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History of Russia. Soviet Union. Former Soviet Republics

  • Chechnya at War and Beyondby Anne Le Huérou; Aude Merlin; Amandine Regamey; Elisabeth Sieca-Kozlowski

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 155.00

    The Russia-Chechen wars have had an extraordinarily destructive impact on the communities and on the trajectories of personal lives in the North Caucasus Republic of Chechnya. This book presents in-depth analysis of the Chechen conflicts and their consequences on Chechen society. It discusses the nature of the violence, examines the dramatic changes... 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...

  • Agitating Imagesby Craig Campbell

    University of Minnesota Press 2014; US$ 81.00

    Following the socialist revolution, a colossal shift in everyday realities began in the 1920s and ?30s in the former Russian empire. Faced with the Siberian North, a vast territory considered culturally and technologically backward by the revolutionary government, the Soviets confidently undertook the project of reshaping the ordinary lives of the... more...

  • Geschichte der Russlanddeutschenby György Dalos; Elsbeth Zylla

    C.H. Beck 2014; US$ 21.59

    Die Geschichte der Deutschen im russischen Zarenreich reicht bis tief ins Mittelalter zurück. Einen bemerkenswerten Aufschwung erlebte sie 1763 mit dem Einladungsmanifest von Katharina II. Die aufgeklärte Monarchin forcierte die Besiedelung ihres Herrschaftsgebietes und die Erschließung seiner Naturreichtümer. Mitteleuropa war gerade durch den Siebenjährigen... more...

  • The Russian Empire: A Multi-Ethnic Historyby Andreas Kappeler

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 75.95

    The "national question" and how to impose control over its diverse ethnic identities has long posed a problem for the Russian state. This major survey of Russia as a multi-ethnic empire spans the imperial years from the sixteenth century to 1917, with major consideration of the Soviet phase. It asks how Russians incorporated new territories, how they... more...

  • From Conflict to Autonomy in the Caucasusby Arsène Saparov

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    This book is the first historical work to study the creation of ethnic autonomies in the Caucasus in the 1920s ? the transitional period from Russian Empire to Soviet Union. Seventy years later these ethnic autonomies were to become the loci of violent ethno-political conflicts which have consistently been blamed on the policies of the Bolsheviks... 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...

  • The Russian Presidency of Dimitri Medvedev, 2008-2012by J. L. Black

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 160.00

    The term "tandem" was used to describe the Putin-Medvedev combination which ruled Russia from 2008 to 2012, when Medvedev was president and Putin prime minister. Many people saw Putin as the real wielder of power, with Medvedev as his puppet. Others, however, saw Medvedev as a visionary, someone who envisioned large scale schemes - even though these... more...

  • Der deutsche Adelby Walter Demel; Sylvia Schraut

    C.H. Beck 2014; US$ 8.62

    «Adel verpflichtet» ? so heißt es auch heute noch. Die Autorin und der Autor dieses Bandes, beide Neuzeithistoriker in München, gliedern ihr Thema in vier grundlegende Fragestellungen: Was ist überhaupt «deutscher Adel»? Welche Vorrechte nahm der Adel für sich in Anspruch, wie sicherte er sie ökonomisch ab, und wie verlieh er ihnen Ausdruck? Welche... 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...