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History of Russia. Soviet Union. Former Soviet Republics

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  • Ostpreußen, Litauen und die Sowjetunion in der Zeit der Weimarer Rikako Shindo

    Duncker & Humblot 2013; US$ 138.63

    Hauptbeschreibung Als Folge des Ersten Weltkriegs wurde Ostpreußen durch den polnischen Korridor vom Mutterland abgetrennt. Angesichts der »beispiellosen Notlage« suchte die Provinz eine Sonderstellung sowohl im Reich als auch innerhalb Preußens zu erlangen. Oberpräsident Ernst Ludwig Siehr verfolgte das Ziel, seine Befugnisse zu erweitern, um aus... more...

  • Politics, Murder, and Love in Stalin's Kremlinby Paul R. Gregory

    Hoover Institution Press 2010; US$ 19.99

    Drawing from Hoover Institution archival documents, Paul Gregory sheds light on how the world's first socialist state went terribly wrong and why it was likely to veer off course through the tragic story of Stalin's most prominent victims: Pravda editor Nikolai Bukharin and his wife, Anna Larina. more...

  • The Finno-Ugric Republics and the Russian Stateby Rein Taagepera

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 150.00

    First Published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • The Soviet Union and Syriaby Efraim Karsh

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 105.00

    This Chatham House Paper examines the nature of Soviet relations with Syria, assessing the commitments made and the gains reaped by Moscow and Damascus in the economic, military and political spheres. After discussing Soviet interests in the region in general and with regard to Syria in particular, the author traces the evolution of the relationship... more...

  • Borderlands into Bordered Landsby Tatiana Zhurzhenko

    Columbia University Press 2014; US$ 36.99

    Since 1991, post-Soviet political elites in Ukraine, Russia, and Belarus have been engaged in nation- as well as state-building. They have tried to strengthen territorial sovereignty and national security, re-shape collective identities and re-narrate national histories. Former Soviet republics have become new neighbours, partners, and competitors... more...

  • The Practice and Theory of Bolshevismby Bertrand Russell

    The Floating Press 2014; US$ 3.99

    Though chiefly recognized as a towering figure in twentieth-century philosophy, Bertrand Russell also focused his attention on matters related to politics, culture, and society. The Practice and Theory of Bolshevism attempts to place the Russian revolutionary movement in a broader historical and cultural context, as well as to elucidate its philosophical... more...

  • The Mythologies of Capitalism and the End of the Soviet Projectby Olga Baysha

    Lexington Books 2014; US$ 79.99

    Applying postcolonial, poststructural, and globalization theories to post-Soviet transformations, author Olga Baysha seeks to explain the gap between how the intellectuals and working people of the late USSR imagined marketization and democratization. more...

  • Weder Krieg noch Frieden im Südkaukasusby Aser Babajew

    Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft 2014; US$ 44.43

    Der ?eingefrorene? Bergkarabach-Konflikt ist einer der längsten ethno-territorialen Streite im postsowjetischen Raum. Nicht nur daran wird die besondere Schwierigkeit des Problems erkennbar, es drängt sich auch die Frage auf, warum eine Konfliktregulierung für Bergkarabach nicht gelingt. Zur Beantwortung dieser Frage sind die historischen Hintergründe,... more...

  • The Kremlin Conspiracyby Douglas Boyd

    The History Press 2014; US$ 18.94

    People call Putin's power strategy the new Cold War. Author Douglas Boyd argues that it is the same one as before, fought with potent new weapons: the energy resources on which half of Europe now depends. The Cold War did not begin in 1945, but rather when Lenin created the Communist International in 1919, in a tradition of Russian expansionism that... more...

  • Von Prag nach New Yorkby Romy Langeheine

    Wallstein Verlag 2014; US$ 24.45

    Die Biographie bietet erstmalig eine umfassende Darstellung und Interpretation des wechselvollen Denk- und Lebensweges des Historikers Hans Kohn. Hans Kohn gilt bis heute als einer der Gründungsväter der akademischen Erforschung des Nationalismus. Als »Kohn-Dichotomie« gingen seine Überlegungen in die internationale Forschung ein. Ausgehend von den... more...