History

$34.95
978-0-89357-421-5
2015

Workers and Unity examines the history of St. Petersburg workers, the Metalworkers’ Union, and Russian Social Democracy from 1906–14. Tracing the formation of workers’ associations and analyzing the activities of legal and SD activists inside Russia, the author rehabilitates not only Menshevism but also Liquidationism. She argues that at a time when Leninists had almost no links inside Russia, Menshevik...

Henrik Birnbaum

$34.95
978-0-89357-261-7
192
1996

Contents

Forward, by V.L. Yanin           9

Prefatory Note           11

1.  Novgorod Between East and West          15

2.   When and How Was Novgorod Converted to Christianity?          41

3.  Medieval Novgorod: Political, Social and Cultural Life in an Old Russian Urban Community     ...

Olga Mesropova

$29.95
978-0-89357-324-9
163
2006

This cinema based language textbook introduces high-intermediate and advanced students of Russian to eleven prominent Russian films of the 1990s. The chapters of the volume focus on the films' vocabulary, contents, and cultural implications, while stimulating classroom discussions within and beyond the context of each film. Throughout the book students are encouraged to draw parallels between Russian cinema and other...

Michael David-Fox, Peter Holquist, and Alexander Martin (eds.)

$34.95
978-0-89357-306-5
238
2003

Articles originally published in the journal Kritika: Explorations in Russian and Eurasian History. A portion of the editors' introduction states:

"Just as resistance as a historical phenomenon can appear in a wide variety of historical circumstances, resistance as a methodological tool can appear in very different kinds of historiographical approaches. The essays in this volume provide ample illustration of these...

Michael David-Fox, Peter Holquist, and Alexander Martin (eds.)

$39.95
978-0-89357-333-1
364
2006

Articles originally published in the journal Kritika: Explorations in Russian and Eurasian History. A portion of the editors' introduction states:

"With their broad range of thematic foci and theoretical approaches, the contributors to this volume have captured some of the richness and dynamism of a growing scholarly field. The demonstrate the possibilities opened up by the disintegration of the Soviet...

Anna Timofeyeva-Yegorova

$34.95
978-0-89357-355-3
213
2009

Born in a tiny village amidst revolution and civil war, Anna Yegorova came of age during the grimmest years of Soviet power. An optimistic and resolute young patriot, she saw hope and vision in the nascent superpower's ideology. She volunteered to help build Moscow. And she took to the skies and learned to fly. But when Germany's 1941 invasion shook...

$27.95
978-0-89357-351-5
162
2010

Political Humor Under Stalin is an anthology of jokes, wisecracks, and satire from the Soviet 1930's and '40s that provides a glimpse of everyday dissembling and dissent in one of the modern world's most repressive societies. More than merely a joke book, it offers no less than a folkloric counter narrative to the "official" history of the USSR, as well...

Nikolai Iakovevich Danilevskii, translated and annotated by Stephen M. Woodburn

$39.95
978-0-89357-400-0
xliii + 464
2013

Out of print in Russia for almost a century, since 1991 Russia and Europe has appeared in at least eight new editions totaling more than 100,000 copies. As Russians have re-­‐‑evaluated their place in the world in the post-­‐‑Soviet era, this book has become part of that conversation. “Nikolai Danilevskii’s Russia and Europe is without question one of the most...

Edited by Felicitas Fischer von Weikersthal, Frank Grüner, Susanne Hohler, Franziska Schedewie, and Raphael Utz

$39.95
978-0-89357-408-6
X + 343
2013

This volume focuses on the Revolution of 1905 as a critical juncture in modern Russian history and offers a fresh approach by treating the revolution as a transnational and transcultural phenomenon. In five sections, “Shifting Identities,” “Revolution and Civil Society,” “Center and Peripheries,” “The Revolution in Media and Culture,” and “The International Dimension and Flows of Concepts and Ideas,” the...

Horowitz, Brian and Ginsburg, Shai

$29.95
978-0-89357-390-4
vi + 204
2013

In Bounded Mind and Soul, twelve leading scholars grapple with questions about the complex relationship between Israel and Russia. What are their mutual interests? What are the areas of conflict? And how has the immigration of more than one million Jews from the former Soviet Union affected Israeli culture, society, and politics? These essays range from studies of literature and...

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