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- De Gruyter 2014; US$ 133.00
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2013; US$ 34.99
This clear and focused text provides an introduction to imperial Russian and Soviet history from the crowning of Mikhail Romanov in 1613 to Vladimir Putin?s new term. Through a consistent chronological narrative, Kees Boterbloem considers the political, military, economic, social, religious, and cultural developments and crucial turning points that... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 120.00
When Lenin died and the Russian Revolution began to devour its leaders, Trotsky survived longer than most as an exile in Mexico, until his assassination in 1940. The Essential Trotsky , first published in 1963, demonstrates the significance of this innovative and radical thinker?s contribution to the Bolshevik success, the magnetism of his personality,... more...
- Pegasus Books 2011; US$ 16.99
A commanding chronicle of the three turbulent years that brought the ironfisted Soviet regime to political power In St. Petersburg on October 25, 1917, the Bolshevik Party stormed the capital city and seized power over the Russian Provisional Government, which had been operating ineffectively since the abdication of Tsar Nicholas II eight... more...
- Pegasus Books 2012; US$ 15.99
An authoritative short history of Russia, from the mysterious origins of the nation-state to the death of Stalin A classic work now back in print for the first time since 1956?and still regarded as one of the groundbreaking books on the subject?this narrative history of Russia was the first to encompass the myth-befogged beginnings of the... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2008; US$ 38.99
An original and thought-provoking text, Russian and Soviet History uses noteworthy themes and important events from Russian history to spark classroom discussion. Consisting of twenty essays written by experts in each area, the book showcases current thinking on Russian cultural, political, economic, and social history from the sixteenth century... more...
- Hodder Education 2012; US$ 10.99
Unlock your full potential with this revision guide which focuses on the key content and skills you need to know for Edexcel AS History: Stalin's Russia, 1924-53. Written by experienced teachers, this series closely combines the content of Edexcel AS History: Stalin's Russia, 1924-53 with revision activities and advice on exam technique. Each... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2014; US$ 16.00
?Michael Farquhar doesn?t write about history the way, say, Doris Kearns Goodwin does. He writes about history the way Doris Kearns Goodwin?s smart-ass, reprobate kid brother might. I, for one, prefer it.??Gene Weingarten, two-time Pulitzer Prize winner and Washington Post columnist Scandal! Intrigue! Cossacks! Here the world?s most engaging... more...
- Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2003; US$ 15.95
Although some twenty million people died during Stalin?s reign of terror, only with the advent of glasnost did Russians begin to confront their memories of that time. In 1991, Adam Hochschild spent nearly six months in Russia talking to gulag survivors, retired concentration camp guards, and countless others. The result is a riveting evocation of... more...
- Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 46.50
As he examines administrative reform of Russian rural local government between the abolition of serfdom and World War I, Francis William Wcislo takes as his theme the repeated attempts of tsarist statesmen to restructure the most critical mediating link between the autocratic state and a rapidly modernizing agrarian society. His broader objective,... more...