Central Asian, Russian & Eastern European Studies Products

  • Post-Socialist Urban Infrastructures

    1st Edition

    Edited by Tauri Tuvikene, Wladimir Sgibnev, Carola S. Neugebauer

    Post-Socialist Urban Infrastructures critically elaborates on often forgotten, but some of the most essential, aspects of contemporary urban life, namely infrastructures, and links them to a discussion of post-socialist transformation. As the skeletons of cities, infrastructures capture the…

    Hardback – 2019-04-30 
    Routledge Research in Planning and Urban Design

  • The Soviet Colossus

    History and Aftermath, 8th Edition

    By Michael G. Kort

    The Soviet Colossus revisits the turning points in Russia’s modern history, from the fall of the tsarist regime to the establishment of the Bolshevik dictatorship and Stalinist totalitarianism; the reforms and counter-reforms of Khrushchev and Brezhnev to the reform program of Mikhail Gorbachev and…

    Paperback – 2019-05-03 

  • The Development of the Balkan Region

    1st Edition

    Edited by George Petrakos, Stoyan Totev

    This title was first published in 2001. A comparative overview and analysis of the economic performance, structure and trade relations of the Balkan region. Using original, detailed and up-to-the minute data, the contributors detect basic trends and developments with respect to trade relations,…

    Hardback – 2019-05-09 
    Routledge Revivals

  • Russia's Plato

    Plato and the Platonic Tradition in Russian Education, Science and Ideology (1840–1930), 1st Edition

    By Frances Nethercott

    This title was first published in 2000. This work identifies the differences between the Russian intellectual approach to reading Plato and that of other European countries. This study offers a complex perspective on Russian philosophical learnings up to 1930. The book contains five chapters with…

    Hardback – 2019-05-09 
    Routledge Revivals

  • Memory, Forgetting and the Legacy of Post-1945 Displacement in Russia and Eastern Europe

    1st Edition

    By Uilleam Blacker

    After the Second World War, millions of people across Eastern Europe, displaced as a result of wartime destruction, deportations and redrawing of state boundaries, found themselves living in cities that were filled with the traces of the foreign cultures of the former inhabitants. In the immediate…

    Hardback – 2019-05-15 
    BASEES/Routledge Series on Russian and East European Studies

  • The Soviet Past in the Post-Socialist Present

    Methodology and Ethics in Russian, Baltic and Central European Oral History and Memory Studies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Melanie Ilic, Dalia Leinarte

    This collection examines practical and ethical issues inherent in the application of oral history and memory studies to research about the Soviet Union and Eastern Europe since the collapse of the Soviet bloc. Case studies highlight the importance of ethical good practice, including the reflexive…

    Paperback – 2019-05-15 

  • Framing the Nation and Collective Identities

    Political Rituals and Cultural Memory of the Twentieth-Century Traumas in Croatia, 1st Edition

    Edited by Vjeran Pavlaković, Davor Pauković

    This book analyses top-down and bottom-up strategies of framing the nation and collective identities through commemorative practices relating to events from World War Two and the 1990s ‘Homeland War’ in Croatia. With attention to media representations of commemorative events and opinion poll data,…

    Hardback – 2019-05-21 
    Memory Studies: Global Constellations

  • The White Terror

    Antisemitic and Political Violence in Hungary, 1919-1921, 1st Edition

    By Béla Bodó

    The White Terror was a movement of right-wing militias that for two years actively tracked down, tortured, and murdered members of the Jewish community, as well as former supporters of the short-lived Council Republic in the years following World War I. It can be argued that this example of a…

    Hardback – 2019-05-27 
    Mass Violence in Modern History

  • Reconfigurations of Political Space in the Caucasus

    Power Practices, Governance and Transboundary Flows, 1st Edition

    Edited by Franziska Smolnik, Andrea Weiss

    In order to analyse configurations of power that transcend the territorial trap, the Caucasus is an excellent case in point. Its past and present exhibit an extraordinary richness in power practices of diverse forms that intersect on various scales. This comprehensive volume offers an innovative…

    Hardback – 2019-05-28 

  • Centrally Planned Economies

    Theory and Practice in Socialist Czechoslovakia, 1st Edition

    By Libor Žídek, Hana Lipovska, Lucie Coufalova

    Offering a retrospective view of how the system operated in Communist Czechoslovakia, this book is an important voice in the discussion about the systems of central planning. The unique features of the book include in-depth research comprising both archival records as well as analyses of around 80…

    Hardback – 2019-05-30 
    Routledge Studies in the European Economy

  • Political Geographies of the Post-Soviet Union

    1st Edition

    Edited by John O'Loughlin, Ralph S. Clem

    This comprehensive volume observes how, after 25 years of transition and uncertainty in the countries that constituted the former Soviet Union, their political geographies remain in a state of flux. The authors explore the fluid relationship between Russia, by far the dominant economic and military…

    Hardback – 2019-06-06 

  • Post-socialist Informalities

    Power, Agency and the Construction of Extra-legalities from Bosnia to China, 1st Edition

    Edited by Abel Polese, Lela Rekhviashvili, Borbála Kovács, Jeremy Morris

    This book is a comprehensive collection of key scholarship on informality from the whole post-socialist region. From Bosnia to Central Asia, passing through Russia and Azerbaijan, the contributions to this volume illustrate the multi-faceted and complex nature of informality, while demonstrating…

    Paperback – 2019-06-15 

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