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3 UK & IRELAND BESTSELLERS
4 CONTINENTAL EUROPE
11 CONTINENTAL EUROPE BESTELLERS

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UK & IRELAND The Catholic University of America Press

HIGHLIGHT THE PRIEST WHO PUT EUROPE
BACK TOGETHER
REMEMBERING
THE TROUBLES The Life of Rev. Fabian Flynn, CP
Sean Brennan
Contesting the
Recent Past in Aug 2018 277pp
Northern Ireland 9780813230177 Paperback £33.50 / €38.00
Edited by Jim Smyth Philip Fabian Flynn led a remarkable life, bearing witness to
some of the most pivotal events of the twentieth century.
These collected essays, Flynn took part in the invasions of Sicily and Normandy, the
by experts in Irish and British history, politics, and Battle of Aachen, acted as confessor to Nazi War Criminals,
international studies, explore the ways in which and assisted Hungarian revolutionaries on the streets of
competing “social”or “collective memories”of the Budapest. The Priest Who Put Europe Back Together tells the
Northern Ireland “Troubles”continue to shape the story of this fascinating life.
post-conflict political landscape.
University of Notre Dame Press University of Massachusetts Press

HIGHLIGHT EXHIBITING SCOTLAND

KEW Objects, Identity, and the National Museum
OBSERVATORY Alima Bucciantini
AND THE
EVOLUTION Aug 2018 392pp, 9 b&w photos
OF VICTORIAN 9781625343291 Paperback £36.50 / €41.00
SCIENCE, 9781625343284 Hardback £85.95 / €97.00
1840–1910 Public History in Historical Perspective
To preserve Scotland’s unique antiquities and natural
Lee T. Macdonald specimens, a Scottish earl founded the Society of Antiquaries
of Scotland in 1780. Now numbering twelve million objects,
Science & Culture in the Nineteenth Century these collections formed the foundation for what eventually
Explores the extraordinary story of this important became the National Museum of Scotland. Alima Bucciantini
scientific institution as it rose to prominence during traces how these collections have helped tell the changing
the Victorian era. This book offers fresh new insights stories of this country for centuries.
into key historical issues in nineteenth-century
science: the patronage of science; relations between McFarland
science and government; the evolution of the
observatory sciences; and the origins and early years INFORMERS IN 20TH
of the National Physical Laboratory. CENTURY IRELAND
University of Pittsburgh Press
The Costs of Betrayal
Angela Duffy

Apr 2018 220pp
9781476673295 Paperback £52.50 / €59.00
Informers have been a characteristic of all the periods of
unrest in Ireland, but, apart from Tudor times, were never
really an organised phenomenon until the 20th century.
This account provides a history of the gradual development
of informing via a series of case studies, illustrating differing
events across the span of both the century and the country.

2

THE TWO WALTER RALEIGHS University of Pittsburgh Press

Famous Father, Rebellious Son and a DOMESTICATING ELECTRICITY
Shared Tragedy
Fred B. Tromly Technology, Uncertainty and Gender,
1880–1914
Jul 2018 190pp Graeme Gooday
9781476672403 Paperback £33.50 / €38.00
Feb 2018 304pp
Sir Walter Raleigh’s many biographers have given little 9780822965299 Paperback £33.50 / €38.00
attention to his relationship with his son Wat (Walter). Science & Culture in the Nineteenth Century
Yet Raleigh’s bond with his son was perhaps the most
enduring commitment of his restless life, and his attempts Offers an innovative and original socio-cultural study of the
to aid the increasingly troubled and violent young man had history of electricity during the late Victorian and Edward
tragic consequences. periods. Gooday shows how technology, authority and
gender interacted in pre-World War I Britain.
University of Notre Dame Press
HISTORICIZING HUMANS
THE COMING OF THE CELTS, AD 1860
Deep Time, Evolution, and Race in
Celtic Nationalism in Ireland and Wales Nineteenth-Century British Sciences
Caoimhín De Barra Edited by Efram Sera-Shriar

