History

Volume 9: Personal Trajectories in Russia’s Great War and Revolution, 1914–22: Biographical Itineraries, Individual Experiences, Autobiographical Reflections
$44.95
978-0-89357-438-3
xvi + 378
2021

This volume investigates how the revolutionary events of 1917–21 shaped biographies both in Russia and Western Europe and how people tried to make sense of the political developments during these years in self-testimonies like diaries and memoirs. What was the impact of individuals on the course of the revolution? What do we know about the personal experiences during 1917 of...

David Schimmelpenninck van der Oye, Oleg Budnitskii, Michael Hughes, and David MacLaren McDonald (eds.)

Volume 8 | Russian International Relations in War and Revolution, 1914–22. Book 2: Revolution and Civil War
$44.95
978-0-89357-437-6
xviii + 416
2021

Historians devote a great deal of attention to the diplomacy that led Russia into the Great War, but have tended to neglect the course of this diplomacy once the fighting erupted. This volume addresses that lacuna with a broad range of essays examining the foreign relations of the empire, as well as its republican and early Soviet successors, from the...

David Schimmelpenninck van der Oye, Oleg Budnitskii, Michael Hughes, and David MacLaren McDonald (eds.)

Volume 8 | Russian International Relations in War and Revolution, 1914–22. Book 1: Origins and War, 1914–16
$44.95
978-0-89357-436-9
xx + 446
2021

Historians devote a great deal of attention to the diplomacy that led Russia into the Great War, but have tended to neglect the course of this diplomacy once the fighting erupted. This volume addresses that lacuna with a broad range of essays examining the foreign relations of the empire, as well as its republican and early Soviet successors, from the...

Volume 7: The Central Powers in Russia’s Great War and Revolution: Enemy Visions and Encounters, 1914–22
$44.95
978-0-089357-435-2
xix + 352
2020

This volume brings together the work of researchers in North America, Central and Eastern Europe, and Turkey, who are generating important, archivally based scholarship in their respective fields, languages, and nations of study. The larger goal of this volume is to sit in conversation with the others in this series that directly deal with Russia and its Great War and...

Charles J. Halperin

Ivan IV and Muscovy
$34.95
978-0-89357-501-4
viii + 407
2020

Ivan the Terrible continues to fascinate and confuse historians. In Ivan the Terrible: Free to Reward and Free to Punish Charles J. Halperin presented a new and comprehensive interpretation of Ivan’s personality and reign. In his second book on Ivan, Ivan IV and Muscovy, Halperin both explores in depth conclusions adumbrated only briefly in his first and more often provides...

David M. Griffiths, edited by George E. Munro

No Collusion! Catherine the Great and American Independence
$44.95
978-0-89357-499-4
xvi + 717
2020

Empress Catherine II, building on the military and diplomatic successes of Emperor Peter I and Empress Elizabeth, in less than two decades of rule brought Russia to the forefront among European powers. Her creation of a League of Armed Neutrality, uniting several mercantile states of Northern Europe, was intended to guarantee the security of maritime shipping on the high seas...

Yakov Leshchinsky, translated by Robert Brym

$29.95
978-0-89357-482-6
xiv + 139
2018

At the turn of the 20th century, the Russian Empire's 5.2 million Jews were in crisis. Having quintupled in number since 1800, they were substantially impoverished and crammed into Russia's 25 westernmost provinces. Some pinned their hopes on emigration, others on being granted permission to live in the Russian interior. Some labored with hand tools in dingy workshops, but most...

John Reed

edited and annotated by William Benton Whisenhunt

$34.95
978-0-89357-459-8
2018

Of all of the books by American witnesses of the Russian Revolution, John Reed's Ten Days That Shook the World was and still is the best known. Even though Reed arrived in Russia in September 1917 and left in the spring of 1918, his enthusiastic account focuses on the ten key days of the revolution itself, bringing to life the...

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