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Venice and the Dalmatian Coast

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Enrich your travels with reading! Here's a hand-picked list prepared for your journey in conjunction with the book experts at Longitude.
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Item EXBLK33. Buy these 5 items as a set for $81 including shipping, 15% off the retail price. With free shipping on anything else you order.  Buy Package

Eyewitness Guide Croatia

BLK39
Eyewitness Guides
DK Publishing
2017
296
1465457399
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
Gorgeously illustrated and filled with excellent maps, this compact book offers a thorough overview of Croatia's history, traditions, cultures and sights.
$23.00

Fodor's Venice's 25 Best

ITL106
Citypack
Fodor's
2014
96
0804143358
PAPER
Guidebook
5/13/2014
0
0
0
0
This shirt-pocket guide includes an excellent map of the city center and essential information.
$13.99

The Balkans, A Short History

BLK28
Mark Mazower
Modern Library
2002
188
081296621X
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
With eloquence and clarity, Mazower addresses issues of geography, nationalism and nation in this indispensable survey.
$16.00

The World of Venice

ITL12
Jan Morris
Lightning Source
1995
315
0156983567
PAPER
Travel Narrative
1
1
0
0
Morris displays her talent for research, telling anecdote and well-wrought prose in this spirited portrait of a beloved city, its history and inhabitants. If you are going to read one book on Venice, we recommend this favorite.
$18.95

Croatia Coast Map

BLK17
Freytag & Berndt
Freytag & Berndt
2011
2
3707904601
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A nicely shaded map covering the Dalmatian Coast from Porec to Dubrovnik at a scale of 1:200,000, perfect for the complex coastline.
$14.95

A Traveller's History of Venice

ITL625
Peter Menzel
Interlink Publishing Group
2005
304
1566566118
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A lively, brief history of Venice.
$14.95

Black Lamb and Grey Falcon: A Journey Through Yugoslavia

BLK04
Rebecca West, Christopher Hitchens (Introduction)
Penguin
2007
1181
0140188479
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
First published in 1941, this monumental work explores the complex history of Yugoslavia, its heroes, politics and culture. It's a big, challenging book -- some call it the best ever written on the Balkans.
$28.00

Bury Me Standing

EUR09
Isabel Fonseca
Vintage Books
1996
322
067973743X
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
This marvelous portrait of the Roma, also known as the Gypsies, offers insight into their music, foods, religions and folk traditions and also examines their influential but complex relationship with Eastern Europe.
$16.00

Croatia, A Nation Forged in War

BLK23
Marcus Tanner
Yale University Press
2010
384
0300163940
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A modern history of Croatia, from its medieval origins to Nazi occupation to the present day, written by the British correspondent who reported from the region during the events of 1993.
$29.00

Palgrave Concise Historical Atlas of the Balkans

BLK41
Dennis Hupchick
Springer
2001
128
031223970X
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
The changing borders and complex history of the Balkans are clearly and concisely shown through 50 double-page maps and accompanying essays, organized chronologically.
$23.00

Venice and the Slavs, The Discovery of Dalmatia in the Age of Enlightenment

BLK35
Larry Wolff
Stanford University Press
2001
404
0804739463
PAPER
History
0
0
0
1
Wolf focuses on the circa-1700s Venetian Empire in the Balkans as a way to explore relations between eastern and western Europe in this fascinating, scholarly study of the region.
$30.95

Venice Observed

ITL27
Mary McCarthy
Harvest Books
1995
158
015693521X
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
Originally published over 30 years ago, this collection of eight essays is a literate, evocative celebration of the city, its character, and its history.
$13.95

Yugoslavia, Death of a Nation

BLK03
Laura Silber, Allan Little
Penguin Putnam
1997
403
0140262636
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Called "one of the finest volumes to come out of the war" by the New York Times, this book combines eyewitness reports, political commentary and documentary photographs to elucidate the origins and aftermath of the breakup of Yugoslavia.
$17.00

Art and Life in Renaissance Venice

ITL57
Patricia Brown
Prentice Hall
2005
176
0131344021
PAPER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
This compact volume evokes the spirit of Renaissance Venice with authoritative essays and 120 full-color illustrations.
$60.20

Balkan Ghosts, A Journey through History

BLK02
Robert D. Kaplan
Picador USA
2005
307
0312424930
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
Kaplan interweaves history, art and culture with his travels through Yugoslavia, Bulgaria, Romania and Greece in this regional portrait.
$19.00

Conversations With Stalin

BLK24
Milovan Djilas
Mariner Books
1963
211
0156225913
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
This is a scathing memoir by one of Tito's top aides, ousted from the Communist Party in 1954. It captures some of the absurdities of life in communist Yugoslavia.
$13.95

How We Survived Communism and Even Laughed

BLK38
Slavenka Drakulic
HarperCollins Publishers
1993
227
0060975407
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
These short essays capture the absurdity, struggle and day-to-day reality of being a woman in Yugoslavia under communism. Drakulic is an award-winning Croatian journalist and novelist.
$15.99

