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  • Stalinism in Ukraine in the 1940sby David R. Marples

    Palgrave Macmillan 1992; US$ 205.00

    Stalinism in Ukraine in the 1940s focuses on the economic and social problems in Ukraine, particularly during the war years, and the collectivization of agriculture in Western Ukraine in the late 1940s. It compares the imposition of the Stalinist system in Eastern Ukraine in the 1930s to that in Western Ukraine in the following decade, using recently... more...

  • Belarusby David R. Marples

    Palgrave Macmillan 1996; US$ 42.00

    Belarus: From Soviet Rule to Nuclear Catastrophe examines the principal effects of Soviet rule on Belarus as the prelude to a detailed analysis of the medical and social consequences of the nuclear accident at Chernobyl. It places these problems into the contemporary political context and assesses the ability of the newly-independent state to deal... more...

  • Russia in the Twentieth Centuryby David R. Marples

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 37.07

    The history of Russia, as the natural successor to the Soviet Union, is of crucial importance to understanding why communism ultimately lost out to Western democracy and the free market system.  David Marples presents a balanced overview of 20th century Russian history and shows that although contemporary Russia has retained many of the practices... more...

  • Lenin's Revolutionby David R. Marples

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 29.12

    This study examines one of the key events in history, the Russian Revolution. Since the late Gorbachev period, a wealth of new material has become available to historians that has triggered intense scholarly debate on the nature of revolution. This timely new book takes account of the new scholarship, including - for example - the role of Lenin. It... more...

  • Motherlandby David R. Marples

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 38.39

    Motherland tells the dramatic story of the rise and fall of the Soviet Union. From Lenin's virtual coup in November 1917 to Boris Yeltsin's ruthless takeover of power in 1991, the book culminates with a new view of the Yeltsin years. David Marples focuses on the evolution of Russia during the Soviet period, and the attempt to harness Russian nationalism... more...

  • The Collapse of the Soviet Union, 1985-1991by David R. Marples

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 29.12

    Why did the Soviet Union collapse in 1991? The collapse of the Soviet Union has widely been seen as the result of the arms race and Cold War, and the failure of the Soviet side to keep pace with new technology. This book argues that the disintegration was mainly a result of two interrelated factors: the rise of the Soviet national republics, and... more...

  • Nuclear Energy And Security In The Former Soviet Unionby David R Marples

    Taylor and Francis 2018; US$ 42.37

    Only several years after the collapse of the Soviet Union, nuclear security issues are again at the forefront of international concern. This timely collection addresses issues of cleanup at Chernobyl and other sites of nuclear disasters, nuclear smuggling, safety concerns in the Ukrainian and Russian nuclear industries, and Ukraines negotiations with... more...

  • Ukraine's Euromaidanby David R. Marples; Frederick V. Mills

    Columbia University Press 2014; US$ 26.99

    The papers presented in this volume analyze the civil uprising known as Euromaidan that began in central Kyiv in late November 2013, when the Ukrainian president Viktor Yanukovych opted not to sign an Association Agreement with the European Union, and continued over the following months. The topics include the motivations and expectations of protesters,... more...

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