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- Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 95.00
In September 2009 Dmitrii Medvedev unveiled the term that was to become the defining objective of his presidency: 'modernization.' The contributors to this book, drawn from the leading scholars in Russian affairs, focus on the contested nature of the concept of modernization and the obstacles that arose in attempting to carry it out. more...
- Springer New York 2012; US$ 116.29
This thorough, interdisciplinary study of long-term trends in deportation examines the historical, institutional, and social dimensions of its use by liberal democracies. It is given added relevance by the rapid contemporary rise in deportee numbers worldwide. more...
- Eye Books 2006; US$ 12.67
Every year thousands compete to win the RGS/BBC Journey of a Lifetime award and fulfill their travel dreams. However, Andy Home's dream would be most people's nightmare. Andy went to Siberia, to the Russian industrial mining city of Norilsk where temperatures drop to minus 50, half the year is spent in perpetual darkness, and the pollution has destroyed... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95
This book examines the interplay between energy policy and security policy under Vladimir Putin, and his drive to re-establish Russia?s ?greatness?. Assessing the internal contradictions of this policy, the book argues that Russia?s desire to strengthen its role of ?energy security? provider is undermined by its inability to secure growth in production... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 51.95
This book provides an overview of the state of Russia after the 2012 presidential election. It considers a wide range of both domestic and international issues, examining both the run up to and the consequences of the election. It covers political, economic, and social topics. It assesses the political scene both before and after the election, and... more...
- Indiana University Press 2013; US$ 24.99
In a turn-of-the-century, once elegant building at 16 Ujazdowskie Avenue in the center of Warsaw, 10 Jewish families began reconstructing their lives after the Holocaust. While most surviving Polish Jews were making their homes in new countries, these families rebuilt on the rubble of the Polish capital and created new communities as they sought to... more...
- Andrews UK 2013; US$ 2.99
In this amazing eBook you can find more than one hundred facts about the country of Russia. Separated into sections such as its geography, its people, famous Russian figures from history and many more, you will find some fascinating information inside! Whether you are planning on visiting Russia, working on a geography project or just want to know... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95
Like other majority Muslim regions of the former Soviet Union, the republic of Dagestan, on Russia's southern frontier, has become contested territory in a hegemonic competition between Moscow and resurgent Islam. In this authoritative book the leading experts on Dagestan provide a path breaking study of this volatile state far from the world's gaze.... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 100.00
Race and Racism in Russia identifies the striking changes in racial ideas, practices, exclusions and violence in Russia since the 1990s, revealing how 'Russianness' has become a synonym for racial whiteness. This ground-breaking book provides new theories and substantive insights into race and ethnicity in a Russian context. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 54.95
This book presents two extraordinary texts - The Shining of Swords by Al-Qarakhi and a new translation for a contemporary readership of Leo Tolstoy's Hadji Murat - illuminating the mountain war between the Muslim peoples of the Caucasus and the imperial Russian army from 1830 to 1859. The authors offer a complete commentary on the various intellectual... more...