On the Boundary of Two Worlds

Edited by Leonidas Donskis and Martyn Housden

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1570-7121
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Suzanne Pourchier-Plasseraud

Focusing on Latvia, (between 1905 and 1940), Suzanne Pourchier-Plasseraud, has chosen a nation without an ancient state history of its own, to illustrate the evolution of the concept of national identity into a claim for independence, with the help of art and artists.
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Volume: 
41
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004300187
Expected: 
August 2015
€110,00
$142.00

Yves Plasseraud

This book is about the life of Irena Veisaitė, a Lithuanian theatre scholar, human rights activist, and Holocaust survivor; whose life is a resumé of XXth century East-European history.
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40
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004298903
Expected: 
August 2015
€69,00
$89.00

Edited by Maria Zadencka, Stockholm University, Andrejs Plakans, Iowa State University and Andreas Lawaty, Nordost-Institut/IKGN

The studies in East and Central European History Writing in Exile 1939-1989 offer concise analysis of the organization and the intellectual work of historians exiled from the Baltic States, including Baltic Germans, Belorusia, Ukraine, and Poland in the West.
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Volume: 
39
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004299627
Expected: 
August 2015
€99,00
$128.00

Aurimas Švedas, Vilnius University

This book is about the past and its falsification, historians and the Soviet ideological Matrix. It aims to unveil the formation and existence of Soviet-era Lithuanian historiography, to show how it was affected by mechanisms that created it, and to discuss what kinds of behavioural models...
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38
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Paperback
ISBN: 
9789042039117
Publication date: 
December 2014
€64,00
$90.00

Martyn Housden

What form should Europe take? Should it be based on ‘nation states’ or ‘states of nations’? On what basis should European unification proceed? Should it be an élite undertaking pioneered by statesmen elected to democratic government offices, or should true unification...
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Volume: 
37
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789042038769
Publication date: 
January 2014
€90,00
$126.00

Pietro U. Dini

This book is a study of the relatively unknown field of Baltic linguistic historiography associated with the 16th century. This has been the saeculum mirabile of Baltic philology, not only on account of the first books having appeared during that period, but also due to the diverse linguistic...
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Volume: 
36
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789042037984
Publication date: 
January 2014
€38,00
$51.00

Edited by Björn M. Felder and Paul J. Weindling

The history of eugenics in the Baltic States is largely unknown. The book compares for the first time the eugenic projects of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania and the related disciplines of racial anthropology and psychiatry, and situates them within the wider European context. Strong ethno...
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Volume: 
35
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789042037229
Publication date: 
January 2013
€84,00
$112.00

Eda Kalmre

Under certain conditions, some rumours, which were established as part of folklore already long ago, may become fixed in the memory and the subconscious of several generations. This is what happened with the rumour about a human sausage factory after the Second World War. In Tartu, Estonia, this...
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Volume: 
34
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Paperback
ISBN: 
9789042037175
Publication date: 
January 2013
€48,00
$64.00

Dominic Rubin

“At last, Russia has begun to speak in a truly original voice.” So said Anatoly Vaneev, a Soviet dissident who became Karsavin’s disciple in the Siberian gulag where the philosopher spent his last two years. The book traces the unusual trajectory of this inspiring voice:...
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Volume: 
33
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789042036468
Publication date: 
January 2013
€100,00
$134.00

Edited by Mindaugas Kvietkauskas

In 1990, Lithuania was the first of fifteen Soviet Republics to proclaim its independence from the USSR and, in doing so, dealt a fatal blow to this superpower. Overnight, this small country, whose very existence had been erased from the world map for 50 years, became Post-Soviet and proclaimed...
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Volume: 
32
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789042034419
Publication date: 
January 2011
€89,00
$119.00

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