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- 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...
- Penguin Publishing Group 2015; US$ 35.00
One of the world?s leading scholars offers a fresh interpretation of the linked origins of World War I and the Russian Revolution World War I and the Russian Revolution together shaped the twentieth century in profound ways. In The End of Tsarist Russia, acclaimed scholar Dominic Lieven connects for the first time the two events, providing both... more...
- Picador 2015; US$ 19.99
Winner of the Royal Society of Literature Award In The Russian Album , Michael Ignatieff chronicles five generations of his Russian family, beginning in 1815. Drawing on family diaries, on the contemplation of intriguing photographs in an old family album, and on stories passed down from father to son, he comes to terms with the meaning of his... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2014; US$ 189.00
Why was the last commander of the Russian Imperial Army a lowly ensign? more...
- SBPRA 2014; US$ 2.99
This fascinating book relates all the excitement, mystery, danger, and adventure of living and traveling in Siberia. It all started back in 1991, when I received an invitation via the Gorbachev government, in conjunction with a mining company working with the Soviet Union, to visit, write about, photograph, and film what the country had to offer American... more...
- Oxford University Press 2008; US$ 12.99
In the historical and literary imagination, the Balkans loom large as a somewhat frightening and ill-defined space, often seen negatively as a region of small and spiteful peoples, racked by racial and ethnic hatred, always ready to burst into violent conflict. The Balkans in World History re-defines this space in positive terms, taking as a starting... more...
- Dover Publications 2012; US$ 21.95
Over 1,000 motifs reprinted from a rare book of design first published in France in 1870. Presents ornate Cyrillic and Greek letters, corners, borders, page heads, and more as they appeared in illuminated Russian manuscripts dating from the 10th through the 16th centuries. Royalty-free. more...
- Columbia University Press 2014; US$ 36.99
There are certain parallels between the operations Vladimir Putin initiated in the wake of the Ukraine crisis of 2014 and the approach Stalin took in the region during the Second World War.Stalin's ruthless use of scorched earth tactics, the deliberate provocation of reprisals of the occupiers against the civilian population, the destruction of their... more...
- University of Pittsburgh Press 2007; US$ 29.95
Intimate Enemies is a brilliant study of the transformation of Bolshevik Party ideology, language, and power relations during the crucial period leading up to Stalin's seizure of power. Combining extensive research in recently opened Soviet archives with an insightful rereading of intra-Party struggles, Igal Halfin uncovers this evolution in the... more...