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  1. The Impact of the Russo-Japanese War

    Edited by Rotem Kowner

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

    The Russo-Japanese War was the major conflict of the earliest decade of the twentieth century. The struggle for mastery in northeast Asia, specifically for control of Korea, was watched at the time very closely by observers from many other countries keen to draw lessons about the conduct of war in...

    Published May 12th 2009 by Routledge

  2. Western Intellectuals and the Soviet Union, 1920-40

    From Red Square to the Left Bank

    By Ludmila Stern

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

    Despite the appalling record of the Soviet Union on human rights questions, many western intellectuals with otherwise impeccable liberal credentials were strong supporters the Soviet Union in the interwar period. This book explores how this seemingly impossible situation came about. Focusing in...

    Published May 12th 2009 by Routledge

  3. The Dilemmas of De-Stalinization

    Negotiating Cultural and Social Change in the Khrushchev Era

    Edited by Polly Jones

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

    The Khrushchev era is increasingly seen as a period in its own right, and not just as 'post-Stalinism' or a forerunner of subsequent 'thaws' and 'reform from within'. This book provides a comprehensive history of reform in the period, focusing especially on social and cultural developments. Since...

    Published May 12th 2009 by Routledge

  4. Russia's Protectorates in Central Asia

    Bukhara and Khiva, 1865-1924, 2nd Edition

    By Seymour Becker

    Series: Central Asian Studies

    This book examines the Russian conquest of the ancient Central Asian khanates of Bukhara and Khiva in the 1860s and 1870s, and the relationship between Russia and the territories until their extinction as political entities in 1924. It shows how Russia's approach developed from one of...

    Published May 12th 2009 by Routledge

  5. NATO-Russia Relations in the Twenty-First Century

    Edited by Aurel Braun

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Russia and Eastern Europe Series

    Since the end of the Cold War NATO has redefined its raison d’etre, extending its membership, broadening its political goals and widening its zone of operation. It has also sought to enhance its co-operation with Russia, for example through the NATO-Russia Council, though moves here have...

    Published May 12th 2009 by Routledge

  6. The Russian Revolution in Retreat, 1920–24

    Soviet Workers and the New Communist Elite

    By Simon Pirani

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

    The Russian revolution of 1917 was a defining event of the twentieth century, and its achievements and failures remain controversial in the twenty-first. This book focuses on the retreat from the revolution’s aims in 1920–24, after the civil war and at the start of the New Economic Policy – and...

    Published May 12th 2009 by Routledge

  7. Narrating Post/Communism

    Colonial Discourse and Europe's Borderline Civilization

    By Natasa Kovacevic

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

    The transition of communist Eastern Europe to capitalist democracy post-1989 and in the aftermath of the Yugoslav wars has focused much scholarly attention - in history, political science and literature - on the fostering of new identities across Eastern European countries in the absence of the old...

    Published May 12th 2009 by Routledge

  8. Central Asia and the Caucasus

    Transnationalism and Diaspora

    Edited by Touraj Atabaki, Sanjyot Mehendale

    Series: Routledge Research in Transnationalism

    Since the collapse of the Soviet Union, a number of linkages have been established between newly independent Central Asian states, or populations within them, and diaspora ethnic groups. This book explores the roles that diaspora communities play in the recent and ongoing emergence of national...

    Published April 30th 2009 by Routledge

  9. Late Stalinist Russia

    Society Between Reconstruction and Reinvention

    By Juliane Fürst

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

    The late Stalinist period, long neglected by researchers more interested in the high-profile events of the 1930s, has recently become the focus of much new research by people keen to understand the enormous impact of the war on Soviet society and to understand Soviet life under 'mature socialism'....

    Published April 29th 2009 by Routledge

  10. Russian Business Power

    The Role of Russian Business in Foreign and Security Relations

    Edited by Andreas Wenger, Robert Orttung, Jeronim Perovic

    Series: Routledge Transnational Crime and Corruption

    Since the collapse of the Soviet Union, Russia has developed a powerful business community and a potent network of transnational organized groups. Russian Business Power explores the powerful impact these new actors are having on the evolution of the Russian state and its foreign...

    Published April 29th 2009 by Routledge