History

Priscilla Hunt and Svitlana Kobets, eds.

$34.95
978-089357-383-6
413
2011
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This richly illustrated volume’s innovative intersciplinary approaches and engagement with the newest scholarly literature presents a new basis for exploration of holy foolishness in Russia as a unique expression of national identity. Its articles elucidate the genesis, nature, and development of the foolishness in the medival period and its on-going significance as a broadly cultural and religious paradigm. Sweeping in...

$24.95
978-0-89357-349-2
305
2009
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In this unique book Brian Horowitz, Sizeler Family Chair Professor at Tulane University, articulates what is hidden in plain view: namely that many Jews in late-tsarist Russia were in love with its culture. Although they despised its government, large numbers of Jews eagerly joined Russian culture as members of the Russian cultural elite and participants in a distinct Russian-Jewish intelligentsia....

$22.95
978-0-89357-366-9
189
2009
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The Gulag, a network of labor camps across the former Soviet Union, first came to the attention of the English-speaking world in 1974, with the translation of Alexander Solzhenitsyn’s Gulag Archipelago. Author Anne Applebaum estimates that as many as 18 million people passed through the Gulag between 1929 and 1953. And, as Lynne Viola has documented in her Unknown Gulag,...

$29.95
978-089357-339-3
290
2007
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An exploration of the extent to which worker religious identity was trans–formed by the experience of urban factory life, Working Souls also examines how the spiritual needs and demands of working-class laity precipitated changes in the practice of Orthodoxy, enabling the faith to “survive” in the urban factory environment—not just as a remnant of rural consciousness and practice, but as...

$29.95
978-0-89357-369-0
239
2009
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Charles Halperin’s classic work of medieval Russian history, The Tatar Yoke, presented for the first time a comprehensive analysis of all major texts of Old Russian literature pertaining to Russo-Tatar relations. Halperin integrated the findings both of textologists and literary specialists about the history and evolution of the monuments and of orientalists about the Golden Horde. From these varied disciplinary...

$29.95
0-89357-233-0
377
1992
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Contents

Introduction     9

Paul E. and Jean T. Michelson

Charles and Barbara Jelavich: A Bibliographical Appreciation     13

Chronological Bibliography     55

Catherine Albrecht

National Economy or Economic Nationalism in the Bohemian Crownlands 1848-1914     69

Thomas Pesek

Karel Havlicek in Czech Historiography and the Czech Intellectual Tradition     84

Peter Wozniak

Habsburg Educational Reform, National Consciousness, and the Roots of Loyalism: West-Galicia During the Period of Neo-Absolutism     104...

$39.95
978-089357-359-1
513
2008
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This volume is respectfully and affectionately presented to Robert O. Crummey on the occasion of the fortieth anniversary of the publication of his famous compilation Rude & Barbarous Kingdom: Russia in the accounts of Sixteenth-Century English Voyagers (1968). It contains cutting-edge explorations by leading international scholars of the themes that he himself has done so much to elucidate over a...

Edited by Michael David-Fox, Peter Holquist, and Marshall Poe

$29.95
0-89357-321-3
261
2004
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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...

Edited by: Nikolaos Chrissidis, Cathy Potter David Schimmelpenninck Van Der Oye and Jennifer Spock

$27.95
978-089357-379-9
276
2011
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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...

$18.50
0-936586-01-X
xvii + 274
1980
Cloth

Yale Russian and East European Publications

How national rivalry led to dictatorship and the division of Europe.

Contents:

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...

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