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World of Empires The Russian Voyage of the Frigate Pallada
ISBN: HB: 9780674976405, Harvard University Press, May 2018
384 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 22 halftones, 3 maps
Many people are familiar with American Commodore Matthew Perry's expedition to open trade relations with Japan in the early 1850s. Less well known is that on the heels of the Perry squadron followed a Russian expedition secretly on the same mission....
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Zbigniew Brzezinski America's Grand Strategist
ISBN: HB: 9780674975637, Harvard University Press, March 2018
544 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 25 halftones, 3 tables
As National Security Adviser to President Jimmy Carter, Zbigniew Brzezinski (1928-2017) guided U.S. foreign policy at a critical juncture of the Cold War. But his impact on America's role in the world extends far beyond his years in the White House,...
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Milosz A Biography
ISBN: HB: 9780674495043, Harvard University Press, April 2017
544 pp., 23.5x16 cm, 41 halftones, 3 maps
Andrzej Franaszek's award-winning biography of Czeslaw Milosz – the great Polish poet and winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1980 – offers a rich portrait of the writer and his troubled century, providing context for a larger appreciation of...
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Belonging to the Nation Inclusion and Exclusion in the Polish-German Borderlands, 1939-1951
ISBN: HB: 9780674659780, Harvard University Press, March 2016
410 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 3 maps, 9 tables
When the Nazis annexed western Poland in 1939, they quickly set about identifying Polish citizens of German origin and granting them the privileged legal status of ethnic Germans of the Reich. Following Germany's defeat in World War II, Soviet-domina...
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Elusive Alliance The German Occupation of Poland in World War I
ISBN: HB: 9780674286016, Harvard University Press, August 2015
320 pp., 23.5x15.7 cm, 14 halftones, 2 maps
As World War I dragged on into 1915, German armies along the Western Front settled into stalemate with entrenched British and French forces. But in the East the picture was quite different. The Kaiser's army routed the Russians, took possession of Po...
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Shattered Spaces Encountering Jewish Ruins in Postwar Germany and Poland
ISBN: HB: 9780674053038, Harvard University Press, November 2011
368 pp., 23.4x15.5 cm, 4 maps, 42 halftones
After the Holocaust, the empty, silent spaces of bombed-out synagogues, cemeteries, and Jewish districts were all that was left in many German and Polish cities with prewar histories rich in the sights and sounds of Jewish life. What happened to this...
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Sinners on Trial Jews and Sacrilege after the Reformation
ISBN: HB: 9780674052970, Harvard University Press, May 2011
358 pp., 23.6x16.5 cm, 2 maps, 15 halftones
In post-Reformation Poland – the largest state in Europe and home to the largest Jewish population in the world – the Catholic Church suffered profound anxiety about its power after the Protestant threat. Magda Teter reveals how criminal law became a...
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Ghettostadt Lodz and the Making of a Nazi City
ISBN: PB: 9780674045545, Harvard University Press, September 2010
416 pp., 22.6x15 cm, 2 maps, 12 halftones, 20 colour illus.
Under the Third Reich, Nazi Germany undertook an unprecedented effort to refashion the city of Lodz. Home to prewar Poland's second most populous Jewish community, this was to become a German city of enchantment – a modern, clean, and orderly showcas...
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Does Ethics Have a Chance in a World of Consumers?
ISBN: PB: 9780674033511, Harvard University Press, May 2009
288 pp., 20.6x13.7 cm
Zygmunt Bauman is one of the most admired social thinkers of our time. Once a Marxist sociologist, he has surrendered the narrowness of both Marxism and sociology, and dares to write in language that ordinary people can understand – about problems th...
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Hypatia of Alexandria
ISBN: PB: 9780674437760, Harvard University Press, October 1996
176 pp., 20.6x13.7 cm
Hypatia – brilliant mathematician, eloquent Neoplatonist, and a woman renowned for her beauty – was brutally murdered by a mob of Christians in Alexandria in 415. She has been a legend ever since. In this engrossing book, Maria Dzielska searches behi...
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