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Items in History (General) and History of Europe that were added to the Concordia University Libraries collection in the last 30 days.


  • The Jewish resistance : uprisings against the Nazis in World War II / Paul Roland
    D 810 J4 R65 2018

  • Why did they kill? : Cambodia in the shadow of genocide / Alexander Laban Hinton
    DS 554.8 H568 2005eb

  • Uncertain tastes : memory, ambivalence, and the politics of eating in Samburu, northern Kenya / Jon Holtzman
    DT 433.545 S26 H658 2009eb

  • Race for empire : Koreans as Japanese and Japanese as Americans during World War II / T. Fujitani
    D 769.8 A6 F855 2011eb

  • Coming to terms with the nation : ethnic classification in modern China / Thomas S. Mullaney ; with a foreword by Benedict Anderson
    DS 730 M855 2011eb

  • Breaking ranks : Iraq veterans speak out against the war / Matthew Gutmann and Catherine Lutz
    DS 79.767 P76 G886 2010eb

  • Body of victim, body of warrior : refugee families and the making of Kashmiri jihadists / Cabeiri deBergh Robinson
    DS 380 K38 R635 2013eb

  • Biography of an empire : governing Ottomans in an age of revolution / Christine M. Philliou
    DR 565 P455 2011eb

  • Berenike and the ancient maritime spice route / Steven E. Sidebotham
    DT 73 B375 S534 2011eb

  • A malleable map : geographies of restoration in central Japan, 1600-1912 / Kären Wigen
    DS 894.59 N3319 W544 2010eb

  • East Central & Eastern Europe in the early Middle Ages / Florin Curta, editor
    DJK 46 E278 2005eb

  • Hellenism in late antiquity : Thomas Spencer Jerome lectures / G.W. Bowersock
    DF 240 B694 1996eb

  • The pro-war movement : domestic support for the Vietnam War and the making of modern American conservatism / Sandra Scanlon
    DS 559.62 U6 S336 2013eb

  • No free man : Canada, the Great War, and the enemy alien experience / Bohdan S. Kordan
    D 627 C2 K673 2016eb

  • A world of paper : Louis XIV, Colbert de Torcy, and the rise of the information state / John C. Rule and Ben S. Trotter
    DC 126 R854 2014eb

  • Johnson, Nixon, and the Doves / Melvin Small
    DS 558 S635 1988eb

  • Borders & boundaries : women in India's Partition / Ritu Menon & Kamla Bhasin
    DS 480.842 M466 1998eb

  • The sword of truth : the life and times of the Shehu Usuman dan Fodio / Mervyn Hiskett
    DT 515.9 F8 H575 1994eb

  • Leadership and responsibility in the Second World War : essays in honour of Robert Vogel / edited by Brian P. Farrell
    D 750 L433 2004eb

  • The Yugoslav drama / Mihailo Crnobrnja
    DR 1313 C766 2002eb

  • Domination of Eastern Europe : native nobilities and foreign absolutism, 1500-1715 / Orest Subtelny
    DJK 47 S838 1986eb

  • Londinopolis : essays in the cultural and social history of early modern London / edited by Paul Griffiths and Mark S.R. Jenner
    DA 688 L663 2005eb

  • The inventions of history : essays on the representation of the past / Stephen Bann
    D 6 B366 1990eb

  • Environment and ethnicity in India, 1200-1991 / Sumit Guha
    DS 485 M348 G843 2006eb

  • The talk of the town : figurative publics in eighteenth-century Britain / Ann C. Dean
    DA 485 D436 2007eb

  • History of the Balkans / Barbara Jelavich
    DR 36 J453 2006eb

  • The birth of the propaganda state : Soviet methods of mass mobilization, 1917-1929 / Peter Kenez
    DK 266.3 K464 2003eb

  • Tradition and crisis : Jewish society at the end of the Middle Ages / Jacob Katz ; translated and with an afterword and bibliography by Bernard Dov Cooperman
    DS 112 K389 2000eb

  • Out of the ghetto : the social background of Jewish emancipation, 1770-1870 / Jacob Katz
    DS 147 K389 1998eb

  • Living with colonialism : nationalism and culture in the Anglo-Egyptian Sudan / Heather J. Sharkey
    DT 156.7 S537 2003eb

  • Fascist spectacle : the aesthetics of power in Mussolini's Italy / Simonetta Falasca-Zamponi
    DG 571 F353 2000eb

