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History of Russia. Soviet Union. Former Soviet Republics

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  • A Short History of the Troublesby Brian Feeney

    The O'Brien Press 2014; US$ 8.74

    From the first symptoms of serious unrest - the Divis Street riots of 1964 - to the tortuous political manoeuvrings culminating in the 2003 Assembly elections, the book traces the reality of life in Northern Ireland during the Troubles. It details the motivation behind the IRA 'armed struggle', the Civil Rights movement, the murder campaigns of... more...

  • Moscow, 1937by Schlö; Karl gel

    Wiley 2014; US$ 35.00

    Winner of the Leipzig Book Prize for European Understanding "An almost impossibly rich masterpiece. The density and seriousness, the deliberation and literary art of this exhilarating tour de force testifies to the enduring value and purpose of that perhaps now-vanishing triumph of the human intellect, the book." The Atlantic , best five books... more...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • The Last Empireby Serhii Plokhy

    Oneworld Publications 2014; US$ 19.99

    On Christmas Day 1991 Mikhail Gorbachev resigned as president of the Soviet Union. By the next day the USSR was officially no more and the USA had emerged as the world?s sole superpower. Award-winning historian Serhii Plokhy presents a page-turning account of the preceding five months of drama, filled with failed coups d?état and political intrigue.... 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$ 4.53

    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...