Central Asian, Russian & Eastern European Studies Products

  • Modern Russia: The Basics

    1st Edition

    By Charlotte Alston

    Modern Russia: The Basics is an accessible introduction to the key events and transformations which have taken place in Russia from the late 19th century to the present day. Exploring the subject in seven clearly defined chronological periods, this text examines the politics, economics, culture of…

    Paperback – 2019-12-15
    Routledge
    The Basics

  • Xinjiang - China's Northwest Frontier

    1st Edition

    Edited by K. Warikoo

    Xinjiang is the ‘pivot of Asia’, where the frontiers of China, Tibet, India, Afghanistan, Pakistan and Central Asia approach each other. The growing Uyghur demand for a separate homeland and continuing violence in Xinjiang have brought this region into the focus of national and international…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • US Policies in Central Asia

    Democracy, Energy and the War on Terror, 1st Edition

    By Ilya Levine

    Democracy promotion, security and energy are the predominant themes of US policy in Central Asia after the Cold War. This book analyses how the Bush administration understood and pursued its interests in the Central Asia states, namely Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan.…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Ruptures and Continuities in Soviet/Russian Cinema

    Styles, characters and genres before and after the collapse of the USSR, 1st Edition

    Edited by Birgit Beumers, Eugenie Zvonkine

    This book, based on extensive original research, examines how far the collapse of the Soviet Union represented a threshold that initiated change or whether there are continuities which gradually reshaped cinema in the new Russia. The book considers a wide range of films and film-makers and explores…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Post-Soviet Constitutions and Challenges of Regional Integration

    Adapting to European and Eurasian integration projects, 1st Edition

    Edited by Roman Petrov, Peter Van Elsuwege

    This book explores the implications of European and Eurasian integration projects for the constitutional orders of post-Soviet countries. On the one hand, the process of Eurasian integration, culminating in the establishment of the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU), led to the creation of new…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Social Media and Politics in Central and Eastern Europe

    1st Edition

    Edited by Paweł Surowiec, Václav Štětka

    Social media are increasingly revolutionising the ways in which political communication works, and their importance for engaging citizens in politics and public affairs is well understood by political actors. This book surveys current developments in social media and politics in a range of Central…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Russia's Relations with Kazakhstan

    Rethinking Ex-Soviet Transitions in the Emerging World System, 1st Edition

    By Yelena Nikolayevna Zabortseva

    Recent political developments in post-Soviet countries have raised novel issues regarding the stability of the post-Cold War world order. A new direction in policy has been exemplified by the recent bolstering of a number of post-Soviet political and economic institutions - such as CSTO, SCO and…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Turkic Soundscapes

    From Shamanic Voices to Hip-Hop, 1st Edition

    Edited by Razia Sultanova, Megan Rancier

    The Turkic soundscape is both geographically huge and culturally diverse (twenty-eight countries, republics and districts extending from Eastern Europe through the Caucasus and throughout Central Asia). Although the Turkic peoples of the world can trace their linguistic and genetic ancestries to…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Rethinking the Russian Revolution as Historical Divide

    1st Edition

    Edited by Matthias Neumann, Andy Willimott

    The Russian Revolution of 1917 has often been presented as a complete break with the past, with everything which had gone before swept away, and all aspects of politics, economy, and society reformed and made new. Recently, however, historians have increasingly come to question this view,…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Russia's Economy in an Epoch of Turbulence

    Crises and Lessons, 1st Edition

    By Vladimir Mau

    Over the course of the last thirty years post-communist Russia has either been struggling with crises, discussing the lessons learned from past crises, or attempting to trace the contours of future crises. Based on the author’s own experiences and his research over this long period, this book…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Russian Environmental Politics

    State, Industry and Policymaking, 1st Edition

    By Ellie Martus

    Protecting the environment is a key issue for Russia, with its vast wilderness areas and its economy’s reliance on extractive industries, which have the potential to cause massive pollution. This book explores how policymaking works in Russia, focusing on the important field of environmental policy…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • The Western Allies and Soviet Potential in World War II

    Economy, Society and Military Power, 1st Edition

    By Martin Kahn

    World War II was the largest and most devastating war in modern history with far-reaching consequences. The single most important campaign was the Soviet–German war, which consumed the lion share of Germany’s military resources. In contrast to the tone in German and Anglo-American precampaign…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

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