March 26, 2013
This new release by CEU Press is an analysis of the book program that provided Western literature to East European and Russians during the Cold War, complementing radio broadcasts and other efforts. The author is Alfred A. Reisch, a political scientist who focuses on international relations, diplomatic and Cold War history, foreign, military, national security, and minority affairs. Reisch was senior political analyst with Radio Free Europe in New York and head of RFE´s Hungarian Research and Evaluation Section in Munich, Germany.
March 12, 2013
CEU Press's newest release, by Dora Gyorffy, professor at Peter Pazmany Catholic University in Budapest, contributes to classical as well as modern economic thought. It seeks to link theoretical debates on the relevance of trust in economic outcomes with the current arguments about the origins and lessons of the financial crisis. See http://ceupress.com/books/html/Institutional%20Trust.htm
February 26, 2013
CEU Press is launching a new series of monographs entitled “Historical Studies in Eastern Europe and Eurasia.” First in the series is “Rural Unrest During the First Russian Revolution: Kursk Province, 1905–1906” by Research Analyst Burton Richard Miller. Three Department of History faculty members served as editors: Alexei Miller, recurrent visiting professor; Alfred Rieber, professor; and Marsha Siefert, associate professor. The monograph focuses on local events and rural populations, in contrast to general surveys that dominate the literature on the topic.
January 15, 2013
The share of e-books in CEU Press’ overall revenue grew more than 50 percent from 2011 to 2012. Electronic editions of CEU Press titles are available from these e-book libraries: JSTOR, Myilibrary, Questia, Project Muse, EBSCO, Humanities Ebooks, ASP Bibliorossica, and also in Kindle format at this link: http://www.amazon.com/s/ref=nb_sb_noss?url=search-alias%3Ddigital-text&f....
November 27, 2012
CEU Press’ latest release, edited by Helena Goscilo and Yana Hashamova of Ohio State University, examines the emerging topic of women and war across national and cultural boundaries in Russia and Eastern Europe since World War II.http://www.ceupress.com/books/html/EmbracingArms.htm
November 13, 2012
This month, CEU Press will release this new book by Lajos Bokros, professor in CEU’s Center for Policy Studies, member of the European Parliament, and former Hungarian minister of finance. The book offers a comprehensive overview of the post-communist transition process with insights form Bokros’ 20 years of experience.http://www.ceupress.com/books/html/Accidental%20Occidental.htm
November 13, 2012
CEU Press makes its books available in the UPCC Book Collections on Project MUSE, the leading provider of digital humanities and social sciences content for the scholarly community.http://blogs.unimelb.edu.au/libraryintelligencer/2012/10/26/seventeen-ne...
October 30, 2012
The most recent release from CEU Press is “Teaching ‘Race’ with a Gendered Edge,” edited by Brigitte Hipfl and Kristin Lofdottir. This collection of essays—part of the series “Teaching With Gender: European Women’s Studies in International and Interdisciplinary Classrooms”—approaches questions of race and racism from a feminist perspective, focusing on the intersections of race, class, and gender. The series is published jointly with ATGENDER, the European Association for Gender Research, Education and Documentation.
October 30, 2012
In November, CEU Press will publish “Saints of the Christianization Age of Central Europe (Tenth-Eleventh Centuries),” edited by Gabor Klaniczay, university professor of medieval studies at CEU. This sixth volume in the Central European Medieval Texts series reveals the Christianization of Bohemia, Poland, Hungary, and Dalmatia through stories of people who were instrumental in the process and went on to achieve sainthood.
October 16, 2012
CEU Press will publish “Constitution for a Disunited Nation: On Hungary’s 2011 Fundamental Law,” edited by Gabor Attila Toth, associate professor at the University of Debrecen, in November. Contributions to this comprehensive account of the law and its underlying principles include papers by CEU Professor of Political Science Janos Kis, Professor of Legal Studies Renata Uitz, Assistant Professor of Political Science Zoltan Miklosi, and SJD. candidate Zsolt Kortvelyesi.