History - Europe - Eastern

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Collision of Empires: The War on the ...

Prit Buttar

The fighting that raged in the East during the First World War was every bit as fierce as that on the Western Front, but the titanic clashes between three towering empires--Russia, Austro-Hungary, and Germany--remains a comparatively ...

Published: Feb 2016

A Traveller's History of Croatia

Benjamin Curtis

Anyone who has glimpsed the long, mountainous, island-studded Dalmatian coast would surely agree that its beauty is little short of divine. Croatia, quite simply, is blessed with some of the most spectacular scenery on the planet, and...

Published: Apr 2010

Logavina Street: Life and Death in a ...

Barbara Demick

Logavina Street was a microcosm of Sarajevo, a six-block-long history lesson. For four centuries, it existed as a quiet residential area in a charming city long known for its ethnic and religious tolerance. On this street of 240 famil...

Published: Apr 2012

Forgotten Land: Journeys Among the Gh...

Max Egremont

Until the end of World War II, East Prussia was the German empire's farthest eastern redoubt, a thriving and beautiful land on the southeastern coast of the Baltic Sea. Now it lives only in history and in myth. Since 1945, the territo...

Published: Nov 2012

The Last Palace: Europe's Turbulent C...

Norman Eisen

A sweeping yet intimate narrative about the last hundred years of turbulent European history, as seen through one of Mitteleuropa's greatest houses—and the lives of its occupants  When Norman Eisen moved into the US ambassador's re...

Published: Sep 2019

The Fracture Zone: My Return to the B...

Simon Winchester

A True Portrait of One of the World's Most Chaotic and Beautiful Regions That Explains Why Violence Has Always Occurred There--And Why It May Continue For Years To Come The vast and mountainous area that makes up the Balkans is rif...

Published: Oct 2000

Iron Curtain: The Crushing of Eastern...

Anne Applebaum

National Book Award Finalist TIME Magazine's #1 Nonfiction Book of 2012A New York Times Notable BookA Washington Post Top Ten Book of 2012Best Nonfiction of 2012: The Wall Street Journal, The Plain DealerIn the much-anticipated follow...

Published: Aug 2013

Café Europa Revisited: How to Surviv...

Slavenka Drakulic

"Drakulić’s composite portrait provides a clear-eyed look at European values, and what they really amount to." —The New Yorker An evocative and timely collection of essays that paints a portrait of E...

Published: Jan 2021

An Armenian Sketchbook

Vasily Grossman

An NYRB Classics OriginalFew writers had to confront as many of the last century's mass tragedies as Vasily Grossman, who wrote with terrifying clarity about the Shoah, the Battle of Stalingrad, and the Terror Famine in the Ukraine. A...

Published: Feb 2013

In Europe's Shadow: Two Cold Wars and...

Robert D. Kaplan

From the New York Times bestselling author Robert D. Kaplan, named one of the world’s Top 100 Global Thinkers by Foreign Policy magazine, comes a riveting journey through one of Europe’s frontier countries—and a potent examinati...

Published: Nov 2016

A Grain of Truth

Zygmunt Miloszewski

Praise for the first novel in the Teodor Szacki series:"In Entanglement Miloszewski takes an engaging look at modern Polish society in this stellar first in a new series starring Warsaw prosecutor Teodor Szacki. Readers will want...

Published: Jan 2013

The Habsburg Empire: A Very Short Int...

Martyn Rady

The Habsburgs are the most famous dynasty in continental Europe. From the thirteenth to the twentieth centuries, they ruled much of Central Europe, and for two centuries were also rulers of Spain. Through the Spanish connection, they ...

Published: Jun 2017
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