  • Darkness before daybreak : African migrants living on the margins in southern Italy today / Hans Lucht
    DG 845.66 G53 L834 2012eb

  • War in peace : paramilitary violence in Europe after the Great War / edited by Robert Gerwarth and John Horne
    D 726.8 W375 2013eb

  • Troop morale and popular culture in the British and Dominion armies, 1914-1918 / J.G. Fuller
    D 546 F855 2006eb

  • The month that changed the world : July 1914 / Gordon Martel
    D 511 M378 2014eb

  • The Flyer : British culture and the Royal Air Force, 1939-1945 / Martin Francis
    D 786 F736 2011eb

  • The walls came tumbling down : collapse and rebirth in Eastern Europe / Gale Stokes
    DJK 50 S765 2012eb

  • A new history of India / Stanley Wolpert
    DS 436 W657 2009eb

  • Singled out : how two million British women survived without men after the First World War / Virginia Nicholson
    D 639 W7 N534 2008eb

  • Revolutionary dreams : utopian vision and experimental life in the Russian Revolution / Richard Stites
    DK 266.4 S758 1991eb

  • Return to diversity : a political history of East Central Europe since World War II / Joseph Rothschild, Nancy M. Wingfield
    DJK 50 R684 2008eb

  • Rumania, 1866-1947 / by Keith Hitchins
    DR 250 H583 2007eb

  • Brokering empire : trans-imperial subjects between Venice and Istanbul / E. Natalie Rothman
    DG 676.97 T9 R684 2014eb

  • Khrushchev's cold summer : Gulag returnees, crime, and the fate of reform after Stalin / Miriam Dobson
    DK 274 D637 2009eb

  • Imperial apocalypse : the Great War and the destruction of the Russian empire / Joshua A. Sanborn
    DK 264.8 S263 2014eb

  • Africa's discovery of Europe, 1450-1850 / David Northrup
    DT 353.5 E9 N678 2014eb

  • Imagining the Balkans / Maria Todorova
    DR 34 T636 2009eb

  • Through thirty years, 1892-1922, a personal narrative, by Henry Wickham Steed
    D 397 S75 1924b

  • Moroccan Migration in Belgium : More than 50 Years of Settlement / edited by Christiane Timmerman, Nadia Fadil, Idesbald Goddeeris, Noel Clycq and Karim Ettourki
    DH 492 M65 M676 2017eb

  • Southeast Asian Affairs 2018 / edited by Daljit Singh, Malcolm Cook
    DS 521 S683 2018eb

  • Indonesia in the New World : Globalisation, Nationalism and Sovereignty / edited by Arianto A. Patunru, Mari Pangestu, M.Chatib Basri
    DS 644.5 I546 2018eb

  • The New Autocracy : Information, Politics, and Policy in Putin's Russia / Daniel Treisman, editor
    DK 510.76 N483 2018eb

  • Conjecturing Hong Kong’s Future : Lam Hang-chi’s Editorials from the Hong Kong Economic Journal 1975–1984
    DS 796 H757 L363 2018eb

  • Blessings from Beijing : Inside China's Soft-Power War on Tibet / Greg C. Bruno
    DS 786 B737 2018eb
    As we approach the sixtieth anniversary of China's 1959 invasion of Tibet--and the subsequent creation of the Tibetan exile community--the question of the diaspora's survival looms large. Beijing's foreign policy has grown more adventurous, particularly since the post-Olympic expansion of 2008. As the pressure mounts, Tibetan refugee families that have made their homes outside China--in the mountains of Nepal, the jungles of India, or the cold concrete houses high above the Dalai Lama's monastery in Dharamsala--are migrating once again.

    Blessings from Beijing untangles the chains that tie Tibetans to China and examines the political, social, and economic pressures that are threatening to destroy Tibet's refugee communities. Journalist Greg Bruno has spent nearly two decades living and working in Tibetan areas. Bruno journeys to the front lines of this fight: to the high Himalayas of Nepal, where Chinese agents pay off Nepali villagers to inform on Tibetan asylum seekers; to the monasteries of southern India, where pro-China monks wish the Dalai Lama dead; to Asia's meditation caves, where lost souls ponder the fine line between love and war; and to the streets of New York City, where the next generation of refugees strategizes about how to survive China's relentless assault.

