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History of Russia. Soviet Union. Former Soviet Republics

  • "Auf Stalin, Sieg und Vaterland!"by Ludmila Lutz-Auras

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2012; US$ 59.95

    Ludmila Lutz-Auras setzt sich mit der Politisierung der Erinnerungskultur an den Zweiten Weltkrieg in Russland nach 1991 auseinander. Im Mittelpunkt ihrer Betrachtungen stehen die Neuinterpretation des sowjetischen Geschichtsbildes, das Wiederaufleben der Popularität Josef Stalins sowie die gesellschaftliche Relevanz dieses epochalen Ereignisses im... more...

  • "Beschreibung der Tschucktschi, von ihren Gebräuchen und Lebensart" sowie weitere Berichte und Materialienby Carl Heinrich Merck; Dittmar Dahlmann; Diana Ordubadi; Helena Pivovar; Sylke Frahnert; Michael Knüppel; Lupold von Lehsten

    Wallstein Verlag 2014; US$ 22.70

    Ein einzigartiges Zeugnis der ethnologischen Erforschung der indigenen Bevölkerung der Tschuktschen-Halbinsel aus dem 18. Jahrhundert. Auf Geheiß der russischen Zarin Katharina II. begleitete der deutsche Arzt Carl Heinrich Merck als Naturforscher die geheime astronomische und geographische Expedition zur Erkundung Ostsibiriens und Alaskas (1785-1795).... more...

  • 'By the Banks of the Neva'by Anthony Cross

    Cambridge University Press 1996; US$ 80.00

    An investigation into the lives and careers of the British in eighteenth-century Russia, first published in 1996. more...

  • "Enemies of the People" Under the Sovietsby Peter Julicher

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2015; US$ 39.95

    The Soviet era was a time of social and economic upheaval in Russia's history as the Bolsheviks strove to build a socialist utopia based on the theories of Karl Marx. Central to this endeavor was the 25-year dictatorship of Josef Stalin, whose determination to make the Soviet Union a dominant industrial and military power created misery on a grand... more...

  • 'Our Glorious Past'by David Marples

    Columbia University Press 2014; US$ 36.99

    This timely book examines how the regime of President Aliaksandr Lukashenka has used the ‘Great Patriotic War? (1941-45) as a key element in state and identity formation in Belarus. The campaign was discernible from 2003 and intensified after a rift with Russia that led to a re-examination of the earlier policy of close political and economic partnership.... more...

  • The 'Change of Signposts' in the Ukrainian Emigrationby Christopher Gilley; Frank Golczewski

    Columbia University Press 2009; US$ 40.99

    The failure of the attempts to create a Ukrainian state during the 1917-21 revolution created a large Ukrainian émigré community in Central Europe which, due to its experience of fighting the Bolsheviks, developed a decidedly anti-Communist ideology of integral nationalism. However, during the 1920s some in the Ukrainian emigration rejected this doctrine... more...

  • 101 Amazing Facts about Russiaby Jack Goldstein

    Andrews UK 2013; US$ 2.99

    In this amazing eBook you can find more than one hundred facts about the country of Russia. Separated into sections such as its geography, its people, famous Russian figures from history and many more, you will find some fascinating information inside! Whether you are planning on visiting Russia, working on a geography project or just want to know... more...

  • 1864by Tom Buk-Swienty; Annette Buk-Swienty

    Profile Books 2015; US$ 6.00

    The Battle of Dybbøl, 1864. Prussian troops lay siege to an outpost in the far south of Denmark. The conflict is over control of the Duchy of Schleswig, recently annexed by Denmark to the alarm of its largely German-speaking inhabitants. Danish troops make a valiant attempt to hold out but are overrun by the might of the Prussian onslaught. ... more...

  • ANZACs in Arkhangelby Michael Challinger

    Hardie Grant Books 2010; US$ 17.50

    In November 1918, as World War I was coming to a close, a group of Australian men signed up for more fighting. This time, the enemy was Russian Bolsheviks. Challinger tells the story of how this group of 150 Aussies was seconded to help to protect the British from a rearguard attack and became embroiled in what was to become the Russian revolutio more...

  • AQA A-level History: Tsarist and Communist Russia 1855-1964by Chris Corin; Terry Fiehn; Jane Tyler

    Hodder Education 2015; US$ 39.98

    Develop and expand your students' knowledge and understanding of History at A-level through expert narrative, progressive skills development and bespoke essays from current historians on key debates. -Provides tailored support for the new 2015 AQA A-level specification. -Builds a strong understanding of the issues of the period through the expert,... more...