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- Palgrave Macmillan 2000; US$ 95.00
The study analyses Soviet policy towards Nicaragua during the rule of the Sandinista National Liberation Front (FSLN) and towards the guerrillas fighting for political and social change in El Salvador and Guatemala. It covers the period from the Sandinista victory in July 1979 until the loss of power in February 1990. This work aims to counter the... more...
- University of California Press 2004; US$ 15.95
This book illuminates one of the world's most troubled regions from a unique perspective--that of a prominent Russian intellectual. Valery Tishkov, a leading ethnographer who has also served in several important political posts, examines the evolution of the war in Chechnya that erupted in 1994, untangling the myths, the long-held resentments, and... more...
- University of California Press 2003; US$ 12.95
A remarkable view of how geopolitics affects ordinary people, this book documents, in words and pictures, the lives of Armenians in the last two decades. Based on intimate interviews with three hundred Armenians and featuring Jerry Berndt's superb photographs, it brings together firsthand testimony about the social, economic, and spiritual circumstances... more...
- Brookings Institution Press 2003; US$ 22.95
Russian presidents Yeltsin and Putin justified their invasions of Chechnya as necessary to prevent a breakup of the Russian Federation. Evangelista challenges these justifications by exploring the sources of both wars and the implications for Russia's internal coherence and international standing. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 1999; US$ 131.00
This book examines contemporary Russian nationalism as it reemerged in the wake of Gorbachev's liberalisation. The book argues that the new nationalism provided opponents of reform with an apparently novel justification for their hostility to the liberalisation inaugurated by Gorbachev and erratically pursued by Yeltsin. more...
- Indiana University Press 2006; US$ 18.35
Russia's Sputnik Generation presents the life stories of eight 1967 graduates of School No. 42 in the Russian city of Saratov. Born in 1949/50, these four men and four women belong to the first generation conceived during the Soviet Union's return to "normality" following World War II. Well educated, ... more...
- MobileReference.com 2007; US$ 4.99
An illustrated city guide, phrasebook, and maps. Indulge Yourself with a personal tour guide on Your PDA. Fully illustrated. Historical overviews. Interesting facts. Street Map, Train Map, and more. Museums hours and ticket info. Navigate from Table of Contents or search for the words or phrases. Access the guide anytime, anywhere - at home, on the... more...
- Infobase Publishing 2006; US$ 30.00
In turn ruled by the Golden Horde in the 13th century, the Grand Principality of Lithuania and Poland, then Russia and the Soviet Union, Ukraine's people strive to reclaim their identity. With a full-color format, essential facts and history at a glance, bibliography, and other study features, this work offers an introduction to this nation. more...