Mar 2018 378pp May 2018 320pp, 13 b&w Illustrations
9780268103378 Hardback £42.95 / €49.00 9780822945291 Hardback £42.95 / €49.00
Science & Culture in the Nineteenth Century
Who are the Celts, and what does it mean to be Celtic? In this
book, Caoimhín De Barra focuses on nationalists in Ireland Takes a critical approach to nineteenth-century human
and Wales between 1860 and 1925, a time period when history, as the contributors consider how these histories
people in these countries came to identify themselves as were shaped by the colonial world, and for various scientific,
Celts. De Barra examines Ireland and Wales because, of the six religious, and sociopolitical purposes. This volume highlights
Celtic nations, these two were the furthest apart in terms of the underlying questions and shared assumptions that
their linguistic, religious, and socioeconomic differences. emerged as various human developmental theories
competed for dominance throughout the British Empire.
GHOSTS OF THE SOMME
JAMES WATT, CHEMIST
Commemoration and Culture War in
Northern Ireland Understanding the Origins of the Steam Age
Jonathan Evershed David Philip Miller

May 2018 300pp Feb 2018 256pp
9780268103859 Hardback £52.50 / €59.00 9780822965305 Paperback £33.50 / €38.00
Science & Culture in the Nineteenth Century
Drawing on two years of ethnographic fieldwork conducted
in Belfast, Jonathan Evershed explores Ulster Loyalist In the Victorian era, James Watt became an iconic engineer,
commemoration of the Battle of the Somme, its conflicted but in his own time he was also an influential chemist. Miller
politics, and its confrontation with official commemorative examines Watt’s illustrious engineering career in light of his
discourse and practice during the Decade of Centenaries. parallel interest in chemistry, arguing that Watt’s conception
of steam engineering relied upon chemical understandings.

KEW OBSERVATORY AND THE
EVOLUTION OF VICTORIAN SCIENCE,
1840–1910

Lee T. Macdonald
Jun 2018 336pp, 11 b&w Illustrations
9780822945260 Hardback £42.95 / €49.00
Science & Culture in the Nineteenth Century

For full details of this title, see page 1.

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Wayne State University Press University of Notre Dame Press

WHITECHAPEL NOISE REMEMBERING THE TROUBLES

Jewish Immigrant Life in Yiddish Song and Contesting the Recent Past in
Verse, London 1884-1914 Northern Ireland
Vivi Lacks Edited by Jim Smyth

May 2018 312pp, 40 b&w Images 2017 216pp, 8 halftones
9780814343555 Paperback £31.50 / €36.00 9780268101749 Hardback £38.50 / €43.00
9780814344880 Hardback £81.95 / €92.00 For full details of this title, see page 1.
Archive material from the London Yiddish press, songbooks,
and satirical writing offers a window into an untold cultural Rutgers University Press
life of the Yiddish East End. Whitechapel Noise positions
London’s Yiddish popular culture in historical perspective BLACK VICTORIANS/
within Anglo-Jewish history, English socialist aesthetics, BLACK VICTORIANA
and music-hall culture, and shows its relationship to the
transnational Yiddish-speaking world. Gretchen Gerzina
2003 240pp, 23 illustrations
BESTSELLERS 9780813532158 Paperback £23.50 / €27.00
Contributors to the book look at the ways blacks were
Broadview Press represented in popular culture of the time and also at their
lives as they experienced them - as workers, travellers,
THE HISTORY OF THE KINGS lecturers, performers and professionals.
OF BRITAIN
ENGLISH SOCIETY
Geoffrey of Monmouth
Edited by Michael A. Faletra 1580-1680
2007 307pp Keith Wrightson
9781551116396 Paperback £14.95 / €17.00
Broadview Editions 2003 288pp
Narrates a linear history of pre-Saxon Britain, from its 9780813532882 Paperback £24.95 / €28.00
founding by Trojan exiles to the loss of native British (Celtic) Brings together the results of recent historiography, together
sovereignty in the face of Germanic invaders. with much original research by the author, to provide a
fascinating picture of society and social change in the period.
The University of North Carolina Press
The University of Wisconsin Press
MORAL CAPITAL
AN IRISH-SPEAKING ISLAND
Foundations of British Abolitionism
Christopher Leslie Brown State, Religion, Community, and the
Linguistic Landscape in Ireland, 1770–1870
2006 496pp Nicholas M. Wolf
9780807856987 Paperback £35.95 / €41.00
Published for the Omohundro Institute of Early American 2014 416pp, 6 tables
History and Culture, Williamsburg, Virginia 9780299302740 Paperback £30.50 / €35.00
Revisiting the origins of the British antislavery movement of History of Ireland & the Irish Diaspora
the late eighteenth century, this book challenges scholarly After 1770, Ireland experienced the establishment of
arguments that locate the roots of abolitionism in economic modern forms of Irish Catholicism, new engagement by
determinism or bourgeois humanitarianism. the public with the political process, and the growth of
the modern state. This book investigates the role in these
developments on the population who spoke Irish in their
daily lives.

