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9781509508112 | Polity Pr, April 25, 2016, cover price $64.95

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9781509508129 | Polity Pr, April 25, 2016, cover price $22.95

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Product Description: Evil is not confined to war or to circumstances in which people are acting under extreme duress. Today it more frequently reveals itself in the everyday insensitivity to the suffering of others, in the inability or refusal to understand them and in the casual turning away of one’s ethical gaze...read more

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9780745662749 | Polity Pr, April 22, 2013, cover price $69.95 | About this edition: Evil is not confined to war or to circumstances in which people are acting under extreme duress.

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9780745662756 | Reprint edition (Polity Pr, April 1, 2013), cover price $22.95

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9781550716603 | Reprint edition (Guernica Editions, March 31, 2013), cover price $15.00

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Product Description: Much of the debates in this book revolves around Milan Kundera and his 1984 essay "The Tragedy of Central Europe." Kundera wrote his polemical text when the world was pregnant with imminent social and political change, yet that world was still far from realizing that we would enter the last decade of the twentieth century with the Soviet empire and its network of satellite states missing from the political map...read more
By Leonidas Donskis (editor)

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9789042035430 | Rodopi Bv Editions, August 31, 2012, cover price $80.00 | About this edition: Much of the debates in this book revolves around Milan Kundera and his 1984 essay "The Tragedy of Central Europe.

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Product Description: A blend of political theory, social theory, and philosophy of culture, the book will show the relationship and tension between thought and action, politics and literature, power and dissent in modern politics and culture.

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9780230108790 | Palgrave Macmillan, August 15, 2011, cover price $105.00 | About this edition: A blend of political theory, social theory, and philosophy of culture, the book will show the relationship and tension between thought and action, politics and literature, power and dissent in modern politics and culture.

By Leonidas Donskis (editor)

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9789042032774, titled "Niccolò Machiavelli: History, Power, and Virtue" | Rodopi Bv Editions, January 1, 2011, cover price $40.00

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Product Description: This volume offers the insights of Baltic and Western European scholars into present socioeconomic, migration, identity, gender, race, media, and historical memory issues in the Baltic States. The book attempts to show the intensity and depth of social, economic and cultural change in the Baltic region...read more
By Leonidas Donskis (editor)

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9783034303354 | Peter Lang Pub Inc, June 15, 2009, cover price $98.95 | About this edition: This volume offers the insights of Baltic and Western European scholars into present socioeconomic, migration, identity, gender, race, media, and historical memory issues in the Baltic States.

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Product Description: The book maps what Leonidas Donskis terms 'the troubled identity', that is, the identity that constantly needs assurance and confirmation. Through an identity-building-and-shifting process, argues Donskis, we can move from political majority to cultural minority, or the other way around...read more

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9780230607705 | Palgrave Macmillan, April 15, 2009, cover price $110.00 | About this edition: The book maps what Leonidas Donskis terms 'the troubled identity', that is, the identity that constantly needs assurance and confirmation.

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Product Description: The book contains the memoirs of Robert van Voren covering the period 1977-2008 and provides unique insights into the dissident movement in the Soviet Union in the 1980s, both inside the country and abroad. As a result of his close friendship with many of the leading dissidents and his dozens of trips to the USSR as a courier, he had intimate knowledge of the ins and outs of the dissident movement and participated in many of the campaigns to obtain the release of Soviet political prisoners...read more
By Leonidas Donskis (foreword by) and Robert Van Voren

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9789042025851 | Rodopi Bv Editions, May 1, 2009, cover price $48.00 | About this edition: The book contains the memoirs of Robert van Voren covering the period 1977-2008 and provides unique insights into the dissident movement in the Soviet Union in the 1980s, both inside the country and abroad.

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Product Description: Classical and modern literature often reveal more about the organized world’s forms of power and authority structures than do works of political philosophy. What are the origins of political consciousness? How does our understanding of political power and its exercise originate in literature? Why do the early manifestations of political and religious tolerance appear in utopian literature, rather than in philosophical treatises? Is it possible to do fictionally what others tend to do academically and theoretically? Exploring these questions allows Leonidas Donskis to analyze the relationship between power and imagination, politics and literature, and the principles of reality and imagination...read more

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9781433101250 | Peter Lang Pub Inc, May 1, 2008, cover price $82.95 | About this edition: Classical and modern literature often reveal more about the organized world’s forms of power and authority structures than do works of political philosophy.

