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Forthcoming Central Asian, Russian & Eastern European Studies Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. 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...

    To Be Published November 6th 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...

    To Be Published November 21st 2014 by Routledge

  3. 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...

    To Be Published November 26th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Belarus under Lukashenka

    Adaptive Authoritarianism

    By Matthew Frear

    Series: BASEES/Routledge Series on Russian and East European Studies

    This book explores the nature of the regime of Alexander Lukashenka, who has ruled Belarus since 1994, and who is often characterised as "the last dictator in Europe". It discusses how Lukashenka came to power, providing a survey of politics in Belarus in Soviet and early post-Soviet times, how...

    To Be Published November 30th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Russia's Security Policy under Putin

    A critical perspective

    By Aglaya Snetkov

    Series: CSS Studies in Security and International Relations

    This book examines the evolution of Russia’s security policy under Putin in the 21st century, using a critical security studies approach. Drawing on critical approaches to security the book investigates the interrelationship between the internal-external nexus and the politics of (in)security and...

    To Be Published December 4th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Soviet Orientalism and the Creation of Central Asian Nations

    By Alfrid K. Bustanov

    Series: Central Asian Studies

    Orientalism – the idea that the standpoint of Western writers on the East greatly affected what they wrote about the East, the "Other" – applied also in Russia and the Soviet Union, where the study of the many exotic peoples incorporated into the Russian Empire, often in quite late imperial times,...

    To Be Published December 4th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Citizenship, Civil Society and Development

    Interconnections in a Global World

    Edited by Tiina Kontinen, Henri Onodera

    The book investigates the intersection of citizenship, civil society, and development in today’s global world. The multi-disciplinary collection considers the notion of citizenship in connection with the neoliberal development agendas, participation, security discourses and legal environments. The...

    To Be Published December 4th 2014 by Routledge

  8. The Second World War on the Eastern Front

    By Lee Baker

    Series: Seminar Studies

    Russia's engagement with Germany on the Eastern Front during World War II was ferocious, unprecedented and bloody, costing millions of civilian and military lives. In this challenging new book, Lee Baker distinguishes myth from reality and deflates the idea that this war, while gargantuan in scale,...

    To Be Published December 15th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Russia, America and the Cold War

    1949-1991 (Revised 2nd Edition)

    By Martin McCauley

    Series: Seminar Studies

    The conflict between Russia and America shaped the world for over four decades. Both were universalist powers – they wanted every country in the world to copy their model of government and economy. They could not rest until the other side had been vanquished, and until the mid-1980s this...

    To Be Published December 15th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Stalin and Stalinism

    Revised 3rd Edition

    By Martin Mccauley

    Series: Seminar Studies

    One of the most successful dictators of the twentieth century, Stalin believed that fashioning a better tomorrow was worth sacrificing the lives of millions today. He built a modern Russia on the corpses of millions of its citizens. First published in 1983, Stalin and Stalinism has established...

    To Be Published December 15th 2014 by Routledge