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  1. Popular Television in Eastern Europe During and Since Socialism

    Edited by Timothy Havens, Anikó Imre, Katalin Lustyik

    Series: Routledge Advances in Internationalizing Media Studies

    This collection of essays responds to the recent surge of interest in popular television in Eastern Europe. This is a region where television's transformation has been especially spectacular, shifting from a state-controlled broadcast system delivering national, regional, and heavily filtered...

    Published May 21st 2015 by Routledge

  2. The Kalmyks

    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 May 8th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Life in Post-Communist Eastern Europe after EU Membership

    Happy Ever After?

    Edited by Donnacha Ó Beacháin, Vera Sheridan, Sabina Stan

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Russia and Eastern Europe Series

    This book examines how membership of the European Union has affected life in the ten former communist countries of Central and Eastern Europe that are now members of the European Union. It attempts to answer some fundamental questions: Was the reward of EU membership worth the sacrifices made? How...

    Published April 27th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Putin's Preventive Counter-Revolution

    Post-Soviet Authoritarianism and the Spectre of Velvet Revolution

    By Robert Horvath

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

    This book examines the 'preventive counter-revolution,' a programme of reforms and repression that transformed the face of Russian politics during Vladimir Putin's second term as president. Kremlin propagandists hailed this programme as a defence of national sovereignty against Western attempts to...

    Published April 27th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Memory, Conflict and New Media

    Web Wars in Post-Socialist States

    Edited by Ellen Rutten, Julie Fedor, Vera Zvereva

    Series: Media, War and Security

    This book examines the online memory wars in post-Soviet states – where political conflicts take the shape of heated debates about the recent past, and especially World War II and Soviet socialism. To this day, former socialist states face the challenge of constructing national identities,...

    Published April 27th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Putin and Putinism

    Edited by Ronald J. Hill, Ottorino Cappelli

    After two terms as president of the Russian Federation, Vladimir Putin handed over to his hand-picked successor Dmitri Medvedev on 7 May 2008, and became prime minister. As president, Putin moved swiftly and effectively to overcome the chaotic legacy of his predecessor, post-Soviet Russia’s first...

    Published April 27th 2015 by Routledge

  7. The Armenians

    Past and Present in the Making of National Identity

    By Edmund Herzig, Marina Kurkchiyan

    A comprehensive introduction to the historical forces and recent social and political developments that have shaped today's Armenian people. With contributions from leading Armenian, American and European specialists, the book focuses on identity formation, exploring how the Armenians' perceptions...

    Published April 10th 2015 by Routledge

  8. 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 April 10th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Perceptions of the European Union in New Member States

    A Comparative Perspective

    Edited by Gabriella Ilonszki

    The book explores the views of elites alongside those of the wider population in the European Union. The chapters place the new member states – and the potential candidate Serbia – on the map of Europe in this context for the first time. The volume's comparative method goes beyond the standard old...

    Published April 10th 2015 by Routledge

  10. The Abkhazians

    A Handbook

    By George Hewitt

    This handbook provides a ready introduction and practical guide to the Abkhazian people and language. It includes chapters written by experts in the field, covering all aspects of the people, including their history, religion, politics, economy, culture, literature and media, plus pictures,...

    Published April 7th 2015 by Routledge

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