Death at La Fenice

ITL555
Donna Leon
HarperCollins
2004
270
006074068X
PAPER
Mystery
0
0
0
0
The first of the tremendously good Guido Brunetti mysteries, all set in the author's beloved Venice, in which a famous conductor is found dead at the celebrated La Fenice theater.
$14.99

In the Company of the Courtesan

ITL650
Sarah Dunant
Random House
2007
385
1400063817
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Dunant paints a vivid, earthy portrait of Renaissance Venice in this absorbing novel of intrigue, ambition and love -- cleverly narrated by the wily dwarf Bucino Teodoldo, loyal companion of the courtesan.
$13.95

Montenegro, A Novel

BLK08
Starling Lawrence
HarperCollins Publishers
2006
350
0060828420
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Steeped in atmosphere, this compelling tale of intrigue set in turn-of-the-century Montenegro evokes the tangled politics of the region -- Muslim, Turkish and British. Lawrence follows the adventures of reluctant British spy Harwell Auberon from the Adria
$15.99

The Bridge on the Drina

BLK59
Ivo Andric, Lovette F. Edwards (Translator)
University of Chicago Press
1977
318
0226020452
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
These linked stories by the Nobel Prize-winning author capture the history and complexity of Christian and Muslim relations during Ottoman occupation. Hewn of stone, the bridge dividing the town of Visegrad was Andric's inspiration.
$15.00

A Traveller's History of Venice

ITL625
Peter Menzel
Interlink Publishing Group
2005
304
1566566118
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A lively, brief history of Venice.
$14.95

Black Lamb and Grey Falcon: A Journey Through Yugoslavia

BLK04
Rebecca West, Christopher Hitchens (Introduction)
Penguin
2007
1181
0140188479
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
First published in 1941, this monumental work explores the complex history of Yugoslavia, its heroes, politics and culture. It's a big, challenging book -- some call it the best ever written on the Balkans.
$28.00

Bury Me Standing

EUR09
Isabel Fonseca
Vintage Books
1996
322
067973743X
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
This marvelous portrait of the Roma, also known as the Gypsies, offers insight into their music, foods, religions and folk traditions and also examines their influential but complex relationship with Eastern Europe.
$16.00

Croatia, A Nation Forged in War

BLK23
Marcus Tanner
Yale University Press
2010
384
0300163940
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A modern history of Croatia, from its medieval origins to Nazi occupation to the present day, written by the British correspondent who reported from the region during the events of 1993.
$29.00

Palgrave Concise Historical Atlas of the Balkans

BLK41
Dennis Hupchick
Springer
2001
128
031223970X
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
The changing borders and complex history of the Balkans are clearly and concisely shown through 50 double-page maps and accompanying essays, organized chronologically.
$23.00

Venice and the Slavs, The Discovery of Dalmatia in the Age of Enlightenment

BLK35
Larry Wolff
Stanford University Press
2001
404
0804739463
PAPER
History
0
0
0
1
Wolf focuses on the circa-1700s Venetian Empire in the Balkans as a way to explore relations between eastern and western Europe in this fascinating, scholarly study of the region.
$30.95

Venice Observed

ITL27
Mary McCarthy
Harvest Books
1995
158
015693521X
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
Originally published over 30 years ago, this collection of eight essays is a literate, evocative celebration of the city, its character, and its history.
$13.95

Yugoslavia, Death of a Nation

BLK03
Laura Silber, Allan Little
Penguin Putnam
1997
403
0140262636
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Called "one of the finest volumes to come out of the war" by the New York Times, this book combines eyewitness reports, political commentary and documentary photographs to elucidate the origins and aftermath of the breakup of Yugoslavia.
$17.00

Art and Life in Renaissance Venice

ITL57
Patricia Brown
Prentice Hall
2005
176
0131344021
PAPER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
This compact volume evokes the spirit of Renaissance Venice with authoritative essays and 120 full-color illustrations.
$60.20

Balkan Ghosts, A Journey through History

BLK02
Robert D. Kaplan
Picador USA
2005
307
0312424930
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
Kaplan interweaves history, art and culture with his travels through Yugoslavia, Bulgaria, Romania and Greece in this regional portrait.
$19.00

Conversations With Stalin

BLK24
Milovan Djilas
Mariner Books
1963
211
0156225913
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
This is a scathing memoir by one of Tito's top aides, ousted from the Communist Party in 1954. It captures some of the absurdities of life in communist Yugoslavia.
$13.95

How We Survived Communism and Even Laughed

BLK38
Slavenka Drakulic
HarperCollins Publishers
1993
227
0060975407
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
These short essays capture the absurdity, struggle and day-to-day reality of being a woman in Yugoslavia under communism. Drakulic is an award-winning Croatian journalist and novelist.
$15.99

