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- Konrad Theiss Verlag 2012; US$ 13.81
Eine Kulturgeschichte Deutschlands in 101 Orten Die großen Sehenswürdigkeiten wie Neuschwanstein oder das Brandenburger Tor, die jeder kennt, die weniger schönen, wie das ehemalige Stasi-Gefängnis Bautzen II, und die weniger bekannten, wie das Deutsche Museum für Karikatur und Zeichenkunst - sie alle machen Deutschland aus. Ob beeindruckende Architektur... more...
- Hardie Grant Books 2010; US$ 17.50
In November 1918, as World War I was coming to a close, a group of Australian men signed up for more fighting. This time, the enemy was Russian Bolsheviks. Challinger tells the story of how this group of 150 Aussies was seconded to help to protect the British from a rearguard attack and became embroiled in what was to become the Russian revolutio more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 170.00
This handbook provides a ready introduction and practical guide to the Abkhazian people and language. It includes chapters written by experts in the field, covering all aspects of the people, including their history, religion, politics, economy, culture, literature and media, plus pictures, chronologies and appendices of up-to-date statistics, maps... more...
- Oxford University Press 1991; US$ 144.99
This is the first comprehensive examination of the Russian ruling elite and its political institutions during an important period of state building, from the emergence of Russia on the stage of world politics around 1700 to the consolidation of its position after the victory over Napoleon. Instead of focusing on the great rulers of the period--Peter,... more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 41.95
Across the Revolutionary Divide: Russia and the USSR 1861-1945 offers a broad interpretive account of Russian history from the emancipation of the serfs to the end of World War II. Provides a coherent overview of Russia's development from 1861 through to 1945 Reflects the latest scholarship by taking a thematic approach to Russian history and bridging... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2009; US$ 43.99
Now in a thoroughly revised, expanded, and updated edition, this classic text provides the most authoritative and current analysis available of contemporary Russia and the challenges facing Vladimir Putin and his successor, Dmitri Medvedev. Leading scholars discuss the social, political, and security issues that confronted Putin, as well as his successes... more...
- Princeton University Press 1998; US$ 27.50
Boris Yeltsin's attempts at democratic reform have plunged a long troubled Russia even further into turmoil. This dramatic break with the Soviet past has left Russia politically fragmented and riddled with corruption, its people with little hope for the future. In a fascinating account for anyone interested in Russia's current political struggles,... more...
- Oxford University Press 2001; US$ 49.99
The Alcoholic Empire examines the prevalence of alcohol in Russian social, economic, religious, and political life. Herlihy looks at how the state, the church, the military, doctors, lay societies, and the czar all tried to battle the problem of overconsumption of alcohol in the late imperial period. Since vodka produced essential government revenue... more...