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  1. 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,...

    Published July 29th 2009 by Routledge

  2. Railways and the Russo-Japanese War

    Transporting War

    By Felix Patrikeeff, Harry Shukman

    Series: Cass Military Studies

    This book explores the nexus between railways and the Russo-Japanese War (1904-05) - the first modern war, and one in which the railways played a key part. Felix Patrikeeff and Harry Shukman examine some of the key dimensions of the Russo-Japanese War, most notably how uncomfortably technological...

    Published July 23rd 2009 by Routledge

  3. The Balkan Games and Balkan Politics in the Interwar Years 1929 – 1939

    Politicians in Pursuit of Peace

    By Penelope Kissoudi

    Series: Sport in the Global Society

    The Balkan Games resulted on the one hand from the growth of modern European sport and the unsatisfactory performances of the Balkan athletes at national and international level, and on the other hand, from a desire to bring the Balkan peoples together in peace and concord. The Games were initiated...

    Published June 28th 2009 by Routledge

  4. Soviet Karelia

    Politics, Planning and Terror in Stalin's Russia, 1920–1939

    By Nick Baron

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

    In 1920, Lenin authorised a plan to transform Karelia, a Russian territory adjacent to Finland, into a showcase Soviet autonomous region, to show what could be achieved by socialist nationalities policy and economic planning, and to encourage other countries to follow this example. However, Stalin’...

    Published June 25th 2009 by Routledge

  5. Peopling the Russian Periphery

    Borderland Colonization in Eurasian History

    Edited by Nicholas Breyfogle, Abby Schrader, Willard Sunderland

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

    Though usually forgotten in general surveys of European colonization, the Russians were among the greatest colonizers of the Old World, eventually settling across most of the immense expanse of Northern Europe and Asia, from the Baltic and the Pacific, and from the Arctic Ocean to Central Asia....

    Published May 11th 2009 by Routledge

  6. Political and Social Thought in Post-Communist Russia

    By Axel Kaehne

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

    This is the first comprehensive study of Russian political and social thought in the post-Communist era. The book portrays and critically examines the conceptual and theoretical attempts by Russian scholars and political thinkers to make sense of the challenges of post-communism and the trials of...

    Published May 11th 2009 by Routledge

  7. Popular Religion in Russia

    'Double Belief' and the Making of an Academic Myth

    By Stella Rock

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

    This book dispels the widely-held view that paganism survived in Russia alongside Orthodox Christianity, demonstrating that 'double belief', dvoeverie, is in fact an academic myth. Scholars, citing the medieval origins of the term, have often portrayed Russian Christianity as uniquely muddied by...

    Published May 11th 2009 by Routledge

  8. 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 11th 2009 by Routledge

  9. 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 11th 2009 by Routledge

  10. 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 11th 2009 by Routledge