Death at La Fenice

ITL555
Donna Leon
HarperCollins
2004
270
006074068X
PAPER
Mystery
0
0
0
0
The first of the tremendously good Guido Brunetti mysteries, all set in the author's beloved Venice, in which a famous conductor is found dead at the celebrated La Fenice theater.
$14.99

In the Company of the Courtesan

ITL650
Sarah Dunant
Random House
2007
385
1400063817
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Dunant paints a vivid, earthy portrait of Renaissance Venice in this absorbing novel of intrigue, ambition and love -- cleverly narrated by the wily dwarf Bucino Teodoldo, loyal companion of the courtesan.
$13.95

Montenegro, A Novel

BLK08
Starling Lawrence
HarperCollins Publishers
2006
350
0060828420
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Steeped in atmosphere, this compelling tale of intrigue set in turn-of-the-century Montenegro evokes the tangled politics of the region -- Muslim, Turkish and British. Lawrence follows the adventures of reluctant British spy Harwell Auberon from the Adria
$15.99

The Bridge on the Drina

BLK59
Ivo Andric, Lovette F. Edwards (Translator)
University of Chicago Press
1977
318
0226020452
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
These linked stories by the Nobel Prize-winning author capture the history and complexity of Christian and Muslim relations during Ottoman occupation. Hewn of stone, the bridge dividing the town of Visegrad was Andric's inspiration.
$15.00

More Books

Another Fool in the Balkans, In the Footsteps of Rebecca West

BLK44
Tony White
Globe Pequot Press
2006
256
1860111513
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
1
Tony White interviewed artists, writers and politicians of the area to create this exploration of southeastern Europe, tackling with insight and humor our preconceptions of the Balkans.
$14.95

Balkan Babel, The Disintegration of Yugoslavia From the Death of Tito to the Fall of Milosevic

BLK34
Sabrina P. Ramet
Perseus
2002
440
0813339057
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A scholarly political assessment of the last twenty years in the Balkans.
$52.00

Balkan Tragedy, Chaos and Dissolution after the Cold War

BLK18
Susan Woodward
Brookings
1995
536
0815795130
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A scholarly, detailed analysis of Yugoslavia's collapse, published by the Brookings Institution, where the author is a senior policy fellow.
$24.95

Balkan Wars, 1912-1913, Prelude to the First World War

WAR86
Richard C. Hall
Routledge
2000
176
0415229472
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A concise, scholarly history of how conflicts in the Balkans escalated into a world war.
$48.95

The Balkans Since 1453

BLK36
Traian Stoianovich (Introduction), L.S. Stavrianos
NYU
2000
996
0814797660
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A seminal history of the region, originally published in 1958.
$35.00

The Balkans, From Constantinople to Communism

BLK37
Dennis Hupchick
St. Martins
2004
468
1403964173
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Hupchick looks at European, Orthodox Christian and Muslim influences in the Balkans from early kingdoms through the 1990s in this important survey.
$43.00

The Balkans: Nationalism, War, and the Great Powers, 1804-2011

BLK32
Misha Glenny
Penguin Putnam
2012
752
0140233776
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Longtime central European correspondent for the BBC based in Vienna, Glenny (The Fall of Yugoslavia) poignantly challenges the role of the Great Powers in this survey, newly revised and updated to cover developments in the region through 2011.
$26.00

Bosnia, A Short History

BLK54
Malcolm Noel
NYU
2002
488
0814755615
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A well-researched and elegantly written history of Bosnia from its origins to the 1990s by a British journalist and political columnist.
$28.00

Bradt Guide Macedonia

EUR168
Thammy Evans
Bradt Publications
2015
384
1841628581
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A personal, detailed overview of Macedonia with excellent travel information.
$27.99

Bradt Guide Montenegro

BLK47
Annalisa Rellie
Bradt Publications
2015
344
1841628573
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A compact, detailed overview of Montenegro, its history, wildlife and major attractions in the series by Bradt. Geared for the independent traveler, it also includes maps and lots of practical travel information.
$25.99

Burn This House, The Making and Unmaking of Yugoslavia

BLK07
Jasminka Udovicki (Editor)
Duke
1997
337
0822319977
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A thoughtful, scholarly collection of essays on the origin, development and fall of Yugoslavia.
$25.95

Cafe Europa, Life After Communism

BLK53
Slavenka Drakulic
Penguin Putnam
1999
224
0140277722
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
These short essays capture the spirit of Croatia after the collapse of communism.
$16.00

Central Europe Map

EUR12
Freytag & Berndt
Freytag & Berndt
2010
1
3850842169
MAP
Reference
1/0/1900
1
0
0
0
This colorful regional European map, like the sister map Europe Grand Tour (EUR185), covers from Paris and Amsterdam to Vienna, Prague, Warsaw, Budapest, Rome and Dubrovnik.
$14.95

