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Along Ukraine’s River: A Social and Environmental History of the Dnipro

February 28, 2018

The River Dnipro (formerly better known by the Russian name of Dnieper) is intimately linked to the history and identity of Ukraine. In the book, Roman Adrian Cybriwsky, professor of geography and urban studies at Temple University, discusses the history of the river, from when it was formed and its many uses and modifications by human agencies from ancient times to the present. 

CEU Press's The Last Superpower Summits Named Outstanding Academic Title for 2017

CEU Press's 2016 publication, "The Last Superpower Summits. Gorbachev, Reagan, and Bush. Conversations that Ended the Cold War," has been selected by Choice as an Outstanding Academic Title for 2017.

An Orderly Mess

January 30, 2018

This book by Helga Nowotny, former president of the European Research Council, was triggered by the recent geopolitical shifts and the turn towards an allegedly post-factual era. An Orderly Mess is a timely diagnosis of the current dissolution of the modern order, while highlighting the opportunities of messiness.
For more information, see http://ceupress.com/books/html/Orderly_Mess.htm

The Oldest Legend: Acts of the Canonization Process, and Miracles of Saint Margaret of Hungary

January 30, 2018

Edited by historian lldiko Csepregi,  CEU Professor Gabor Klaniczay, and researcher Bence Peterfi, this bilingual volume (Latin text with English translation) contains the most important hagiographical corpus of medieval Hungarian history: that of Saint Margaret (1242–1270), daughter of King Bela IV, who lived her life as a Dominican nun. Margaret’s cult started immediately after her death and the demand to examine her sanctity was first formulated in 1272. The canonization process recommenced in 1276, followed by further initiatives across the centuries.