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  1. The Vernaculars of Communism

    Language, Ideology and Power in the Soviet Union and Eastern Europe

    Edited by Petre Petrov, Lara Ryazanova-Clarke

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

    The political revolutions which established state socialism in the Soviet Union and Eastern Europe were accompanied by revolutions in the word, as the communist project implied not only remaking the world but also renaming it. As new institutions, social roles, rituals and behaviours emerged, so...

    Published December 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  2. Young Jewish Poets Who Fell as Soviet Soldiers in the Second World War

    By Rina Lapidus

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

    This book deals with the work of fifteen young Jewish poets who were killed, died of wounds, or were executed in captivity while serving in the Red Army in the Second World War. All were young, all were poets, most were thoroughly assimilated into Soviet society whilst at the same time being rooted...

    Published August 18th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Competition in Socialist Society

    Edited by Katalin Miklóssy, Melanie Ilic

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

    This book explores how the concept of "competition", which is usually associated with market economies, operated under state socialism in the Soviet Union and Eastern Europe, where the socialist system, based on command economic planning and state-centred control over society, was supposed to...

    Published August 8th 2014 by Routledge

  4. 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 11th 2013 by Routledge

  5. 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 5th 2013 by Routledge

  6. 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 6th 2013 by Routledge

  7. 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 14th 2013 by Routledge

  8. 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 30th 2012 by Routledge

  9. 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 13th 2012 by Routledge

  10. 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 14th 2012 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. The Warsaw Pact Reconsidered: International Relations in Eastern Europe, 1955-1969
    By Laurien Crump
    To Be Published February 2nd 2015
  2. Reassessing Orientalism: Interlocking Orientologies during the Cold War
    Edited by Michael Kemper, Artemy M. Kalinovsky
    To Be Published February 13th 2015
  3. The Polish Government in Exile, 1939-45
    By Bernadeta Tendyra
    To Be Published October 15th 2015

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