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Russia (Pre- & Post-Soviet Union)

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  • The Kremlin's Nuclear Swordby Steven J. Zaloga

    Smithsonian 2014; US$ 34.95

    The prevailing Western view of Russia’s Cold War strategic nuclear weapons policy is that it resulted from a two-part interplay between the leaders of the Communist Party and the military. Steven J. Zaloga has found that a third contributor—the Russian defense industry—also played a vital role. Drawing from elusive Russian source material and interviews... more...

  • Unfinished Leninismby Paul Le Blanc

    Haymarket Books 2014; US$ 17.99

    A stimulating collection of essays on the revolutionary socialist Vladimir Lenin that survey fierce controversies over his life and ideas. more...

  • The Quest for an Ideal Youth in Putin's Russia IIby Jussi Lassila

    Columbia University Press 2014; US$ 30.99

    Government-organized yet scandal-stricken, Nashi inspires everything from broad support to a reluctance to accept all implications of Putin’s political system. This volume shows how Nashi conceptualizes an “ideal youth” within the framework of an official national identity politics and as an attempt to mobilize apolitical youth. more...

  • The Quest for an Ideal Youth in Putin's Russia Iby Ivo Mijnssen

    Columbia University Press 2014; US$ 30.99

    This book analyzes the dubious role of the Democratic Antifascist Youth Movement “Nashi” in contemporary Russia. Part of the Putinist project of political stabilization, Nashi mobilizes young Russians through its emotional appeal, skillful use of symbolic politics, and promise of professional self-realization. more...

  • A Backpack, a Bear, and Eight Crates of Vodkaby Lev Golinkin

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2014; US$ 15.95

    "[A] hilarious and heartbreaking story of a Jewish family’s escape from oppression." -- The New York Times A compelling story of two intertwined journeys: a Jewish refugee family fleeing persecution and a young man seeking to reclaim a shattered past. In the twilight of the Cold War (the late 1980s), nine-year old Lev Golinkin and his family cross... more...

  • The Accidental Proletariatby Walter D. Connor

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 57.00 US$ 51.87

    Walter Connor shows how the seven decades since Stalin launched the First Five Year plan have changed Soviet workers from a disorganized mass of unskilled ex-peasants into something very much like a class--not the working class intended by Lenin and Stalin but a new and powerful "accidental proletariat," produced by forces partly beyond the state's... more...

  • Strikes and Revolution in Russia, 1917by Diane P. Koenker; William G. Rosenberg

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 58.00 US$ 52.78

    More than seventy years since the Bolsheviks came to power, there is still no comprehensive study of workers' activism in history's first successful workers' revolution. Strikes and Revolution in Russia, 1917 is the first effort in any language to explore this issue in both quantitative and qualitative terms and to relate strikes to the broader processes... more...

  • Women and Work in Russia, 1880-1930by Jane Mcdermid; Anna Hillyar

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 68.95

    This study considers the impact of industrialisation, revolution and world war on women's working lives in Russia. Unlike existing studies this new text looks at women from all social classes. In the process the authors reveal how the stereotypical portrayal of Russian women's work as a struggle of endurance and sacrifice distorts and oversimplifies... more...

  • Alexandra: The Last Tsarinaby Carolly Erickson

    Little, Brown Book Group 2013; US$ 15.99

    The lives and deaths of the Romanov family are redolent with colour and drama, but the personal life of the beautiful Tsarina Alexandra has remained enigmatic. Under Erickson's masterful scrutiny the full dimensions of the Empress's singular psychology are revealed: her childhood bereavement, her long struggle to attain her romantic goal of marriage... more...

  • Technology and Society under Lenin and Stalinby Kendall E. Bailes

    Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 54.00 US$ 49.14

    From the Soviet technical intelligentsia emerged more than three quarters of recent Politburo members, including Brezhnev, Kosygin, and Podgorny. The largest single group of dissenters, including Grigorenko, Sakharov, and Solzhenitsyn, have also been members. Originally published in 1978. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand... more...