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  1. The Russian Revolution in Retreat, 1920–24

    Soviet Workers and the New Communist Elite

    By Simon Pirani

    Series: BASEES/Routledge Series on Russian and East European Studies

    The Russian revolution of 1917 was a defining event of the twentieth century, and its achievements and failures remain controversial in the twenty-first. This book focuses on the retreat from the revolution’s aims in 1920–24, after the civil war and at the start of the New Economic Policy – and...

    Published May 12th 2009 by Routledge

  2. Narrating Post/Communism

    Colonial Discourse and Europe's Borderline Civilization

    By Natasa Kovacevic

    Series: BASEES/Routledge Series on Russian and East European Studies

    The transition of communist Eastern Europe to capitalist democracy post-1989 and in the aftermath of the Yugoslav wars has focused much scholarly attention - in history, political science and literature - on the fostering of new identities across Eastern European countries in the absence of the old...

    Published May 12th 2009 by Routledge

  3. News Media and Power in Russia

    By Olessia Koltsova

    Series: BASEES/Routledge Series on Russian and East European Studies

    The end of communist rule in the Soviet Union brought with it a brave new world of media and commerce. Formerly state-owned enterprises were transformed, often through private ownership, and new corporations sprung up overnight to take advantage of the new atmosphere of freedom. Until now, most...

    Published April 30th 2009 by Routledge

  4. Late Stalinist Russia

    Society Between Reconstruction and Reinvention

    By Juliane Fürst

    Series: BASEES/Routledge Series on Russian and East European Studies

    The late Stalinist period, long neglected by researchers more interested in the high-profile events of the 1930s, has recently become the focus of much new research by people keen to understand the enormous impact of the war on Soviet society and to understand Soviet life under 'mature socialism'....

    Published April 29th 2009 by Routledge

  5. Russian Constitutionalism

    Historical and Contemporary Development

    By Andrei Medushevsky

    Series: BASEES/Routledge Series on Russian and East European Studies

    Medushevsky examines constitutionalism in Russia from Tsarist times to the present. He traces the different attitudes to constitutionalism in political thought, and in practice, at different periods, showing how the balance between authoritarianism and liberalism has shifted. In addition, he...

    Published April 29th 2009 by Routledge

  6. The Transformation of Urban Space in Post-Soviet Russia

    By Isolde Brade, Konstantin Axenov, Evgenij Bondarchuk

    Series: BASEES/Routledge Series on Russian and East European Studies

    In the years since 1989, the societies of Russia and Eastern Europe have undergone a remarkable transformation from socialism to democracy and free market capitalism. Making an important contribution to the theoretical literature of urbanism and post-communist transition, this significant book...

    Published April 29th 2009 by Routledge

  7. Conscience, Dissent and Reform in Soviet Russia

    By Philip Boobbyer

    Series: BASEES/Routledge Series on Russian and East European Studies

    This book embraces the political, intellectual, social and cultural history of Soviet Russia. Providing a useful perspective of Putin’s Russia, and with a strong historical and religious background, the book: looks at the changing features of the Soviet ideology from Lenin to Stalin, and the...

    Published April 29th 2009 by Routledge

  8. Katyn and the Soviet Massacre of 1940

    Truth, Justice and Memory

    By George Sanford

    Series: BASEES/Routledge Series on Russian and East European Studies

    The Soviet massacre of Polish prisoners of war at Katyn and in other camps in 1940 was one of the most notorious incidents of the Second World War. The truth about the massacres was long suppressed, both by the Soviet Union, and also by the United States and Britain who wished to hold together...

    Published April 29th 2009 by Routledge

  9. Literature in Post-Communist Russia and Eastern Europe

    The Russian, Czech and Slovak Fiction of the Changes 1988-98

    By Rajendra Anand Chitnis

    Series: BASEES/Routledge Series on Russian and East European Studies

    This book considers Russian, Czech and Slovak fiction in the late communist and early post-communist periods. It focuses on the most innovative trend to emerge in this period, on those writers who, during and after the collapse of communism, characterised themselves as 'liberators' of literature....

    Published April 29th 2009 by Routledge

  10. Russian and Soviet Film Adaptations of Literature, 1900-2001

    Screening the Word

    Edited by Stephen Hutchings, Anat Vernitskaia

    Series: BASEES/Routledge Series on Russian and East European Studies

    Providing many interesting case studies and bringing together many leading authorities on the subject, this book examines the importance of film adaptations of literature in Russian cinema, especially during the Soviet period when the cinema was accorded a vital role in imposing the authority of...

    Published April 29th 2009 by Routledge