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CONTINENTAL EUROPE HIGHLIGHT

HIGHLIGHT PUTINOMICS

JOURNEY Power and
INTO EUROPE Money in
Resurgent Russia
Islam, Chris Miller
Immigration,
and Identity When Vladimir Putin first
Akbar Ahmed took power in 1999, he
was a little-known figure
Offers a richly detailed, ruling a country that was reeling from a decade and
and clear-eyed a half of crisis. In the years since, he has reestablished
exploration of Islam in Europe and the place of Islam Russia as a great power. In this new analysis of Putin’s
in European history and civilization. Along with Russia, Chris Miller examines its economic policy and
an analysis of what has gone wrong and why, this the tools Russia’s elite have used to achieve its goals.
urgent, unprecedented study, the fourth in a quartet The University of North Carolina Press
of studies examining relations between the West
and the Muslim world, features recommendations HIGHLIGHT
for promoting integration and pluralism in the
twenty-first century. THE STRUGGLE
Brookings Institution Press TO SAVE THE
SOVIET
HIGHLIGHT ECONOMY

PEACEMAKERS Mikhail Gorbachev
and the Collapse of
American the USSR
Leadership Chris Miller
and the End
of Genocide in The New Cold War History
the Balkans Why did the Soviet economy suddenly collapse in the
James W. Pardew late 1980s, only a few years after Mikhail Gorbachev
came to power? Chris Miller shows that although
Studies in Conflict, Diplomacy, and Peace Gorbachev and his allies sought to learn from China’s
The wars that accompanied the breakup of economic reforms under Deng Xiaoping, their
Yugoslavia in the 1990s were the deadliest European efforts to revitalize Soviet socialism proved much
conflicts since World War II. The violence escalated less successful.
to the point of genocide. Peacemakers is the first The University of North Carolina Press
inclusive history of the successful multilateral
intervention in the Balkans from 1995-2008 by
an official directly involved in the diplomatic and
military responses to the crises.
The University Press of Kentucky

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The Catholic University of America Press Holy Trinity Publications

THE STANDARD BEARER OF THE THE ROMANOVS UNDER
ROMAN CHURCH HOUSE ARREST

Lawrence of Brindisi and Capuchin Missions From the 1917 Diary of a Palace Priest
in the Holy Roman Empire (1599-1613) Afanasy I. Belyaev
Andrew J.G. Drenas Edited by Marilyn Pfeifer Swezey

Aug 2018 277pp Mar 2018 136pp
9780813230252 Hardback £71.50 / €81.00 9780884654544 Hardback £26.50 / €30.00

