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Gulag: A History
Gulag: A History
by Anne Applebaum
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The Gulag--a vast array of Soviet concentration camps that held millions of political and criminal prisoners--was a system of repression and punishment that terrorized the entire society, embodying the worst tendencies of Soviet communism. In this... (read more)

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Execution by Hunger: The Hidden Holocaust
Execution by Hunger: The Hidden Holocaust
by Miron Dolot
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In 1929, in an effort to destroy the well-to-do peasant farmers, Joseph Stalin ordered the collectivization of all Ukrainian farms. In the ensuing years, a brutal Soviet campaign of confiscations, terrorizing, and murder spread throughout Ukrainian... (read more)

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A Biography of No Place: From Ethnic Borderland to Soviet Heartland
A Biography of No Place: From Ethnic Borderland to Soviet Heartland
by Kate Brown
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This is a biography of a borderland between Russia and Poland, a region where, in 1925, people identified as Poles, Germans, Jews, Ukrainians, and Russians lived side by side. Over the next three decades, this mosaic of cultures was modernized and... (read more)

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Borderland: A Journey Through the History of Ukraine
Borderland: A Journey Through the History of Ukraine
by Anna Reid
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 246-247) and index.... (read more)

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Former People: The Final Days of the Russian Aristocracy
Former People: The Final Days of the Russian Aristocracy
by Douglas Smith
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The riveting and harrowing story of the Russian nobility caught in the upheaval of the Revolution Winner of the Pushkin House Russian Book Prize Named a Best Book of the Year by The Kansas City Star and Salon Epic in scope, precise in detail, and... (read more)

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A History of Women in Russia: From Earliest Times to the Present
A History of Women in Russia: From Earliest Times to the Present
by Barbara Evans Clements, Professor
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Synthesizing several decades of scholarship by historians East and West, Barbara Evans Clements traces the major developments in the history of women in Russia and their impact on the history of the nation. Sketching lived experiences across the... (read more)

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The White Rose of Stalingrad: The Real-Life Adventure of Lidiya Vladimirovna Litvyak, the Highest Scoring Female Air Ace of All Time
The White Rose of Stalingrad: The Real-Life Adventure of Lidiya Vladimirovna Litvyak, the Highest Scoring Female Air Ace of All Time
by Bill Yenne
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During World War II, most of the air forces of the nations engaged in combat had women in their ranks, but only in the Soviet Union did women fly regular, routine missions in live-fire combat. Of all the major air forces that were engaged in the war... (read more)

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State & Nation Building in Ukraine
State & Nation Building in Ukraine
by Taras Kuzio
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Taras Kuzio uses primary sources and interviews to survey the transformation of the Ukraine into an independent state, exploring issues such as borders, symbols, myths, national histories and new elites.... (read more)

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Ukrainian nationalism in the 1990s :a minority faith
Ukrainian nationalism in the 1990s :a minority faith
by Andrew Wilson
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This work examines the impact of nationalism on the politics of Ukraine, arguably the most important of the non-Russian states to emerge from the collapse of the USSR in 1991.... (read more)

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Resistance: Jews and Christians Who Defied the Nazi Terror
Resistance: Jews and Christians Who Defied the Nazi Terror
by Nechama Tec
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Nechama Tec's Defiance, an account of a Jewish partisan unit that fought the Nazis in the Polish forests during World War II, was turned into a major feature film. Yet despite the attention this film brought to the topic of Jewish resistance, Tec, who... (read more)

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Everyday Life in Russia Past and Present (Indiana-Michigan Series in Russian and East European Studies)
Everyday Life in Russia Past and Present (Indiana-Michigan Series in Russian and East European Studies)
by Choi Chatterjee
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In these original essays on long-term patterns of everyday life in prerevolutionary, Soviet, and contemporary Russia, distinguished scholars survey the cultural practices, power relations, and behaviors that characterized daily existence for Russians... (read more)

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Chechen Jihad: Al Qaeda's Training Ground and the Next Wave of Terror
Chechen Jihad: Al Qaeda's Training Ground and the Next Wave of Terror
by Yossef Bodansky
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One of the most respected experts on radical Islamism returns to alert readers to the future course of Islamic extremism--by turning the spotlight on the troubled region of Chechnya.... (read more)

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Civil War in Siberia: The Anti-Bolshevik Government of Admiral Kolchak, 1918-1920
Civil War in Siberia: The Anti-Bolshevik Government of Admiral Kolchak, 1918-1920
by Jon Smele
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'This book traces the clash between the \'Reds\" of the Moscow-based Soviet regime and the \'Whites\", the militaristic, counter-revolutionary governments.'... (read more)

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The Ghost of Freedom: A History of the Caucasus
The Ghost of Freedom: A History of the Caucasus
by Charles King
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Named by Moscow Times the History Book of the Year, The Ghost of Freedom combines riveting storytelling with insightful analysis, in the first general history of the modern Caucasus, stretching from the beginning of Russian imperial expansion up to the... (read more)

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Orientalism and Empire: North Caucasus Mountain Peoples and the Georgian Frontier, 1845-1917
Orientalism and Empire: North Caucasus Mountain Peoples and the Georgian Frontier, 1845-1917
by Austin Jersild
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The complex and troubled history of Russia's relationship with the mountain peoples of the North Caucasus. Orientalism and Empire sheds new light on the little-studied Russian empire in the Caucasus by exploring the tension between national and imperial... (read more)

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Bulgaria in British Foreign Policy, 1943 1949 (Anthem Series on Russian, East European and Eurasian Studies)
Bulgaria in British Foreign Policy, 1943 1949 (Anthem Series on Russian, East European and Eurasian Studies)
by Marietta Stankova
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Located at the centre of the Balkan Peninsula, Bulgaria serves as a natural stepping stone to the Straits, the Eastern Mediterranean and the Middle East. Its geo-strategic position has frequently attracted foreign powers – including Great Britain... (read more)

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The A to Z of Moldova
The A to Z of Moldova
by Andrei Brezianu
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The Republic of Moldova claims a European lineage reaching back in time long before its 14th century accession to statehood. In the 15th century, it managed against all odds to avoid being conquered by Islam and-albeit an intermittent vassal after 1485... (read more)

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The Roma in Romanian History
The Roma in Romanian History
by Viorel Achim
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One of the greatest challenges during the enlargement process of the European Union towards the east is how the issue of the Roma or Gypsies is tackled. This ethnic minority group represents a much higher share by numbers, too, in some regions going... (read more)

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State Secularism and Lived Religion in Soviet Russia and Ukraine
State Secularism and Lived Religion in Soviet Russia and Ukraine
by Catherine Wanner
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State Secularism and Lived Religion in Soviet Russia and Ukraine is a collection of essays written by a broad cross-section of scholars from around the world that explores the myriad forms religious expression and religious practice took in Soviet... (read more)

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After the Czars and Commissars: Journalism in Authoritarian Post-Soviet Central Asia (Eurasian Political Economy & Public Policy Studies)
After the Czars and Commissars: Journalism in Authoritarian Post-Soviet Central Asia (Eurasian Political Economy & Public Policy Studies)
by Eric Freedman
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From Czarism and Bolshevism to the current post-communist era, the media in Central Asia has been tightly constrained. Though the governments in the region assert that a free press is permitted to operate, research has shown this to be untrue. In all... (read more)

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