The Leading eBooks Store Online

for Kindle Fire, Apple, Android, Nook, Kobo, PC, Mac, BlackBerry...

New to

Learn more
Browse our categories
  • Bestsellers - This Week
  • Foreign Language Study
  • Pets
  • Bestsellers - Last 6 months
  • Games
  • Philosophy
  • Archaeology
  • Gardening
  • Photography
  • Architecture
  • Graphic Books
  • Poetry
  • Art
  • Health & Fitness
  • Political Science
  • Biography & Autobiography
  • History
  • Psychology & Psychiatry
  • Body Mind & Spirit
  • House & Home
  • Reference
  • Business & Economics
  • Humor
  • Religion
  • Children's & Young Adult Fiction
  • Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Romance
  • Computers
  • Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Science
  • Crafts & Hobbies
  • Law
  • Science Fiction
  • Current Events
  • Literary Collections
  • Self-Help
  • Drama
  • Literary Criticism
  • Sex
  • Education
  • Literary Fiction
  • Social Science
  • The Environment
  • Mathematics
  • Sports & Recreation
  • Family & Relationships
  • Media
  • Study Aids
  • Fantasy
  • Medical
  • Technology
  • Fiction
  • Music
  • Transportation
  • Folklore & Mythology
  • Nature
  • Travel
  • Food and Wine
  • Performing Arts
  • True Crime
  • Foreign Language Books
Russia (Federation)

  • Russian Regions and Regionalismby Anne Aldis; Graeme P. Herd

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 54.95

    The emergence of large regions within Russia as centres of gravity for political and international power, and the changing relationship between these emerging regions and the centre are critically important factors currently at work within Russia. This book examines the whole question of Russian regions and regionalism. It considers important themes... more...

  • Political Culture in Post-Communist Russiaby Professor James Alexander

    Palgrave Macmillan 2000; US$ 175.00

    Taking a unique qualitative approach to studying Russian political culture, this book presents an in-depth analysis of the attitudes and activities of residents in two provincial capitals, Syktyvkar and Kirov. It shows evidence of underlying democracy in popular opinions. It also finds an authoritarian side that is being strengthened by the ongoing... more...

  • Authoritarian Backlashby Professor Thomas Ambrosio; Dr Neil Robinson

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 149.95

    Authoritarian Russia has adopted five strategies to preserve the Kremlin's political power: insulate, bolster, subvert, redefine and coordinate. Thomas Ambrosio examines each of these in turn, all of which seek to counter or undermine regional democratic trends both at home and throughout the former Soviet Union. Policies such as these are of great... more...

  • Discourse, Dictators and Democratsby Dr Richard D Anderson Jr

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 114.95

    Voting hides a familiar puzzle. Many people take the trouble to vote even though each voter's prospect of deciding the election is nearly nil. Russians vote even when pervasive electoral fraud virtually eliminates even that slim chance. The right to vote has commonly been won by protesters who risked death or injury even though any one protester could... more...

  • When Majorities Failby Josephine T. Andrews

    Cambridge University Press 2002; US$ 40.00

    When Majorities Fail is a study of institutional failure in Russia's first democratic legislature. more...

  • Politics and the People in Revolutionary Russiaby Sarah Badcock

    Cambridge University Press 2007; US$ 32.00

    An analysis of Russian democracy's collapse in 1917 through the experiences of ordinary people. more...

  • Civil-Military Relations in Russia and Eastern Europeby David Betz

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 54.95

    This book examines how civil-military relations have been transformed in Russia, Poland, Hungary and Ukraine since the collapse of the Soviet Union and the Warsaw Pact in 1991. It shows how these countries have worked to reform their obsolete armed forces, and bring them into line with the new economic and strategic realities of the post-Cold War world,... more...

  • Russian Civil-Military Relationsby Dr Robert Brannon; Professor Howard M Hensel

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 149.95

    Putin's style of leadership has transitioned into another era but there is much still inherited from the past. In the often anarchic environment of the 1990s, the nascent Russian Federation experienced misunderstandings and mis-steps in civil?military relations. Under Boris Yeltsin it has been questioned whether the military obeyed orders from civilian... more...

  • Russia?s Federal Relationsby Elena Chebankova

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 47.95

    The development of centre-regional relations has been at the forefront of Russian politics since the formation of the Russian state and numerous efforts have been made by the country?s subsequent rulers to create a political model that would be suitable for the effective management of its vast territory and multiple nationalities. This book examines... more...

  • Popular Choice and Managed Democracyby Timothy J. Colton; Michael McFaul

    Brookings Institution Press 2003; US$ 24.95

    Twice in the winter of 1999-2000, citizens of the Russian Federation flocked to their neighbourhood voting stations and scratched their ballots in an atmosphere of uncertainty, rancor and fear. This book is a tale of these two elections - one for the 450-seat Duma, the other for president. more...