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  1. Television, Democracy and Elections in Russia

    By Sarah Oates

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

    Sarah Oates gives a detailed examination on a central theme in political science: the relationship between democracy and the mass media. This significant book contains a wealth of information and data, including: public opinion surveys, content analysis of television news, focus...

    Published January 18th 2008 by Routledge

  2. Humanitarian Aid in Post-Soviet Countries

    An Anthropological Perspective

    By Laëtitia Atlani-Duault

    Series: Central Asian Studies

    An anthropologist among aid workers. Her objective: to study that exotic tribe, humanitarian and development workers, along with their state and non-state partners, as they "export democracy" to post-soviet countries of Central Asia and the Caucasus. Her method: to join the tribe for ten years....

    Published December 17th 2007 by Routledge

  3. Russia's Security and the War on Terror

    Edited by Mikhail Tsypkin

    This book discusses and provides examples of Russia’s need to reshape its security and military policies in order to meet the global challenges of fighting terrorism and counterinsurgency. It addresses some of the problems facing Russia’s national security and military power, including: military...

    Published September 26th 2007 by Routledge

  4. Muslims, Mongols and Crusaders

    Edited by Dr Gerald Hawting

    The period from about 1100 to 1350 in the Middle East was marked by continued interaction between the local Muslim rulers and two groups of non-Muslim invaders: the Frankish crusaders from Western Europe and the Mongols from northeastern Asia. In deflecting the threat those invaders presented, a...

    Published July 1st 2007 by Routledge

  5. The Many Deaths of Tsar Nicholas II

    Relics, Remains and the Romanovs

    By Wendy Slater

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Russia and Eastern Europe

    How did Nicholas II, Russia’s last Tsar, meet his death? Shot point blank in a bungled execution by radical Bolsheviks in the Urals, Nicholas and his family disappeared from history in the Soviet era. But in the 1970s, a local geologist and a crime fiction writer discovered the location of their...

    Published June 21st 2007 by Routledge

  6. The Hemshin

    History, Society and Identity in the Highlands of Northeast Turkey

    By Hovann Simonian

    Series: Caucasus World: Peoples of the Caucasus

    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...

    Published December 21st 2006 by Routledge

  7. East Plays West

    Sport and the Cold War

    Edited by Stephen Wagg, David Andrews

    The Cold War spanned some five decades from the devastation that remained after World War Two until the fall of the Berlin wall, and for much of that time the perception was that only on the Eastern side were politics and sport inextricably linked. However, this assumption underestimates the extent...

    Published November 21st 2006 by Routledge

  8. Georgia

    In the Mountains of Poetry

    By Peter Nasmyth

    Series: Caucasus World: Peoples of the Caucasus

    This is the first comprehensive cultural and historical introduction to modern Georgia. It covers the country region by region, taking the form of a literary journey through the transition from Soviet Georgia to the modern independent nation state. Georgia's recorded history goes back nearly 3,000...

    Published October 5th 2006 by Routledge

  9. The Kalmyks

    By Elza-Bair Mataskovna Gouchinova

    Series: Caucasus World: Peoples of the Caucasus

    The Kalmyks are in a unique position among the peoples of Europe in several respects, most conspicuously as being the only Buddhist people group in Europe. Until recently they had been a nomadic people, grazing their flocks and herds in the steppe lands north of the Caspian Sea, between the Volga...

    Published June 26th 2006 by Routledge

  10. The Post-Soviet Decline of Central Asia

    Sustainable Development and Comprehensive Capital

    By Eric W. Sievers

    Sievers draws on his experience of Central Asia to take on the task of explaining the remarkable economic declines of the post-Soviet Central Asian states (Kazakhstan, Kyrgystan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan) in the past decade, and the turn of these states towards despotism....

    Published June 14th 2006 by Routledge