    But Bruno's reporting does not stop at well-worn tales of Chinese meddling and political intervention. It goes beyond them--and within them--to explore how China's strategy is changing the Tibetan exile community forever.

  • Framing Asian Studies : Geopolitics and Institutions / edited by Albert Tzeng, William L. Richter and Ekaterina Koldunova
    DS 32.9 A8 F733 2018eb

  • Vietnam's Foreign Policy under Doi Moi / edited by Le Hong Hiep & Anton Tsvetov
    DS 556.57 V544 2018eb

  • Mr. X and the Pacific : George F. Kennan and American Policy in East Asia / Paul J. Heer
    DS 518.8 H34 2018eb

    George F. Kennan is well known for articulating the strategic concept of containment, which would be the centerpiece of what became the Truman Doctrine. During his influential Cold War career he was the preeminent American expert on the Soviet Union. In Mr. X and the Pacific , Paul J. Heer explores Kennan's equally important impact on East Asia.

    Heer chronicles and assesses Kennan's work in affecting U.S. policy toward East Asia. By tracing the origins, development, and bearing of Kennan's strategic perspective on the Far East during and after his time as director of the State Department's Policy Planning Staff from 1947 to 1950, Heer shows how Kennan moved from being an ardent and hawkish Cold Warrior to, by the 1960s, a prominent critic of American participation in the Vietnam War.

    Mr. X and the Pacific provides close examinations of Kennan's engagement with China (both the People's Republic and Taiwan), Japan, Korea, and Vietnam. Country-by-country analysis paired with considerations of the ebb and flow of Kennan's global strategic thinking result in a significant extension of our estimation of Kennan's influence and a deepening of our understanding of this key figure in the early years of the Cold War. In Mr. X and the Pacific Heer offers readers a new view of Kennan, revealing his importance and the totality of his role in East Asia policy, his struggle with American foreign policy in the region, and the ways in which Kennan's legacy still has implications for how the United States approaches the region in the twenty-first century.


  • Public Sphere / edited by Tom Dunne and Laurence M. Geary
    DA 913 H58 2005eb

  • Perspectives on New Gambia / Seedy Drammeh
    DT 509.8 D737 2018eb
    Perspectives on New Gambia is a detailed chronicle of the ebb and flow of The Gambia's first-ever democratic transition of power. The First Republic was brought to an end in a bloodless military coup on Friday, 22 July 1994 that led to the political ascendancy of the then young military officer Lieutenant Yahya Jammeh. After two years in charge as a military leader, he ran for President in 1996 and went on to win three successive presidential terms until Friday, 2 December 2016 when he was defeated at the polls by an opposition coalition, led by Adama Barrow. Although Yahya Jammeh initially conceded defeat and later retracted his concession, he finally gave up power on Friday, 20 January 2017. In between these two monumental shifts, The Gambia tottered on the brink, threatening to tip over into an abyss. This book is a living witness to the mood and flavour of that turbulent moment in the political evolution of The Gambia. Divided into four interrelated sections, Perspectives on New Gambia traces the history of Coalition 2016, explores the political impasse and post-election peace in The Gambia, critically examines the first 100 Days of the Coalition Government, discusses public expectations and proffers strategic recommendations for re-building The Gambia.

  • Journey into Europe : Islam, Immigration, and Identity / Akbar Ahemd
    D 1056.2 M87 A464 2018eb

  • Rising Powers and Foreign Policy Revisionism : Understanding BRICS Identity and Behavior Through Time / Cameron G Thies and Mark David Nieman
    D 887 T43 2018eb

  • In Defense of Israel : A Memoir of a Political Life / Moshe Arens
    DS 126.6 A735 A3 2018eb

  • Peace, Security and Post-conflict Reconstruction in the Great Lakes Region of Africa / edited bysous la direction de Tukumbi Lumumba-Kasongo, Joseph Gahama
    DT 363.3 P437 2017eb
    The Great Lakes region of Africa is characterized by protest politics, partial democratization, political illegitimacy and unstable economic growth. Many of the countries that are members of the International Conference on the Great Lakes Region (ICGLR) which are: Burundi, Angola, Central African Republic, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Republic of the Congo, Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda, Sudan, South Sudan, Tanzania, and Zambia, have experienced political violence and bloodshed at one time or another. While a few states have been advancing electoral democracy, environmental protection and peaceful state building, the overall intensity of violence in the region has led to civil wars, invasion, genocide, dictatorships, political instability, and underdevelopment. Efforts to establish sustainable peace, meaningful socio-economic development and participatory democracy have not been quite successful. Using various methodologies and paradigms, this book interrogates the complexity of the causes of these conflicts; and examines their impact and implications for socio-economic development of the region. The non-consensual actions related to these conflicts and imperatives of power struggles supported by the agents of �savage� capitalism have paralysed efforts toward progress. The book therefore recommends new policy frameworks within regionalist lenses and neo-realist politics to bring about sustainable peace in the region.

