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Liliana Simeonova, Anna Hájková, Sashka Georgieva, Kristina Yordanova, Anna Loutfi, Svetla Baloutzova, Christiane Eifert, Francisca de Haan, Olga Todorova, Daniela Koleva, Susan Zimmermann, and Isidora Jarić

Marianna D. Birnbaum, The Long Journey of Gracia Mendes

Melissa Feinberg, Elusive Equality: Gender, Citizenship, and the Limits of Democracy in Czechoslovakia, 1918–1950

Linda Garland, ed., Byzantine Women: Varieties of Experience 800–1200

Milena Kirova, Maya Boyadzhievska and Biljana Dojcˇinovic´-Nešic´, eds., Glasove: Nova humanitaristika ot balkanski avtorki (Voices: New humanitarian studies of women writers from the Balkans)

Ruth A. Miller, The Limits of Bodily Integrity. Abortion, Adultery and Rape Legislation in Comparative Perspective

Luisa Passerini, Dawn Lyon, Enrica Capussotti and Ioanna Laliotou, eds., Women Migrants from East to West. Gender, Mobility and Belonging in Contemporary Europe 263

Ralf Roth and Robert Beachy, eds., Who Ran the Cities? City Elites and Urban Power Structures in Europe and North America, 1750–1940

Edith Saurer, Margareth Lanzinger and Elisabeth Frysak, eds., Women’s Movements. Networks and Debates in Post-Communist Countries in the 19th and 20th Centuries

Lucienne Thys-S¸ enocak, Ottoman Women Builders. The Architectural Patronage of Hadice Turhan Sultan

Galina Valtchinova, Balkanski yasnovidki i prorochici ot XX vek (Balkan visionaries and prophetesses in the twentieth century)

Natascha Vittorelli, Frauenbewegung um 1900. Über Triest nach Zagreb (The women’s movement around 1900. Through Trieste to Zagreb)

Dubravka Žarkov, The Body of War: Media, Ethnicity, and Gender in the Break-up of Yugoslavia

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Selin Çağatay, Olesya Khromeychuk, Stanimir Panayotov, Zlatina Bogdanova, Margarita Karamihova, and Angelina Vacheva

migration studies. The readers of Aspasia will find the chapters dealing with Polish and Bosnian migrants especially useful. Ina Merdjanova, Rediscovering the Umma Muslims in the Balkans between Nationalism and Transnationalism , Oxford University Press

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Francisca de Haan

in the global history of empires and postcolonial societies since 1840. Documents about women in the Habsburg Empire, the Ottoman Empire in the Middle East, the Ottoman Empire in the Balkans, and the Russian Empire will be included in the collection

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Modern Women in a Modern State

Public Discourse in Interwar Yugoslavia on the Status of Women in Turkey (1923–1939)

Anđelko Vlašić

After the gradual retreat of the Ottoman Empire from the Balkans and its eventual fall, the Balkan countries and their peoples had a keen interest in the events unfolding within the defunct empire’s successor state. Tectonic political changes in

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Selin Çağatay

gender-related issues within the changing political context of their periods, namely, the coming of the Second Constitutional Era (1908–1918) and the Balkan Wars (1912–1913), respectively. These plays demonstrate how women dramatists embraced a

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Johanna Gehmacher, Svetla Baloutzova, Orlin Sabev, Nezihe Bilhan, Tsvetelin Stepanov, Evgenia Kalinova, Zorana Antonijevic, Alexandra Ghit, Chiara Bonfiglioli, Ana Luleva, Barbara Klich-Kluczewska, Courtney Doucette, Katarzyna Stańczak-Wiślicz, Valentina Mitkova, Vjollca Krasniqi, Pepka Boyadjieva, Marina Hughson, and Rayna Gavrilova

, which organizes British support for antifascist movements in the Balkans. In January 1944, he is dispatched with the Bulgarian partisans in the western part of the country. The brothers Lagadinov are sought by the police for illegal communist propaganda

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Roberto Farneti

Vincent’s book Nationalism and Particularity ( 2002: 4 ), where he points out that “the communal and tribal fragmentations of, for example, the Balkans, Northern Ireland, Indonesia and Rwanda are not preferable forms of social existence. They are rather

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Masculinity on Stage

Dueling in the Greek Capital, 1870–1918

Dimitra Vassiliadou

and 1913, [were the soldiers who fought on the front lines of the Balkan Wars] … Nor have we ever been Don Quixotes of the sword. But when the time came to fight in a unanimous effort for Greece, all of us, the “duelists,” remembered our sword, and

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A Woman Politician in the Cold War Balkans

From Biography to History

Krassimira Daskalova

way gender theory is usually done. On this see, the fine analysis of the Australian scholar Raewyn Connell, Southern Theory: Social Science and the Global Dynamics of Knowledge (Cambridge: Polity, 2007). From the position of the (Balkan

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Ottoman Conceptual History

Challenges and Prospects

Alp Eren Topal and Einar Wigen

debate after the fall of Hamidian absolutism and the initiation of the Second Constitutional Era in 1908 is again arguably a second instance of rupture. Within the following decade, the empire went through several major crises (most notably, the Balkan