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  • Rachmaninoff: Composer, Pianist, Conductor

    1st Edition

    By Barrie Martyn

    This study is the first to consider all three of Rachmaninoff's careers in detail. After surveying his place in Russian musical history and his creative activity, the author examines, with musical examples, each working chronological order against the background of the composer's life. Among the…

    Paperback – 2016-11-17
    Routledge

  • Introduction to Business Law in Russia

    1st Edition

    By Vladimir Orlov

    This volume provides a comprehensive overview of business law in Russia. It presents an introduction to the Russian legal system in general before going on to provide a thorough analysis of the key aspects such as regulation, taxation, competition, contracts, intellectual property law, among many…

    Paperback – 2016-11-17
    Routledge

  • Health and Health Care in the New Russia

    1st Edition

    By Nataliya Tikhonova

    Edited by Nick Manning

    This volume explores the nature of health and health-care experiences in Russia by comparing societies and communities with different socio-cultural conditions. The unique use of longitudinal data collected over ten years, allows the authors to address key questions on Russians individual…

    Paperback – 2016-11-17
    Routledge

  • The Changing Governance of Renewable Natural Resources in Northwest Russia

    1st Edition

    By Soili Nystén-Haarala

    Bringing together scholars of human geography, environmental sociology, law, economics and international policy from Finland, Russia, Sweden and Germany, this book examines how local communities and enterprises adjust to transition and institutional changes in Northwest Russia. A unique and…

    Paperback – 2016-11-16
    Routledge

  • Karol Szymanowski

    His Life and Work, 1st Edition

    By Alistair Wightman

    The music of the Polish composer Karol Szymanowski (1882-1937) has enjoyed a resurgence of interest in recent years. Despite wide recognition in his own lifetime, Szymanowski’s works were somewhat overlooked in the decades following his death. Outside Poland, changing fashions militated against…

    Paperback – 2016-11-16
    Routledge

  • Writing Russia in the Age of Shakespeare

    1st Edition

    By Daryl W. Palmer

    This study commences with a simple question: how did Russia matter to England in the age of William Shakespeare? In order to answer the question, the author studies stories of Lapland survival, diplomatic envoys, merchant transactions, and plays for the public theaters of London. At the heart of…

    Paperback – 2016-11-15
    Routledge
    Studies in European Cultural Transition

  • The Performing Style of Alexander Scriabin

    1st Edition

    By Anatole Leikin

    When Alexander Nikolayevich Scriabin's music was performed during his lifetime, it always elicited ecstatic responses from the listeners. Wilhelm Gericke, conductor of the Vienna opera, rushed backstage after one of Scriabin's concerts and fell on his knees crying, 'It's genius, it's genius...'.…

    Paperback – 2016-11-15
    Routledge

  • Composing the Modern Subject: Four String Quartets by Dmitri Shostakovich

    1st Edition

    By Sarah Reichardt

    Since the publication of Solomon Volkov's disputed memoirs of Dmitri Shostakovich, the composer and his music has been subject to heated debate concerning how the musical meaning of his works can be understood in relationship to the composer's life within the Soviet State. While much ink has been…

    Paperback – 2016-11-15
    Routledge

  • A Soviet Credo: Shostakovich's Fourth Symphony

    1st Edition

    By Pauline Fairclough

    Composed in 1935-36 and intended to be his artistic 'credo', Shostakovich's Fourth Symphony was not performed publicly until 1961. Here, Dr Pauline Fairclough tackles head-on one of the most significant and least understood of Shostakovich's major works. She argues that the Fourth Symphony was…

    Paperback – 2016-11-15
    Routledge

  • Crossing the Line

    Vagrancy, Homelessness and Social Displacement in Russia, 1st Edition

    By Svetlana Stephenson

    This pioneering book is the first to explore the experiences of homeless people in Russia in the late Soviet period and during post-socialist transition. Through their own stories, it introduces us to the hidden world of vagrants, itinerant workers and the street homeless - roofless people living…

    Paperback – 2016-11-15
    Routledge

  • Shake, Rattle and Roll: Yugoslav Rock Music and the Poetics of Social Critique

    1st Edition

    By Dalibor Mišina

    From the late-1970s to the late-1980s rock music in Yugoslavia had an important social and political purpose of providing a popular cultural outlet for the unique forms of socio-cultural critique that engaged with the realities and problems of life in Yugoslav society. The three music movements…

    Paperback – 2016-11-15
    Routledge

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11
    Routledge
    Transition and Development

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