History

$44.95
978-0-89357-359-1
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

$34.95
978-0-89357-321-8
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

$44.95
978-0-89357-379-9
276
2011
Paperback

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...

$27.50
0-936586-05-2
xii + 312
1984
Cloth

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...

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0-89357-155-5
456
1986
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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,...

$29.95
0-89357-109-1
220
1984
Cloth

Historians of the Russian revolution have paid little attention to the part played by the Mensheviks in the democracy that governed Russia from February 1917 to Lenin's coup d'etat in October. The only previous monograph on the Mensheviks in 1917 is a polemic published in Moscow which actually focuses on Lenin, and there is no description of the Menshevik party...

$24.95
0-936586-13-3
22
1995
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Yale Russian and East European Publications

Contents

Katherine Verdery

Introduction

Jerzy Jedlicki

Polish Concepts of Native Culture

Andrzej Chojnowski

Polish National Character, the Sanacja Camp, and the National Democracy

Andrew Lass

"What are we like?" National Character and the Aesthetics of Distinction in Interwar Czechoslovakia

Tamas Hofer

The "Hungarian Soul" and the "Historic Layers of National Heritage": Conceptualizations of Hungarian...

$35.00
978-0-89357-336-2
198
2006
Paperback

Books, Bibliographies, and Pugs offers a selection of new research in Library and Information Science, with special emphasis on the Russian and East European area, but also extending as far as Turkey and the Pacific Rim. The volume is presented with warm affection by its contributors to honor Murlin Croucher upon the occasion of his retirement. Murlin Croucher began his...

$33.00
(ISSN) 0073-6929
204
2004
Paperback

Contents

From the Series Editor     i

Frontispiece    ii

Bill Johnston

Preface     1

Kathleen Cioffi

Introduction     3

Timothy Wiles

Mrożek's Plays and the Everyday Absurd in Cold War Poland: The Satirical Short Plays and Tango     15

Halina Stephen

Discovering America in Contemporary Polish Drama     41

Beth Holmgren

The Polish Actress Unbound: Tales of Modrzejewska/Modjeska     57

Elwira Grossman

From (Re)creating Mythology to (Re)claiming Female Voices: Amelia Hertz and Anna...

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