September 9, 2014
This book by Leonid Smilovitsky, fellow at the Yoran-Sznycer Research Foundation in Jewish History and researcher at the Goldstein-Goren Diaspora Research Center at Tel Aviv University, is one of the first attempts to study Jewish life in Belarus during the last decade of Stalin's rule. For more than half a century the truth about Jewish life during this period was sealed in archives to which researchers had access only lately.
August 5, 2014
Edited by Maciej Kisilowski, assistant professor in CEU’s Business School, this book provides a broadly managerial perspective on key trends that affect business decision-making in Central and Eastern Europe twenty years after the beginning of the region’s transition to market economy.
June 30, 2014
Published by Helena History Press, distributed by CEU Press, this volume of translations represents the entire dramatic and cinematic ouevre of Danilo Kis (1935, Subotica, Yugoslavia – 1989, Paris), cult figure among circles disturbed by the emerging nationalisms of the late 20th century. The themes of these seven dramas and screenplays range from the Holocaust to the first decades of communism in Yugoslavia and Hungary.
June 16, 2014
Edited by Peter Bajomi-Laza, head of the Institute of Social Sciences at the Budapest Business School, this volume compares media and political systems in Central and Eastern as well as in Western Europe in order to identify the reasons possibly responsible for the extensive and intensive party control over the media.
June 3, 2014
CEU Press has been elected as international member of the Association of American University Presses by a majority vote of the membership on the recommendation of the Board of Directors of AAUP. Formally established in 1937, AAUP promotes the work and influence of university presses, provides cooperative marketing opportunities and helps its 130+ member presses fulfill their common commitments to scholarship, the academy, and society.
May 6, 2014
Edited by Michael J.K. Walsh, Tamas Kiss, Nicholas S.H. Coureas
April 22, 2014
In CEU Press’ latest book, Gabor Vermes (Rutgers University) tells the story of how dominant Habsburgs and subjugated Hungarians evolved into becoming near equal partners in the Austro-Hungarian Monarchy, demonstrating the deep cultural differences between the two halves of the Monarchy, which were nevertheless closely linked by economic and administrative ties and by a mutual recognition that co-existence was preferable to any major rupture.
April 8, 2014
Melissa Chakars, an assistant professor of history at Saint Joseph’s University, examines the dramatic transformation in the everyday lives of the Buryats, a Mongolian people who live in Siberian Russia, in three periods: the Tsarist Russian Empire, under Socialism, and in present-day Russia. As the first monograph devoted to Buryat history and the Soviet modernization project, it revises current ideas about nationalism, identity, westernization, modernity, and the tenacity of ethnicity.
March 25, 2014
The 14th volume in the CEU Press Classics series, written by Vjenceslav Novak (1859–1905) realist writer and dramatist, author of modern psychological poetry with occult themes, is arguably the finest prose work in the field of Croatian realism. Novak captured Croatian society in the throes of rapid socio-economic change from the perspective of various social classes. This novel tells the story of a provincial composer and organist from Croatia who struggles to find his way along the perilous frontier between the worlds of artistic vocation and humdrum family life.
March 11, 2014
The Memoirs of Franz Nopcsa