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Nicholas and Alexandra
Nicholas and Alexandra
by Robert K Massie
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Massie offers a moving, tragic, and unforgettable account of the extraordinary Imperial dynasty of Tsar Nicholas II, his doomed empire, and a revolution that would inexorably change the world forever. "A larger than life drama."--Saturday... (read more)

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The Hidden War: A Russian Journalist's Account of the Soviet War in Afghanistan
The Hidden War: A Russian Journalist's Account of the Soviet War in Afghanistan
by Artyom Borovik
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Artyom Borovik, who died last year, was considered one of the preeminent journalists in Russia. The first glimpse inside the Soviet military machine, The Hidden War captured the soldiers' terror, helplessness, and despair at waging war in a foreign land... (read more)

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The Long Walk: The True Story of a Trek to Freedom
The Long Walk: The True Story of a Trek to Freedom
by Slavomir Rawicz
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The harrowing true tale of escaped Soviet prisoners¿ desperate march out of Siberia, through China, the Gobi Desert, Tibet, and over the Himalayas to British India.... (read more)

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Vodka, tears, and Lenin's angel :my adventures in the wild and woolly former Soviet Union
Vodka, tears, and Lenin's angel :my adventures in the wild and woolly former Soviet Union
by Jennifer Gould
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Gould, now a staff reporter at The Village Voice, describes the strange and complicated world of the post-Communist former Soviet Union from the inside. She mingles with politicians and teenage age mafia millionaires, Western-educated Muslim women... (read more)

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The Disintegration of the Monolith
The Disintegration of the Monolith
by Boris Kagarlitsky
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In this book Boris Kagarlitsky offers a trenchant analysis of the break-up of the Soviet Union and the transformation of a section of the old nomenklatura into a new possessing and ruling elite. Kagarlitsky shows that Western commentators have been... (read more)

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Who's Who in Russia Since 1900
Who's Who in Russia Since 1900
by Martin Mccauley
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"Who's Who in Russia Since 1900" is a unique reference which examines the leading political, economic, cultural, military, scientific and sporting personalities from 1900-1991. Through analysis of figures such as Stalin, Brezhnev, Khrushchev, Yeltsin... (read more)

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Between Dictatorship and Democracy: Russian Post-Communist Political Reform
Between Dictatorship and Democracy: Russian Post-Communist Political Reform
by Michael Mcfaul
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For hundreds of years, dictators have ruled Russia. Do they still? Did the processes unleashed by Gorbachev and continued under Russian President Boris Yeltsin lead eventually to liberal democracy in Russia? If not, what kind of political regime did take... (read more)

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Remaking Russia: Voices from Within
Remaking Russia: Voices from Within
by Heyward Isham
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"Isham has brought together an interesting group and turned their essays into answers to three questions: 'Who are we (Russians)?' 'Where are we going?' and, 'How do we get there?'" -- Foreign... (read more)

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Memoirs of 1984
Memoirs of 1984
by Yuri Tarnopolsky
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Tarnopolsky recounts his year in a Siberian labor camp, and offers his interpretation of the fall of the Soviet Empire and the future Russian crossroads.... (read more)

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Capitalism Russian-Style
Capitalism Russian-Style
by Thane Gustafson
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Capitalism Russian-Style provides a progress report on the building of capitalism in Russia.... (read more)

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The History of Pugachev
The History of Pugachev
by Aleksandr S Pushkin
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Written by Russia's greatest poet, this fact-based tale of an illiterate Don Cossack who nearly succeeded in deposing Catherine the Great was greeted with hostility by Czar Nicholas I, who insisted on censoring it. Pushkin did fieldwork and research that... (read more)

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China: The Balance Sheet What the World Needs to Know Now about the Emerging Superpower
China: The Balance Sheet What the World Needs to Know Now about the Emerging Superpower
by Center For Strategic
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China's emergence as a major international power is perhaps the most important development in world affairs of the 21st century. Now, this book provides an indispensable survey of that country, the world's largest-- a vast land with 1.4 billion people... (read more)

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Imperial Decline: Russia's Changing Role in Asia
Imperial Decline: Russia's Changing Role in Asia
by Steven J Blank
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This collection of essays by a distinguished group of international scholars is the first to analyze current Russian policies in China, Japan, and the two Koreas. Although Russia was a rising power in Asia a century ago, historical and political events... (read more)

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The Rise of Russia and the Fall of the Soviet Empire (Princeton Paperbacks)
The Rise of Russia and the Fall of the Soviet Empire (Princeton Paperbacks)
by John Dunlop
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"This is an extremely dramatic story, which no one predicted, and which is of great importance for the undoubtedly very turbulent future developments in the successor states of the Soviet Union."--Peter Reddaway, George Washington University, and former... (read more)

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River of No Reprieve: Descending Siberia's Waterway of Exile, Death, and Destiny
River of No Reprieve: Descending Siberia's Waterway of Exile, Death, and Destiny
by Jeffrey Tayler
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In a custom-built boat, Jeffrey Tayler traveled some 2,400 miles down the Lena River, from near Lake Baikal to high above the Arctic Circle, re-creating a journey first made by Cossack forces more than three hundred years ago. He was searching for... (read more)

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The Taste of Dreams: An Obsession with Russia and Caviar
The Taste of Dreams: An Obsession with Russia and Caviar
by Vanora Bennett
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Both a coming-of-age adventure of time spent in search of the romantic Russia the author had dreamed about, and a tale of eye-opening amazement as she discovers and gets caught up in the new, anarchic Russia emerging from its Soviet constraints. At its... (read more)

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Peter the Great
Peter the Great
by Robert K Massie
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"Enthralling...As fascinating as any novel and more so than most!" THE NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW Against the monumental canvas of seventeenth- and eighteenth-century Europe and Russia, unfolds the magnificent story of Peter the Great. He... (read more)

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Kapitalizm: Russia's Struggle to Free Its Economy
Kapitalizm: Russia's Struggle to Free Its Economy
by Rose Brady
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Rose Brady, former Moscow bureau chief for Business Week magazine, here provides a compelling firsthand account of Russia's transition from a socialist state to a market economy. Taking us into the factories, stores, banks, markets, homes, schools, and... (read more)

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Russia Today Atlas for Business and Political Decision Makers
Russia Today Atlas for Business and Political Decision Makers
by International Busine
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Strategic economic, political and business information for Business and Political Decision... (read more)

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Romanovs: Ruling Russia 1613-1917
Romanovs: Ruling Russia 1613-1917
by Lindsey Hughes
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For 300 years the history of Russia was inextricably linked to one family: The Romanovs. Claiming a divine right to reign and tracing the family lineage back to Peter the Great, they were Russia's second and last imperial dynasty and, for better or worse,... (read more)

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