Central Asian, Russian & Eastern European Studies Products

  • Northern Territories, Asia-Pacific Regional Conflicts and the Aland Experience

    Untying the Kurillian Knot, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kimie Hara, Geoffrey Jukes

    This volume is the fruit of an international collaborative study, which considers the Åland islands settlement in northern Europe as a resolution model for the major Asia-Pacific regional conflicts that derived from the post-World War II disposition of Japan, with particular focus on the…

    Paperback – 2016-10-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Asia's Transformations

  • Ligeti's Laments: Nostalgia, Exoticism, and the Absolute

    1st Edition

    By Amy Bauer

    When the Hungarian composer György Ligeti passed away in June 2006, he was widely feted as being one of the greatest composers of our time. His complete published works were recorded during his lifetime and his music continues to inspire a steady stream of performances and scholarship. Ligeti's…

    Paperback – 2016-10-03
    Routledge

  • Twentieth-Century Music and Politics

    Essays in Memory of Neil Edmunds, 1st Edition

    Edited by Pauline Fairclough

    When considering the role music played in the major totalitarian regimes of the century it is music's usefulness as propaganda that leaps first to mind. But as a number of the chapters in this volume demonstrate, there is a complex relationship both between art music and politicised mass culture,…

    Paperback – 2016-10-03
    Routledge

  • Deconstructing the Reconstruction

    Human Rights and Rule of Law in Postwar Bosnia and Herzegovina, 1st Edition

    Edited by Dina Francesca Haynes

    Bringing together a range of contributors from multiple countries, this interdisciplinary volume offers a unique field view of the rule of law and human rights reform in the reconciliation and reconstruction process. The contributors all worked in Bosnia and Herzegovina during the ten years after…

    Paperback – 2016-09-09
    Routledge

  • Accession and Migration

    Changing Policy, Society, and Culture in an Enlarged Europe, 1st Edition

    By Yordanka Valkanova

    Edited by John Eade

    The expansion of the European Union in May 2004 through the entry of ten countries from Central and Eastern Europe, has generated considerable media interest - interest which was revived by further expansion in January 2007 when Bulgaria and Romania became the latest nations from the east to join.…

    Paperback – 2016-09-09
    Routledge
    Studies in Migration and Diaspora

  • The New Bosnian Mosaic

    Identities, Memories and Moral Claims in a Post-War Society, 1st Edition

    By Elissa Helms

    Edited by Xavier Bougarel

    Since the violent events of the Bosnian war and the revelations of ethnic cleansing that shocked the world in the early 1990s, Bosnia has become a metaphor for the new ethnic nationalisms, for the transformation of warfare in the post-Cold War era, and for new forms of peacekeeping and…

    Paperback – 2016-09-09
    Routledge

  • The Challenges of Diaspora Migration

    Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Israel and Germany, 1st Edition

    By Rainer K. Silbereisen, Peter F. Titzmann

    Diaspora or 'ethnic return' migrants have often been privileged in terms of citizenship and material support when they seek to return to their ancestral land, yet for many, after long periods of absence - sometimes extending to generations - acculturation to their new environment is as complex as…

    Paperback – 2016-09-09
    Routledge
    Studies in Migration and Diaspora

  • The Russian Orthodox Church and Human Rights

    1st Edition

    By Kristina Stoeckl

    This book examines the key 2008 publication of the Russian Orthodox Church on human dignity, freedom, and rights. It considers how the document was formed, charting the development over time of the Russian Orthodox Church's views on human rights. It analyzes the detail of the document, and assesses…

    Paperback – 2016-08-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Religion, Society and Government in Eastern Europe and the Former Soviet States

  • Digital Russia

    The Language, Culture and Politics of New Media Communication, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michael Gorham, Ingunn Lunde, Martin Paulsen

    Digital Russia provides a comprehensive analysis of the ways in which new media technologies have shaped language and communication in contemporary Russia. It traces the development of the Russian-language internet, explores the evolution of web-based communication practices, showing how they have…

    Paperback – 2016-08-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Russia and Eastern Europe Series

  • The Making of Modern Georgia, 1918-2012

    The First Georgian Republic and its Successors, 1st Edition

    Edited by Stephen F. Jones

    When most of Eastern Europe was struggling with dictatorships of one kind or another, the Democratic Republic of Georgia (1918-1921) established a constitution, a parliamentary system with national elections, an active opposition, and a free press. Like the Democratic Republic of Georgia in 1918,…

    Paperback – 2016-08-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Russia and Eastern Europe Series

  • Nicolas Medtner

    His Life and Music, 1st Edition

    By Barrie Martyn

    Nicholas Medtner (1880-1951) has always been a neglected figure in the history of Russian music, and yet his friend Rachmaninoff considered him the greatest of contemporary composers. He wrote three fine piano concertos, more than one hundred solo piano compositions, including a cycle of fourteen…

    Paperback – 2016-08-26
    Routledge

  • Eighteenth-Century Russian Music

    1st Edition

    By Marina Ritzarev

    Little is known outside of Russia about the nation's musical heritage prior to the nineteenth century. Western scholarship has tended to view the history of Russian music as not beginning until the end of the eighteenth century. Marina Ritzarev's work shows this interpretation to be misguided.…

    Paperback – 2016-08-26
    Routledge

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