Central Asian, Russian & Eastern European Studies Products

  • Coloniality, Nationality, Modernity

    A Postcolonial View on Baltic Cultures under Soviet Rule, 1st Edition

    Edited by Epp Annus

    Soviet postcolonial studies is an emerging field of critical inquiry, with its locus of interest in colonial aspects of the Soviet experience in the USSR and beyond. The articles in this collection offer a postcolonial perspective on Baltic societies and cultures – that is, a perspective sensitive…

    Hardback – 2018-05-15
    Routledge

  • Routledge Library Editions: Comparative Education

    1st Edition

    By Various

    Reissuing works originally published between 1962 and 1995, this collection is made up of volumes that examine insights and data from the practises and situation in one country or area when considering educational practice elsewhere. Many important educational questions are examined from this…

    Hardback – 2018-05-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Comparative Education

  • The City in Russian Culture

    1st Edition

    Edited by Pavel Lyssakov, Stephen M Norris

    Cities are constructed and organized by people, and in turn become an important factor in the organization of human life. They are sites of both social encounter and social division and provide for their inhabitants “a sense of place”. This book explores the nature of Russian cities, outlining the…

    Hardback – 2018-04-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Russia and Eastern Europe Series

  • Textiles, Fashion, and Design Reform in Austria-Hungary Before the First World War

    Principles of Dress, 1st Edition

    By Rebecca Houze

    Filling a critical gap in Vienna 1900 studies, this book offers a new reading of fin-de-siècle culture in the Austro-Hungarian Monarchy by looking at the unusual and widespread preoccupation with embroidery, fabrics, clothing, and fashion - both literally and metaphorically. The author resurrects…

    Paperback – 2018-04-25
    Routledge
    The Histories of Material Culture and Collecting, 1700-1950

  • The Organic School of the Russian Avant-Garde

    Nature's Creative Principles, 1st Edition

    By Isabel Wünsche

    The artists of the Organic School of the Russian avant-garde found inspiration as well as a model for artistic growth in the creative principles of nature. Isabel Wünsche analyzes the artistic influences, intellectual foundations, and scientific publications that shaped the formation of these…

    Paperback – 2018-04-25
    Routledge
    Science and the Arts since 1750

  • Modern Korea and Its Others

    Perceptions of the Neighbouring Countries and Korean Modernity, 1st Edition

    By Vladimir Tikhonov

    The period spanning the 1880s to 1945 was a crucially important formative time for Korea, during which understandings of modernity were largely shaped by the images of Korea’s neighbours to the east, west and north. China, Japan and Russia represented at some moments modern threats, but also…

    Paperback – 2018-04-25
    Routledge

  • Environmental Crises in Central Asia

    From steppes to seas, from deserts to glaciers, 1st Edition

    Edited by Eric Freedman, Mark Neuzil

    Environmental conditions do not exist in a vacuum. They are influenced by science, politics, history, public policy, culture, economics, public attitudes, and competing priorities, as well as past human decisions. In the case of Central Asia, such Soviet-era decisions include irrigation systems and…

    Paperback – 2018-04-25
    Routledge

  • Corruption and the Russian Economy

    How Administrative Corruption Undermines Entrepreneurship and Economic Opportunities, 1st Edition

    By Yulia Krylova

    Corruption and the Russian Economy examines why the number of entrepreneurs is declining so rapidly in contemporary Russia, how many economic opportunities are being irrevocably lost each year because of administrative corruption, and why entrepreneurship has become one of the most dangerous…

    Hardback – 2018-04-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Transnational Crime and Corruption

  • Transition Economies

    Transformation, Development, and Society in Eastern Europe and the Former Soviet Union, 1st Edition

    By Aleksandr V. Gevorkyan

    This interdisciplinary study offers a comprehensive analysis of the transition economies of Central and Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union. Providing full historical context and drawing on a wide range of literature, this book explores the continuous economic and social transformation of…

    Paperback – 2018-04-20
    Routledge

  • Kyrgyzstan - Regime Security and Foreign Policy

    1st Edition

    By Kemel Toktomushev

    Kyrgyzstan is an interesting example of a relatively weak state, which for its brief period of independence has already ousted two presidents, experienced two revolutions, survived two interethnic conflicts and yet remained intact. This book explores this apparent paradox and argues that the schism…

    Paperback – 2018-04-20
    Routledge
    Central Asian Studies

  • Gender Inequality in the Eastern European Labour Market

    Twenty-five years of transition since the fall of communism, 1st Edition

    Edited by Giovanni Razzu

    Under communism there was, in the countries of Eastern Europe, a high level of gender equality in the labour market, particularly in terms of high participation rates by women. The transition from communism has upset this situation, with different impacts in the different countries. This book…

    Paperback – 2018-04-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Russia and Eastern Europe Series

  • The Catholic Church and Soviet Russia, 1917-39

    1st Edition

    By Dennis J. Dunn

    This book, based on extensive research including in the Russian and Vatican archives, charts the development of relations between the Catholic Church and the Soviet Union from the Bolshevik Revolution of 1917 to the death of Pope Pius XI in 1939. It provides background information on the animosity…

    Paperback – 2018-04-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Religion, Society and Government in Eastern Europe and the Former Soviet States

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