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The Post-Communist Baltic States: A Short History By Mark Almond, Christine Stone
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The Post-Communist Baltic States get a “good press” in the Western media. Their politicians are often quoted on issues ranging from Brexit to Putin. Their capital cities are... More > post-Communism’s “Potemkin villages”. But what has been the fate of ordinary people in Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania since their “Singing Revolutions” in 1991? Regular visitors to the Baltic States since 1993, the authors expose the perverse realities of three small nations promoted as post-Communist models. Propaganda about the “benefits” of EU and NATO membership cannot mask that the Baltic States are in the grip of corrupt political elites and facing depopulation due to the catastrophic social impact of their “successful transition” to the market economy. Officially-sponsored nationalism and nostalgia for Nazi collaboration cannot disguise environmental degradation and mass emigration threatening their national existence. Escaping Kremlin rule has reduced the Baltic States to the status of front-line pawns in a New Cold War.< Less
Madness: Heroes Returning from the Front Lines: Baltic Street AEH, Inc.: An Unlikely Story of Respect, Empowerment, and Recovery By Joanne L. Forbes BSN,MA
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Instead of being defeated by madness, the Baltic Street Advocacy, Employment, and Housing staff in New York City built an agency that understands how to help those diagnosed with mental illness. In... More > Madness: Heroes Returning from the Front Lines, author Joanne L. Forbes shares the story of Baltic Street AEH, one of the oldest and largest peer-run organizations in the United States—a unique agency whose success stems from knowing what it takes to come back from madness and how to show others the way. With more than forty years of experience in the mental health field, Forbes delivers a critical, yet sensitive, look into the psychiatric world through the eyes of those lured out of madness. The stories narrate how people escaped the cycle of repeated hospitalizations, lack of social support, poverty, stigma, and despair to build lasting relationships, homes, marriages, children, and contentment.< Less
Madness: Heroes Returning from the Front Lines: Baltic Street AEH, Inc.: An Unlikely Story of Respect, Empowerment, and Recovery By Joanne L. Forbes BSN,MA
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Instead of being defeated by madness, the Baltic Street Advocacy, Employment, and Housing staff in New York City built an agency that understands how to help those diagnosed with mental illness. In... More > Madness: Heroes Returning from the Front Lines, author Joanne L. Forbes shares the story of Baltic Street AEH, one of the oldest and largest peer-run organizations in the United States—a unique agency whose success stems from knowing what it takes to come back from madness and how to show others the way. With more than forty years of experience in the mental health field, Forbes delivers a critical, yet sensitive, look into the psychiatric world through the eyes of those lured out of madness. The stories narrate how people escaped the cycle of repeated hospitalizations, lack of social support, poverty, stigma, and despair to build lasting relationships, homes, marriages, children, and contentment.< Less
Madness: Heroes Returning from the Front Lines: Baltic Street AEH, Inc.: An Unlikely Story of Respect, Empowerment, and Recovery By Joanne L. Forbes BSN,MA
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Instead of being defeated by madness, the Baltic Street Advocacy, Employment, and Housing staff in New York City built an agency that understands how to help those diagnosed with mental illness. In... More > Madness: Heroes Returning from the Front Lines, author Joanne L. Forbes shares the story of Baltic Street AEH, one of the oldest and largest peer-run organizations in the United States—a unique agency whose success stems from knowing what it takes to come back from madness and how to show others the way. With more than forty years of experience in the mental health field, Forbes delivers a critical, yet sensitive, look into the psychiatric world through the eyes of those lured out of madness. The stories narrate how people escaped the cycle of repeated hospitalizations, lack of social support, poverty, stigma, and despair to build lasting relationships, homes, marriages, children, and contentment.< Less
Strahlsund By Alessandro Colace
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Each place we visit has its own particular History. We had here a Historical Photo Walking Tour in Stralsund´s historic district . Stralsund is a city in the north Germany that was strategical... More > in 17th and 18th centuries. We see Strahlsund (at it was named in this epoch) in a particular period of history, one time considered remarkable or noteworthy for Baltic area. Into the photos , we walk around the history.< Less
A Summer of H.E.L.L By Paul Richard Scott
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After the searing and unrelenting heat of The Balkans, The Three Amigos had now set their sights on the much cooler Baltic States, and had decided to travel to Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania, going to... More > Tallinn, Riga and Vilnius, the capital cities... These were the same countries that had endured invasions under the flimsy and futile umbrella of a non-aggression pact by the Russians, the Germans and then by the Russians yet again... Now they have become the destination for regular invasion by hordes of stag parties and sex tourists and this fact had worried one of The Three Amigos considerably. The weather was grim and his mood matched the leaden grey skies full of thunder. There was a storm brewing that was to turn this holiday into a summer of hell...< Less
Greifswald By Alessandro Colace
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A German university. But not any. Greifswald has preserved the soul of the German universities of the nineteenth century in Europe. You do not count mode, the appearance does not count. Here count... More > the ideas. Here it is the mind. Greifswald university in the city, the university in the city. A gathering of people who are working for the progress of the mind and soul.< Less
A Summer of H.E.L.L By Paul Richard Scott
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After the searing and unrelenting heat of The Balkans, The Three Amigos had now set their sights on the much cooler Baltic States, and had decided to travel to Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania, going to... More > Tallinn, Riga and Vilnius, the capital cities... These were the same countries that had endured invasions under the flimsy and futile umbrella of a non-aggression pact by the Russians, the Germans and then by the Russians yet again... Now they have become the destination for regular invasion by hordes of stag parties and sex tourists and this fact had worried one of The Three Amigos considerably. The weather was grim and his mood matched the leaden grey skies full of thunder. There was a storm brewing that was to turn this holiday into a summer of hell...< Less
The Polish Legends Part 1 By Jaroslaw Skora
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This book contains 20 Polish legends. The selection includes the stories about the beginnings of the Polish country, the Slavic traditions, and the legend of the cities: Warsaw, Poznan and Torun. The... More > choice includes the legends: The legend of Lech, The legend of Prince Popiel, Piast, Queen of Baltic, Creation of the World by Slavs, Basilisk, The Mermaid of Warsaw, Wars and Sawa, Golden Duck, The legend of the Vistula Poverty, Founding of Poznan, The legend of the Poznan Goats, The legend about the king of ravens, The legend of St. Martin’s bagels, The legend of the battle of Polan, The legend of Bogumil and the queen of bees, The legend of St. Nicholas from Torun, The legend of the rafter and frogs, The cat who defended Torun, About the cook Jordan.< Less
Riding into the Sunrise: Recollections of a bicycle journey across Russia By Gregory Yeoman
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Spring 1993. 14 months earlier the USSR had collapsed and with Russia accessible once more Gregory Yeoman and his expedition companions set off on their bicycles to ride from the Baltic to the... More > Pacific. Over 153 days they encountered wild landscapes, wild people, crumbling hotels and Siberia’s two cheeses on an extraordinary adventure through a nation finding itself after 70 years of Communism. ‘Riding into the Sunrise’ is the story of their journey, the Trans-Siberian Cycle Expedition. 8304 miles through steppe, mountains, forest and swamp, spurred on by mental and physical will power, curiosity and a tremendous sense of adventure. As they headed east, the generosity of the people they met in the city tower blocks and village cabins kept their spirits high and after five months of cycling, as they reached Vladivostok, it seemed they had conquered the great Red Bear. Or had they…? 59 black and white photographs and 8 maps help bring the story to life.< Less