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Routledge Studies in the History of Russia and Eastern Europe


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Cultural Cold Wars and UNESCO in the Twentieth Century

Cultural Cold Wars and UNESCO in the Twentieth Century

1st Edition

Forthcoming

By W. John Morgan
September 30, 2024

Cultural Cold Wars and UNESCO in the Twentieth Century addresses the now considerable interest in the concept of cultural cold war as a means of advancing ideologies.  The book charts the development of the concept in the 20th century. Structured in two parts, the book first considers the League of...

The Warsaw Pact, 1985-1991- Disintegration and Dissolution

The Warsaw Pact, 1985-1991- Disintegration and Dissolution

1st Edition

Forthcoming

By Matej Bily
August 26, 2024

This book analyzes the last phase of the Warsaw Pact based on unusually large-scale archival research conducted in many countries. Focusing on the changes in the organization’s functioning after Mikhail Gorbachev came to power in the Soviet Union, the author examines the role played by the Warsaw ...

Italy, Yugoslavia, and the Controversy over the Adriatic Region, 1915-1920 Strategic Expectations and Geopolitical Realities in the Aftermath of the Great War

Italy, Yugoslavia, and the Controversy over the Adriatic Region, 1915-1920: Strategic Expectations and Geopolitical Realities in the Aftermath of the Great War

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Edited By Stefano Bianchini
August 16, 2024

This book explores the path that led to the Treaty of Rapallo (1920) between Italy and the new Kingdom of the Serbs, Croats and Slovenes, later the Kingdom of Yugoslavia, in the aftermath of the First World War, when the territories of the former Austro-Hungarian Empire were allotted to new and ...

Parliaments in the Late Russian Empire, Revolutionary Russia, and the Soviet Union

Parliaments in the Late Russian Empire, Revolutionary Russia, and the Soviet Union

1st Edition

By Ivan Sablin
February 12, 2024

This book examines the meanings that were attached to the terms “parliament” and “parliamentarism” in the different historical and discursive contexts of the late Russian Empire, revolutionary and Soviet Russia, and the Soviet Union. It discusses those institutions referred to as parliaments by ...

Muslim Reformers and the Bolsheviks The Case of Daghestan

Muslim Reformers and the Bolsheviks: The Case of Daghestan

1st Edition

By Naira. E Sahakyan
January 29, 2024

This book explores how the Muslim scholars of Daghestan, an important Muslim region within Russia, experienced the 1917 Russian Revolution and how they attempted to gain religious and political authority in the new post-imperial environment. Covering the period between the February Revolution and ...

Russian Pogroms and Jewish Revolution, 1905 Class, Ethnicity, Autocracy in the First Russian Revolution

Russian Pogroms and Jewish Revolution, 1905: Class, Ethnicity, Autocracy in the First Russian Revolution

1st Edition

By Gerald D. Surh
December 07, 2023

This book, based on extensive original research, examines the widespread and violent pogroms against Jews which took place in the Russian Empire in 1905. It briefly surveys the earlier history of Jews in the Russian Empire and the discriminatory policies against them. The work outlines the extent ...

Russia in Manchuria A Problem of Empire

Russia in Manchuria: A Problem of Empire

1st Edition

By Paul Dukes
September 25, 2023

Manchuria, the name given to China’s North-eastern provinces by foreign powers, has been contested by China, Russia and Japan in particular over many centuries. This book surveys the history of Manchuria, focusing particularly on the Russian and Soviet perspective. It outlines early colonisation of...

Soviet and Post-Soviet Lithuania – Generational Experiences

Soviet and Post-Soviet Lithuania – Generational Experiences

1st Edition

Edited By Laima Zilinskiene, Melanie Ilic
September 25, 2023

This book explores the impact on different generations of Lithuanians of the fifty-year Soviet modernisation project which was implemented in Lithuania from 1940 to 1991. It reveals the specific characteristics of ‘the last Soviet generation’, born in the 1970s, and sets this generation apart from ...

Medieval Rus’ and Early Modern Russia Texts and Contexts

Medieval Rus’ and Early Modern Russia: Texts and Contexts

1st Edition

Edited By Susana Torres Prieto, Andrei Franklin
March 08, 2023

Research on the East Slavs in the medieval period has considerably changed since the collapse of the Soviet Union. The emergence of new states forced a rethinking of many aspects of the history and culture of the early East Slavs as the subject became increasingly disentangled from the umbrella of ...

The Soviet Union and Global Environmental Change Modifying the Biosphere and Conceptualizing Society-Nature Interaction

The Soviet Union and Global Environmental Change: Modifying the Biosphere and Conceptualizing Society-Nature Interaction

1st Edition

By Jonathan Oldfield
January 09, 2023

This book argues that the Soviet Union was a highly influential actor in furthering understandings of society-nature interaction on the international stage and played a key role in helping to shape, conceptualize and assess the relationship between humankind and the Earth system. It considers how ...

Russian Peasant Bride Theft

Russian Peasant Bride Theft

1st Edition

By John Bushnell
September 26, 2022

This book explores the history of Russian peasant bride theft - abduction, capture - from the adoption of Christianity in Kievan Rus in the late tenth century to the very early twentieth century. It argues that bride theft in eighteenth and nineteenth century Russia was practised in large part by, ...

Late Tsarist Russia, 1881–1913

Late Tsarist Russia, 1881–1913

1st Edition

By Beryl Williams
May 06, 2022

This book brings together the large volume of work on late Tsarist Russia published over the last 30 years, to show an overall picture of Russia under the last two tsars - before the war brought down not only the Russian empire but also those of Germany, Austria–Hungary and Turkey. It turns the ...

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