Holy Legionary Youth
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Holy Legionary Youth

Roland Clark Holy Legionary Youth Fascist Activism in Interwar Romania Founded in 1927, Romania’s Legion of the Archangel Michael was one of Europe’s largest and longest-lived fascist social movements. In Holy Legionary Youth, Roland Clark draws on oral histories, memoirs, and substantial research in the archives of the Romanian secret police to provide the most comprehensive account of the Legion in English to date. Clark approaches...

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Ottoman Women in Public Space
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Ottoman Women in Public Space

Edited by Ebru Boyar, Kate Fleet Ottoman Women in Public Space Using a wealth of primary sources and covering the entire Ottoman period, Ottoman Women in Public Space challenges the traditional view that sees Ottoman women as a largely silent element of society, restricted to the home and not seen beyond the walls of the house or the public bath. Instead, taking women in a variety of roles, as economic and political actors,...

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Culture, Ethnicity and Migration After Communism.

Anton Popov Culture, Ethnicity and Migration After Communism. The Pontic Greeks This book addresses the issue of emerging transnationalism in the conditions of post-socialism through focusing on migrants’ identity as a social construction resulting from their experience of the ‘transnational circuit of culture’ as well as from post-Soviet shifts in political and economic conditions in their home regions. Anton Popov draws upon...

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The Jews and the Nation-States of Southeastern Europe
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The Jews and the Nation-States of Southeastern Europe

Editor(s): Tullia Catalan, Marco Dogo The Jews and the Nation-States of Southeastern Europe from the 19th Century to the Great Depression Combining Viewpoints on a Controversial Story In the second half of the 19th century, Southeastern Europe was home to a vast and heterogeneous constellation of Jewish communities, mainly Sephardic to the south (Bulgaria, Greece) and Ashkenazi to the north (Hungary, Romanian Moldavia), with a broad...

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Monasticism in Eastern Europe and the Former Soviet Republics
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Monasticism in Eastern Europe and the Former Soviet Republics

Ines Angeli Murzaku Monasticism in Eastern Europe and the Former Soviet Republics This book looks at Eastern and Western monasticism’s continuous and intensive interactions with society in Eastern Europe, Russia and the Former Soviet Republics. It discusses the role monastics played in fostering national identities, as well as the potentiality of monasteries and religious orders to be vehicles of ecumenism and inter-religious dialogue...

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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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