Examines the missionary work of the early modern Capuchin Archpriest Afanasy Belyaev served as priest and confessor to
friar, and doctor of the Church, Lawrence of Brindisi. the family of Tsar Nicholas II. These selected excerpts from
Renowned in his own day as a preacher, Bible scholar, the chaplain’s diary open a window into the souls of the now
missionary, chaplain, and diplomat, as well as vicar general sainted Royal Family and the struggles endured in their first
of his order, Lawrence led the first organised, papally- five months of confinement following the abdication of
commissioned Capuchin mission among the non-Catholics Nicholas II in early 1917.
of Bohemia in the Holy Roman Empire from 1599 to 1602.
Hoover Institution Press
University of Hawai’i Press
THE LAST EMPIRE
AT THE EDGE OF THE NATION
Nationality and the Soviet Future
The Southern Kurils and the Search for Robert Conquest
Russia’s National Identity
Paul B. Richardson Jan 2018 406pp
9780817982522 Paperback £8.95 / €10.00
Jun 2018 288pp, 3 b&w illustrations, 2 maps
9780824872625 Hardback £64.95 / €73.00 The historical background, the present position, and the
Perspectives on the Global Past future prospects of both the non-Russian and Russian
peoples are considered in their many aspects in this volume,
Provides a unique account of how the Southern Kuril Islands as are the manoeuvres of the Communist regime to
have shaped the parameters of the Russian state and framed suppress, appease, or make use of them.
debates on the politics of identity in the post-Soviet era. By
shifting the debate beyond a proliferation of Eurocentric and Independent Institute
Moscow-focused writings, Paul B. Richardson reveals broad
alternatives and possibilities for Russian identity in Asia. GUN CONTROL IN
NAZI-OCCUPIED FRANCE
HAWAI‘I’S RUSSIAN ADVENTURE
Tyranny and Resistance
A New Look at Old History Stephen P. Halbrook
Peter R. Mills
Jun 2018 256pp
Apr 2018 312pp 9781598133073 Hardback £25.50 / €29.00
9780824876654 Paperback £26.95 / €30.00
Nazi Germany invaded France in 1940. In every occupied
Seeking to redress the imbalance that exists between the town, Nazi soldiers demanded that civilians surrender their
colonized and the colonizers in Pacific historiography, Peter firearms or else be shot. Despite the consequences, many
Mills examines Fort Elisabeth in Waimea and its place in the French citizens refused to comply with the order. In Gun
history of Kaua’i under paramount chief Kaumuali’i and in Control in Nazi-Occupied France, Stephen P. Halbrook tells
relation to the expanding kingdom of Kamehameha and this story of Nazi repression and the brave French men and
his successors. women who refused to surrender to it.

6

University Press of Kansas McFarland

IMPERIAL GERMANY AND WAR, CZECHOSLOVAKIA BEHIND
1871-1918 THE CURTAIN

Daniel J. Hughes & Richard L. DiNardo Life, Work and Culture in the Communist Era
Apr 2018 752pp Thomas Murphy
9780700626007 Hardback £39.95 / €45.00
An in-depth, finely detailed portrait of the Mar 2018 170pp
German Army from its greatest victory in 1871 to its final 9781476672809 Paperback £47.50 / €54.00
collapse in 1918, this volume offers the most comprehensive
account ever given of one of the critical pillars of the German During the Cold War, the West tended to paint communism
Empire - and a chief architect of the military and political with a broad brush. Yet culture and geography contributed
realities of late nineteenth-century Europe. to different forms of communist society in different places.
Drawing on interviews with nearly 100 former citizens, this
The University Press of Kentucky book describes day-to-day life in the Czechoslovak Socialist
Republic. Their recollections paint a more complex picture of
PEACEMAKERS the life on the other side of the Iron Curtain.

American Leadership and the End of EDITH WHARTON AND MARY
Genocide in the Balkans ROBERTS RINEHART AT THE
James W. Pardew WESTERN FRONT, 1915

Jan 2018 370pp, 32 b&w photos, 6 maps Ed Klekowski & Libby Klekowski
9780813174358 Hardback £29.50 / €33.00 Apr 2018 187pp
Studies in Conflict, Diplomacy, and Peace 9781476667461 Paperback £47.50 / €54.00
For full details of this title, see page 4.
By 1915, the Western Front was a 450 mile line of trenches,
University of Manitoba Press barbed wire and concrete bunkers. Remarkably, the Allied
command gave two American women, Edith Wharton and
LAWS OF EARLY ICELAND Mary Roberts Rinehart, permission to visit the front and
report on what they saw. Their travels are reconstructed from
Gragas II their own published accounts, Rinehart’s day-by-day notes,
Translated by Andrew Dennis & Peter Foote and the writings of other journalists.

Feb 2018 472pp THE VISUAL CULTURE OF WOMEN’S
9780887558320 Paperback £45.50 / €51.00 ACTIVISM IN LONDON, PARIS
University of Manitoba Icelandic Series, Vol. 4 AND BEYOND
The laws of mediaeval Iceland provide detailed and
fascinating insight into the society that produced the An Analytical History, 1860 to the Present
Icelandic sagas. Known collectively as Gragas (Greygoose), Colleen Denney
this great legal code offers a wealth of information about
early European legal systems and the society of the Middles May 2018 138pp
Ages. This first translation of Gragas is in two volumes. 9781476671376 Paperback £52.50 / €59.00

Examines the domains of public space and the private,
domestic realm and the interstices between them by focusing
on ways that women enter the public arena while using the
domestic politics of the private one to propel them forward in
their cause for social justice, equality, and citizenship.

