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- Oxford University Press 2002; US$ 22.00
From the formation of the Russian state in the 14th century to the political power struggles of the 1990s and the uncertainties of the new millennium, this new history offers a fresh and systematic account of Russian history across six tumultuous centuries. This book - containing many little-known illustrations - represents an important attempt to... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 44.95
The transition of Russia to a 'developed market economy' has been slower, more contradictory and less predictable than expected. This book examines contemporary Russian socio-economic development, and explores the degree to which Russian experiences can be incorporated into current social science theories. In particular, it questions how far the concept... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 48.00
Examines the three major transformations that the country underwent from the early 1860s to 2000. The three transitions originated within different socio-economic settings, but have had a similar primary goal, namely the changing of the economy's ownership pattern in the hopes of providing a better basis for subsequent development. more...
- Cambridge University Press 2004; US$ 28.00
This book demonstrates Russia's intention to re-emerge as a full-fledged superpower before 2010 that would challenge America and China and potentially threaten a new arms race. Contrary to conventional wisdom, this goal is within the Kremlin's grasp, but the cost to the Russian people and global security would be immense. more...
- Oxford University Press 2006; US$ 18.99
Here is a pioneering account of everyday life under Stalin, written by one of our foremost authorities on modern Russian history. Focusing on urban areas in the 1930s, Sheila Fitzpatrick shows that with the adoption of collectivization and the first Five-Year Plan, everyday life was utterly transformed. With the abolition of the market, shortages... more...
- Oxford University Press 1998; US$ 84.99
Reading Russian revolutionary culture through its stories, the author of this text explores how the quest for consciousness evolved into student radicalism. The study examines the dynamics of political and cultural change in late-Imperial Russia, questioning the founding myths of the Soviet Union. more...
- Oxford University Press 1990; US$ 65.00
A remarkable feature of the Great Russian Emigration which followed the Revolution is how the Russian communities abroad preserved a flourishing Russian culture. This is a comprehensive cultural history of this phenomenon. more...
- RAND Corporation 2006; US$ 9.95
The good news and the bad news about the Russian economys movement toward becoming a market economy are both abundant; however, the Russian economy can still-16 years after the Soviet Unions demise-be appropriately characterized as transitional. It is the second largest of the economies considered to be transitional (China is the largest),... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2007; US$ 30.00
?Music illuminates a person and provides him with his last hope; even Stalin, a butcher, knew that.? So said the Russian composer Dmitri Shostakovich, whose first compositions in the 1920s identified him as an avant-garde wunderkind. But that same singularity became a liability a decade later under the totalitarian rule of Stalin, with his unpredictable... more...