Central Asian, Russian & Eastern European Studies Products

  • 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,…

    Hardback – 2017-11-21
    Routledge
    BASEES/Routledge Series on Russian and East European Studies

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2017-11-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Russia and Eastern Europe Series

  • Geoffrey Swain

    Against the Grain, 1st Edition

    Edited by Terry Cox

    Acclaimed historian, and retired Alec Nove Chair in Russian and East European History at the University of Glasgow, Geoffrey Swain, has written extensively on the history of Russia and Eastern Europe during the twentieth century, in particular on Russia during the Civil War, Latvia during the first…

    Hardback – 2017-11-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Europe-Asia Studies

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2017-11-14
    Routledge
    BASEES/Routledge Series on Russian and East European Studies

  • Understanding Central Europe

    1st Edition

    Edited by Marcin Moskalewicz, Wojciech Przybylski

    “Central Europe” is a vague and ambiguous term, more to do with outlook and a state of mind than with a firmly defined geographical region. In the immediate aftermath of the collapse of the Iron Curtain, Central Europeans considered themselves to be culturally part of the West,…

    Hardback – 2017-11-13
    Routledge
    BASEES/Routledge Series on Russian and East European Studies

  • Stalin’s Constitution (Open Access)

    Soviet Participatory Politics and the Discussion of the 1936 Draft Constitution, 1st Edition

    By Samantha Lomb

    Upon its adoption in December 1936, Soviet leaders hailed the new so-called Stalin Constitution as the most democratic in the world. Scholars have long scoffed at this claim, noting that the mass repression of 1937–1938 that followed rendered it a hollow document. This study does not address these…

    Hardback – 2017-11-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Modern European History

  • Biographical Research in Eastern Europe

    Altered Lives and Broken Biographies, 1st Edition

    By Robert Miller

    Edited by Robin Humphrey

    This title was first published in 2003. The transition from socialism experienced by the countries of Eastern and Central Europe during the last decade has been recognised as a profound historical watershed. It is only now, however, that the meanings and dimensions of 'post-socialism' are becoming…

    Hardback – 2017-11-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • When Ideas Fail

    Economic Thought, the Failure of Transition and the Rise of Institutional Instability in Post-Soviet Russia, 1st Edition

    By Joachim Zweynert

    In the history of Russian economic ideas, a peculiar mix of anthropocentrism and holism provided fertile breeding ground for patterns of thought that were in potential conflict with the market. These patterns, did not render the emergence of capitalism in Russia impossible. But they entailed a deep…

    Hardback – 2017-11-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the European Economy

  • The Mother of God in the Theology of Sergius Bulgakov

    The Soul Of The World, 1st Edition

    By Walter Nunzio Sisto

    This book explores the Mariology of one of the most unique and fascinating thinkers in the Russian Orthodox tradition, Father Sergius Bulgakov. Bulgakov develops the Russian sophianic mariological tradition initiated by Vladimir Solo’ev and argues that Mary is the "soul of the world" or the…

    Hardback – 2017-10-31
    Routledge

  • Wage Distribution Fairness in Post-Socialist Countries

    Situation and Socialization, 1st Edition

    By Zsófia Ignácz

    Fairness of wage distribution – or the perception of such – is a phenomenon crucial for the stability of new democracies. While theories exist about how change of the political system trickles down to the attitudinal level, the systematic analysis of the effect of economic transition on public…

    Hardback – 2017-10-31
    Routledge
    Studies in European Sociology

  • The Dissolution of Yugoslavia and the Badinter Arbitration Commission

    A Contextual Study of Peace-Making Efforts in the Post-Cold War World, 1st Edition

    By Steve Terrett

    This title was first published in 2000:  Yugoslavia’s dissolved at a time when rhetoric of the New World Order was firmly established in legal and political discourse. Nevertheless, the largely positive appraisal of international law’s response to the Iraq - Kuwait conflict has not been…

    Hardback – 2017-10-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Return of the Peasant

    Land Reform in Post-Communist Romania, 1st Edition

    By A.L. Cartwright

    This title was first published in 2001. Of the many far reaching issues facing post-communist states in the wake of the collapse of communist rule, few have continued to pose such dilemmas for future progress as the land question. This book provides a historical account of national and local…

    Hardback – 2017-10-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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