Central Europe, Enemies, Neighbors, Friends

EUR69
Lonnie Johnson
Oxford University Press
2010
382
0195386647
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
An academic survey of the social, political, and economic past of Central Europe and the conflicts that stir modern-day European politics.
$54.95

The Contested Country: Yugoslav Unity and Communist Revolution, 1919-1953

BLK51
Aleksa Djilas
Harvard University Press
1996
272
067416699X
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
This in-depth scholarly history of Yugoslavia focuses on period from the end of WWI to 1953.
$30.00

Croatia, A History

BLK30
Ivo Goldstein, Nikolina Jovanovic (Translator)
McGill Queen's
2000
281
0773520171
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A concise, balanced history of Croatia, from medieval times to the present, by a professor at the University of Zagreb.
$29.95

Croatia, Travels in Undiscovered Country

BLK45
Tony Fabijancic
2003
208
0888643977
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
In these travel essays, Fabijancic, who left what was then Yugoslavia in 1964, writes with insight of his return to Croatia. He's especially good on the people and character of the land, capturing life in the countryside.
$29.95

Early Christian and Byzantine Architecture

TKY72
Slobodan Curcic, Richard Krautheimer
Yale University Press
1992
357
0300052944
PAPER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
An authoritative guide to the subject.
$45.00

Early Christian and Byzantine Art

EUR23
John Lowden
Phaidon Press
1997
448
0714831689
PAPER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
An illustrated guide to the architectural heritage of the early Christian period (860-1453), with a survey of the philosophy and intellectual climate of the time.
$29.95

Early Christian Buildings, A Graphic Introduction

EUR21
Warren Sanderson
Trafalgar Square
1994
1884470068
PAPER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
An illustrated introduction to the architecture of Christian antiquity.
$24.95

Economic and Social History of Medieval Europe

EUR18
Henri Pirenne
Harvest Books
1956
224
0156275333
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Pirenne, an important economic historian, traces the economic and social development of Western Europe from the end of the Roman Empire to the middle of the 15th century in this classic book, first published in 1936.
$15.95

The Establishment of Balkan National States, 1804-1920

BLK21
Charles Jelavich, Barbara Jelavich
Lightning Source
1987
374
0295964138
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A classic work of history, covering the turbulent 19th century in Southeastern Europe, both scholarly and readable. It illuminates the sources of much of the current conflict in the region.
$39.95

Exit into History, A Journey Through the New Eastern Europe

EUR10
Eva Hoffman
Penguin Putnam
1994
410
0140145494
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
1
In this first-hand report from Eastern Europe, Polish-born Hoffman describes changes during the years immediately following the collapse of the Soviet Union in Poland, the Czech Republic, Hungary, Romania and Bulgaria. A great example of wonderful travel
$27.00

The Gothic Enterprise, A Guide to Understanding the Medieval Cathedral

EUR190
Robert A. Scott
University of California Press
2005
294
0520246802
PAPER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
An enthusiast, Scott delves into the history, design, architecture and wonder of Europe's medieval cathedrals and great Abbey churches.
$26.95

The Haunted Land, Facing Europe's Ghosts After Communism

EUR54
Tina Rosenberg
Vintage Books
1996
437
0679744991
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
In this groundbreaking book, a journalist reports on how the newly democratized people of East Germany, Poland and the Czech Republic have confronted the horrors of their former governments.
$17.95

Here Is Where We Meet

EUR189
John Berger
Vintage Books
2006
256
1400079330
PAPER
Literature
8/9/2005
0
0
0
0
This reflective novel weaves a portrait of several European countries through encounters with the dead -- from the narrator's mother, whom he discovers on a park bench in Lisbon, to a childhood friend wandering a market in Krakow.
$16.00

Historical Atlas of Central Europe

EUR33
Paul Mogocsi
University of Washington Press
2002
232
0295981466
PAPER
History
0
0
0
1
An atlas illuminating the shifting borders and alliances in the region.
$45.00

The History of Eastern Europe for Beginners

EUR30
Paul Beck
Steerforth
1997
186
0863162371
PAPER
History
0
0
0
1
An irreverent tour of recent Eastern European history in documentary comic-book style, a provocative, fast-moving and opinionated look at who is in conflict with whom and why, nationhood, ethnicity and the future.
$11.00

A History of Venice

ITL177
John Julius Norwich
Vintage Books
1989
673
0679721975
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
The great historian Norwich marshals myriad personalities, battles, sieges and facts into a vivid portrait of the Venetian Republic spanning the 1,000 years up to its 1797 defeat at the hands of Napoleon.
$26.00

Imagining the Balkans

BLK19
Maria Todorova
Oxford University Press
2009
273
0195387864
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A challenging book, but well worth the effort for its insight, this collection of essays examines in scholarly and critical detail the roots of our stereotypes and misconceptions about the Balkans.
$26.95

