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  1. The Russian Orthodox Church, 1917-1948

    From Decline to Resurrection

    By Daniela Kalkandjieva

    Series: Routledge Religion, Society and Government in Eastern Europe and the Former Soviet States

    This book tells the remarkable story of the decline and revival of the Russian Orthodox Church in the first half of the twentieth century and the astonishing U-turn in the attitude of the Soviet Union’s leaders towards the church. In the years after 1917 the Bolsheviks’ anti-religious policies, the...

    Published November 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  2. Law and the Making of the Soviet World

    The Red Demiurge

    By Scott Newton

    This book is an unconventional reappraisal of Soviet law: a field that is ripe for re-evaluation, now that it is clear of Cold War cobwebs; and, as this book shows, one that is surprisingly topical and newly compelling. Scott Newton argues here that the Soviet order was a work of law. Drawing on a...

    Published November 19th 2014 by Routledge

  3. The Soviet Union Under Gorbachev (Routledge Revivals)

    Prospects for Reform

    By David A. Dyker

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Gorbachev’s accession to General Secretary promised great changes to the Soviet Union and its relationship with the rest of the world. This book, first published in 1987, discusses the problems faced by Gorbachev when he entered office and how he planned to tackle them. Gorbachev was a figure of...

    Published November 12th 2014 by Routledge

  4. What is Asia to Us? (Routledge Revivals)

    Russia's Asian Heartland Yesterday and Today

    By Milan Hauner

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    This book, first published in 1990, considers the uneasy relationship between Russia and Soviet Central Asia. Chapters examine both the significance of Asia to the Russian mind and the place that Asia has occupied in Russian geopolitical thinking in the last hundred years, showing that outbreaks of...

    Published November 12th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Gorbachev and Southeast Asia (Routledge Revivals)

    By Leszek Buszynski

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1992, this book examines Soviet foreign policy towards Southeast Asia in the context of the transformation of the perestroika era in the Soviet Union, beginning in 1985 and ending in 1989 with the Soviet partial withdrawal from Cam Ranh Bay. Leszek Buszynski considers Gorbachev’s...

    Published November 12th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Soviet Foreign Policy and Southeast Asia (Routledge Revivals)

    By Leszek Buszynski

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    This book, first published in 1986, focuses on the activity of the Soviet Union in Southeast Asia and the effects of Soviet policy on the region since 1969. In particular, Leszek Busynski examines the rivalry between the Soviet Union and China, Soviet presence in Vietnam, and the responsive efforts...

    Published November 12th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Eurasian Integration – The View from Within

    Edited by Piotr Dutkiewicz, Richard Sakwa

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Russia and Eastern Europe Series

    As Eurasia and the adjacent territories become more important to the world, there is increasing interest from international powers, accompanied by attempts to give institutional form to traditional economic and security links within the region. This book includes a range of substantive work from...

    Published November 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  8. Memory, Conflict and New Media

    Web Wars in Post-Socialist States

    Edited by Ellen Rutten, Julie Fedor, Vera Zvereva

    Series: Media, War and Security

    This book examines the online memory wars in post-Soviet states – where political conflicts take the shape of heated debates about the recent past, and especially World War II and Soviet socialism. To this day, former socialist states face the challenge of constructing national identities,...

    Published October 30th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Fashion and the Consumer Revolution in Contemporary Russia

    By Olga Gurova

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Russia and Eastern Europe Series

    This book explores how clothing consumption has changed in Russia in the past 20 years as capitalism has grown in a postsocialist state, bringing with it a "consumer revolution." It shows how there has been and continues to be a massive change in the fashion retail market and how ideal...

    Published October 27th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Religion, Nation and Democracy in the South Caucasus

    Edited by Alexander Agadjanian, Ansgar Jödicke, Evert van der Zweerde

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Russia and Eastern Europe Series

    This book explores developments in the three major societies of the South Caucasus – Armenia, Azerbaijan and Georgia – focusing especially on religion, historical traditions, national consciousness, and political culture, and on how these factors interact. It outlines how, despite close...

    Published October 22nd 2014 by Routledge