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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 Group US 2015; US$ 16.99
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...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 129.99
The Historical Dictionary of Russian and Soviet Foreign Policy covers the history through a chronology, an introductory essay, appendixes, and an extensive bibliography. The dictionary section has over 700 cross-referenced entries on important individuals, events, and other aspects of the foreign policy of this important country. more...
- ABC-CLIO 2014; US$ 189.00
This easy-to-use reference explores the people and events that shaped Russian military history?and impacted Europe, Asia, and the world?over the past eight centuries. more...
- Henry Holt and Co. 2014; US$ 14.99
From the author of A People?s Tragedy , an original reading of the Russian Revolution, examining it not as a single event but as a hundred-year cycle of violence in pursuit of utopian dreams In this elegant and incisive account, Orlando Figes offers an illuminating new perspective on the Russian Revolution. While other historians have focused... more...
- Henry Holt and Co. 2013; US$ 9.99
A magisterial, richly detailed history of the Kremlin, and of the centuries of Russian elites who have shaped it?and been shaped by it in turn The Moscow Kremlin is the heart of the Russian state, a fortress whose blood-red walls have witnessed more than eight hundred years of political drama and extraordinary violence. It has been the seat of... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2007; US$ 13.99
In 1996, Tom Bissell went to Uzbekistan as a na?ve Peace Corps volunteer. Though he lasted only a few months before illness and personal crisis forced him home, Bissell found himself entranced by this remote land. Five years later he returned to explore the shrinking Aral Sea, destroyed by Soviet irrigation policies. Joining up with an exuberant translator... more...
- Indiana University Press 2008; US$ 19.50
The Russian science establishment was one of the largest in the world, boasting many Nobel prizes, a world-leading space program, and famous schools in mathematics, physics, and other fields. However, when the Soviet Union collapsed in 1991, the major financial supports for the scientific community were... more...