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  1. Educational Reform in Post-Soviet Russia

    Legacies and Prospects

    Edited by Ben Eklof, Larry E. Holmes, Vera Kaplan

    Series: Cummings Center Series

    This volume consists of a collection of essays devoted to study of the most recent educational reform in Russia. In his first decree Boris Yeltsin proclaimed education a top priority of state policy. Yet the economic decline which accompanied the collapse of the Soviet Union dealt a crippling blow...

    Published March 24th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Exiled to Palestine

    The Emigration of Soviet Zionist Convicts, 1924-1934

    By Ziva Galili, Boris Morozov

    Series: Cummings Center Series

    This is the unknown story of how Zionists imprisoned by Soviet authorities were allowed to choose sentences of permanent departure to Palestine, where they helped build Jewish society, the backbone of left-wing parties, and the powerful trade union movement. These leading authors bring to light...

    Published March 4th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Democracy and Pluralism in Muslim Eurasia

    Edited by Yaacov Ro'i

    Series: Cummings Center Series

    This book is devoted to the study and analysis of the prospects for democracy among the Muslim ethnicities of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS), both those that have acquired full independence and those remaining within the Russian Federation. The nineteen Western academics and scholars...

    Published July 21st 2004 by Routledge

  4. Russia Between East and West

    Russian Foreign Policy on the Threshhold of the Twenty-First Century

    Edited by Gabriel Gorodetsky

    Series: Cummings Center Series

    Gabriel Gorodetsky unravels President Putin's efforts to re-establish Russia's position as a major power, attempting to reconcile Russia's traditional national interests with the newly emerging social and political entity taking shape at home....

    Published February 28th 2003 by Routledge

  5. Language and Revolution

    Making Modern Political Identities

    Edited by Igal Halfin

    Series: Cummings Center Series

    This work examines the role of language in forging the modern subject. Focusing on the idea of the "New Man" that has animated all revolutionaries, the present volume asks what it meant to define oneself in terms of one's class origins, gender, national belonging or racial origins....

    Published September 30th 2002 by Routledge

  6. The 1956 War

    Collusion and Rivalry in the Middle East

    Edited by David Tal

    Series: Cummings Center Series

    Recently declassified documents and new scholarship have prompted this reassessment of the collusion between Israel, France and England which drove the 1956 War. International aspects, Israeli involvement, the plot which sparked off hostilities, and the Egyptian losses and gains are analyzed....

    Published July 12th 2001 by Routledge

  7. Political Organization in Central Asia and Azerbijan

    Sources and Documents

    Edited by Vladimir Babak, Demian Vaisman, Aryeh Wasserman

    Series: Cummings Center Series

    This work contains a selection of annotated documents, including party platforms and declarations of the major political groupings in the Islamic republics of the former Soviet Union. The book covers primarily the period from 1991 to 1994, which can be characterized as the first stage in the...

    Published April 30th 2000 by Routledge

  8. Russia at a Crossroads

    History, Memory and Political Practice

    Edited by Nurit Schleifman

    Series: Cummings Center Series

    The meaning of Russia's past is in a process of continuous deconstruction, reshaping and negotiation by various social and political groupings. Of the deluge of group memories which have broken loose, this collection focuses on several new voices which have never been heard in Russia in this way...

    Published August 31st 1998 by Routledge

  9. Israeli-Soviet Relations, 1953-1967

    From Confrontation to Disruption

    By Yosef Govrin

    Series: Cummings Center Series

    An |sraeli Ambassador's account of the longest and most tense period in Israeli-Soviet diplomatic relations, from their renewal in 1953 to their severance in 1967. His work analyses the era from the month preceding Stalin's death to the weeks following the Six Day War - one of severance, resumption...

    Published April 30th 1998 by Routledge

  10. Russian Organized Crime

    By Phil Williams

    Series: Cummings Center Series

    First Published in 1997. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published March 30th 1997 by Routledge

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