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- University of California Press 2004; US$ 15.95
This book illuminates one of the world's most troubled regions from a unique perspective--that of a prominent Russian intellectual. Valery Tishkov, a leading ethnographer who has also served in several important political posts, examines the evolution of the war in Chechnya that erupted in 1994, untangling the myths, the long-held resentments, and... more...
- Brookings Institution Press 2003; US$ 22.95
Russian presidents Yeltsin and Putin justified their invasions of Chechnya as necessary to prevent a breakup of the Russian Federation. Evangelista challenges these justifications by exploring the sources of both wars and the implications for Russia's internal coherence and international standing. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 1999; US$ 131.00
This book examines contemporary Russian nationalism as it reemerged in the wake of Gorbachev's liberalisation. The book argues that the new nationalism provided opponents of reform with an apparently novel justification for their hostility to the liberalisation inaugurated by Gorbachev and erratically pursued by Yeltsin. more...
- Indiana University Press 2006; US$ 18.35
Russia's Sputnik Generation presents the life stories of eight 1967 graduates of School No. 42 in the Russian city of Saratov. Born in 1949/50, these four men and four women belong to the first generation conceived during the Soviet Union's return to "normality" following World War II. Well educated, ... more...
- MobileReference.com 2007; US$ 4.99
An illustrated city guide, phrasebook, and maps. Indulge Yourself with a personal tour guide on Your PDA. Fully illustrated. Historical overviews. Interesting facts. Street Map, Train Map, and more. Museums hours and ticket info. Navigate from Table of Contents or search for the words or phrases. Access the guide anytime, anywhere - at home, on the... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 168.00
This book analyses recent Russian-European interaction, including Russia?s relations with the Baltic States; it discusses the development of Russia?s approach to the new security architecture in Europe resulting from the enlargement of both the EU and NATO, and assesses the prospects for greater Russian engagement in European security frameworks. more...
- University Press of America 2008; US$ 48.99
The Russian Century is the most comprehensive and accessible collection of readings devoted to Russian culture and civilization. The fascinating first-person accounts paint a vivid picture of the Russian people through the turbulent years of the collapse of the Soviet Union. This book allows readers to see Russia through the private lives of people... more...
- World Trade Press 2010; US$ 5.96
Women often occupy different roles in a foreign culture. Avoid offensive assumptions and behavior by understanding the position of women in Lithuanian society: their legal rights; access to education and health care; workforce participation; and their dating, marriage, and family life. more...