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University of Michigan Press Northwestern University Press

WHITE REBELS IN BLACK GLOBALIZING RACE

German Appropriation of Black Antisemitism and Empire in French and
Popular Culture European Culture
Priscilla Dionne Layne Dorian Bell

Apr 2018 280pp, 3 illustrations Mar 2018 376pp
9780472130801 Hardback £71.50 / €81.00 9780810136885 Paperback £38.50 / €43.00
Social History, Popular Culture, and Politics in Germany 9780810136892 Hardback £95.50 / €107.00
FlashPoints, Vol. 30
Analysing literary texts and films, White Rebels in Black
shows how German authors have since the 1950s Explores how intersections between French antisemitism
appropriated black popular culture, particularly music, to and imperialism shaped the development of European
distance themselves from the legacy of Nazi Germany, racial thought. Ranging from the African misadventures
authoritarianism, and racism, and how such appropriation of the antisemitic Marquis de Morès to the Parisian
changes over time. novels and newspapers of late nineteenth-century
professional antisemites, Dorian Bell argues that France’s
The University of North Carolina Press colonial expansion helped antisemitism take its modern,
racializing form.
PUTINOMICS
LESSONS AND LEGACIES XIII
Power and Money in Resurgent Russia
Chris Miller New Approaches to an Integrated
History of the Holocaust: Social History,
Mar 2018 240pp Representation, Theory
9781469640662 Hardback £26.95 / €30.00 Alexandra Garbarini et al
Edited by Alexandra Garbarini & Paul Jaskot
For full details of this title, see page 4.
Sep 2018 320pp, 22 b&w images
SHADOW COLD WAR 9780810137660 Paperback £38.50 / €43.00
9780810137677 Hardback £95.50 / €107.00
The Sino-Soviet Competition for the
Third World The social history of the genocide, its representation in
Jeremy Friedman postwar culture, and new theoretical approaches stand at the
forefront of current research in a range of disciplines. Analyses
Aug 2018 304pp at the most intimate scale of the individual or of a particular
9781469645520 Paperback £26.95 / €30.00 locale are juxtaposed with those that turn to broader studies
The New Cold War History of the war or postwar order.

The conflict between the United States and the Soviet Union University of Pittsburgh Press
during the Cold War has long been understood in a global
context, but Jeremy Friedman’s Shadow Cold War delves FROM CITIZENS TO SUBJECTS
deeper into the era to examine the competition between
the Soviet Union and the People’s Republic of China for the City, State, and the Enlightenment in
leadership of the world revolution. Poland, Ukraine and Belarus
Curtis G. Murphy

Jun 2018 312pp, 3 b&w Illustrations
9780822964629 Paperback £27.95 / €31.00
Pitt Series in Russian and East European Studies

Challenges the common assertion in historiography that
Enlightenment-era centralization and rationalization
brought progress and prosperity to all European states,
arguing instead that centralization failed to improve the
socio-economic position of urban residents in the former
Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth over a 100-year period.

8

IDEALS OF THE BODY Rutgers University Press

Architecture, Urbanism, and Hygiene in CHILD SURVIVORS OF
Postrevolutionary Paris THE HOLOCAUST
Sun-Young Park
The Youngest Remnant and the
May 2018 352pp, 11 colour plates, 109 b&w Illustrations American Experience
9780822945284 Hardback £47.50 / €54.00 Beth B. Cohen

