Yegor Ligachev

Yegor Ligachev; Stephen Cohen

First Edition • April 26, 1996 • 448 pages

Print: $56.00 USD/$64.99 CAD

This memoir by the second most powerful Communist Party leader during the early Gorbachev years provides an important alternative view of the USSR’s transformation — a view that is gaining ground in Russian politics today. In a substantial new piece for this edition, Mr. Ligachev outlines the political agenda of…

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European Integration Revisited: Progress, Prospects, and U.S. Interests

Michael Calingaert

First Edition • April 1, 1996 • 240 pages

Print: $42.00 USD/$49.99 CAD

In this fresh and timely account, Michael Calingaert explores the successes and failures of European economic and political integration, analyzes the factors that will determine its future course, and outlines the directions the European Union is moving in as it approaches the 21st century. Assessing U.S. interests affected by European…

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The Bosnian Muslims: Denial of a Nation

Francine Friedman

First Edition • March 1, 1996 • 304 pages

Print: $50.00 USD/$56.50 CAD

Although their plight now dominates television news worldwide, the Bosnian Muslims were until recently virtually unknown outside of Yugoslavia. Who are these people? Why are they the focus of their former neighbors’ rage? What role did they play in Yugoslavia before they became the victims of ethnic cleansing? Why has…

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Russian Culture at the Crossroads: Paradoxes of Postcommunist Consciousness

Edited by Dmitri N Shalin

First Edition • March 16, 1996 • 352 pages

Print: $44.00 USD/$51.00 CAD

During the waning years of Soviet power, glasnost laid bare the distress of people trapped in a system they despised but felt powerless to change. The reexamination of values that began then continues today in the search for a new Russian culture, one rooted in the pre-Soviet past but dynamic…

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Great Britain: Decline or Renewal?

Donley T Studlar

First Edition • March 15, 1996 • 272 pages

Print: $43.00 USD/$49.50 CAD

This thoughtful introduction to British politics explores a country undergoing a painful transition as the twenty-first century approaches. Informed throughout by a comparative public policy perspective, this book surveys British policy, institutions, and behavior since World War II. Donley Studlar analyzes challenges facing contemporary Britain and suggests the likely official…

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Broken Bonds: Yugoslavia’s Disintegration and Balkan Politics in Transition, Second Edition

Lenard J Cohen

Second Edition • June 1, 1995 • 386 pages

Print: $51.00 USD/$89.99 CAD

Struggling against high odds, Yugoslavia managed to survive from its inception in 1918 until the early 1990s. But now, tragic ethnic and regional conflicts have irrevocably fragmented the country. In his timely book, Lenard Cohen explores the original conception and motives underlying the Yugoslav idea, looking at the state’s major…

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The Italian Revolution: The End of Politics, Italian Style?

Mark Gilbert

First Edition • April 27, 1995 • 220 pages

Print: $43.00 USD/$72.50 CAD

Since 1992, Italy has been rocked by the disintegration of its traditional ruling elite as dozens of leading politicians have been accused of corruption, extortion, and Mafia ties. The two linchpins of the former governing coalition, the Christian Democrats and the Socialists, have been shattered by scandal and humiliated at…

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Russian Foreign Policy Since 1990

Edited by Peter Shearman

First Edition • March 30, 1995 • 336 pages

Print: $48.00 USD/$56.50 CAD

This book brings together leading experts on Russia’s foreign relations, providing the most comprehensive coverage of contemporary Russian foreign policy currently available in a single volume. Detailed case studies of relations with specific countries and regions are complemented by chapters that examine the process of decision-making and conflict among domestic…

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France, Germany, and the Western Alliance

Philip H. Gordon

First Edition • December 30, 1994 • 136 pages

Print: $35.00 USD/$49.99 CAD

Whether Europe will ever have anything resembling the common foreign and security policy described in the Maastricht Treaty will depend most of all on whether France and Germany are able to align their foreign policy goals and means. This thoughtful and original study examines the Franco-German security partnership in its…

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The Secret War Against Hitler

Fabian Von Schlabrendorff; Andrew Chandler

First Edition • June 29, 1994 • 360 pages

Print: $46.00 USD/$49.99 CAD

One of the few survivors of the German Resistance, von Schlabrendorff traces his anti-Nazi activity from his student days in the 1920s, through Hitler’s rise to power, to the war and his involvement in the July 20, 1944, plot. He vividly recalls the double life of the Resistance leaders during…

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