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Jiří Macháček. Translated by Miloš Bartoň.
This book is a contribution to the understanding the transformations that took place across Europe during the second half of the first millennium. The goal is to draw conclusions on the basis of the archaeological evidence from important centres.
Based on hundreds of primary sources in a wide range of languages, this book offers a reevaluation of Romanian images of self and other, as well as of foreign images of the country and people. A nuanced and historically-grounded contribution to the lively debates over Balkanism, Orientalism and ...
The first biography of Nikolay Punin, this book offers a comprehensive analysis of his life in the context of Russian political, social and cultural history in the first half of the 20th century.
Kåre Johan Mjør
Reformulating Russia provides a thorough narratological and contextual analysis of Russian émigré historiography as it appears in Georgii Fedotov’s Saints of Ancient Russia, Georgii Florovskii’s The Ways of Russian Theology, Nikolai Berdiaev’s The Russian Idea and Vasilii Zenkovskii’s History of ...
Contributing, for instance, to the fields of nationality and borderland studies, this book offers a fascinating study of the process of “writing a worthy past” for the Russian Orthodox monastery of Valaam during the 18th and 19th centuries.
Drawing upon previously unpublished commercial ledgers and correspondence, this study offers a collective social biography of three generations of Balkan merchants. Personal accounts humanize multiethnic networks that navigated multiple social systems – supporting and opposing various aspects of ...
The present volume deals with the course and effects of migrations in the east and south- east of Europe during the period between the tenth and the thirteenth century. The author’s special focus is on Romanian communities and on nomadic tribes that came from the steppes and penetrated into the ...
Based on life-historical research with five Muscovites, this book provides an intimate portrait of their experience of the post-Soviet years as a period of intense refashioning of moral personhood. This process is revealed as uniquely personal, socially shared, and globally influenced.
Drawing on the themes of religious rhetoric, embedded in social and political contexts, this study offers new insights into the manners in which the Catholic Church helped mould the Slovenians' responses to WWI and reconsiders the reasons for the clergy's political actions amid tensions, which ...
Daniel Šuber & Slobodan Karamanić
Drawing on visual materials (film, art, graffiti, street-art, public advertisement, memorials), the essays of this collection offer detailed views on the cultural and political dynamics that preceded and emerged in the wake of the Yugoslav conflicts of the 1990s.
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