The Impossible Country, A Journey Through the Last Days of Yugoslavia

BLK22
Brian Hall
David R. Godine
1994
448
0140249230
HARD COVER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
1
Beautifully written, this chronicle of the people, politics and mood of the Yugoslavia as it crumbles is an engaging snapshot and elegy.
$23.95

Lonely Planet Croatia

BLK27
Jeanne Oliver
Lonely Planet Publications
2017
352
1786574187
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
Lonely Planet's excellent practical guide to Croatia, with maps and a good overview of history, culture and nature, joins the linup of designed country guides.
$25.99

Lonely Planet Eastern Europe

EUR72
Lonely Planet
Lonely Planet Publications
2015
480
1743214669
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
This practical guide includes Poland, Hungary and the Czech Republic as well as the Baltic States, Belarus, Ukraine, Romania, Bulgaria and the Balkans.
$27.99

Love Thy Neighbor, A Story of War

BLK10
Peter Maass
Vintage Books
1997
305
0679763899
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A gripping, personal account of the causes and consequences of the war in the Balkans by a Washington Post reporter.
$16.00

The Magic Lantern, The Revolution of '89 Witnessed in Warsaw, Budapest, Berlin, and Prague

GER36
Timothy Garton Ash
Vintage Books
1993
167
0679740481
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
With a chapter each on Warsaw, Budapest, Berlin and Prague, this eyewitness account by an astute journalist and historian shows these vibrant cities during a time of great change.
$15.00

Mammals of Europe

FG61
Priscilla Barrett, David W. MacDonald
Princeton University Press
2002
320
0691091609
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
Published by Princeton, this is a field guide to land and marine mammals throughout Europe, both endemic and introduced. With more than 600 color illustrations of over 200 mammals.
$49.95

Mediterranean Winter, The Pleasures of History and Landscape in Tunisia, Sicily, Dalmatia, and Greece

MED78
Robert D. Kaplan
Random House
2004
272
0375714332
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
The prolific journalist and traveler revisits the Mediterranean of his youth in this extended meditation on the pleasures and freedom of life on the road.
$16.00

The National Question in Yugoslavia: Origins, History, Politics

BLK52
Ivo Banac
Cornell University Press
1988
456
0801494931
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
This serious scholarly study by a leading historian focuses on the foundation of the modern Yugoslav state.
$39.95

Plagues and Peoples

EUR26
William McNeill
Doubleday
1998
365
0385121229
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
This book traces the waves of epidemics that raged through Europe.
$17.00

Republic of Macedonia Map

EUR27
Gizi Map
2006
1
9630296675
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
This handsome road map, inset of Skopje, covers the country at a scale of 1:250,000.
$14.95

Return to Diversity: A Political History of East Central Europe Since World War II

EUR31
Joseph Rothschild
Oxford University Press
2008
274
0195334752
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
An opinionated, well-written and clear political history of the region, including Poland, Czechoslovakia, Hungary, Romania, Bulgaria and the Balkans.
$54.95

Rough Guide Croatia

BLK31
Rough Guide
Rough Guides
2016
480
0241204399
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A practical, comprehensive guide to Croatia for the traveller. Organized geographically, it also includes a 35-page section on the culture and history of the region.
$24.99

Serbia, Kosovo & Montenegro Map

BLK48
Gizi Map
2004
2
9633524660
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A product of the World Mapping Project, this full-color map, double-sided map of Serbia and Montenegro is at a detailed scale of 1:400,000.
$14.95

The Serbs: History, Myth and the Destruction of Yugoslavia

BLK49
Tim Judah
Yale University Press
2010
368
0300158262
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
An even-handed history of Serbia and the dissolution of Yugoslavia by an award-winning journalist who was on assignment in the region from 1990-1995.
$20.00

Southeastern Europe Under Ottoman Rule

BLK20
Peter F. Sugar
University of Washington Press
1983
365
0295960337
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A scholarly survey of five centuries of Ottoman rule in the Balkans, from the Empire's first advances in the 14th century up to its decline in the 19th century.
$35.00

Through the Embers of Chaos, Balkan Journeys

BLK43
Dervla Murphy
Trafalgar Square
2003
388
0719565103
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
1
Murphy, a seventy-something Irish grandmother, writes from the heart with authority and verve of three separate trips throughout the Balkans.
$15.95

Venice, a Maritime Republic

ITL24
Frederic C. Lane
Johns Hopkins University Press
1973
505
080181460X
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Lane focuses on the history of trade, taking in not just on La Serenissima but also Dubrovink and the other cities of its once far-flung domain.
$40.00

Visible Cities Dubrovnik

BLK40
Annabel Barber
W. W. Norton & Company
2006
199
1905131151
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
An informative, personable guide to exploring the city and surroundings, featuring a good overview of the history of Dubrovnik, suggested walking tours, a map of the city center and practical advice on where to go and what to do.
$24.95

