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- Editions Rodopi 2010; US$ 65.00
For millions of people, the Soviet experience meant not only living through the torment of Stalinism and the GULAG, the unbelievable destiny of men and women during the 1917 Revolution, civil war, and the Second World War, or those breathtaking, gigantic Socialist construction projects. Many citizens of the former Soviet Union lived ?ordinary lives... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 54.95
This third volume in Michael Kettle's series on Allied intervention in the Russian civil war, begins at the point when small-scale Allied intervention in Bolshevik-overrun Russia had failed, but had succeeded in covering the formation of some anti-Bolshevik White groups sympathetic to allied aid. Written on a panoramic basis which includes detailed... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 54.95
This book presents a large collection of anecdotes and jokes from different periods of the 20th century. Anecdotes and jokes were a hidden form of discursive communication in the Soviet era, lampooning official practices and acting as a confidential form of self-affirmation. They were not necessarily anti-Soviet, by their very nature both criticising... more...
- HarperCollins 2014; US$ 11.99
The dramatic, first-hand account of the historic 1986 Reagan-Gorbachev summit in Iceland?the definitive weekend that was the key turning point in the Cold War?by President Reagan?s arms control director, Ken Adelman. In October 1986, Ronald Reagan and Mikhail Gorbachev met for a forty-eight-hour summit in Reykjavik, Iceland. Planned as a short, inconsequential... more...
- Primento Digital 2014; US$ 1.99
Découvrez enfin tout ce qu?il faut savoir sur Nixon en moins d?une heure ! En 1973 éclate le scandale du Watergate, qui sonnera le glas de la présence de Richard Nixon au Bureau ovale. C?est une immense désillusion pour la population américaine, qui avait voté massivement pour la réélection du pacificateur du Viêt Nam. Mais qui était cet homme,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 68.95
Politics and Economics in the Russian Far East addresses the key issue of what the Russian Far East and its Northeast Asian neighbours can do to further closen economic and co-operative relationships. The question of to what extent the state should intervene to stimulate economic growth in the Russian Far East is covered, as are the options for a... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 43.00
The Russian-Chechen war has been the longest, cruelest, and bloodiest conflict in Europe since World War II, surpassing even the level of destruction of Bosnia and Kosovo. Told from the perspective of its former Foreign Minister, this uniquely candid account of Chechnya's struggle for independence and its two wars against Russia will revise our understanding... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 59.95
Military reform has featured prominently on the agenda of many countries since the end of the Cold War necessitated a re-evaluation of the strategic role of the armed forces, and nowhere more publicly than in Russia. Not since the 1920s have the Russian Armed Forces undergone such fundamental change. President Boris Yeltsin and his successor Vladimir... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 54.95
The emergence of large regions within Russia as centres of gravity for political and international power, and the changing relationship between these emerging regions and the centre are critically important factors currently at work within Russia. This book examines the whole question of Russian regions and regionalism. It considers important themes... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 54.95
Capturing a unique historical moment, this book examines the changes in urban life since the collapse of the Soviet Union from an ethnographic perspective, thus addressing significant gaps in the literature on cities, Central Asia and post-socialism. It encompasses Tashkent, Almaty, Astana and Ulan-Ude: four cities with quite different responses... more...