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- University of Pittsburgh Press 2011; US$ 28.95
The launch of the Sputnik satellite in October 1957 changed the course of human history. In the span of a few years, Soviets sent the first animal into space, the first man, and the first woman. These events were a direct challenge to the United States and the capitalist model that claimed ownership of scientific aspiration and achievement. ... more...
- University of Pittsburgh Press 2000; US$ 27.95
Models of Nature studies the early and turbulent years of the Soviet conservation movement from the October Revolution to the mid-1930s?Lenin?s rule to the rise of Stalin. This new edition includes an afterword by the author that reflects upon the study's impact and discusses advances in the field since the book was first published. more...
- Columbia University Press 2008; US$ 22.99
In the 1650s and 1660s, the head of the Russian Orthodox Church, Patriarch Nikon, carried out a series of reforms which were rejected by a large number of the faithful. The split that resulted, the Great Schism or raskol, led a large proportion of the Russian population to become completely isolated from the official church. Known as raskol'niki,... more...
- University of Pittsburgh Press 2015; US$ 28.95
Crossing Borders deconstructs contemporary theories of Soviet history from the revolution through the Stalin period, and offers new interpretations based on a transnational perspective. To Michael David-Fox, Soviet history was shaped by interactions across its borders. By reexamining conceptions of modernity, ideology, and cultural transformation,... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 90.00
The 'Cominternians' who staffed the Communist International in Moscow from its establishment in 1919 to its dissolution in 1943 led transnational lives and formed a cosmopolitan but closed and privileged world. The book tells of their experience in the Soviet Union through the decades of hope and terror. more...
- Simon & Schuster 2016; US$ 28.00 US$ 20.50
Written and illustrated by an award-winning artist and translated into English for the first time, Igort?s The Ukrainian and Russian Notebooks is a collection of two harrowing works of graphic nonfiction about life under Russian foreign rule. After spending two years in Ukraine and Russia, collecting the stories of the survivors and witnesses to... more...
- Columbia University Press 2015; US$ 30.99
Since 1997, FORUM is an integral part of the journal landscape of European Studies. In addition to facts of contemporary history, it offers deep insights into the history of ideas, reflects current discussions, and provides reviews of books on Central and Eastern European history. Especially on the history of ideas and contemporary history it offers... more...
- Basic Books 2015; US$ 29.99
Ukraine is currently embroiled in a tense battle with Russia to preserve its economic and political independence. But today?s conflict is only the latest in a long history of battles over Ukraine?s existence as a sovereign nation. As award-winning historian Serhii Plokhy argues in The Gates of Europe , we must examine Ukraine?s past in order to understand... more...
- University of Pittsburgh Press 2015; US$ 65.00
Poland and Russia have a long relationship that encompasses centuries of mutual antagonism, war, and conquest. The twentieth century has been particularly intense, including world wars, revolution, massacres, national independence, and decades of communist rule?for both countries. Since the collapse of communism, historians in both countries have... more...