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History of Russia. Soviet Union. Former Soviet Republics

  • 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...

  • Lithuaniaby Thomas Lane

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 180.00

    Lithuania restored her independence, after half a century of Soviet occupation, in the immediate aftermath of the failed Moscow coup in August 1991. As the multi-national Soviet state disintegrated, Lithuania evolved, without war or violence, from a communist state and a command economy to a liberal democracy, a free market, and a society guaranteeing... more...

  • Warfare, State and Society on the Black Sea Steppe, 1500?1700by Brian Davies

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 43.95

    This crucial period in Russia's history has, up until now, been neglected by historians, but here Brian L. Davies' study provides an essential insight into the emergence of Russia as a great power. For nearly three centuries, Russia vied with the Crimean Khanate, the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth and the Ottoman Empire for mastery of the Ukraine... more...

  • Kievby Michael F. Hamm

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 24.95

    In a fascinating "urban biography," Michael Hamm tells the story of one of Europe's most diverse cities and its distinctive mix of Ukrainian, Polish, Russian, and Jewish inhabitants. A splendid urban center in medieval times, Kiev became a major metropolis in late Imperial Russia, and is now the capital of independent Ukraine. After a concise account... more...

  • Cold War Crossingsby Patryk Babiracki; Kenyon Zimmer; Patryk Babiracki; Vladislav Zubok; Michael David-Fox; Nick Rutter; Elidor Mëhilli; Constantin Katsakioris; Marsha Siefert

    Texas A&M University Press 2014; US$ 29.95

    Approaching the early decades of the ?Iron Curtain? with new questions and perspectives, this important book examines the political and cultural implications of the communists? international initiatives. Building on recent scholarship and working from new archival sources, the seven contributors to this volume study various effects of international... more...

  • Bolshevism at a Deadlock (Routledge Revivals)by Karl Kautsky

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    Bolshevism at a Deadlock was written Karl Kautsky, one of the leading Marxist intellectuals of the late-nineteenth and early-twentieth centuries, in response to the catastrophic failures of Stalin?s first Five Year Plan, which was intended to raise Russian industry and productivity to equal that of Western Europe. Kautsky sets out to demonstrate... more...

  • Stalins Nomadenby Robert Kindler

    Hamburger Edition HIS 2014; US$ 25.31

    Stalins Sowjetunion duldete keine Nomaden. Die im Land umherziehende Bevölkerung war weder politisch noch ökonomisch kontrollierbar. Staatliche Herrschaft ließ sich unter diesen Umständen kaum durchsetzen. So begannen die Bolschewiki Ende der 1920er Jahre mit der konsequenten Unterwerfung der multiethnischen Bevölkerung Kasachstans mittels Sesshaftmachung,... more...

  • Russische Geschichteby Andreas Kappeler

    C.H. Beck 2014; US$ 9.20

    Mit Blick auf die Gegenwart werden in diesem Buch Grundlinien und Grundprobleme der russischen Geschichte seit ihren Anfängen knapp umrissen. Neben einem Überblick über die politischen Ereignisse werden in Gegensatzpaaren langfristige Kontinuitäten erörtert, deren Wurzeln zum Teil schon im Mittelalter liegen: mächtiger Staat und passive Gesellschaft,... more...

  • Putin's Warsby Marcel H. Van Herpen

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 28.99

    This book offers the first systematic analysis of Putin?s two wars, placing the Second Chechen War and the War with Georgia of 2008 in their broader historical contexts. Drawing on extensive original Russian sources, Marcel H. Van Herpen analyzes in detail how Putin?s wars were prepared and conducted and why they led to allegations of war crimes... more...

  • Witnessing the Soviet Twilightby Dorothy S. McClellan

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2014; US$ 45.00

    More than 20 years have passed since the fall of the Soviet empire. This book provides an intimate look at how Americans resident in the Soviet Union in its final days described this unprecedented moment in history. North American scholars from the disciplines of philosophy, sociology, psychology, women's studies, criminal justice, labor relations,... more...