  • Other Others : The Political after the Talmud / Sergey Dolgopolski
    DS 145 D77 2018eb

  • The Zionist Ideas : Visions for the Jewish Homeland—Then, Now, Tomorrow / [edited by] Gil Troy ; foreword by Natan Sharansky
    DS 149 Z6752 2018eb

    The most comprehensive Zionist collection ever published, The Zionist Ideas: Visions for the Jewish Homeland--Then, Now, Tomorrow sheds light on the surprisingly diverse and shared visions for realizing Israel as a democratic Jewish state. Building on Arthur Hertzberg's classic, The Zionist Idea, Gil Troy explores the backstories, dreams, and legacies of more than 170 passionate Jewish visionaries--quadruple Hertzberg's original number, and now including women, mizrachim , and others--from the 1800s to today.

    Troy divides the thinkers into six Zionist schools of thought--Political, Revisionist, Labor, Religious, Cultural, and Diaspora Zionism--and reveals the breadth of the debate and surprising syntheses. He also presents the visionaries within three major stages of Zionist development, demonstrating the length and evolution of the conversation. Part 1 (pre-1948) introduces the pioneers who founded the Jewish state, such as Herzl, Gordon, Jabotinsky, Kook, Ha'am, and Szold. Part 2 (1948 to 2000) features builders who actualized and modernized the Zionist blueprints, such as Ben-Gurion, Berlin, Meir, Begin, Soloveitchik, Uris, and Kaplan. Part 3 showcases today's torchbearers, including Barak, Grossman, Shaked, Lau, Yehoshua, and Sacks.

    This mosaic of voices will engage equally diverse readers in reinvigorating the Zionist conversation--weighing and developing the moral, social, and political character of the Jewish state of today and tomorrow.


  • The Forgiveness to Come : The Holocaust and the Hyper-Ethical / Peter Banki
    D 804.348 B36 2018eb

  • The Holocaust and the Nonrepresentable : Literary and Photographic Transcendence / by David Patterson
    D 804.348 P39 2018eb
    Argues that Holocaust representation has ethical implications fundamentally linked to questions of good and evil.

    Many books focus on issues of Holocaust representation, but few address why the Holocaust in particular poses such a representational problem. David Patterson draws from Emmanuel Levinas's contention that the Good cannot be represented. He argues that the assault on the Good is equally nonrepresentable and this nonrepresentable aspect of the Holocaust is its distinguishing feature. Utilizing Jewish religious thought, Patterson examines how the literary word expresses the ineffable and how the photographic image manifests the invisible. Where the Holocaust is concerned, representation is a matter not of imagination but of ethical implication, not of what it was like but of what must be done. Ultimately Patterson provides a deeper understanding of why the Holocaust itself is indefinable--not only as an evil but also as a fundamental assault on the very categories of good and evil affirmed over centuries of Jewish teaching and testimony.

    David Patterson is Hillel A. Feinberg Chair in Holocaust Studies at the University of Texas at Dallas. His many books include Anti-Semitism and Its Metaphysical Origins .


  • The Making and Remaking of China’s “Red Classics” : Politics, Aesthetics, and Mass Culture / edited by Rosemary Roberts and Li Li
    DS 777.6 M355 2017eb

  • The Sublime South : Andalusia, Orientalism, and the Making of Modern Spain / Jose Luis Venegas
    DP 302 A467 V46 2018eb

  • On the Mediterranean and the Nile : The Jews of Egypt / Aimee Israel-Pelletier
    DS 135 E4 I87 2018eb

    Aimée Israel-Pelletier examines the lives of Middle Eastern Jews living in Islamic societies in this political and cultural history of the Jews of Egypt. By looking at the work of five Egyptian Jewish writers, Israel-Pelletier confronts issues of identity, exile, language, immigration, Arab nationalism, European colonialism, and discourse on the Holocaust. She illustrates that the Jews of Egypt were a fluid community connected by deep roots to the Mediterranean and the Nile. They had an unshakable sense of being Egyptian until the country turned toward the Arab East. With Israel-Pelletier's deft handling, Jewish Egyptian writing offers an insider's view in the unique character of Egyptian Jewry and the Jewish presence across the Mediterranean region and North Africa.


