E-books: Central Asian, Russian & Eastern European Studies

  • Viktor Simov: Stanislavsky’s Designer book cover

    Viktor Simov

    Stanislavsky’s Designer, 1st Edition

    Edited by PAUL FRYER, Anastasia Toros

    Viktor Simov is the first English-language biography of Konstantin Stanislavsky’s principal scenic designer at the Moscow Art Theatre from the company’s formation in 1898. His ground-breaking work included the designs for the premieres of Anton Chekhov’s major stage plays, and his approach to…

    eBook – 2019-11-28
    Routledge

  • Japan’s Cold War Policy and China: Two Perceptions of Order, 1960-1972 book cover

    Japan’s Cold War Policy and China

    Two Perceptions of Order, 1960-1972, 1st Edition

    By Yutaka Kanda

    From 1960s to the early 1970s in East Asia, the Cold War bipolar system, centering on the US and USSR, shifted to a more complicated structure. After the Cuban Missile Crisis, Washington and Moscow accelerated the détente process, leading China to fear a "collusion" of the two superpowers. Publicly…

    eBook – 2019-11-22
    Routledge
    Politics in Asia

  • Social Mobilization Beyond Ethnicity: Civic Activism and Grassroots Movements in Bosnia and Herzegovina book cover

    Social Mobilization Beyond Ethnicity

    Civic Activism and Grassroots Movements in Bosnia and Herzegovina, 1st Edition

    By Chiara Milan

    This book offers an in-depth investigation of the emergence and spread of social mobilizations that transcend ethnicity in societies violently divided along ethno-national lines. Using Bosnia Herzegovina as a case study, the book explores episodes of mobilization which have superseded…

    eBook – 2019-11-20
    Routledge
    Southeast European Studies

  • The Politics of Memory of the Second World War in Contemporary Serbia: Collaboration, Resistance and Retribution book cover

    The Politics of Memory of the Second World War in Contemporary Serbia

    Collaboration, Resistance and Retribution, 1st Edition

    By Jelena Đureinović

    Exploring the concepts of collaboration, resistance, and postwar retribution and focusing on the Chetnik movement, this book analyses the politics of memory. Since the overthrow of Slobodan Milošević in 2000, memory politics in Serbia has undergone drastic changes in the way in which the Second…

    eBook – 2019-11-19
    Routledge
    Southeast European Studies

  • New Narratives of Russian and East European Art: Between Traditions and Revolutions book cover

    New Narratives of Russian and East European Art

    Between Traditions and Revolutions, 1st Edition

    Edited by Galina Mardilovich, Maria Taroutina

    This book brings together thirteen scholars to introduce the newest and most cutting-edge research in the field of Russian and East European art history. Reconsidering canonical figures, re-examining prevalent debates, and revisiting aesthetic developments, the book challenges accepted histories…

    eBook – 2019-11-08
    Routledge
    Studies in Art Historiography

  • Azerbaijan and the European Union book cover

    Azerbaijan and the European Union

    1st Edition

    By Eske van Gils

    This book provides a comprehensive and up-to-date overview of EU-Azerbaijan relations. It examines the current state of Azerbaijan and its regime, charts the development of EU-Azerbaijan relations over time and discusses the dynamics at work in the relationship. It details the nature of the…

    eBook – 2019-11-07
    Routledge
    BASEES/Routledge Series on Russian and East European Studies

  • Forced Migration and Human Security in the Eastern Orthodox World book cover

    Forced Migration and Human Security in the Eastern Orthodox World

    1st Edition

    Edited by Lucian N. Leustean

    The conflict in Eastern Ukraine and the European refugee crisis have led to a dramatic increase in forced displacement across Europe. Fleeing war and violence, millions of refugees and internally displaced people face the social and political cultures of the predominantly Christian Orthodox…

    eBook – 2019-11-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Religion, Society and Government in Eastern Europe and the Former Soviet States

  • ‘The Politics’ and ‘The Political’ of the Eastern Partnership Initiative: Reshaping the Agenda book cover

    ‘The Politics’ and ‘The Political’ of the Eastern Partnership Initiative

    Reshaping the Agenda, 1st Edition

    Edited by Elena Korosteleva, Igor Merheim-Eyre, Eske Van Gils

    The Special Issue consolidates new approaches to the study of the EU’s role in the eastern neighbourhood and beyond, informed by post-structuralist traditions in international relations. More specifically, by revisiting the European Neighbourhood Policy’s agenda from the conceptual perspective of ‘…

    eBook – 2019-10-31
    Routledge

  • Facilitating Transition by Internationalization: Outward Direct Investment from Central European Economies in Transition book cover

    Facilitating Transition by Internationalization

    Outward Direct Investment from Central European Economies in Transition, 1st Edition

    By Matija Rojec

    Edited by Marjan Svetlicic

    FDI has proved to be the most dynamic defensive and offensive response to globalization. This book provides an in-depth evaluation of the rationale as well as theoretical and empirical explanations of the outward internationalization of firms from the Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Poland and…

    eBook – 2019-10-28
    Routledge
    Transition and Development

  • Russia's Islam and Orthodoxy beyond the Institutions: Languages of Conversion, Competition and Convergence book cover

    Russia's Islam and Orthodoxy beyond the Institutions

    Languages of Conversion, Competition and Convergence, 1st Edition

    Edited by Alfrid K. Bustanov, Michael Kemper

    Islam and the Orthodox Church in contemporary Russia are usually studied in isolation from each other, and each in relation to the Kremlin; the latter demands the development of a home-grown and patriotic ‘religious traditionalism, as a bulwark against subversive ‘non-traditional’ imports. This…

    eBook – 2019-10-28
    Routledge

  • Borderlands in European Gender Studies: Beyond the East–West Frontier book cover

    Borderlands in European Gender Studies

    Beyond the East–West Frontier, 1st Edition

    Edited by Teresa Kulawik, Zhanna Kravchenko

    Challenging persistent geopolitical asymmetries in feminist knowledge production, this collection depicts collisions between concepts and lived experiences, between academic feminism and political activism, between the West as generalizable and the East as the concrete Other. Borderlands in…

    eBook – 2019-10-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Feminist Studies and Intersectionality

  • The Good Citizen: The Markers of Privilege in America book cover

    The Good Citizen

    The Markers of Privilege in America, 1st Edition

    By JoAnne Myers

    Using applied political theory, JoAnne Myers presents five markers by which citizens become second-class citizens—property, productivity, participation, patriotism, and reproduction. Citizenship is a highly contested status since it grants members political rights and responsibilities. It is…

    eBook – 2019-10-21
    Routledge

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