Almost 15 years have passed since what is still known in Russia as "the collapse of communism." This second volume of essays by prominent scholars examines the effect of the "archival revolution" and the post-Soviet methodological flux on various subfields of Russian and Soviet history from a variety of viewpoints-Russian, American, and European. In addition to the traditional chronological subdivisions...
Paul Bushkovitch's scholarship on the political, religious, and cultural history of Russia has enriched the field for over 35 years. This volume celebrates Bushkovitch's contributions by bringing together a series of essays by his students. Focusing on the themes of religion and identity, they investigate an array of topics that reflects Bushkovitch’s own scholarly range, among them Russian Orthodoxy's energetic...
Yale Russian and East European Publications
How national rivalry led to dictatorship and the division of Europe.
Introduction: From the Habsburgs to the Soviet Russians
Part One: The Tragedy of Nationalism:
1. The Lost Peace
2. Federalist Failures
3. The Nazi Challenge
4. Czechs and Hungarians
5. Appeasement of Hitler
6. Munich: Hopes and Lessons
7. From Munich...
Yale Russian and East European Publications When Poland lost its statehood at the beginning of the nineteenth century, there were two responses to the dilemma of how the nation was to survive: armed insurrection and "organic work," the proponents of which opposed revolution in favor of expanded economic growth and social evolution. This book focuses on the "organic work" approach...
UCLA Slavic Studies, Volume 15 Ever since the first decades of the sixteenth century a Christian variant (as advocated by Erasmus and Melanchthon) gradually replaced the Greco-Roman orientation of the traditional Italian Renaissance humanism in Central Europe. This new direction took a peculiar and fascinating form in Hungary and Croatia. It developed amidst conflicts between townships and the new aristocracy,...