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History of Russia. Soviet Union. Former Soviet Republics

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  • Afanasii Shchapov and the Significance of Religious Dissent in Imperial Russia, 1848-70by Thomas Marsden

    Columbia University Press 2008; US$ 22.99

    In the 1650s and 1660s, the head of the Russian Orthodox Church, Patriarch Nikon, carried out a series of reforms which were rejected by a large number of the faithful. The split that resulted, the Great Schism or raskol, led a large proportion of the Russian population to become completely isolated from the official church. Known as raskol'niki,... more...

  • Kremlin Wivesby Larissa Vasilieva; Cathy Porter

    Arcade Publishing 2015; US$ 16.99

    For over seventy years the Kremlin was the bastion of the all-powerful Soviet rulers. A great deal is known about the men who held millions of fates in their iron grip, yet little is known about the womenthe wives and mistresseswho shared their lives. They took part in the Revolution and its aftermath, bore children, and suffered abuse; some were... more...

  • Estonian Reviewby Ruth Alas

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2008; US$ 199.00

    In this e-book, different research paradigms are applied in order to gain a deeper understanding of various aspects of Estonian management research. The papers published focus either on Estonia or are authored by an Estonian researcher. Whilst the quantitative paradigm dominates management research in Estonia, there are also several qualitative studies... more...

  • Russia between East and Westby Dmitry Shlapentokh

    BRILL 2007; US$ 121.00

    This book covers the origins of Eurasianism, dwells on Eurasianism?s major philosophical paradigms, and places Eurasianism in the context of the development of Polish and Turkish thought. The final part deals with the modern modification of Eurasianism. The book should be of great interest to those who are interested in Russian/European and Asian history... more...

  • The Last Tsarby Edvard Radzinsky

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 20.00

    Russian playwright and historian Radzinsky mines  sources never before available to create a  fascinating portrait of the monarch, and a  minute-by-minute account of his terrifying last days.   Updated For The Paperback Edition . From the Trade Paperback edition. more...

  • Cold Peace: Russia's New Imperialismby Janusz Bugajski

    ABC-CLIO 2004; US$ 61.00

    The Russian regime under President Vladimir Putin has embarked on a coherent long-term strategy to regain its influence over former satellites and to limit Western penetration in key parts of this region. Moscow is intent on steadily rebuilding Russia as a major power on the Eurasian stage and will use its neighbors as a springboard for expanding... more...

  • The Politics of Protest in Hybrid Regimesby Graeme B. Robertson

    Cambridge University Press 2010; US$ 90.00 US$ 73.80

    This book shows how one high-profile hybrid regime manages political competition in the workplace and in the streets in Russia. more...

  • La face cachée de la perestroïkaby Monique Giguère

    Presses de l''niversite du Quebec 1990; US$ 13.50

    L’auteure dévoile ici la face cachée de la perestroïka, celle que nous sommes à cent lieues de soupçonner, mais la seule que connaissent les Soviétiques dont le niveau de vie, en chute libre, baisse d’un cran chaque jour. more...

  • Russland heuteby Matthes Buhbe; Gabriele Gorzka

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2007; US$ 39.72

    Matthes Buhbe, Gabriele Gorzka Seit 2000 und auf jeden Fall bis Anfang 2008 dominiert Präsident Vladimir Putin Ru- lands Kurs. Die herausragende Machtstellung des russischen Präsidenten bewirkt, dass die Präsidentenwahlen 2008 bereits heute das politische und wirtschaftliche Geschehen in Russland beeinflussen. Wie regelt Putin sein Erbe? Welche politischen... more...

  • Ethnowissenby Marion Müller; Darius Zifonun

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2010; US$ 36.95

    Ethnizität und Migration gehören mittlerweile zu den Grundthemen der Soziologie. Vor dem Hintergrund einer genuin wissenssoziologischen Perspektive diskutieren die Autorinnen und Autoren des Bandes die Verbreitung von Ethnizität als soziologisches Konzept sowie dessen Verwendungsmöglichkeiten im Kontext von Migration. Dabei wird Ethnizität als gleichermaßen... more...