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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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 24th 2012 by Routledge

  4. 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 29th 2012 by Routledge

  5. 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 29th 2012 by Routledge

  6. Jewish Women Writers in the Soviet Union

    By Rina Lapidus

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

    This book presents the lives and works of eleven Jewish women authors who lived in the Soviet Union, and who wrote and published their works in Russian. The works include poems, novels, memoirs and other writing. The book provides an overview of the life of each author, an overview of each author’s...

    Published September 29th 2011 by Routledge

  7. Eastern Christianity and the Cold War, 1945-91

    Edited by Lucian Leustean

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

    Despite widespread persecution, Orthodox churches not only survived the Cold War period but levels of religiosity in Orthodox countries remained significant. This book examines the often surprising relations between Orthodox churches and political regimes. It provides a comprehensive overview of...

    Published May 17th 2011 by Routledge

  8. Popular Religion in Russia

    'Double Belief' and the Making of an Academic Myth

    By Stella Rock

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

    This book dispels the widely-held view that paganism survived in Russia alongside Orthodox Christianity, demonstrating that 'double belief', dvoeverie, is in fact an academic myth. Scholars, citing the medieval origins of the term, have often portrayed Russian Christianity as uniquely muddied by...

    Published May 12th 2009 by Routledge

  9. The History of Siberia

    By Igor V. Naumov

    Edited by David Collins

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

    Siberia has had an interesting history, quite distinct from that of Russia. Absolutely vast, containing many non-Russian nationalities, and increasingly important at present because of its huge energy reserves, Siberia was at one time part of the Mongol Empire, was settled relatively late by the...

    Published April 29th 2009 by Routledge

  10. Cossacks and the Russian Empire, 1598–1725

    Manipulation, Rebellion and Expansion into Siberia

    By Christoph Witzenrath

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

    Using a wide range sources, this book explores the ways in which the Russians governed their empire in Siberia from 1598 to 1725. Paying particular attention to the role of the Siberian Cossaks, the author takes a thorough assessment of how the institutions of imperial government functioned in...

    Published April 3rd 2009 by Routledge

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