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History of Russia. Soviet Union. Former Soviet Republics

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  • The Russian Revolutionby Sheila Fitzpatrick

    Oxford University Press 2008; US$ 7.99

    This fully updated new edition of Sheila Fitzpatrick's classic short history of the Russian Revolution takes into account the new evidence that has come to light since the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991, incorporating material that was previously inaccessible not only to Western but also to Soviet historians - ;The Russian Revolution had... more...

  • Russian Journalby Andrea Lee

    Random House Publishing Group 2008; US$ 16.00

    ?The New York Times Book Review At age twenty-five, Andrea Lee joined her husband, a Harvard doctoral candidate in Russian history, for his eight months? study at Moscow State University and an additional two months in Leningrad. Published to enormous critical acclaim in 1981, Russian Journal is the award-winning author?s penetrating, vivid account... more...

  • Russia Since 1980by Steven Rosefielde; Stefan Hedlund

    Cambridge University Press 2008; US$ 28.00

    Russia Since 1980 recounts the epochal political, economic, and social changes that destroyed the Soviet Union, ushering in a perplexing new order. more...

  • 1864by Tom Buk-Swienty; Annette Buk-Swienty

    Profile Books 2015; US$ 6.00

    The Battle of Dybbøl, 1864. Prussian troops lay siege to an outpost in the far south of Denmark. The conflict is over control of the Duchy of Schleswig, recently annexed by Denmark to the alarm of its largely German-speaking inhabitants. Danish troops make a valiant attempt to hold out but are overrun by the might of the Prussian onslaught. ... more...

  • Ten Days that Shook the Worldby John Reed

    The Floating Press 1919; US$ 6.99

    Ten Days that Shook the World is a first-hand account of Russia's October Revolution of 1917. Written in 1919 by the American journalist and socialist John Reed, it follows many of the prominent Bolshevik leaders of this time. Reed died the year after his book was finished and was buried in Moscow's Kremlin Wall Necropolis - one of the few... more...

  • Der russische Imperialismusby Dietrich Geyer

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 1977; US$ 14.92

    Reihe Kritische Studien zur Geschichtswissenschaft - Band 027 more...

  • 101 deutsche Orte, die man gesehen haben mussby Bernd Imgrund; Manuel Andrack

    Konrad Theiss Verlag 2012; US$ 25.58

    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...

  • Russische Geschichteby Andreas Kappeler

    C.H. Beck 2014; US$ 7.46

    Mit Blick auf die Gegenwart werden in diesem Buch Grundlinien und Grundprobleme der russischen Geschichte seit ihren Anfängen knapp umrissen. Neben einem Überblick über die politischen Ereignisse werden in Gegensatzpaaren langfristige Kontinuitäten erörtert, deren Wurzeln zum Teil schon im Mittelalter liegen: mächtiger Staat und passive Gesellschaft,... more...

  • The History of Peter the Greatby Voltaire; Tobias Smollett

    The Floating Press 2014; US$ 3.99

    French Enlightenment thinker Voltaire saw much to admire in Russian emperor Peter the Great. Most significantly, Voltaire admired Peter's tireless efforts to drag Russia from its medieval mindset and thrust it into an age of rationality. This exhaustive biography focuses more on Peter's philosophy and values than his wartime exploits. more...