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History of Russia. Soviet Union. Former Soviet Republics

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  • Armageddon Avertedby Stephen Kotkin

    Oxford University Press 2003; US$ 15.99

    In this text, Stephen Kotkin shows that the Soviet collapse resulted not from military competition but, ironically, from the dynamism of Communist ideology, the long-held dream for "socialism with a human face". more...

  • The Russian Army in the First World Warby Nik Cornish

    Pen and Sword 2014; US$ 9.99

    For 100 years little attention has been paid to the Russian army that fought the Germans and the Austro-Hungarians in the First World War on the Eastern Front. Yet the Tsar's army played a critical part in the global conflict and was engaged in a sequence of shattering campaigns that were waged on a massive scale on several fronts across eastern... more...

  • Moscow Sightsby MobileReference 2010; US$ 3.99

    This illustrated Travel Guide is a part of the Mobi Sights series, our concise guides that only feature the most essential information on city attractions. This guide is designed for optimal navigation on eReaders, smartphones, and other mobile electronic devices. Inside you will find a locator map and a list of top attractions linked to individual... more...

  • CultureShock! Chicagoby Orin Hargraves

    Marshall Cavendish International (Asia) Ptd Ltd 2011; US$ 12.99

    "Culture Shock! Chicago is an insightful and thorough guide that will help you make Chicago your home. Discover the real Chicago beyond the usual tourist attractions and the gloss of promotional brochures and be acquainted with the reality of living and working in this exciting city. Find out what lies behind the Chicagoan facade and how to make... more...

  • The Finno-Ugric Republics and the Russian Stateby Rein Taagepera

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    First Published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • 1864by Tom Buk-Swienty; Annette Buk-Swienty

    Profile Books 2015; US$ 7.98

    The Battle of Dybbøl, 1864. Prussian troops lay siege to an outpost in the far south of Denmark. The conflict is over control of the Duchy of Schleswig, recently annexed by Denmark to the alarm of its largely German-speaking inhabitants. Danish troops make a valiant attempt to hold out but are overrun by the might of the Prussian onslaught. Of... more...

  • Crossing Bordersby Michael David-Fox

    University of Pittsburgh Press 2015; US$ 28.95 US$ 24.61

    Crossing Borders deconstructs contemporary theories of Soviet history from the revolution through the Stalin period, and offers new interpretations based on a transnational perspective. To Michael David-Fox, Soviet history was shaped by interactions across its borders. By reexamining conceptions of modernity, ideology, and cultural transformation,... more...

  • Afanasii Shchapov and the Significance of Religious Dissent in Imperial Russia, 1848-70by Thomas Marsden

    Columbia University Press 2008; US$ 22.99

    In the 1650s and 1660s, the head of the Russian Orthodox Church, Patriarch Nikon, carried out a series of reforms which were rejected by a large number of the faithful. The split that resulted, the Great Schism or raskol, led a large proportion of the Russian population to become completely isolated from the official church. Known as raskol'niki,... more...

  • Kremlin Wivesby Larissa Vasilieva; Cathy Porter

    Arcade Publishing 2015; US$ 16.99

    For over seventy years the Kremlin was the bastion of the all-powerful Soviet rulers. A great deal is known about the men who held millions of fates in their iron grip, yet little is known about the womenthe wives and mistresseswho shared their lives. They took part in the Revolution and its aftermath, bore children, and suffered abuse; some were... more...

  • Russia between East and Westby Dmitry Shlapentokh

    BRILL 2007; US$ 121.00

    This book covers the origins of Eurasianism, dwells on Eurasianism’s major philosophical paradigms, and places Eurasianism in the context of the development of Polish and Turkish thought. The final part deals with the modern modification of Eurasianism. The book should be of great interest to those who are interested in Russian/European and Asian history... more...