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Nationality Papers: vol. 45/6. Special Section: The memory of Communism: actors, norms, institutions (edited by Georges Mink)

This sections aims at discussing the recent proliferation of debates on Communism in local, national, and international venues by focusing on the writing of the history of Communism (text books, museums, historical debates); the legal assessment of Communism (domestic laws, trials, management of Communist archives, and transitional justice institutions); and the internationalization of narratives and…

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Mink, Georges. Polska w sercu Europy: od roku 1914 do czasów najnowszych. Historia polityczna i konflikty pamięci

Po co naszym politykom historia? Czy Polską nadal rządzą trumny Piłsudskiego i Dmowskiego? Dlaczego Polacy upajają się historią? Polska w sercu Europy to opowieść o naszej pamięci zbiorowej i XX-wiecznej historii Polski widzianej oczami francuskiego socjologa. Śledząc najważniejsze wydarzenia i malując portrety wybitnych postaci minionego stulecia, autor szuka odpowiedzi na pytanie, jak Polacy wykorzystują własną…

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Paczkowski, Andrzej (ed.) Rozliczenia totalitarnej przeszlości: instytucje i ulice. [Coming to Terms with the Totalitarian Past: Institutions and Streets]

The articles collected in this volume have been written as part of the research project Punishment, Memory and Politics: Revising the Past after World War II, which was carried out by a group of Polish and French historians and political scientists. This project is an attempt at analysing the similarities and differences in the mechanisms…

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Dumetz, Jerome (ed.) Human Capital and Professional Education No 3(19) 2016

The issue is gathering two types of articles, answering two complementary questions: What means soft power today in Russia, and, what examples illustrate this soft power? Prof. Gella from Orel State University presented an article titled «The Role of the Soft Power in the formation of Image of Modern Russia» which is an excellent introductory…

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Krawchuk, Andrii, Bremer, Thomas (Eds.) Churches in the Ukrainian Crisis.

This volume explores the churches of Ukraine and their involvement in the recent movement for social justice and dignity within the country. In November of 2013, citizens of Ukraine gathered on Kyiv’s central square (Maidan) to protest against a government that had reneged on its promise to sign a trade agreement with Europe. The Euromaidan…

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Matsuzato Kimitaka (Ed.) Russia and Its Northeast Asian Neighbors:China, Japan, and Korea, 1858-1945

EDITED BY KIMITAKA MATSUZATO – CONTRIBUTIONS BY MASAFUMI ASADA; SHINICHI FUMOTO; YOSHIRO IKEDA; MICHIKO IKUTA; CATHERINE LADDS; KIMITAKA MATSUZATO; DMITRII B. PAVLOV; ANDREAS RENNER; YUKIMURA SAKON; YAROSLAV SHULATOV AND SUSUMU TSUKASE. As a result of the Aigun (1858) and Beijing Treaties (1860) Russia had become a participant in international relations of Northeast Asia, but historiography…

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Magocsi, Paul Robert WITH THEIR BACKS TO THE MOUNTAINS: A History of Carpathian Rus’ and Carpatho-Rusyns

This is a history of a stateless people, the Carpatho-Rusyns, and their historic homeland, Carpathian Rus’, located in the heart of central Europe. A little over 100,000 Carpatho-Rusyns are registered in official censuses but their population is estimated at around 1,000,000, the greater part in Ukraine and Slovakia. The majority of the diaspora—nearly 600,000—lives in…

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Blanck, Joshua Creating Kashubia History, Memory, and Identity in Canada’s First Polish Community

In recent years, over one million Canadians have claimed Polish heritage – a significant population increase since the first group of Poles came from Prussian-occupied Poland and settled in Wilno, Ontario, west of Ottawa in 1858. For over a century, descendants from this community thought of themselves as Polish, but this began to change in…

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Bozovic, Marijeta, Miller, Matthew (eds.) Watersheds: Poetics and Politics of the Danube River

From the German Black Forest to the Romanian and Ukrainian shores where it flows into the Black Sea, Europe’s second longest river connects ten countries, while its watershed covers four more. The Danube serves as an artery of a culturally diverse geographic region, frustrating attempts to divide Europe from non-Europe, and facilitating the flow of…

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Shinichiro Tabata (Ed.): Eurasia’s Regional Powers Compared – China, India, Russia , 2015, 244pp. ISBN: 978-1-138-78294-5

Taking a long view, and a wide perspective, this book by Japan’s leading scholars on Asia and Eurasia provides a comprehensive and systematic comparison of the three greatest powers in the region and assesses how far the recent growth trajectories of these countries are sustainable in the long run. The book demonstrates the huge impact…

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