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  • Russia and the Idea of the Westby Robert English

    Columbia University Press 2000; US$ 25.00

    An intriguing "intellectual portrait" of a generation of Soviet reformers, this book is also a fascinating case study of how ideas can change the course of history. In most analyses of the Cold War's end the ideological aspects of Gorbachev's "new thinking" are treated largely as incidental to the broader considerations of poweras gloss on what was... more...

  • Opposing Jim Crowby Meredith L. Roman

    UNP - Nebraska 2012; US$ 55.00

    Before the Nazis came to power in Germany, Soviet officials labeled the United States the most racist country in the world. Photographs, children’s stories, films, newspaper articles, political education campaigns, and court proceedings exposed the hypocrisy of America’s racial democracy. In contrast, the Soviets represented the USSR itself as a superior... more...

  • Russia under Tsarism and Communism 1881-195by Terry Fiehn; Chris Corin

    Hodder Education 2011; US$ 35.18

    A comprehensive, advanced level, core text on Russian history from 1881-1953, from Tsar Nicholas to the death of Stalin. more...

  • Can Russia Change? (Routledge Revivals)by Walter Clemens

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 44.62

    First published in 1990, this ground-breaking book sought to determine whether contemporary Russia had the capacity to change and if, in so doing, it could alter the complex web of East-West relations from a zero-sum struggle to a state of peaceful competition and mutual security. In order to answer this question, the author compares advances and... more...

  • Everything Was Forever, Until It Was No Moreby Alexei Yurchak

    Princeton University Press 2013; US$ 39.95 US$ 36.35

    Soviet socialism was based on paradoxes that were revealed by the peculiar experience of its collapse. To the people who lived in that system the collapse seemed both completely unexpected and completely unsurprising. At the moment of collapse it suddenly became obvious that Soviet life had always seemed simultaneously eternal and stagnating, vigorous... more...

  • Die Sowjetunion 1917-1991by Manfred Hildermeier

    De Gruyter 2007; US$ 35.00

    Die Sowjetunion hat die Geschichte des 20. Jahrhunderts geprägt wie außer ihr nur noch die USA. Auf dem Höhepunkt ihrer Entwicklung, in den sechziger und frühen siebziger Jahren, konnte sie mit guten Gründen als zweite Supermacht gelten, die auch in der heftig umworbenen "Dritten Welt" wichtige Stützpunkte eroberte. Die vorliegende Darstellung gibt... more...

  • Women of the Gulagby Paul Gregory

    Hoover Institution Press 2013; US$ 6.99

    During the course of three decades, Joseph Stalin’s Gulag, a vast network of forced labor camps and settlements, held many millions of prisoners. People in every corner of the Soviet Union lived in daily terror of imprisonment and execution. In researching the surviving threads of memoirs and oral reminiscences of five women victimized by the Gulag,... more...

  • Scenarios of Powerby Richard S. Wortman

    Princeton University Press 2013; US$ 62.50 US$ 56.88

    This new and abridged edition of Scenarios of Power is a concise version of Richard Wortman's award-winning study of Russian monarchy from the seventeenth century until 1917. The author breaks new ground by showing how imperial ceremony and imagery were not simply displays of the majesty of the sovereign and his entourage, but also instruments central... more...

  • The Russian Empireby Baron Von Haxthausen

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 53.55

    First published in 1968. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Stalin's Loyal Executionerby Marc Jansen; Nikita Petrov

    Hoover Institution Press 2002; US$ 24.99

    Stalin's Loyal Executioner, drawn from still-classified Soviet archives, chronicles the meteoric and bloody career of Nikolai Ezhov, NKVD leader and security chief, revealing the tragic scope of communist terrorism under Joseph Stalin. more...