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Product Description: In this book, probably for the first time in Western philosophy, an attempt has been made to point out and systematically explicate the problem scope of the Nothing (which is called Nihil in the book) and to try to explain the springhead of the excessive negativity, inherent only in the human being, or in other words, the springhead of the human's natural nihilism...read more
By Leonidas Donskis (contributor)

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9789042024021 | Rodopi Bv Editions, April 30, 2008, cover price $48.00 | About this edition: In this book, probably for the first time in Western philosophy, an attempt has been made to point out and systematically explicate the problem scope of the Nothing (which is called Nihil in the book) and to try to explain the springhead of the excessive negativity, inherent only in the human being, or in other words, the springhead of the human's natural nihilism.

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Product Description: The Lithuanian Jews, Litvaks, played an important and unique role not only within the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth, but in a wider context of Jewish life and culture in Eastern Europe, too. The changing world around them at the end of the nineteenth century and during the first decades of the twentieth had a profound impact not only on the Jewish communities, but also on a parallel world of the "others," that is, those who lived with them side by side...read more
By Leonidas Donskis (foreword by), Alvydas Nikzentaitis (editor), Stefan Schreiner (editor) and Darius Staliunas (editor)

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9789042008502 | Rodopi Bv Editions, January 1, 2004, cover price $112.00 | About this edition: The Lithuanian Jews, Litvaks, played an important and unique role not only within the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth, but in a wider context of Jewish life and culture in Eastern Europe, too.

Product Description: Identity and Freedom provides a discursive map of Lithuanian liberal nationalism by focusing on the work of three eminent Lithuanian émigré scholars - Vytautas Kavolis, Aleksandras Shtromas and Tomas Venclova. Presenting these critics of society - and also analysing the significant impact of such writers as George Orwell and Czeslaw Milosz on Lithuanian political and cultural dissent - the book elaborates their three models of liberal nationalism as social criticism...read more

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9789058232472 | Harwood Academic Pub, April 1, 2002, cover price $44.00 | About this edition: Identity and Freedom provides a discursive map of Lithuanian liberal nationalism by focusing on the work of three eminent Lithuanian émigré scholars - Vytautas Kavolis, Aleksandras Shtromas and Tomas Venclova.

Identity and Freedom provides a discursive map of Lithuanian liberal nationalism by focusing on the work of three eminent Lithuanian émigré scholars - Vytautas Kavolis, Aleksandras Shtromas and Tomas Venclova. Presenting these critics of society - and also analysing the significant impact of such writers as George Orwell and Czeslaw Milosz on Lithuanian political and cultural dissent - the book elaborates their three models of liberal nationalism as social criticism. Incorporating material which has so far only been available in Lithuanian, Polish and Russian sources, this book will be invaluable for anyone interested in Central and East European politics, culture and society.

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9780415270861 | Routledge, January 1, 2002, cover price $170.00 | About this edition: Identity and Freedom provides a discursive map of Lithuanian liberal nationalism by focusing on the work of three eminent Lithuanian émigré scholars - Vytautas Kavolis, Aleksandras Shtromas and Tomas Venclova.

Miscellaneous:

9780203402726, titled "Identity and Freedom: Mapping Nationalism and Social Criticism in Twentieth Century Lithuania" | Routledge, June 18, 2004, cover price $160.00

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Product Description: Are ideology and utopia exhausted and dead on the threshold of the twenty-first century? According to Leonidas Donskis, they survive in the modern social sciences and humanities as well as in various critiques of society and culture, as the inner spring of the cultural and moral imaginations...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780820449371 | Peter Lang Pub Inc, September 1, 2000, cover price $67.95 | About this edition: Are ideology and utopia exhausted and dead on the threshold of the twenty-first century?

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Product Description: This text documents and expands upon an exhibition programme of the same name; a project organized by the London based arts initiative Beaconsfield and Jutempus - a similar artists-led space in Vilnius, Lithuania. The volume comprises a collection of diverse essays by established authors reflecting on the broad divisions and links in culture and history between Eastern and Western Europe...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780952177326 | Black Dog Pub Ltd, June 1, 1997, cover price $26.95 | About this edition: This text documents and expands upon an exhibition programme of the same name; a project organized by the London based arts initiative Beaconsfield and Jutempus - a similar artists-led space in Vilnius, Lithuania.

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