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  • Russia, the West, and the Ukraine Crisis

    Edited by Elias Götz

    This book examines the causes and consequences of the Ukraine crisis, with a special focus on Russia’s relations with the West. Towards that end, it brings together international relations scholars and area specialists. Issues covered include: the evolution of EU-Russia and US-Russia relations, the…

    Hardback – 2017-07-04 

  • Kazakhstan's Foreign Policy

    Regime neo-Eurasianism in the Nazarbaev era

    By Luca Anceschi

    For much of the post-Soviet era, Kazakhstan’s international relations developed against a specific backdrop: the Eurasian continent, a (vaguely defined) politico-cultural space with the modern Kazakhstani state at its centre. This book looks at the central role occupied by ‘regime neo-Eurasianism’…

    Hardback – 2017-06-30 
    Central Asia Research Forum

  • The Ukraine Conflict

    Security, identity and politics in the Wider Europe

    Edited by Derek Averre, Kataryna Wolczuk

    It is not hyperbole to suggest that the foundations of post-cold war security in Europe were badly damaged by the conflict in Ukraine since 2014. Russia’s annexation of Crimea and intervention in eastern Ukraine appear to have created a ‘simmering’ conflict, which may take years to resolve and have…

    Hardback – 2017-06-13 
    Routledge Europe-Asia Studies

  • Routledge Handbook of Central Asian Politics

    Edited by Reuel R. Hanks, Dilshod Achilov

    Since achieving independence in 1991, the five states of Central Asia have increasingly gained geopolitical, economic and strategic significance.  There are several reasons for the region’s rise in importance. Geographic location, at the intersection of Russia, South Asia, China and the…

    Hardback – 2017-06-01 

  • Routledge Library Editions: Joseph Stalin

    By Various

    Originally published between 1952 and 1989 the 3 volumes in this set Utilize unpublished documents to build up a picture of Stalin with all his qualities and faults, crimes & achievements. Examine the change from revolutionism to nationalism which took place in the Soviet Union during the…

    Hardback – 2017-05-10 
    Routledge Library Editions: Joseph Stalin

  • Cinema, State Socialism and Society in the Soviet Union and Eastern Europe, 1917-1989


    Edited by Sanja Bahun, John Haynes

    This book presents a comprehensive re-examination of the cinemas of the Soviet Union and Central and Eastern Europe during the communist era. It argues that, since the end of communism in these countries, film scholars are able to view these cinemas in a different way, no longer bound by an outlook…

    Paperback – 2017-05-10 
    BASEES/Routledge Series on Russian and East European Studies

  • Ukraine in Crisis

    Edited by Nicolai Petro

    In this comprehensive volume, Canadian, Ukrainian, and American scholars examine various aspects of the Ukrainian crisis, and consider its impact on Europe. The chapters include topics such as: Russian narratives about Ukraine; the conflicting assumptions underlying their divergent nation-building…

    Hardback – 2017-05-09 

  • Hegemony and Resistance around the Iranian Nuclear Programme

    Analysing Chinese, Russian, and Turkish Foreign Policies

    By Moritz Pieper

    The Iranian nuclear crisis is a proxy arena for competing visions about the functioning of international relations. This book is the first to provide comprehensive and comparative analyses to conceptualise the interaction between ‘hegemonic structures’ and those actors resisting them using the…

    Hardback – 2017-04-21 
    Routledge Studies on Challenges, Crises and Dissent in World Politics

  • Routledge Library Editions: Vladimir Lenin

    By Various

    Originally published between 1926 and 1984, the 6 volumes in this set:   Discuss the problems of Leninism and socialist construction, as well as the October Revolution and the relationship of the USSR and the West in the years following the First World War.   Give an invaluable picture of…

    Hardback – 2017-04-19 
    Routledge Library Editions: Vladimir Lenin

  • Lenin and his Rivals

    The Struggle for Russia's Future, 1898-1906

    By Donald W. Treadgold

    Originally published in 1955, this is an illuminating study of the political thought and action of the Russian intelligentsia, in the decade up to and including the Revolution of 1905-6. It is based on the writings, including those in the revolutionary press, by which the chief figures of the main…

    Hardback – 2017-04-19 
    Routledge Library Editions: Vladimir Lenin

  • Lenin and the End of Politics

    By A. J. Polan

    Originally published in 1984 this book reconsiders the effect of Lenin on the politics and culture of the 20th Century. In a detailed examination of Lenin's famous text, The State and Revolution, the author argues that the peculiar status of this work presents readers with major problems of…

    Hardback – 2017-04-19 
    Routledge Library Editions: Vladimir Lenin

  • Lenin

    The Compulsive Revolutionary

    By Stefan T. Possony

    Originally published in the UK in 1966, this was the first biography of Lenin which tied together extensive material unearthed in WWII, and it illuminates the complex personality and explains the riddle of Lenin's seemingly impossible rise to power. Using primary sources such as previously…

    Hardback – 2017-04-19 
    Routledge Library Editions: Vladimir Lenin

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