Reveals how anxieties about health and social order, Mar 2018 230pp, 5 illustrations
which manifested in emerging ideals of the body, created 9780813596525 Paperback £30.50 / €35.00
a uniquely spatial and urban experience of modernity 9780813584973 Hardback £71.95 / €82.00
in postrevolutionary Paris, one profoundly impacted The majority of European Jewish children alive in 1939 were
by hygiene, mobility, productivity, leisure, spectacle, murdered during the Holocaust. Estimates suggest only
and technology. 150,000 survived. In the aftermath of the Shoah, efforts by
American Jews brought several thousand of these survivors
METROPOLITAN BELGRADE to the US. In volume, historian Beth B. Cohen weaves
together survivor testimonies and archival documents to
Culture and Class in Interwar Yugoslavia bring their story to light.
Jovana Babovic
Stephen F. Austin State University Press
Jun 2018 208pp, 18 b&w Illustrations
9780822965350 Paperback £26.95 / €30.00 F. PEREZ LOPEZ’S EL MEXICANO
Pitt Series in Russian and East European Studies
Francisco Perez Lopez
Presents a socio-cultural history of the city as an Apr 2018 120pp
entertainment mecca during the 1920s and 1930s. It 9781622881635 Paperback £15.50 / €18.00
unearths the ordinary and extraordinary leisure activities that Francisco Pérez Lopez, Spanish by birth but raised in France,
captured the attention of urban residents and considers the was a Republican volunteer in the Spanish Civil War. He
broader role of popular culture in interwar society. began as a recruit at the age of twenty and emerged a
platoon leader. He became a prisoner, a medic, a favourite
REMEMBERING COLD DAYS among nuns, and then an escapee. Gary Soto’s condensed
but sensitive retelling is a gripping tale of human dignity and
The Novi Sad Massacre in Hungarian Politics one man’s unflagging commitment to justice.
and Society
Arpad von Klimo Vanderbilt University Press

Feb 2018 256pp, 3 b&w Illustrations THE RISE OF
9780822965459 Paperback £26.95 / €30.00 EUROSKEPTICISM
Pitt Series in Russian and East European Studies
Europe and its Critics in
Between three and four thousand civilians, primarily Serbian Spanish Culture
and Jewish, were murdered in the Novi Sad massacre of Luis Martin-Estudillo
1942. This book examines public contentions over the Novi
Sad massacre from its inception in 1942 until the final trial Feb 2018 264pp
in 2011. It demonstrates how attitudes changed over time 9780826521941 Hardback
toward this war crime and the Holocaust through different £33.50 / €38.00
political regimes and in Hungarian society. Covering from 1915 to the
present, this book deals
with the role that artists and
intellectuals have played regarding projects of European
integration. Consciously or not, they partake of a tradition of
Euroskepticism. Because Euroskepticism is often associated
with the discourse of political elites, its literary and artistic
expressions have gone largely unnoticed. This book
addresses that gap.

9

University of Virginia Press The University of Wisconsin Press

IN THE RED AND IN THE BLACK AN ANTI-BOLSHEVIK ALTERNATIVE

Debt, Dishonor, and the Law in France The White Movement and the Civil War in
Between Revolutions the Russian North
Erika Vause Liudmila Novikova

Aug 2018 264pp, 12 b&w illustrations, 7 tables Jun 2018 344pp, 17 b&w photos
9780813941417 Hardback £42.95 / €49.00 9780299317409 Hardback £69.50 / €78.00

