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History of Russia. Soviet Union. Former Soviet Republics

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  • Imperiale Herrschaft im Weichsellandby Malte Rolf

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 77.00

    This study investigates Russian rule in the Kingdom of Poland in the late 19 th and early 20 th centuries to explore the multi-ethnic and multi-religious complexity of the Russian Empire using the case example of the imperial elite and their representatives in one of the most important peripheral areas of the empire. more...

  • The Soviet Transitionby Ottorino Cappelli; Rita di Leo; Stephen White

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 190.00

    Of course we watched it all on television, day by day, as the Evil Empire transmuted into the Circus Bear, but seeing it and knowing what to think about it are not the same. Scholars from eastern and western Europe and North America help out, in 14 papers from an April 1992 conference in Naples. more...

  • Informal Relations from Democratic Representation to Corruptionby Zdenka Mansfeldová

    Columbia University Press 2014; US$ 30.99

    Informal relations have been one of the major research topics of the social sciences since the 1990s. In order to allow for meaningful comparisons between different combinations of the positive and negative effects of informal relations on democratic representation, this book focuses on post-socialist Central and Eastern Europe as a particular region... more...

  • Swimming in the Daylightby Lisa C. Paul

    Skyhorse Publishing 2014; US$ 16.95

    In September 1984, Lisa Paul, an American college student living in Moscow and working as a nanny, enters Inna Meiman?s house for her first Russian language lesson. And so begins a two year friendship and fight for Inna?s life. Swimming in the Daylight chronicles Inna?s struggle to shed her refusnik status and to be granted a visa to travel to America,... more...

  • The State of Russia Under the Present Czarby John Perry

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 180.00

    First published in 1967. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Ethnicity and Territory in the Former Soviet Unionby Dr James Hughes; Gwendolyn Sasse

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 53.95

    The collapse of the Soviet empire in 1991 removed a decades-long system of successful control of potential ethnic and regional conflict . The result was the eruption of numerous conflicts over state-building, some of which degenerated into violence and some of which were resolved or prevented by strategies of accommodation. This volume explores the... more...

  • Everyday Life in Russia Past and Presentby Choi Chatterjee; David L. Ransel; Mary Cavender; Karen Petrone

    Indiana University Press 2015; US$ 34.99

    In these original essays on long-term patterns of everyday life in prerevolutionary, Soviet, and contemporary Russia, distinguished scholars survey the cultural practices, power relations, and behaviors that characterized daily existence for Russians through the post-Soviet present. Microanalyses and transnational perspectives shed new light on the... more...

  • Rusia en 1931by César Vallejo

    Linkgua 2010; US$ 4.76

    El libro Rusia en 1931 fue publicada en Madrid ese mismo año, y constituyó un auténtico éxito editorial. Vallejo se nos presenta como un viajero perceptivo y desinteresado, ansioso de comprender la realidad de la vida diaria en la sociedad soviética. "Yo no pertenezco a ningún partido. No soy conservador ni liberal. Ni burgués ni bolchevique.... more...

  • A New Message from Vladimir Putinby Ryuho Okawa

    IRH Press USA Inc. 2015; US$ 9.99

    <p>At the international book fair held this past May in St. Petersburg, the number two city in Russia, Happy Science displayed multiple books by Master Ryuho Okawa which were translated into Russian. One of the books that gained the most attention from visitors was the spiritual message from the guardian spirit of Vladimir Putin recorded in March... more...

  • The Soviet Union Todayby James Cracraft

    University of Chicago Press 2014; US$ 48.00

    This newly revised and expanded second edition of The Soviet Union Today provides a comprehensive introduction to contemporary Soviet reality. Written by thirty experts, the book is divided into eight general sections: history, politics, the armed forces, the physical context, the economy, science and technology, culture, and society. The individual... more...