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  1. Women and Transformation in Russia

    Edited by Aino Saarinen, Kirsti Ekonen, Valentina Uspenskaia

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Russia and Eastern Europe

    This book looks at Russian women’s mobilization and agency during the two periods of transformation, the turn of the 19th-20th century and the 20th – 21st century. Bringing together the parallels between the two great transformations, it focuses on both the continuities and breaks and, importantly,...

    Published November 10th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Brezhnev and the Decline of the Soviet Union

    By Thomas Crump

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Russia and Eastern Europe

    Leonid Brezhnev was leader of the Soviet Union from 1964-1982, a longer period than any other Soviet leader apart from Stalin. During Brezhnev’s time Soviet power seemed at its height and increasing. Living standards were rising, the Soviet Union was a nuclear power and successful in its space...

    Published November 4th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Life Stories of Soviet Women

    The Interwar Generation

    By Melanie Ilic

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Russia and Eastern Europe

    This book provides a rich picture of what everyday life was like for women in Soviet times by presenting the life stories of eight women who were born in the interwar period. The life stories are told through interviews with the women who were well educated and well placed in Soviet society, often...

    Published August 5th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Reassessing Cold War Europe

    Edited by Sari Autio-Sarasmo, Katalin Miklóssy

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Russia and Eastern Europe

    This book presents a comprehensive reassessment of Europe in the Cold War period, 1945-91. Contrary to popular belief, it shows that relations between East and West were based not only on confrontation and mutual distrust, but also on collaboration. The authors reveal that - despite opposing...

    Published February 13th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Soviet Eastern Policy and Turkey, 1920-1991

    Soviet Foreign Policy, Turkey and Communism

    By Bulent Gokay

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Russia and Eastern Europe

    This is an impressive work that traces the relationship between the Soviet Union and Turkey on the one hand, and the Soviet Union and the Turkish Communist Party on the other, from the consolidation of the communist regime in Moscow until its fall. The book considers how '...

    Published November 29th 2012 by Routledge

  6. The USA in the Making of the USSR

    The Washington Conference 1921-22 and 'Uninvited Russia'

    By Paul Dukes

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Russia and Eastern Europe

    The USA's contribution to the making of the USSR was accidental. In the belief that the Russian Socialist Federative Soviet Republic could not survive, American statesmen strove to keep the former Tsarist empire intact for a non-communist successor regime in the face of attempts by other powers to...

    Published July 12th 2012 by Routledge

  7. Russian Military Intelligence in the War with Japan, 1904-05

    Secret Operations on Land and at Sea

    By Evgeny Sergeev

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Russia and Eastern Europe

    Examining Russian military intelligence in the war with Japan of 1904-05, this book, based on newly-accessible documents from the tsarist era military, naval and diplomatic archives, gives an overview of the origins, structure and performance of Russian military intelligence in the Far East at the...

    Published June 13th 2012 by Routledge

  8. The Soviet Union - Federation or Empire?

    By Tania Raffass

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Russia and Eastern Europe

    The Soviet Union is often characterised as nominally a federation, but really an empire, liable to break up when individual federal units, which were allegedly really subordinate colonial units, sought independence. This book questions this interpretation, revisiting the theory of federation, and...

    Published May 23rd 2012 by Routledge

  9. The Caucasus Under Soviet Rule

    By Alex Marshall

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Russia and Eastern Europe

    The Caucasus is a strategically and economically important region in contemporary global affairs. Western interest in the Caucasus has grown rapidly since 1991, fuelled by the admixture of oil politics, great power rivalry, ethnic separatism and terrorism that characterizes the region. However,...

    Published March 28th 2012 by Routledge

  10. The Russian General Staff and Asia, 1860-1917

    By Alex Marshall

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Russia and Eastern Europe

    This new book examines the role of the Tsarist General Staff in studying and administering Russia’s Asian borderlands. It considers the nature of the Imperial Russian state, the institutional characteristics of the General Staff, and Russia’s relationship with Asia. During the nineteenth century,...

    Published February 28th 2012 by Routledge