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- Columbia University Press 2012; US$ 59.99
Because the turbulent trajectory of Russia's foreign policy since the collapse of the Soviet Union echoes previous moments of social and political transformation, history offers a special vantage point from which to judge the current course of events. In this book, a mix of leading historians and political scientists examines the foreign policy... more...
- Basic Books 2009; US$ 19.95
A fitting testament to [Lincoln's] literary skill. It evokes vividly the unconscionable gulf between the life of the city's aristocratic patrons and the misery of the masses.--New York Times ]]> more...
- Springer 2010; US$ 279.00
The Caspian Sea is a unique natural feature, the world's largest landlocked water body. Historically the Caspian was one of the key zones where the interests of great powers such as Russia, Britain and Persia clashed. And the reason was and still is the oil - the 'black gold' of the Caspian and also the natural riches of the sea, its other... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 150.00
Bringing together leading scholars from Russia and outside experts on Russia, this book looks at the difference between the image Russia has of itself and the way it is viewed in the West. It discusses the historical, cultural and political foundations that these images are built upon, and goes on to analyse how contested these images are, and their... more...
- Gibson Square 2012; US$ 11.65
Impressive.' TLS 'Dodgy deals and horrible murders.' New Statesman Book of the Year ‘Explosive.? Daily Telegraph Welcome to the Putin Corporation. Russia?s March 2012 presidential election showed that Vladimir Putin?s position is unassailable. Why is he on course to lead Russia for a longer period than Stalin? Is Russia experimenting with a new form... more...
- Brookings Institution Press 2010; US$ 29.95
"My goal is to show the reader that the Soviet political and economic system was unstable by its very nature. It was just a question of when and how it would collapse. . . ."From the Introduction to Collapse of an EmpireThe Soviet Union was an empire in many senses of the worda vast mix of far-flung regions and accidental citizens... more...
- Manchester University Press 2006; US$ 95.00
Securitising Russia shows the impact of twenty-first-century security concerns on the way Russia is ruled. It demonstrates how President Putin has wrestled with terrorism, immigration, media freedom, religious pluralism, and economic globalism, and argues that fears of a return to old-style authoritarianism oversimplify the complex context of contemporary... more...
- Lexington Books 2007; US$ 32.99
Political Symbols in Russian History is one of the few works that presents an analytical and comprehensive account of Russian history and politics between the years of 988 to 2005. From Kievan Rus to Putin's Russia, this book traces the development, evolution, and impact that political symbols have had on Russian society. more...