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Revolution with a Human Face
Politics, Culture, and Community in Czechoslovakia, 1989–1992
James Krapfl
In this social and cultural history of Czechoslovakia's "gentle revolution," James Krapfl shifts the focus away from elites to ordinary citizens who endeavored to establish a new, democratic political culture.



Regionalism and Modernity
Architecture in Western Europe 1914–1940
In this book, internationally-renowned researchers investigate the complex and shifting relation between regionalism and modernity in the architecture of Western Europe between the two World Wars.



Unfinished Utopia
Nowa Huta, Stalinism, and Polish Society, 1949–56
Katherine Lebow, Katherine A. Lebow
A social and cultural history of Nowa Huta, adjacent to the historic city of Krakow and dubbed Poland's "first socialist city" by Communist propaganda of the...



Kith, Kin, and Neighbors
Communities and Confessions in Seventeenth-Century Wilno
David Frick
Perhaps the most complete reconstruction ever written of life in an early modern European city, this book sets a new standard for urban history and for work on the religious and communal life of Eastern Europe.



The Law of Kinship
Anthropology, Psychoanalysis, and the Family in France
Camille Robcis
In this highly original book, Camille Robcis seeks to explain why and how academic discourses on kinship have intersected and overlapped with political debates on the family—and on the nature of French republicanism itself.



The University Library of Leuven
Historical Walking Guide
Jan Van Impe
For anyone who wants to learn more about the history of this remarkable building, or who wants to walk in and around the library, this guide is an absolute must!



Piety and Modernity
Exploring the nature of pious reforms in such areas as liturgy, saint cults, pilgrimage, confraternities, hymns, and Bible translation during the "long nineteenth century."



The Economics of Providence
Management, Finances and Patrimony of Religious Orders and Congregations in Europe, 1773–ca. 1930



Defining Boundaries in al-Andalus
Muslims, Christians, and Jews in Islamic Iberia
Janina M. Safran
Through an examination of the structure and practice of Muslim political and legal-religious authority, a rare look at intercommunal life in Iberia during the first three centuries of Islamic...



The Sleep of Behemoth
Disputing Peace and Violence in Medieval Europe, 1000–1200
Jehangir Yezdi Malegam
Exploring the emergence of conflicting concepts of peace in western Europe during the High Middle Ages.



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