Wine Country Europe, Touring, Tasting, And Buying At European Regional Wineries

EUR191
Ornella D'Alessio, Marco Santini
Rizzoli International
2005
324
0847827704
HARD COVER
Food
0
0
0
0
Part how-to, part guidebook, part picture book, this charming coffee table treat covers sprawling French vineyards as well as lesser-known hidden treasures in Austria and Hungary.
$35.00

A World Lit Only By Fire: The Medieval Mind and the Renaissance, Portrait of an Age

EUR06
William Manchester
Little Brown and Company
1993
336
0316545562
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Organized into sections on the Renaissance, Reformation and Discovery, Manchester's popular history evokes in vivid detail the great figures and daily life of the 16th century, including Henry VIII, Magellan, Borgia, da Vinci and Martin Luther.
$16.00

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Another Fool in the Balkans, In the Footsteps of Rebecca West

BLK44
Tony White
Globe Pequot Press
2006
256
1860111513
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
1
Tony White interviewed artists, writers and politicians of the area to create this exploration of southeastern Europe, tackling with insight and humor our preconceptions of the Balkans.
$14.95

Balkan Babel, The Disintegration of Yugoslavia From the Death of Tito to the Fall of Milosevic

BLK34
Sabrina P. Ramet
Perseus
2002
440
0813339057
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A scholarly political assessment of the last twenty years in the Balkans.
$52.00

Balkan Tragedy, Chaos and Dissolution after the Cold War

BLK18
Susan Woodward
Brookings
1995
536
0815795130
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A scholarly, detailed analysis of Yugoslavia's collapse, published by the Brookings Institution, where the author is a senior policy fellow.
$24.95

Balkan Wars, 1912-1913, Prelude to the First World War

WAR86
Richard C. Hall
Routledge
2000
176
0415229472
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A concise, scholarly history of how conflicts in the Balkans escalated into a world war.
$48.95

The Balkans Since 1453

BLK36
Traian Stoianovich (Introduction), L.S. Stavrianos
NYU
2000
996
0814797660
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A seminal history of the region, originally published in 1958.
$35.00

The Balkans, From Constantinople to Communism

BLK37
Dennis Hupchick
St. Martins
2004
468
1403964173
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Hupchick looks at European, Orthodox Christian and Muslim influences in the Balkans from early kingdoms through the 1990s in this important survey.
$43.00

The Balkans: Nationalism, War, and the Great Powers, 1804-2011

BLK32
Misha Glenny
Penguin Putnam
2012
752
0140233776
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Longtime central European correspondent for the BBC based in Vienna, Glenny (The Fall of Yugoslavia) poignantly challenges the role of the Great Powers in this survey, newly revised and updated to cover developments in the region through 2011.
$26.00

Bosnia, A Short History

BLK54
Malcolm Noel
NYU
2002
488
0814755615
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A well-researched and elegantly written history of Bosnia from its origins to the 1990s by a British journalist and political columnist.
$28.00

Bradt Guide Macedonia

EUR168
Thammy Evans
Bradt Publications
2015
384
1841628581
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A personal, detailed overview of Macedonia with excellent travel information.
$27.99

Bradt Guide Montenegro

BLK47
Annalisa Rellie
Bradt Publications
2015
344
1841628573
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A compact, detailed overview of Montenegro, its history, wildlife and major attractions in the series by Bradt. Geared for the independent traveler, it also includes maps and lots of practical travel information.
$25.99

Burn This House, The Making and Unmaking of Yugoslavia

BLK07
Jasminka Udovicki (Editor)
Duke
1997
337
0822319977
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A thoughtful, scholarly collection of essays on the origin, development and fall of Yugoslavia.
$25.95

Cafe Europa, Life After Communism

BLK53
Slavenka Drakulic
Penguin Putnam
1999
224
0140277722
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
These short essays capture the spirit of Croatia after the collapse of communism.
$16.00

Central Europe Map

EUR12
Freytag & Berndt
Freytag & Berndt
2010
1
3850842169
MAP
Reference
1/0/1900
1
0
0
0
This colorful regional European map, like the sister map Europe Grand Tour (EUR185), covers from Paris and Amsterdam to Vienna, Prague, Warsaw, Budapest, Rome and Dubrovnik.
$14.95

Central Europe, Enemies, Neighbors, Friends

EUR69
Lonnie Johnson
Oxford University Press
2010
382
0195386647
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
An academic survey of the social, political, and economic past of Central Europe and the conflicts that stir modern-day European politics.
$54.95

The Contested Country: Yugoslav Unity and Communist Revolution, 1919-1953

BLK51
Aleksa Djilas
Harvard University Press
1996
272
067416699X
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
This in-depth scholarly history of Yugoslavia focuses on period from the end of WWI to 1953.
$30.00

Croatia, A History

BLK30
Ivo Goldstein, Nikolina Jovanovic (Translator)
McGill Queen's
2000
281
0773520171
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A concise, balanced history of Croatia, from medieval times to the present, by a professor at the University of Zagreb.
$29.95

