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Forthcoming Central Asian, Russian & Eastern European Studies Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Boundaries of Utopia - Imagining Communism from Plato to Stalin

    By Erik van Ree

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Russia and Eastern Europe Series

    The idea that socialism could be established in a single country was adopted as an official doctrine by the Soviet Union in 1925, Stalin and Bukharin being the main formulators of the policy. Before this there had been much debate as to whether the only way to secure socialism would be as a result...

    To Be Published June 10th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Causes and Consequences of Democratization

    The regions of Russia

    By Anastassia V. Obydenkova, Alexander Libman

    Series: Democratization Studies

    In recent decades, the regions of Russia have taken different paths of regime transition. Despite the consolidation of an autocratic regime at national level and the centralization steered by Vladimir Putin’s government, the variation across sub-national regimes persists. Using an innovative...

    To Be Published June 11th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Impacts of European Territorial Policies in the Baltic States

    Edited by Garri Raagmaa, Dominic Stead

    Urban and regional development in the Baltic States and other Central and Eastern European countries has experienced rapid changes since their re-independence at the beginning of the 1990s. Meanwhile, urban and regional planning institutions and organizational cultures in the Baltic States have...

    To Be Published June 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  4. The Tibetan Independence Movement

    Political, Religious and Gandhian Perspectives

    By Jane Ardley

    Tibet has been occupied for over fifty years, yet no progress has been made in solving the Tibetan problem. The first serious analysis of the Tibetan independence movement, this book is also the first to view the struggle from a comparative perspective, making an overt comparison with the Indian...

    To Be Published June 29th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Islam and Colonialism

    Western Perspectives on Soviet Asia

    By Will Myer

    Tracing the development of western thought about Central Asia, this book argues that for historical and political reasons, Central Asia was seen as being in a colonial relationship with Russia. Consequently, an anti-colonial revolution in Asia was seen as the greatest threat to the USSR. The book...

    To Be Published June 29th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Speak Clearly Into the Chandelier

    Cultural Politics between Britain and Russia 1973-2000

    By John C. Q. Roberts

    This book provides a unique view of British-Russian relations during the last fifteen years of the Soviet regime and thereafter into the post-communist era. As Director of a Foreign-Office-funded organisation promoting professional, intellectual and cultural contacts between Britain and Russia,...

    To Be Published June 29th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Analysing Fascist Discourse

    European Fascism in Talk and Text

    Edited by Ruth Wodak, John E. Richardson

    Series: Routledge Critical Studies in Discourse

    This book focuses primarily on continuities and discontinuities of fascist politics as manifested in discourses of post-war European countries. Many traumatic pasts in Europe are linked to the experience of fascist and national-socialist regimes in the 20th century and to related colonial and...

    To Be Published June 29th 2015 by Routledge

  8. 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 July 7th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Eurasia’s Ascent in Energy and Geopolitics

    Rivalry or Partnership for China, Russia, and Central Asia?

    Edited by Robert Bedeski, Niklas Swanström

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Asia Series

    The Sino-Russian relationship has experienced several permutations in recent decades as both states have undergone radical domestic changes, including the end of Soviet communism and the abandonment of Maoism. This volume brings together scholars to address the current status of Sino-Russian...

    To Be Published July 7th 2015 by Routledge

  10. The Hemshin

    History, Society and Identity in the Highlands of Northeast Turkey

    By Hovann Simonian

    The Hemshin are without doubt one of the most enigmatic peoples of Turkey and the Caucasus. As former Christians who converted to Islam centuries ago yet did not assimilate into the culture of the surrounding Muslim populations, as Turks who speak Armenian yet are often not aware of it, as Muslims...

    To Be Published July 7th 2015 by Routledge