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Soviet Union

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

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 150.00

    This third volume in Michael Kettle's series on Allied intervention in the Russian civil war, begins at the point when small-scale Allied intervention in Bolshevik-overrun Russia had failed, but had succeeded in covering the formation of some anti-Bolshevik White groups sympathetic to allied aid. Written on a panoramic basis which includes detailed... more...

  • Tiny Revolutions in Russiaby Bruce Adams

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 54.95

    This book presents a large collection of anecdotes and jokes from different periods of the 20th century. Anecdotes and jokes were a hidden form of discursive communication in the Soviet era, lampooning official practices and acting as a confidential form of self-affirmation. They were not necessarily anti-Soviet, by their very nature both criticising... 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 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 by the USSR's sudden collapse. 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...

  • 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...