Croatia, Travels in Undiscovered Country

BLK45
Tony Fabijancic
2003
208
0888643977
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
In these travel essays, Fabijancic, who left what was then Yugoslavia in 1964, writes with insight of his return to Croatia. He's especially good on the people and character of the land, capturing life in the countryside.
$29.95

Early Christian and Byzantine Architecture

TKY72
Slobodan Curcic, Richard Krautheimer
Yale University Press
1992
357
0300052944
PAPER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
An authoritative guide to the subject.
$45.00

Early Christian and Byzantine Art

EUR23
John Lowden
Phaidon Press
1997
448
0714831689
PAPER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
An illustrated guide to the architectural heritage of the early Christian period (860-1453), with a survey of the philosophy and intellectual climate of the time.
$29.95

Early Christian Buildings, A Graphic Introduction

EUR21
Warren Sanderson
Trafalgar Square
1994
1884470068
PAPER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
An illustrated introduction to the architecture of Christian antiquity.
$24.95

Economic and Social History of Medieval Europe

EUR18
Henri Pirenne
Harvest Books
1956
224
0156275333
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Pirenne, an important economic historian, traces the economic and social development of Western Europe from the end of the Roman Empire to the middle of the 15th century in this classic book, first published in 1936.
$15.95

The Establishment of Balkan National States, 1804-1920

BLK21
Charles Jelavich, Barbara Jelavich
Lightning Source
1987
374
0295964138
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A classic work of history, covering the turbulent 19th century in Southeastern Europe, both scholarly and readable. It illuminates the sources of much of the current conflict in the region.
$39.95

Exit into History, A Journey Through the New Eastern Europe

EUR10
Eva Hoffman
Penguin Putnam
1994
410
0140145494
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
1
In this first-hand report from Eastern Europe, Polish-born Hoffman describes changes during the years immediately following the collapse of the Soviet Union in Poland, the Czech Republic, Hungary, Romania and Bulgaria. A great example of wonderful travel
$27.00

The Gothic Enterprise, A Guide to Understanding the Medieval Cathedral

EUR190
Robert A. Scott
University of California Press
2005
294
0520246802
PAPER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
An enthusiast, Scott delves into the history, design, architecture and wonder of Europe's medieval cathedrals and great Abbey churches.
$26.95

The Haunted Land, Facing Europe's Ghosts After Communism

EUR54
Tina Rosenberg
Vintage Books
1996
437
0679744991
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
In this groundbreaking book, a journalist reports on how the newly democratized people of East Germany, Poland and the Czech Republic have confronted the horrors of their former governments.
$17.95

Here Is Where We Meet

EUR189
John Berger
Vintage Books
2006
256
1400079330
PAPER
Literature
8/9/2005
0
0
0
0
This reflective novel weaves a portrait of several European countries through encounters with the dead -- from the narrator's mother, whom he discovers on a park bench in Lisbon, to a childhood friend wandering a market in Krakow.
$16.00

Historical Atlas of Central Europe

EUR33
Paul Mogocsi
University of Washington Press
2002
232
0295981466
PAPER
History
0
0
0
1
An atlas illuminating the shifting borders and alliances in the region.
$45.00

The History of Eastern Europe for Beginners

EUR30
Paul Beck
Steerforth
1997
186
0863162371
PAPER
History
0
0
0
1
An irreverent tour of recent Eastern European history in documentary comic-book style, a provocative, fast-moving and opinionated look at who is in conflict with whom and why, nationhood, ethnicity and the future.
$11.00

A History of Venice

ITL177
John Julius Norwich
Vintage Books
1989
673
0679721975
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
The great historian Norwich marshals myriad personalities, battles, sieges and facts into a vivid portrait of the Venetian Republic spanning the 1,000 years up to its 1797 defeat at the hands of Napoleon.
$26.00

Imagining the Balkans

BLK19
Maria Todorova
Oxford University Press
2009
273
0195387864
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A challenging book, but well worth the effort for its insight, this collection of essays examines in scholarly and critical detail the roots of our stereotypes and misconceptions about the Balkans.
$26.95

The Impossible Country, A Journey Through the Last Days of Yugoslavia

BLK22
Brian Hall
David R. Godine
1994
448
0140249230
HARD COVER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
1
Beautifully written, this chronicle of the people, politics and mood of the Yugoslavia as it crumbles is an engaging snapshot and elegy.
$23.95

Lonely Planet Croatia

BLK27
Jeanne Oliver
Lonely Planet Publications
2017
352
1786574187
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
Lonely Planet's excellent practical guide to Croatia, with maps and a good overview of history, culture and nature, joins the linup of designed country guides.
$25.99

Lonely Planet Eastern Europe

EUR72
Lonely Planet
Lonely Planet Publications
2015
480
1743214669
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
This practical guide includes Poland, Hungary and the Czech Republic as well as the Baltic States, Belarus, Ukraine, Romania, Bulgaria and the Balkans.
$27.99

