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- Random House Publishing Group 2016; US$ 30.00
The magnum opus and latest work from Svetlana Alexievich, the 2015 winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature?a symphonic oral history about the disintegration of the Soviet Union and the emergence of a new Russia When the Swedish Academy awarded Svetlana Alexievich the Nobel Prize, it cited her for inventing ?a new kind of literary genre,? describing... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 44.95
Covering the sweep of Russian history from empire to Soviet Union to post-Soviet state, Russia's Long Twentieth Century is a comprehensive yet accessible textbook that situates modern Russia in the context of world history and encourages students to analyse the ways in which citizens learnt to live within its system and create distinctly Soviet... more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2016; US$ 8.99
Lockheed's SR-71 Blackbird is one of the most iconic and famous jets ever built. Assembled in secret at Lockheed's Skunkworks, the Blackbird's vital statistics remain phenomenal decades later. It holds the airspeed record for a manned jet aircraft, operated at an altitude other aircraft could barely touch and was a marvel of technical engineering.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 49.95
Medieval East Central Europe in a Comparative Perspective draws together the new perspectives concerning the relevance of East Central Europe for current historiography by placing the region in various comparative contexts. The chapters compare conditions within East Central Europe, as well as between East Central Europe, the rest of the continent,... more...
- Indiana University Press 2016; US$ 44.99
Threads of Empire examines how Russia?s imperial officials and intellectual elites made and maintained their authority among the changing intellectual and political currents in Eurasia from the mid-16th century to the revolution of 1917. The book focuses on a region 750 miles east of Moscow known as Bashkiria. The region was split nearly evenly between... more...
- Pushkin Press 2016; US$ 10.19
A new collection of Teffi's best autobiographical non-fiction writings Ranging from portraits of Rasputin and Lenin to observations on the Russian Revolution, and from profiles of cultural figures to moving domestic scenes, this short collection includes writings by the inimitable Teffi never before published in English. Everything is here - politics,... more...
- Columbia University Press 2016; US$ 30.99
Since 1997, FORUM has been an integral part of the landscape of European studies. In addition to contemporary history, it offers insights into the history of ideas and reviews books on Central and Eastern European history. It offers more than just historyfor instance, interdisciplinary discussions by political scientists, literary, legal, and economic... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2016; US$ 35.00
The Romanovs were the most successful dynasty of modern times, ruling a sixth of the world?s surface for three centuries. How did one family turn a war-ruined principality into the world?s greatest empire? And how did they lose it all? This is the intimate story of twenty tsars and tsarinas, some touched by genius, some by madness, but all inspired... more...
- Lexington Books 2016; US$ 84.99
This collection brings together an interdisciplinary array of scholars of late socialism in the U.S.S.R. and challenges the dominant narrative of stagnation during the Brezhnev era. It demonstrates that the political and intellectual class remained ideologically committed, recognized systemic challenges, and embarked on a creative search for solutions.... more...
- Simon & Schuster 2016; US$ 28.00 US$ 19.50
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...