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  • A Brief History of Russiaby Michael Kort

    Infobase Publishing 2008; US$ 45.00

    Serves as a guide to the history and culture of Russia. This book details the social, economic, and political changes and crises that the people of Russia have had to endure. It includes a chronology, bibliography, and, suggested readings. It also covers the conquest and rule of Russia by the Mongol Golden Horde as well as the reign of terror. more...

  • World War II Behind Closed Doorsby Laurence Rees

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2009; US$ 16.95

    In this revelatory chronicle of World War II, Laurence Rees documents the dramatic and secret deals that helped make the war possible and prompted some of the most crucial decisions made during the conflict. Drawing on material available only since the opening of archives in Eastern Europe and Russia, as well as amazing new testimony from nearly a... more...

  • The Cold Warby John Lewis Gaddis

    Penguin Group US 2006; US$ 16.00

    The ?dean of Cold War historians” ( The New York Times ) now presents the definitive account of the global confrontation that dominated the last half of the twentieth century. Drawing on newly opened archives and the reminiscences of the major players, John Lewis Gaddis explains not just what happened but why ?from the months in 1945 when the U.S.... more...

  • Such Freedom, If Only Musicalby Peter J Schmelz

    Oxford University Press, USA 2009; US$ 64.99

    Note on transliteration. 1. Introduction. 2. The Dam Bursts: The First and Second Conservatories. 3. Andrey Volkonsky and the Beginnings of "Unofficial" Music. 4. From "Young" to "Unofficial": Denisov's Sun of the Incas. 5. "Unofficial" Venues, Performers, and Audiences. 6. From Abstraction to Mimesis, from... more...

  • A Companion to Russian Historyby Abbott Gleason

    Wiley 2009; US$ 51.95

    This companion comprises 28 essays by international scholars offering an analytical overview of the development of Russian history from the earliest Slavs through to the present day. Includes essays by both prominent and emerging scholars from Russia, Great Britain, the US, and Canada Analyzes the entire sweep of Russian history from debates over... more...

  • The First Soviet Cosmonaut Teamby Colin Burgess; Rex Hall

    Springer 2009; US$ 39.95

    Relates who the first Soviet cosmonaut team men were and offers background stories, in addition to those of the familiar names of early Soviet space explorers from that group. This book presents an account of the history, training and experiences of the first group of twenty cosmonauts of the USSR. more...

  • Changing Attitudes Toward Economic Reform During the Yeltsin Eraby Terry D. Clark; Ernest Goss; Larisa Kosova

    ABC-CLIO 2003; US$ 80.00

    Examines the effect of changes in public attitudes toward reform in Russia during the Yeltsin era. more...

  • Soviet Policy Toward Israel Under Gorbachevby Robert Owen Freedman

    ABC-CLIO 1991; US$ 19.95

    Mikhail Gorbachev's rise to power in 1985 signalled the beginning of significant improvements in Soviet-Israeli relations--thoroughly examined in this carefully researched volume. Based on an analysis of Soviet behavior and interviews with Israeli and Soviet Foreign Ministry officials and PLO leaders, this study describes how eased tensions between... more...

  • The History of Russiaby Charles E. Ziegler

    ABC-CLIO 2009; US$ 50.00

    An updated edition of the acclaimed history of Russia, this new volume includes a wealth of material on events of the last decade. more...

  • Britain, Turkey and the Soviet Union, 1940-45by Nicholas Tamkin

    Palgrave Macmillan 2009; US$ 95.00

    This book draws on the latest archival releases ? including those from the secret world of British intelligence ? to offer the first comprehensive analysis of Anglo-Turkish relations during the Second World War, with a particular emphasis on Turkey's place in the changing relationship between Britain and the Soviet Union. more...