Arguing that French Revolutionary and Napoleonic The traditional narrative of the Russian Civil War is one
legislation created a conception of commercial identity that of revolution against counterrevolution, Bolshevik Reds
tied together the debtor’s social, moral, and physical person, against Tsarist Whites. Liudmila Novikova convincingly
In the Red and in the Black examines the history of debt demonstrates, however, that the struggle was not between
imprisonment and bankruptcy as a means of understanding a Communist future and a Tsarist past; instead, it was a
the changing logic of commercial debt. bloody fight among diverse factions of a modernizing
postrevolutionary state.
Wayne State University Press
DAYTIME STARS
MARKETING
IDENTITIES Olga Berggolts
Aug 2018 216pp, 10 b&w illustrations
The Invention of 9780299316006 Hardback £30.50 / €35.00
Jewish Ethnicity in
Ost und West For 872 days during World War II, the city of Leningrad
David A. Brenner endured a crushing blockade at the hands of German forces.
Amid the devastation, Olga Berggolts broadcast her poems
Dec 2017 248pp, 21 b&w Images on the one remaining radio station. Berggolts wrote her
9780814345191 Paperback memoir Daytime Stars in the spirit of the thaw after Stalin’s
£21.95 / €25.00 death. In it, she celebrated the ideals of the revolution and
the heroism of the Soviet people.
Analyses how Ost und West
(East and West), the first HEINRICH HIMMLER’S
Jewish magazine published in Berlin by westernized Jews CULTURAL COMMISSIONS
originally from Eastern Europe, promoted ethnic identity
to Jewish audiences in Germany and throughout the world. Programmed Plunder in Italy and Yugoslavia
Using sophisticated techniques of modern marketing the James Dow
editors of this highly successful journal attempted to forge a
minority consciousness. May 2018 208pp, 20 b&w illustrations
9780299316501 Hardback £69.50 / €78.00
THE SHAPING OF JEWISH IDENTITY IN
NINETEENTH CENTURY FRANCE Under the direction of Heinrich Himmler’s SS-Ahnenerbe,
folklore became a tool for constructing a unified German
Jay R. Berkovitz realm and a manufactured lineage from “pure”Germanic and
Dec 2017 312pp Nordic blood. Drawing on research in archives and interviews
9780814344088 Paperback £23.95 / €27.00 with family members of fieldworkers, James R. Dow uncovers
both details of the SS cultural commissions’work and the
Reveals the complexities inherent in the processes of continuing vestiges of the materials they assembled.
emancipation and modernization, focusing on the efforts of
French Jewish leaders to come to terms with the social and
religious implications of modernity. Jay Berkovitz’s emphasis
on the intellectual history of French Jewry provides a new
perspective on a significant chapter of Jewish history.

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HUNGARIAN RELIGION, PRIMED FOR VIOLENCE
ROMANIAN BLOOD
Murder, Antisemitism, and Democratic
A Minority’s Struggle for National Politics in Interwar Poland
Belonging, 1920-1945 Paul Brykczynski
R. Chris Davis
Feb 2018 240pp, 21 b&w illustrations
Jul 2018 272pp, 12 b&w illustrations 9780299307042 Paperback £17.50 / €20.00
9780299316402 Hardback £69.50 / €78.00
In 1922, voters in the newly created Republic of Poland
Amid the rising nationalism and racial politics that democratically elected their first president, Gabriel
culminated in World War II, European countries wishing to Narutowicz. Within hours, bloody riots erupted in Warsaw,
“purify”their nations often forced unwanted populations and within a week the president was assassinated. As Paul
to migrate. The targeted minorities had few options, but Brykczynski tells this gripping story, he explores the complex
as R. Chris Davis shows, they sometimes used creative role of antisemitism, nationalism, and violence in Polish
tactics to fight back, redefining their identities to serve their politics between the two World Wars.
own interests.
TITO AND HIS COMRADES
THE PARADOX OF AUTHENTICITY
Joe Pirjevec
Folklore Performance in May 2018 544pp, 20 b&w illustrations
Post-Communist Slovakia 9780299317706 Hardback £39.50 / €44.00
Joseph Feinberg
This landmark biography reveals the life of one of the most
Jul 2018 184pp, 25 b&w illustrations powerful figures of the Cold War era. Josip Broz (1892-1980),
9780299316600 Hardback £60.95 / €69.00 nicknamed Tito, led Yugoslavia for nearly four decades with
Folklore Studies in a Multicultural World charisma, cunning, and an iron fist. Joe Pirjevec employs
impressive research from archives in eight languages to offer
Weaving together personal narrative, ethnographic analysis, this illuminating, definitive portrait of a complex man in
and philosophical reflection, Joseph Grim Feinberg examines turbulent times.
the aspirations and difficulties of young folk dance devotees
as they recognise that authenticity is more easily prized
than achieved.

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BESTSELLERS University of Michigan Press

The University of Georgia Press CAROLINGIAN CHRONICLES

CONVERSATIONS WITH MILOSEVIC Royal Frankish Annals and
Nithard’s Histories
Ivor Roberts Edited by Bernhard Walter Scholz
2016 248pp
9780820349435 Hardback £29.50 / €33.00 1970 248pp, maps
Offers a first-hand portrayal of the so-called Butcher of the 9780472061860 Paperback £19.50 / €22.00
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