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- 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...
- Random House Publishing Group 2007; US$ 17.95
Stalin did not act alone. The mass executions, the mock trials, the betrayals and purges, the jailings and secret torture that ravaged the Soviet Union during the three decades of Stalin?s dictatorship, were the result of a tight network of trusted henchmen (and women), spies, psychopaths, and thugs. At the top of this pyramid of terror sat five indispensable... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2007; US$ 26.00
When Canadian journalist Stephanie Williams set out to discover her Russian grandmother? s long-lost history, what she unearthed was this stunning, sprawling portrait of a life lived on the grand stage of the 20th century. Born in remote Siberia in 1900, Olga Yunter was the youngest of five children. As a teenager during the Revolution, she was... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 1969; US$ 67.50
The reign of Russias last tsar, Nicholas II, from 1894 to 1917, constitutes a period of continuing controversy among historians. Interesting in its own right, it is also a time of great importance to an understanding of the cataclysmic events which follo more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2008; US$ 16.00
In the 1930s, as waves of war and persecution were crashing over Europe, two young Jewish women began separate journeys of survival. One, a Polish-born woman from Bialystok, where virtually the entire Jewish community would soon be sent to the ghetto and from there to Hitler?s concentration camps, was determined not only to live but to live with pride... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2009; US$ 19.95
A bold new accounting of the great social and political upheavals that enveloped Europe between 1914 and 1945?from the Russian Revolution through the Second World War. In Lenin, Stalin, and Hitler , acclaimed historian Robert Gellately focuses on the dominant powers of the time, the Soviet Union and Nazi Germany, but also analyzes the catastrophe... more...