In NATO’s Backyard
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In NATO’s Backyard

IVAN LAKOVIĆ AND DMITAR TASIĆ The Tito–Stalin Split and Yugoslavia’s Military Opening toward the West, 1950–1954 In NATO’s Backyard Yugoslav military cooperation with West emerged after the country’s split with the U.S.S.R. and its allies in 1948. It came as a surprise for many, since Yugoslavia used to be one of the staunchest followers of Soviet politics. However, faced with possible military escalation of the...

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A Coincise History of Bosnia
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A Coincise History of Bosnia

Cathie Carmichael A Coincise History of Bosnia A Concise History of Bosnia integrates the political, economic and cultural history of this fascinating,  beautiful, but much misunderstood country. Drawing on a wide range of primary and secondary literature, this objective and engaging history covers developments in the region up to the present day and offers an accessible interpretation of an often contested and controversial history....

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Storia dei Balcani
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Storia dei Balcani

Andrew Baruch Wachtel Storia dei Balcani Nell’immaginario storico e letterario, i Balcani si stagliano come un grande spazio spaventoso e mal definito e sono spesso visti negativamente, come una regione abitata da popoli tormentati dall’odio razziale ed etnico, sempre pronti allo scontro. Lo storico Andrew Wachtel ridefinisce quest’area in termini positivi, ripercorrendo la storia dei Balcani dalla Preistoria al XX secolo come un...

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Jews in Eastern Europe
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Jews in Eastern Europe

Editor(s):Waldemar Szczerbiński, Katarzyna Kornacka-Sareło Jews in Eastern Europe. Ways of Assimilation   The problem of being a stranger is present in every culture. In this context, “the Jewish question” is often discussed, since the Jews have been present in other nations for centuries, constituting the social and cultural minority and being almost always perceived as strangers. This volume presents a detailed analysis of...

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La fine del comunismo in Europa. Regimi e dissidenze, 1956-1989,
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La fine del comunismo in Europa. Regimi e dissidenze, 1956-1989,

 Tito Forcellese, Giovanni Franchi, Antonio Macchia (a cura di) La fine del comunismo in Europa. Regimi e dissidenze, 1956-1989   Il totalitarismo comunista dell’Europa dell’est, il suo lento ma inesorabile declino nella seconda metà del novecento e la cultura delle opposizioni interne a questi regimi sono l’oggetto d’analisi del presente volume. Per affrontare tematiche così ampie e complesse il volume si è avvalso dell’apporto...

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The Return of the Cold War: Ukraine, The West and Russia
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The Return of the Cold War: Ukraine, The West and Russia

Edited by J. L. Black, Michael Johns The Return of the Cold War: Ukraine, The West and Russia This book examines the crisis in Ukraine, tracing its development and analysing the factors which lie behind it. It discusses above all how the two sides have engaged in political posturing, accusations, escalating sanctions and further escalating threats, arguing that the ease with which both sides have reverted to a Cold War mentality...

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