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  • Rise and Fall of the Soviet Navy in the Baltic 1921-1940by Gunnar Åselius

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 54.95

    This book, based on extensive work in Russian archives, investigates how strategy, organisational rivalry and cultural factors came to shape naval developments in the Soviet Union, up to the invasion of 1941. Focussing on the Baltic Fleet, the author shows how the perceived balance of power in northern Europe came to have a major influence on Soviet... more...

  • Red Army, 1918-1941by Earl F Ziemke

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 54.95

    Supported in large part by evidence released after the collapse of the Soviet Union, this book follows the career of the Red Army from its birth in 1918 as the designated vanguard of world revolution to its affiliation in 1941 with 'the citadel of capitalism', the United States. Effectiveness of leadership and military doctrine are particular concerns... more...

  • Leaders of Russia and the Soviet Union Since 1613by John Paxton

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 150.00

    This reference work surveys the leaders of Russia and the Soviet Union- from Michael, the first Romanov tsar in 1613, through the creation and dissolution of the Soviet Union, to the present day President of the Russian Federation, Vladimir Putin. Chronologically arranged, these biographies paint a thorough yet succinct portrait of 30 leaders including... more...

  • Stalin and Stalinismby Alan Wood

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 30.95

    The second edition of a best-selling pamphlet,  Stalin and Stalinism  has been fully updated to take in new debates and controversies which have emerged since the collapse of the Soviet Union. Considering the ways in which Stalin's legacy still affects attitudes in and towards post-Soviet Russia, Stalin and Stalinism examines Stalin's ambiguous... more...

  • Revolutionary Russiaby Rex A. Wade

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 43.95

    This collection presents the major recent writings on the Russian Revolution and its context. It brings together key texts to illustrate new interpretive approaches and covers the central topics and themes. Together, the chapters in this volume form a coherent representation of both the events and the theories and debates that relate to them. more...

  • Living Through Soviet Russiaby Daniel Bertaux; Anna Rotkirch; Paul Thompson

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 195.00

    For a period of over seventy years after the 1917 revolutions in Russia, talking about the past, either political or personal, became dangerous. The new policy of glasnost at the end of the 1980s resulted in a flood of reminiscence, almost nightly on television and more formally collected by new Russian oral history groups and western researchers.... more...

  • Rostov in the Russian Civil War, 1917-1920by Brian Murphy

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 48.95

    These documents were collected from the archives in Rostov-on-Don, and this book makes them available for the first time in print. Since becoming freely accessible Soviet archives have provided a rich source for understanding the hopes, fears and strivings of the Russians during the greatest crisis in their history. Both Reds and Whites realized Rostov's... more...

  • From Leningrad to Hungaryby Evgenii D. Moniushko; David M. Glantz

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 54.95

    This new book is a chronological narrative of the experiences of Evgenii Moniushko, who lived through and survived the first year of the siege of Leningrad and who served as a junior officer in the Red Army during the last eighteen months of war and the first year of the Soviet occupation of Czechoslovakia and Hungary.  This volume presents an intensely... more...

  • Stalinismby John L. H. Keep; Alter L. Litvin

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 63.95

    Stalinism surveys the efforts made in recent years by professional historians, in Russia and the West, to better understand what really went on in the USSR between 1929 and 1953, when the country's affairs were shrouded in secrecy. The opening of the Soviet archives in 1991 has led to a profusion of historical studies, whose strengths and weaknesses... more...

  • Belorussia 1944by David Glantz

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 54.95

    A new edited translation of the Soviet Staff study of the Red Army's Belorussian operation in the summer of 1944, which was unprecedented in terms of its scale, scope and strategic consequences. The Soviet Stavka had planned a campaign consisting of a series of massive operations spanning the entire Soviet-German front. Four powerful fronts (army... more...