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Soviet Union

  • Churchill and the Archangel Fiascoby Michael Kettle *Probate*; Michael Kettle

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 150.00

    Kettle argues that the White Russians became expendable British pawns in a temporary forward holding position, designed to contain the Bolshevik inferno within Russia. British medium intervention thus prolonged the Civil War. more...

  • Tiny Revolutions in Russiaby Bruce Adams

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 49.95

    Presenting a large collection of anecdotes and jokes from different periods of the twentieth century, this book provides an unusual and original perspective on Soviet and Russian history. more...

  • The Leader Cult In Communist Dictatorshipsby Dr Balazs Apor; Dr J.C. Behrends; Dr P. Jones; E. A. Rees

    Palgrave Macmillan 2004; US$ 130.00

    The first book to analyze the distinct leader cults that flourished in the era of 'High Stalinism' as an integral part of the system of dictatorial rule in the Soviet Union and Eastern Europe. Fifteen studies explore the way in which these cults were established, their function and operation, their dissemination and reception, the place of the cults... more...

  • Gulagby Anne Applebaum

    Penguin Books Ltd 2012; Not Available

    This landmark book uncovers for the first time in detail one of the greatest horrors of the twentieth century: the vast system of Soviet camps that were responsible for the deaths of countless millions. Gulag is the only major history in any language to draw together the mass of memoirs and writings on the Soviet camps that have been published... more...

  • Gulagby Anne Applebaum

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2007; US$ 18.95

    The Gulag--a vast array of Soviet concentration camps that held millions of political and criminal prisoners--was a system of repression and punishment that terrorized the entire society, embodying the worst tendencies of Soviet communism. In this magisterial and acclaimed history, Anne Applebaum offers the first fully documented portrait of the Gulag,... more...

  • Holocaust in the Soviet Unionby Yitzhak Arad

    University of Nebraska Press 2009; US$ 45.00

    The Holocaust in the Soviet Union is the most complete account to date of the Soviet Jews during the World War II and the Holocaust (1941–45). Reports, records, documents, and research previously unavailable in English enable Yitzhak Arad to trace the Holocaust in the German-occupied territories of the Soviet Union through three separate periods... more...

  • Western Intelligence and the Collapse of the Soviet Unionby David Arbel; Ran Edelist

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 210.00

    In 1991, the Soviet Union collapsed. It was an event of major historic and global dimensions, yet it took the entire world totally by suprise. In this book, the authors interview dozens of people who dealt with Soviet affairs in the 1980s, all of who admit to having been caught off guard. more...

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

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 59.95

    Featuring an outstanding panel of Russian contributors, this collection is a valuable resource for students and scholars of politics, gender studies and Russian studies. more...

  • Creating the New Soviet Womanby Lynne Attwood

    Palgrave Macmillan 1999; US$ 144.00

    This book explores the Soviet attempt to propagandise the 'new Soviet woman' through the magazines Rabotnitsa and Krest'yanka from the 1920s to the end of the Stalin era. Balancing work and family did not prove easy in a climate of shifting economic and demographic priorities, and the book charts the periodic changes made to the model. more...

  • Politics and the People in Revolutionary Russiaby Sarah Badcock

    Cambridge University Press 2007; US$ 32.00

    A 2007 analysis of Russian democracy's collapse in 1917 through the experiences of ordinary people. more...