  • The Operation Reinhard Death Camps, Revised and Expanded Edition : Belzec, Sobibor, Treblinka / Yitzhak Arad
    D 805 P7 A727 2018eb

    Under the code name Operation Reinhard, more than one and a half million Jews were murdered between 1942 and 1943 in the concentration camps of Belzec, Sobibor, and Treblinka, located in Nazi-occupied Poland. Unlike more well-known camps, which were used both for slave labor and extermination, these camps existed purely to murder Jews. Few victims survived to tell their stories, and the camps were largely forgotten after they were dismantled in 1943. The Operation Reinhard Death Camps bears eloquent witness to this horrific tragedy.

    This newly revised and expanded edition includes new material on the history of the Jews under German occupation in Poland; the execution and timing of Operation Reinhard; information about the ghettos in Lublin, Warsaw, Krakow, Radom, and Galicia; and updated numbers of the victims who were murdered during deportations. In addition to documenting the horror of the camps, Yitzhak Arad recounts the stories of those courageous enough to struggle against the Nazis and their Final Solution. Arad's work retrieves the experiences of Operation Reinhard's victims and survivors from obscurity and exposes a terrible chapter in humanity's history.


  • The Battle over a Civil State : Egypt's Road to June 30, 2013 / Limor Lavie
    DT 107.85 L38 2018eb

  • Social Memory, Silenced Voices, and Political Struggle : Remembering the Revolution in Zanzibar / edited by William Cunningham Bissell, Marie-Aude Fouere
    DT 449 Z29 S636 2018eb

  • From Citizens to Subjects : City, State, and the Enlightenment in Poland, Ukraine, and Belarus / Curtis G. Murphy
    DK 4329.5 M874 2018eb

  • Writing in Witness : A Holocaust Reader / editor, Eric J. Sundquist
    D 804.3 W76 2018eb
    A comprehensive survey of the most important writing to come out of the Holocaust.

    Writing in Witness is a broad survey of the most important writing about the Holocaust produced by eyewitnesses at the time and soon after. Whether they intended to spark resistance and undermine Nazi authority, to comfort family and community, to beseech God, or to leave a memorial record for posterity, the writers reflect on the power and limitations of the written word in the face of events often thought to be beyond representation. The diaries, journals, letters, poems, and other works were created across a geography reaching from the Baltics to the Balkans, from the Atlantic coast to the heart of the Soviet Union, and in a wide array of original languages. Along with the readings, Eric J. Sundquist's introductions provide a comprehensive account of the Holocaust as a historical event. Including works by prominent authors such as Primo Levi and Elie Wiesel, as well those little known or anonymous, Writing in Witness provides, in vital and memorable examples, a wide-ranging account of the Holocaust by those who felt the imperative to give written testimony.

    Eric J. Sundquist is Andrew W. Mellon Professor Emeritus of the Humanities at Johns Hopkins University, and the editor of many books, including (with David Cesarani) After the Holocaust: Challenging the Myth of Silence .


  • Cultural Mediation in Europe, 1800-1950 / edited By Reine Meylaerts, Lieven D'hulst & Tom Verschaffel
    D 359.7 C856 2017eb

  • Books Are Weapons : The Polish Opposition Press and the Overthrow of Communism / Siobhan Doucette
    DK 4440 D673 2017eb

  • The Rise and Fall of Khoqand, 1709-1876 : Central Asia in the Global Age / Scott C. Levi
    DK 948.83 L487 2017eb

  • Nationalism and Terror : Ante Pavelić and Ustashe Terrorism from Fascism to the Cold War / Pino Adriano and Giorgio Cingolani ; translated by Riccardo James Vargiu
    DR 1586 A3713 2018eb

  • Along Ukraine's River : A Social and Environmental History of the Dnipro (Dnieper) / Roman Adrian Cybriwsky
    DK 500 D65 C93 2017eb
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