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- DK Publishing 2015; US$ 14.00
DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Top 10 Tallinn in ePub format will lead you straight to the very best Tallinn has to offer. Whether you're looking for the things not to miss at the Top 10 sights or want to find the best nightspots, this guide is the perfect companion. Rely on dozens of Top 10 lists, from the Top 10 museums to the Top 10 events and... more...
- Berghahn Books 2011; US$ 120.00
Notions of culture, rituals and their meanings, the workings of ideology in everyday life, public representations of tradition and ethnicity, and the social consequences of economic transition- these are critical issues in the social anthropology of Russia and other postsocialist countries. Engaged in the negotiation of all these is the House of... more...
- NYU Press 1995; US$ 89.00
Why, asks Daniel Rancour-Laferriere in this controversial book, has Russia been a country of suffering? Russian history, religion, folklore, and literature are rife with suffering. The plight of Anna Karenina, the submissiveness of serfs in the 16th and 17th centuries, ancient religious tracts emphasizing humility as the mother of virtues, the trauma... more...
- Springer New York 2011; US$ 119.00
Features contributions from leading Russian and American experts from a variety for fields. Brings together the viewpoints of both the rising power as well as the makers of the current world order in order to illuminate differences in perspective Examines the resurgence of Russia with attention to both economic and security issues. 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...
- 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...
- Summersdale 2012; US$ 9.99
Traveling across the former Soviet Union is a challenge at the best of times—doing so in a dilapidated VW is just that much more of an adventure A chance job offer at a timber yard in Estonia gives Thom and his old pal Jo a taste for the unknown. So when Uncle Tony asks them to drive to Vladivostok for another job, they can?t think of a good... 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...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95
Daghestan is home to more than 30 distinct peoples. Each has their own language yet they share a surprisingly homogeneous culture that has both withstood and absorbed centuries of external influences. A fascinating account of change and adaptation in the villages of this area. more...