Love Thy Neighbor, A Story of War

BLK10
Peter Maass
Vintage Books
1997
305
0679763899
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A gripping, personal account of the causes and consequences of the war in the Balkans by a Washington Post reporter.
$16.00

The Magic Lantern, The Revolution of '89 Witnessed in Warsaw, Budapest, Berlin, and Prague

GER36
Timothy Garton Ash
Vintage Books
1993
167
0679740481
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
With a chapter each on Warsaw, Budapest, Berlin and Prague, this eyewitness account by an astute journalist and historian shows these vibrant cities during a time of great change.
$15.00

Mammals of Europe

FG61
Priscilla Barrett, David W. MacDonald
Princeton University Press
2002
320
0691091609
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
Published by Princeton, this is a field guide to land and marine mammals throughout Europe, both endemic and introduced. With more than 600 color illustrations of over 200 mammals.
$49.95

Mediterranean Winter, The Pleasures of History and Landscape in Tunisia, Sicily, Dalmatia, and Greece

MED78
Robert D. Kaplan
Random House
2004
272
0375714332
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
The prolific journalist and traveler revisits the Mediterranean of his youth in this extended meditation on the pleasures and freedom of life on the road.
$16.00

The National Question in Yugoslavia: Origins, History, Politics

BLK52
Ivo Banac
Cornell University Press
1988
456
0801494931
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
This serious scholarly study by a leading historian focuses on the foundation of the modern Yugoslav state.
$39.95

Plagues and Peoples

EUR26
William McNeill
Doubleday
1998
365
0385121229
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
This book traces the waves of epidemics that raged through Europe.
$17.00

Republic of Macedonia Map

EUR27
Gizi Map
2006
1
9630296675
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
This handsome road map, inset of Skopje, covers the country at a scale of 1:250,000.
$14.95

Return to Diversity: A Political History of East Central Europe Since World War II

EUR31
Joseph Rothschild
Oxford University Press
2008
274
0195334752
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
An opinionated, well-written and clear political history of the region, including Poland, Czechoslovakia, Hungary, Romania, Bulgaria and the Balkans.
$54.95

Rough Guide Croatia

BLK31
Rough Guide
Rough Guides
2016
480
0241204399
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A practical, comprehensive guide to Croatia for the traveller. Organized geographically, it also includes a 35-page section on the culture and history of the region.
$24.99

Serbia, Kosovo & Montenegro Map

BLK48
Gizi Map
2004
2
9633524660
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A product of the World Mapping Project, this full-color map, double-sided map of Serbia and Montenegro is at a detailed scale of 1:400,000.
$14.95

The Serbs: History, Myth and the Destruction of Yugoslavia

BLK49
Tim Judah
Yale University Press
2010
368
0300158262
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
An even-handed history of Serbia and the dissolution of Yugoslavia by an award-winning journalist who was on assignment in the region from 1990-1995.
$20.00

Southeastern Europe Under Ottoman Rule

BLK20
Peter F. Sugar
University of Washington Press
1983
365
0295960337
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A scholarly survey of five centuries of Ottoman rule in the Balkans, from the Empire's first advances in the 14th century up to its decline in the 19th century.
$35.00

Through the Embers of Chaos, Balkan Journeys

BLK43
Dervla Murphy
Trafalgar Square
2003
388
0719565103
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
1
Murphy, a seventy-something Irish grandmother, writes from the heart with authority and verve of three separate trips throughout the Balkans.
$15.95

Venice, a Maritime Republic

ITL24
Frederic C. Lane
Johns Hopkins University Press
1973
505
080181460X
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Lane focuses on the history of trade, taking in not just on La Serenissima but also Dubrovink and the other cities of its once far-flung domain.
$40.00

Visible Cities Dubrovnik

BLK40
Annabel Barber
W. W. Norton & Company
2006
199
1905131151
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
An informative, personable guide to exploring the city and surroundings, featuring a good overview of the history of Dubrovnik, suggested walking tours, a map of the city center and practical advice on where to go and what to do.
$24.95

Wine Country Europe, Touring, Tasting, And Buying At European Regional Wineries

EUR191
Ornella D'Alessio, Marco Santini
Rizzoli International
2005
324
0847827704
HARD COVER
Food
0
0
0
0
Part how-to, part guidebook, part picture book, this charming coffee table treat covers sprawling French vineyards as well as lesser-known hidden treasures in Austria and Hungary.
$35.00

A World Lit Only By Fire: The Medieval Mind and the Renaissance, Portrait of an Age

EUR06
William Manchester
Little Brown and Company
1993
336
0316545562
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Organized into sections on the Renaissance, Reformation and Discovery, Manchester's popular history evokes in vivid detail the great figures and daily life of the 16th century, including Henry VIII, Magellan, Borgia, da Vinci and Martin Luther.
$16.00