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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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Catherine the Great: Portrait of a Woman
Catherine the Great: Portrait of a Woman
by Robert K. Massie
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The Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Peter the Great, Nicholas and Alexandra, and The Romanovs returns with another masterpiece of narrative biography, the extraordinary story of an obscure German princess who became one of the most remarkable, powerful,... (read more)

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First Person: An Astonishingly Frank Self-Portrait by Russia's President Vladimir Putin
First Person: An Astonishingly Frank Self-Portrait by Russia's President Vladimir Putin
by Vladimir Putin
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Who is this Vladimir Putin? Who is this man who suddenly--overnight and without warning--was handed the reigns of power to one of the most complex, formidable, and volatile countries in the world? How can we trust him if we don't know him? First Person... (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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Natasha's Dance: A Cultural History of Russia
Natasha's Dance: A Cultural History of Russia
by Orlando Figes
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Beginning in the eighteenth century with the building of St. Petersburg and culminating with the Soviet regime, Figes examines how writers, artists, and musicians grappled with the idea of Russia itself--its character, spiritual essence, and destiny... (read more)

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Catherine the Great :life and legend
Catherine the Great :life and legend
by John T Alexander
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Catherine II of Russia is one of the most colorful characters in modern history. Born a minor German princess, she was betrothed to the Grand Duke Peter of Russia at 15, through the designs of the childless Empress Elizabeth and her own scheming mother... (read more)

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After the Collapse of Communism
After the Collapse of Communism
by Michael Mcfaul
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This collection of essays is derived from a conference convened at Princeton University marking the ten-year anniversary of the collapse of the Soviet Union. Some of the best minds in post-Soviet studies focused on the task of identifying how the post... (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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For Prophet and Tsar: Islam and Empire in Russia and Central Asia
For Prophet and Tsar: Islam and Empire in Russia and Central Asia
by Robert D Crews
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Russia occupies a unique position in the Muslim world. Unlike any other non-Islamic state, it has ruled Muslim populations for over five hundred years. Though Russia today is plagued by its unrelenting war in Chechnya, Russia's approach toward Islam... (read more)

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Russia's Far East: A Region at Risk
Russia's Far East: A Region at Risk
by Judith Thornton
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The security environment of Northeast Asia is increasingly affected by developments in the Russian Far East, including a longstanding economic crisis, changes in Russia's military policies, and the devolution of power to regional governments. Continuing... (read more)

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Unwanted Visionaries: The Soviet Failure in Asia at the End of the Cold War (Oxford Studies in International History)
Unwanted Visionaries: The Soviet Failure in Asia at the End of the Cold War (Oxford Studies in International History)
by Sergey Radchenko
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Mikhail Gorbachev's relations with the West have captured the imagination of contemporaries and historians alike, but his vision of Soviet leadership in Asia has received far less attention. The failure of Gorbachev's Asian initiatives has had dramatic... (read more)

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Not by Bread Alone: Social Support in the New Russia
Not by Bread Alone: Social Support in the New Russia
by Melissa L Caldwell
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Social support in the New Russia.... (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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Russia Under Bolshevik Regime (94 Edition)
Russia Under Bolshevik Regime (94 Edition)
by Richard Pipes
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Pipes is a widely recognized authority on Russia and is currently Baird professor of History at Harvard University. This is the final volume in his magisterial history of the Russian Revolution, covering the period from the outbreak of the Civil War in... (read more)

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The World Was Going Our Way: The KGB and the Battle for the Third World
The World Was Going Our Way: The KGB and the Battle for the Third World
by Christopher Andrew
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In 1992 the British Secret Intelligence Service exfiltrated from Russia a defector whose presence in the West remained a secret until the publication of The Sword and the Shield in 1999. That man was Vasili Mitrokhin, the KGB's most senior archivist... (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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Stalinism as a Way of Life: A Narrative in Documents (Annals of Communism)
Stalinism as a Way of Life: A Narrative in Documents (Annals of Communism)
by Lewis H Siegelbaum
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The lifestyles of ordinary Russians living under Stalinism in the 1930s are related through this unique collection of 157 documents from recently opened Soviet archives. Comprised mostly of letters to authorities from Soviet citizens, these documents... (read more)

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Stalin's Letters to Molotov, 1925-1936 (Annals of Communism)
Stalin's Letters to Molotov, 1925-1936 (Annals of Communism)
by Lars T Lih
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"It is thus important to a) fundamentally purge the Finance and Gosbank bureaucracy, despite the wails of dubious Communists like Briukhanov-Piatakov; b) definitely shoot two or three dozen wreckers from these apparaty, including several dozen common... (read more)

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Petersburg: The Physiology of a City
Petersburg: The Physiology of a City
by Nikolai Nekrasov
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This landmark collection of short works forms a vivid documentary of life in midnineteenth-century St. Petersburg. Editor Nikolai Nekrasov was the most influential literary entrepreneur of the day, and he assembled works ranging from ethnography to... (read more)

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Moscow, December 25 1991 (11 Edition)
Moscow, December 25 1991 (11 Edition)
by Conor Oclery
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The implosion of the Soviet Union was the culmination of a gripping game played out between two men who intensely disliked each other and had different concepts for the future. Mikhail Gorbachev, a sophisticated and urbane reformer, sought to modernize... (read more)

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