Books

  • Letters in Chronicling Migration and Integration

    Eva Eckert

    Letters in Chronicling Migration and Integration

    The Přibyl brothers were joined by thousands of other migrantsfrom the Frenštát region in Moravia hoping to rebuild their homesin Texas in the 1870s and 1880s. Prior to integrating to America,they set up a safety net in an enclave of the...

    $44.95
  • Mothersland

    Shahzoda Samarqandi- translated by Shelley Fairweather-Vega

    Mothersland

      "I don't remember exactly whether my youth ended, and then the USSR, or if it was the other way around.  But I do know that those two things are connected.  Now I'm left here between two truths: the truth of the land, and the truth of...

    $19.95
  • Stones on the Prairie: Acculturation in America

    Eckert, Eva

    Stones on the Prairie: Acculturation in America

    The language of tombstones tells the story of Czech immigrants in Texas, from its beginnings in the social and economic upheavals of 19th- and early 20th-century Bohemia and Moravia to its end in the era of opportunity and mobility that followed World...

    $39.95
  • An Introduction to Estonian Literature

    Edited by Hilary Bird

    An Introduction to Estonian Literature

    Hilary Bird’s Introduction to Estonian Literature is truly a pioneering work, and a welcome contribution for anyone with an interest in the lively and flourishing literature of this small but culturally vibrant country. Ms. Bird’s coverage...

    $44.95
  • The State in Early Modern Russia: New Directions

    Bushkovitch, Paul (ed.)

    The State in Early Modern Russia: New Directions

    In the last generation a large body of new empirical information has challenged the inherited views of early modern Russia. Much of this new information has been about the state, its administration, practices, and relations with society. Old ideas and...

    $34.95
  • Into the Spotlight: New Writing from Slovakia

    Magdalena Mullek and Julia Sherwood (eds.)

    Into the Spotlight: New Writing from Slovakia

    "There are stories that could have taken place anywhere - of love and hate, beauty and ugliness, illness and music - stories distinctly and intriguingly Slovak..."     Into the Spotlight features the best of what Slovak literature has to offer...

    $24.95
  • Staging the Image: Dmitry Prigov as Artist and Writer

    Gerald Janecek (ed.)

    Staging the Image: Dmitry Prigov as Artist and Writer

    Dmitry Prigov (1940–2007), the most prominent figure in Moscow Conceptualism, is not well known in the West because of a lack of English translations of his work and scholarship in English. This collection of articles by some of the most devoted...

    $29.95
  • So Far, So Good: The Mašín Family and the Greatest Story of the Cold War

    Jan Novák; edited by Craig Cravens

    So Far, So Good: The Mašín Family and the Greatest Story of the Cold War

    This is the true story of three young Czech men whose daring exploits of anti-Communist resistance and 1953 flight to West Berlin set off the largest manhunt in the history of the Eastern Bloc. To this day, whether the Mašín brothers were...

    $34.95
  • More Words to the Wise

    Rothstein, Robert

    More Words to the Wise

      This book is not about “things you always wanted to know about Polish but were afraid to ask,” but rather about “things about Polish you never imagined could be so interesting until Professor Rothstein began to talk about them...

    $32.95
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