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History of Russia. Soviet Union. Former Soviet Republics

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  • Russia in the Age of Modernisation and Revolution 1881 - 1917by H. Rogger

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 77.95

    Hans Rogger's study of Russia under the last two Tsars takes as its starting point what the Russians themselves saw as the central issue confronting their nation: the relationship between state and society, and its effects on politics, economics and class in these critical years. more...

  • The Soviet Union under Brezhnevby William J. Tompson

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 43.99

    The Soviet Union Under Brezhnev provides an accessible post-Soviet perspective on the history of the USSR from the mid-1960?s to the mid-1980?s. It challenges both the ?evil empire? image of the USSR that was widespread in the early 1980?s and the ?stagnation? label attached to the period by Soviet reformers under Gorbachev. The book makes use... more...

  • Russia in the Age of Reaction and Reform 1801-1881by David Saunders

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 83.95

    This eagerly awaited study of Russia under Alexander I, Nicholas I and Alexander II -- the Russia of War and Peace and Anna Karenina -- brings the series near to completion. David Saunders examines Russia's failure to adapt to the era of reform and democracy ushered into the rest of Europe by the French Revolution. Why, despite so much effort, did... more...

  • Longman Companion to Imperial Russia, 1689-1917by David Longley

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 73.95

    This is the first book of its kind to draw together information on the major events in Russian history from 1695 to 1917 - covering the eventful period from the accession of Peter the Great to the fall of Nicholas II. Not only is a vast amount of material on key events and topics brought together, but the book also contains fascinating background... more...

  • Die "Ereignismeldung UdSSR" 1941by Klaus-Michael Mallmann; Jürgen Matthäus; Andrej Angrick; Martin Cüppers

    WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2012; US$ 53.63

    Bereits einen Tag nach Beginn des ?Unternehmens Barbarossa? setzen die ?Ereignismeldungen UdSSR? ein, die fast täglich im Reichssicherheitshauptamt zusammengestellten Berichte über die Tätigkeit der Einsatzgruppen in der Sowjetunion. Sie sind die bedeutendste durchlaufende Quellengruppe zum Ostkrieg und zugleich Dokumente des Grauens. Auf fast 4500... more...

  • Kleine Geschichte der Sowjetunion 1917-1991by Helmut Altrichter

    C.H. Beck 2013; US$ 13.40

    Es wäre falsch, eine Geschichte der Sowjetunion nur als Geschichte der Schwäche, der Krise und des Scheiterns zu schreiben. Damit wäre kaum zu erklären, warum die Sowjetunion immerhin mehr als zwei Generationen Bestand hatte, warum sie Jahrzehnte wechselhafter Entwicklungen im Innern und nach Außen, den Bürgerkrieg und den Zweiten Weltkrieg überlebte;... more...

  • Kampf um Wort und Schriftby Zaur Gasimov

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2012; US$ 42.42

    Seit Beginn der Neuzeit expandierte das Moskauer Fürstentum gen Westen und Süden. Zu Zeiten der Romanov-Dynastie umfasste Russland weite Gebiete mit überwiegend nichtrussischer und konfessionell heterogener Bevölkerung. Nach den Teilungen Polens sowie der Eroberung des Kaukasus und Zentralasiens im 18./19. Jahrhundert erhielt das Zarenreich Kontrolle... more...

  • Nation-Building in the Baltic Statesby Gundar J. King; David E. McNabb

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 79.95

    The product of more than twenty years of research, first-person observations, discussions, and policy analyses, Nation-Building in the Baltic States: Transforming Governance, Social Welfare, and Security in Northern Europe explores the characteristics of the Baltic states as positioned in the northeast corridor in terms of military strife and polity... more...

  • Moscow in the Makingby Ernest Simon; Shena Simon; W. A. Robson; J. Jewkes

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 155.00

    This book, published in 1937, reported on a four week visit to Moscow in 1936 to study the making of Moscow as a showpiece Soviet capital. At its core was the 1935 General Plan for the Reconstruction of Moscow but the book was a study of planning in the Soviet rather than the Western sense. Thus it covered many aspects of the city?s social and economic... 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...