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- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 62.95
Politics Russia provides the most comprehensive, accessible and up-to-date introduction to all aspects of the political development of Russia in the post-communist era. Writing with the undergraduate student specifically in mind, Danks' fluent style and masterly grasp of complex material will make this an indispensable guide for many years to come.... more...
- OECD Publishing 2014; US$ 49.00
The Baltic countries have experienced sustained emigration over the past decade, contributing to population decline and a loss of working-age population. The impact of this emigration is felt strongly in the labour market, the general economy and in social developments. How can countries deal with the impact of high levels of emigration? How to attract... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 57.95
During the 1990s, the "roving bandits", big business or the oligarchs, stole Russia. They gained influence over President Yeltsin and his government, and gradually shaped policy in their own interests. In this first comprehensive account to explain why Russia took the course it did, Martin McCauley examines the period through the prism of government,... more...
- Orell Füssli Verlag 2011; US$ 15.13
Russische Wahlen 2012 - der Countdown läuft. Die alles entscheidende Frage: Wer bleibt im Kreml? Wird Medwedew zum aufsteigenden Stern am Moskauer Polithimmel? Oder stößt Putin seine Marionette vom Thron? Den nächsten Präsidenten wählt nicht das russische Volk, sondern ein kleiner Kreis im Kreml. Erik Albrecht schildert den Aufstieg des Juristen Medwedew... more...
- The History Press 2014; US$ 18.94
This is the story of how the Cold War impacted on the people of East Anglia. Had nuclear conflict broken out, the region would have found itself as the target for any Soviet strike for the simple reason that it housed the launch pad for not only the British deterrent, but also America's first line of defence. The book also examines the early development... more...
- Hamburger Edition HIS 2015; US$ 26.71
Im Frühjahr 1943 wurde in der Nähe des russischen Dorfes Katyn ein grauenvoller Fund gemacht: Massengräber mit Tausenden Toten. Die Täterschaft ist zu diesem Zeitpunkt längst bekannt, wie die Autorin eindrücklich zeigt, und dennoch drehte sich die Geschichte der Massenerschiessungen von Katyn Jahrzehnte um die Frage, ob nun das »Dritte Reich« oder... more...
- University of Pittsburgh Press 2011; US$ 34.95
Several stark premises have long prevailed in our approach to Russian history. It was commonly assumed that Russia had always labored under a highly centralized and autocratic imperial state. The responsibility for this lamentable state of affairs was ultimately assigned to the profoundly agrarian character of Russian society. The countryside,... more...
- University of Pittsburgh Press 2015; US$ 25.95
Russia today represents one of the major examples of the phenomenon of ?electoral authoritarianism? which is characterized by adopting the trappings of democratic institutions (such as elections, political parties, and a legislature) and enlisting the service of the country?s essentially authoritarian rulers. Why and how has the electoral authoritarian... more...
- Columbia University Press 2009; US$ 36.99
How could an undemocratic regime manage to stabilise Russia? What is Putin's success formula? What are the symbolic and discursive underpinnings of Russia's new stability? Many outside observers of Russia regarded the authoritarian tendencies during the Putin presidency as a retreat from, or even the end of, democratization. Rather than attempting... more...