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  • The Rzhev Slaughterhouseby Svetlana Gerasimova; Stuart Britton

    Helion and Company 2013; US$ 2.78

    Historians consider the Battle of Rzhev "one of the bloodiest in the history of the Great Patriotic War" and "Zhukov's greatest defeat". Veterans called this colossal battle, which continued for a total of 15 months, "the Rzhev slaughterhouse" or "the Massacre", while the German generals named this city "the... more...

  • Voices from the Shifting Russo-Japanese Borderby Svetlana Paichadze; Philip A. Seaton

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 48.99

    In the nineteenth century, as the Russian empire expanded eastwards and the Japanese empire expanded onto the Asian continent, the Russo-Japanese border became contested on and around the island of Sakhalin, its Russian name, or Karafuto, as it is known in Japanese. Then in the wake of the Second World War, Russia seized control of the island and... more...

  • Coming of Age under Martial Lawby Svetlana Vassileva-Karagyozova

    Boydell & Brewer 2015; US$ 85.00

    Examines a selection of post-1989 coming-of-age novels authored by the generation of Polish writers whose transition from adolescence to adulthood coincided with Poland's transition from communism to liberal democracy. more...

  • We Were Young and at War: The first-hand story of young lives lived and lost in World War Twoby Sarah Wallis; Svetlana Palmer

    HarperCollins Publishers 2009; US$ 7.69

    Never before have the diaries and letters of young people from all sides of World War Two been woven together to provide an account of what it was like to grow up amidst the daily struggles and horrors of this devastating war. more...

  • From Atomic to Mesoscaleby Svetlana A. Malinovskaya; Irina Novikova

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2015; US$ 38.22

    This volume presents the latest advancements and future developments of atomic, molecular and optical (AMO) physics and its vital role in modern sciences and technologies. The chapters are devoted to studies of a wide range of quantum systems, with an emphasis on understanding of quantum coherence and other quantum phenomena originated from light-matter... more...

  • Busoni as Pianistby Grigory Kogan; Svetlana Belsky

    Boydell & Brewer Group Ltd 2010; US$ 21.49

    Ferruccio Busoni is most widely known today as the composer of such works as the Second Violin Sonata, the incidental music for Gozzi's Turandot , and the most monumental piano concerto in the repertory (some eighty minutes long, with male chorus in the finale). But Busoni was also renowned in his day as an author and pedagogue and, most especially,... more...

  • Secondhand Timeby Svetlana Alexievich; Bela Shayevich

    Random House Publishing Group 2016; US$ 18.65

    NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • The magnum opus and latest work from Svetlana Alexievich, the 2015 winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature—a symphonic oral history about the disintegration of the Soviet Union and the emergence of a new Russia NAMED ONE OF THE TEN BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY THE WASHINGTON POST  AND  PUBLISHERS WEEKLY •  LOS ANGELES... more...

  • Boys in Zincby Svetlana Alexievich; Andrew Bromfield

    Penguin Books Ltd 2017; US$ 14.09

    The haunting history of the Soviet-Afghan War from the winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature 2015 - A new translation based on the updated text - From 1979 to 1989 Soviet troops engaged in a devastating war in Afghanistan that claimed thousands of casualties on both sides. While the Soviet Union talked about a 'peace-keeping' mission, the... more...

  • Fiscal Multipliers and Institutions in Peruby Svetlana Vtyurina; Zulima Leal

    International Monetary Fund 2016; US$ 9.00

    With the end of the commodity super cycle, Peru’s potential growth has declined, raising questions of what government policies could do to help boost growth, including over the medium-term. Our econometric analysis shows that public investment multipliers have a larger effect on growth than current spending or tax-related stimulus in the short and... more...

  • Dominican Republicby Svetlana Cerovic; Jose Saboin

    International Monetary Fund 2016; US$ 9.00

    This paper examines the financial position of the key sectors of the Dominican Republic. Itcontributes to macroeconomic surveillance by identifying financial interlinkages andvulnerabilities through the balance sheet approach. The balance sheet of the economy hasbeen weakening, particularly in foreign currency, due to persistent fiscal deficits. Risksarising... more...