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- Hoover Institution Press 2015; US$ 2.99
Andrei Sakharov holds an honored place in the pantheon of the world?s greatest scientists, reformers, and champions of human rights. But his embrace of human rights did not come through a sudden conversion; he came to it in stages. Drawing from a 2014 Hoover Institution conference focused on Sakharov?s life and principles, this book tells the compelling... more...
- HarperCollins 2016; US$ 11.99
In this riveting, New York Times -bestselling memoir?first published by Harper in 1967?Svetlana Alliluyeva, subject of Rosemary Sullivan?s critically acclaimed biography, Stalin?s Daughter , describes the surreal experience of growing up in the Kremlin in the shadow of her father, Joseph Stalin. Svetlana Iosifovna Alliluyeva, later known as Lana... more...
- Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 44.00
No other research organization dominates the field of science in its country to the degree that the Soviet Academy of Sciences does. The coming to power of the Bolsheviks in 1917 presented Russian science with a new governmental attitude toward the place of science in national life. The Soviet Union?s first five-year plan, the period of this study,... more...
Bolshoi Confidential: Secrets of the Russian Ballet - From the Rule of the Tsars to the Age of PutinHarperCollins Publishers 2016; US$ 23.70
The story of the Bolshoi, showcasing the glamor, beauty, prestige, and cruelty of life in the spotlight ? and of Russia itself. more...
- Potomac Books 2015; US$ 34.95
Although southern Poland and western Ukraine are not often thought of in terms of decisive battles in World War I, the impulses that precipitated the battle for Galicia in August 1914?and the unprecedented carnage that resulted?effectively doomed the Austro-Hungarian Empire just six weeks into the war. In Fall of the Double Eagle , John R. Schindler... more...
- Lexington Books 2015; US$ 109.99
This book examines popular perceptions of recent political and psychological changes during Vladimir Putin?s third term, a unique period in the post-Soviet political history of Russia. The contributors analyze recent trends in Russian society and interpret citizens? views of political power, institutions, and leaders. more...
- Brookings Institution Press 2013; US$ 18.99
Russia's first decade after the collapse of the Soviet Union has been simultaneously tumultuous and transformative. For most of the 1990s the Russian economy was in free fall, the legal system in absentia, and the majority of citizens engaged primarily in survival efforts. Not surprisingly, the former superpower also struggled to adapt to its greatly... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2016; US$ 26.99
Now in a new edition, this penetrating study by noted Yale historian Paul Bushkovitch casts new light on the profound impact of Peter the Great, one of the most revered and enigmatic leaders in world history, whose influence ultimately paved the way for liberalism, Western-style nationalism, and communism in Russia. more...
- Brookings Institution Press 2003; US$ 22.99
Can Russia ever become a normal, free-market, democratic society? Why have so many reforms failed since the Soviet Union's collapse? In this highly-original work, Fiona Hill and Clifford Gaddy argue that Russia's geography, history, and monumental mistakes perpetrated by Soviet planners have locked it into a dead-end path to economic ruin. Shattering... more...