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  • Churchill and the Archangel Fiascoby Michael Kettle *Probate*; Michael Kettle

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 53.56

    This third volume in Michael Kettle's series on Allied intervention in the Russian civil war, begins at the point when small-scale Allied intervention in Bolshevik-overrun Russia had failed, but had succeeded in covering the formation of some anti-Bolshevik White groups sympathetic to allied aid. Written on a panoramic basis which includes detailed... more...

  • Tiny Revolutions in Russiaby Bruce Adams

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 44.63

    This book presents a large collection of anecdotes and jokes from different periods of the 20th century. Anecdotes and jokes were a hidden form of discursive communication in the Soviet era, lampooning official practices and acting as a confidential form of self-affirmation. They were not necessarily anti-Soviet, by their very nature both criticising... more...

  • Keeping Faith with the Partyby Nanci Adler

    Indiana University Press 2012; US$ 22.99

    How is it that some prisoners of the Soviet gulag—many of them falsely convicted—emerged from the camps maintaining their loyalty to the party that was responsible for their internment? In camp, they had struggled to survive. Afterward they struggled to reintegrate with society, reunite with their loved ones, and sometimes renew Party ties. Based... more...

  • Uzbekistan and the United Statesby Shahram Akbarzadeh; Yaacov Ro'i

    Zed Books 2013; US$ 34.95

    Concerns the about-turn in US foreign policy towards Uzbekistan since 9/11. more...

  • A Carpet Ride to Khivaby Christopher Alexander

    Icon Books Ltd 2010; US$ 8.99

    The Silk Road conjures images of the exotic and the unknown. This work introduces readers to a world torn between Marx and Mohammed - a place where veils and vodka, pork and polygamy freely mingle - against a backdrop of forgotten carpet designs, crumbling but magnificent Islamic architecture and scenes drawn straight from "The Arabian Nights". more...

  • Catherine the Greatby John T. Alexander

    Oxford University Press 1988; US$ 16.99

    The first popular biography of Catherine the Great based on contemporary scholarship, Alexander's volume provides a vivid portrait of Catherine as an extremely savvy ruler. Concentrating on her long reign (1762-96), he examines all aspects of Catherine's life and career, including her brilliant political strategies which won her the acceptance of... more...

  • Turkmenistan's Foreign Policyby Luca Anceschi

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 44.63

    Turkmenistan, an independent nation since 1991, is a strategically important Central Asian state. This book covers the most significant period of the establishment of the Turkmen political regime. At the core of this book is the Doctrine of Positive Neutrality, which, from 1995 onwards, constituted the theoretical backbone for the foreign policy of... more...

  • Peter the Greatby M.S. Anderson

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.74

    An excellent introduction to the formidable life and career of Peter the Great and his impact on Russia. M.S. Anderson assesses his aims and achievements at home and abroad, and examines the pressures and restrictions that shaped his attitudes and limited his actions. more...

  • Sur le Chemin du Socialismeby Y. V. Andropov

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

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  • Five Empresses: Court Life in Eighteenth-Century Russiaby Evgenii Anisimov

    ABC-CLIO 2004; US$ 55.00

    From the untimely demise of the 52-year-old Peter the Great in 1725 to nearly the end of that century, the fate of the Russian empire would rest largely in the hands of five tsarinas. This book tells their stories. Peter's widow Catherine I (1725-27), an orphan and former laundress, would gain control of the ancestral throne, a victorious army, and... more...