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  • The Zhivago Affairby Peter Finn; Petra Couvee

    Random House 2014; US$ 31.98

    The story of a forbidden book that became a symbol of freedom and rebellion in the battle between East and West. 1956. Boris Pasternak presses a manuscript into the hands of an Italian publishing scout with these words: ?This is Doctor Zhivago . May it make its way around the world.? Pasternak knew his novel would never be published... more...

  • The Soviet Military Experienceby Roger R. Reese

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 46.95

    The Soviet Military Experience is the first general work to place the Soviet army into its true social, political and international contexts. It focuses on the Bolshevik Party's intention to create an army of a new type, whose aim was both to defend the people and propagate Marxist ideals to the rest of the world. It includes discussion of the: *... more...

  • The Superpowersby Paul Dukes

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 38.95

    The Superpowers traces the development of the USA and Russia (later USSR) from 1898 through to 2000, placing the Cold War, from inception to ending, into the wider social, economic and political context. This is the first history of the two major participants and their relationship throughout the twentieth century. The Superpowers: explores the... more...

  • Soviet Politicsby Richard Sakwa

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 63.95

    Soviet Politics in Perspective is a new edition of Richard Sakwas successful textbook Soviet Politics: an introduction. Thoroughly revised and updated it builds on the previous editions comprehensive and accessible exploration of the Soviet system, from its rise in 1919 to its collapse in 1991. The book is divided into five parts, which focus on... more...

  • Japanese-Soviet/Russian Relations since 1945by Kimie Hara

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 190.00

    An original book that reviews the problems of political rapprochement in terms of foreign policy decision-making between Japan and Russia since 1945, including the infamous 'Northern Territories' dispute. Uses four bilateral summits as case studies to explore patterns, changes and tendencies in the decision-making process. Concludes that much of the... more...

  • Gender, State and Society in Soviet and Post-Soviet Russiaby Sarah Ashwin

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 59.95

    One of the few English language studies to focus on the male experiences, this book addresses the important questions raised by the rise and fall of the Soviet experiment in transforming gender relations. Issues covered include; * the paternal role * women as breadwinners * men's loss of status at work * changing gender roles in the press * the... more...

  • The Stalin Eraby Philip Boobbyer

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 43.95

    This book provides a wide-ranging history of every aspect of Stalin's dictatorship over the peoples of the Soviet Union. Drawing upon a huge array of primary and secondary sources, The Stalin Era is a first-hand account of Stalinist thought, policy and and their effects. It places the man and his ideology into context both within pre-Revolutionary... more...

  • Economic Thought in Communist and Post-Communist Europeby Hans-Jurgen Wagener

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 180.00

    It is now almost a decade since central and east Europe saw the demise of the Soviet-style economic planning which accompanied more ot less authoritarian political rule by communist parties. The economic thought, based on Marxist philosophy, which formed theoretical underpinning of centrally planned socialist economies, was peculiar to the region,... more...

  • Soviet Eastern Policy and Turkey, 1920-1991by Bulent Gokay

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 48.95

    This is an impressive work that traces the relationship between the Soviet Union and Turkey on the one hand, and the Soviet Union and the Turkish Communist Party on the other, from the consolidation of the communist regime in Moscow until its fall. The book considers how 'Soviet Eastern Policy' was formed, how it changed over time, what the Soviet... more...

  • The Dilemmas of De-Stalinizationby Polly Jones

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 54.95

    The Khrushchev era is increasingly seen as a period in its own right, and not just as 'post-Stalinism' or a forerunner of subsequent 'thaws' and 'reform from within'. This book provides a comprehensive history of reform in the period, focusing especially on social and cultural developments. Since the opening of the former Soviet archives, much new... more...