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- RoutledgeCurzon 2003; US$ 185.00
This study looks closely at the Russian Federation in transition, following the collapse of the communist Soviet Union, and the implications of the 1991 Chechen Declaration of Independence in the context of Russia's democratisation project. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 44.95
This book, based on extensive work in Russian archives, investigates how strategy, organisational rivalry and cultural factors came to shape naval developments in the Soviet Union, up to the invasion of 1941. Focussing on the Baltic Fleet, the author shows how the perceived balance of power in northern Europe came to have a major influence on Soviet... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 185.00
This book examines the nature of the extreme right in contemporary Russia, arguing in particular that, alongside a continuing tradition which emphasizes Russia's orthodox and traditional past, an increasingly important intellectual current is drawing on Western European neo-fascist ideas and adapting them to the Russian situation. This book examines... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 44.95
In 1920, Lenin authorised a plan to transform Karelia, a Russian territory adjacent to Finland, into a showcase Soviet autonomous region, to show what could be achieved by socialist nationalities policy and economic planning, and to encourage other countries to follow this example. However, Stalin?s accession to power brought a change of policy towards... more...
- Intercultural Press 2003; US$ 21.95
This work seeks to illuminate the dynamics of traditional Russian culture in the framework of contemoporary events. It covers social and interpersonal skills, as well as the underlying cultural assumptions and values of the Russian people. more...
- University of California Press 1997; US$ 39.95
This study is the first of its kind: a street-level inside account of what Stalinism meant to the masses of ordinary people who lived it. Stephen Kotkin was the first American in 45 years to be allowed into Magnitogorsk, a city built in response to Stalin's decision to transform the predominantly agricultural nation into a "country of metal." With... more...
- RAND Corporation 2001; US$ 9.95
Russian and rebel military forces fought to control the Chechen city of Grozny in 1994-1995 and 1999-2000, as well as clashing in smaller towns and villages. This work examines both Russian and rebel tactics and operations in those battles. more...
- Scribner 2005; US$ 27.50
In the tradition of Hedrick Smith's The Russians, Robert G. Kaiser's Russia: The People and the Power, and David Remnick's Lenin's Tomb comes an eloquent and eye-opening chronicle of Vladimir Putin's Russia, from this generation's leading Moscow correspondents. With the 1991 collapse of the Soviet Union, Russia launched itself on a fitful... more...
- Scribner 2006; US$ 19.95
Daniel Kalder belongs to a unique group: the anti-tourists. Sworn to uphold the mysterious tenets of The Shymkent Declarations , the anti-tourist seeks out the dark, lost zones of our planet, eschewing comfort, embracing hunger and hallucinations, and always traveling at the wrong time of year. In Lost Cosmonaut , Kalder visits locations that most... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2004; US$ 33.00
The end of the Soviet Union was a world defining moment of the twentieth century, but what comes after Socialism? This collection of original essays is a general overview of political change in Russia since 1991. Topics covered include: national identity, demographic change, and the characteristics of Russian democracy. more...