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BASEES/Routledge Series on Russian and East European Studies


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This series is published on behalf of BASEES (the British Association for Slavonic and East European Studies). The series comprises original, high-quality, research-level work by both new and established scholars on all aspects of Russian, Soviet, post-Soviet and East European Studies in humanities and social science subjects.

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Russia's Regional Museums Representing and Misrepresenting Knowledge about Nature, History and Society

Russia's Regional Museums: Representing and Misrepresenting Knowledge about Nature, History and Society

1st Edition

Forthcoming

By Sofia Gavrilova
September 15, 2022

This book presents the results of extensive research into the very interesting phenomenon of local museums – kraevedschskyi museums – in Russia’s regions. It outlines how numerous such museums are, how long they have existed, what they display, and how this has changed, or not, from Soviet times up...

From German Königsberg to Soviet Kaliningrad Appropriating Place and Constructing Identity

From German Königsberg to Soviet Kaliningrad: Appropriating Place and Constructing Identity

1st Edition

Forthcoming

By Jamie Freeman
May 30, 2022

This book explores how the Soviet Union, after capturing and annexing the German East Prussian city of Königsberg in 1945 and renaming it Kaliningrad, worked to transform the city into a model of Soviet modernity. It examines how the Soviets expelled all the remaining German people, repopulated the...

Governing the Soviet Union's National Republics The Second Secretaries of the Communist Party

Governing the Soviet Union's National Republics: The Second Secretaries of the Communist Party

1st Edition

Forthcoming

By Saulius Grybkauskas
May 30, 2022

Second Secretary of the Central Committee of a Soviet republic does not sound a very important position, but as this book shows it was an extremely important role, one that helped hold the Soviet Union together and helped to keep it going for so long. The key was that Second Secretaries were both ...

Putin's Fascists Russkii Obraz and the Politics of Managed Nationalism in Russia

Putin's Fascists: Russkii Obraz and the Politics of Managed Nationalism in Russia

1st Edition

Forthcoming

By Robert Horvath
May 30, 2022

This book examines the relationship between the Putin regime and Russkii Obraz, a neo-nazi organization that became a major force on Russia's radical nationalist scene in 2008-10. It shows how Russkii Obraz’s rise was boosted by the regime’s policy of ‘managed nationalism,’ which mobilised radical ...

The Making of Kropotkin's Anarchist Thought Disease, Degeneration, Health and the Bio-political Dimension

The Making of Kropotkin's Anarchist Thought: Disease, Degeneration, Health and the Bio-political Dimension

1st Edition

By Richard Morgan
April 29, 2022

This book argues that the Russian thinker Petr Kropotkin’s anarchism was a bio-political revolutionary project. It shows how Kropotkin drew on late nineteenth- and early twentieth-century European and Russian bio-social-medical scientific thought to the extent that ideas about health, sickness, ...

Projecting Russia in a Mediatized World Recursive Nationhood

Projecting Russia in a Mediatized World: Recursive Nationhood

1st Edition

By Stephen Hutchings
January 31, 2022

This book presents a new perspective on how Russia projects itself to the world. Distancing itself from familiar, agency-driven International Relations accounts that focus on what ‘the Kremlin’ is up to and why, it argues for the need to pay attention to deeper, trans-state processes over which the...

Siberian Exile and the Invention of Revolutionary Russia, 1825–1917 Exiles, Émigrés and the International Reception of Russian Radicalism

Siberian Exile and the Invention of Revolutionary Russia, 1825–1917: Exiles, Émigrés and the International Reception of Russian Radicalism

1st Edition

By Ben Phillips
December 31, 2021

Over the course of the nineteenth century Siberia developed a fearsome reputation as a place of exile, often imagined as a vast penal colony and seen as a symbol of the iniquities of autocratic and totalitarian Tsarist rule. This book examines how Siberia’s reputation came about and discusses the ...

Conservatism and Memory Politics in Russia and Eastern Europe

Conservatism and Memory Politics in Russia and Eastern Europe

1st Edition

Edited By Katalin Miklóssy, Markku Kangaspuro
December 14, 2021

This book discusses the diverse practices and discourses of memory politics in Russia and Eastern Europe. It argues that currently prevailing conservativism has a long tradition, which continued even in Communist times, and is different to conservatism in the West, which can accommodate other ...

Moscow and the Non-Russian Republics in the Soviet Union Nomenklatura, Intelligentsia and Centre-Periphery Relations

Moscow and the Non-Russian Republics in the Soviet Union: Nomenklatura, Intelligentsia and Centre-Periphery Relations

1st Edition

Edited By Li Bennich-Björkman, Saulius Grybkauskas
December 14, 2021

This book examines what came to determine the local power and character of the Communist party-state at the level of the national non-Russian republics. It discusses how, although the Soviet Union looked centralised and monolithic to outsiders, local party-states formed their own fiefdoms and had ...

Business Culture in Putin's Russia

Business Culture in Putin's Russia

1st Edition

By John Kennedy
November 11, 2021

This book examines how Russia’s entrepreneurs operate in a business environment beset with risk and uncertainty. The challenges they may encounter include an unreliable judicial system, insecure property rights, arbitrary interference from officials, as well as corruption, harassment, suspicion and...

Ideology and Social Protests in Eastern Europe Beyond the Transition's Liberal Consensus

Ideology and Social Protests in Eastern Europe: Beyond the Transition's Liberal Consensus

1st Edition

By Veronika Stoyanova
September 30, 2021

This book argues that the recent political mobilizations in Eastern Europe have been underpinned by a class struggle between a more conservative and a more radical line of contention. The latter line, the book contends, is designed by and for subaltern groups whose anti-systemic programme calls for...

Inside the East European Planned Economy State Planning, Factory and Manager

Inside the East European Planned Economy: State Planning, Factory and Manager

1st Edition

By Voicu Ion Sucala
September 30, 2021

This book puts forward a new perspective on the planned economies of communist Eastern Europe, demonstrating in detail how economic practice in such countries was shaped by the interplay among planners, managers and Party apparatchiks. Based on extensive original research, including interviews with...

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