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New and Published Books

  1. Russia-China Relations in the Post-Crisis International Order

    By Marcin Kaczmarski

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

    The book explores developments in Russia-China relations in the aftermath of the global economic crisis, arguing that the crisis transformed their bilateral affairs, regional liaisons and, crucially, altered the roles both states play on the international arena. Discussing how Russo-Chinese...

    Published March 18th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Nation, Ethnicity and Race on Russian Television

    Mediating Post-Soviet Difference

    By Stephen Hutchings, Vera Tolz

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

    Russia, one of the most ethno-culturally diverse countries in the world, provides a rich case study on how globalisation and associated international trends are disrupting, and causing the radical rethinking of approaches to, inter-ethnic cohesion. The book highlights the importance of television...

    Published March 11th 2015 by Routledge

  3. The Myth of the Russian Intelligentsia

    Old Intellectuals in the New Russia

    By Inna Kochetkova

    Russia is one of the few countries in the world where intellectuals existed as a social group and shared a unique social identity. This book focuses on one of the most important and influential groups of Russian intellectuals - the 1960s generation of shestidesyatniki - often considered the...

    Published March 3rd 2015 by Routledge

  4. Art and Protest in Putin's Russia

    By Lena Jonson

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Russia and Eastern Europe Series

    The Pussy Riot protest, and the subsequent heavy handed treatment of the protestors, grabbed the headlines, but this was not an isolated instance of art being noticeably critical of the regime. As this book, based on extensive original research, shows, there has been gradually emerging over recent...

    Published February 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  5. The Warsaw Pact Reconsidered

    International Relations in Eastern Europe, 1955-1969

    By Laurien Crump

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

    The Warsaw Pact is generally regarded as a mere instrument of Soviet power. In the 1960s the alliance nevertheless evolved into a multilateral alliance, in which the non-Soviet Warsaw Pact members gained considerable scope for manoeuvre. This book examines to what extent the Warsaw Pact...

    Published February 18th 2015 by Routledge

  6. The Territories of the Russian Federation 2015

    16th Edition

    Edited by Europa Publications

    Series: Europa Territories of the World series

    This excellent reference source brings together hard-to-find information on the constituent units of the Russian Federation. The introduction examines the Russian Federation as a whole, focusing on Russian federalism and elections, followed by a chronology, demographic and economic statistics, and...

    Published February 18th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Islamic Education in the Soviet Union and Its Successor States

    Edited by Michael Kemper, Raoul Motika

    This book provides a comparative history of Islamic education in the Soviet Union and the post-Soviet countries. Case studies on Ukraine, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, and Tajikistan and on two regions of the Russian Federation, Tatarstan and Daghestan, highlight the importance which Muslim...

    Published February 8th 2015 by Routledge

  8. The Chechens

    A Handbook

    By Amjad Jaimoukha

    This book provides a ready introduction and practical guide to the Chechen people and some little-known and rarely-considered aspects of Chechen culture, including customs and traditions, folklore, arts and architecture, music, and literature. It also narrates Chechen history from ancient times and...

    Published December 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  9. The Vernaculars of Communism

    Language, Ideology and Power in the Soviet Union and Eastern Europe

    Edited by Petre Petrov, Lara Ryazanova-Clarke

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

    The political revolutions which established state socialism in the Soviet Union and Eastern Europe were accompanied by revolutions in the word, as the communist project implied not only remaking the world but also renaming it. As new institutions, social roles, rituals and behaviours emerged, so...

    Published December 16th 2014 by Routledge

  10. 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...

    Published December 2nd 2014 by Routledge