Cummings Center Series

  • Educational Reform in Post-Soviet Russia

    Legacies and Prospects

    Edited by Ben Eklof, Larry E. Holmes, Vera Kaplan

    This volume consists of a collection of essays devoted to study of the most recent educational reform in Russia. In his first decree Boris Yeltsin proclaimed education a top priority of state policy. Yet the economic decline which accompanied the collapse of the Soviet Union dealt a crippling blow…

    Paperback – 2014-03-25
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  • Exiled to Palestine

    The Emigration of Soviet Zionist Convicts, 1924-1934

    By Ziva Galili, Boris Morozov

    This is the unknown story of how Zionists imprisoned by Soviet authorities were allowed to choose sentences of permanent departure to Palestine, where they helped build Jewish society, the backbone of left-wing parties, and the powerful trade union movement. These leading authors bring to light…

    Paperback – 2013-03-05
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  • Democracy and Pluralism in Muslim Eurasia

    Edited by Yaacov Ro'i

    This book is devoted to the study and analysis of the prospects for democracy among the Muslim ethnicities of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS), both those that have acquired full independence and those remaining within the Russian Federation. The nineteen Western academics and scholars…

    Hardback – 2004-07-22
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  • Russia Between East and West

    Russian Foreign Policy on the Threshhold of the Twenty-First Century

    Edited by Gabriel Gorodetsky

    Gabriel Gorodetsky unravels President Putin's efforts to re-establish Russia's position as a major power, attempting to reconcile Russia's traditional national interests with the newly emerging social and political entity taking shape at home.…

    Paperback – 2003-03-01
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  • Language and Revolution

    Making Modern Political Identities

    Edited by Igal Halfin

    This work examines the role of language in forging the modern subject. Focusing on the idea of the "New Man" that has animated all revolutionaries, the present volume asks what it meant to define oneself in terms of one's class origins, gender, national belonging or racial origins.…

    Paperback – 2002-10-01
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  • The 1956 War

    Collusion and Rivalry in the Middle East

    Edited by David Tal

    Recently declassified documents and new scholarship have prompted this reassessment of the collusion between Israel, France and England which drove the 1956 War. International aspects, Israeli involvement, the plot which sparked off hostilities, and the Egyptian losses and gains are analyzed.…

    Paperback – 2001-07-13
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  • Political Organization in Central Asia and Azerbijan

    Sources and Documents

    Edited by Vladimir Babak, Demian Vaisman, Aryeh Wasserman

    This work contains a selection of annotated documents, including party platforms and declarations of the major political groupings in the Islamic republics of the former Soviet Union. The book covers primarily the period from 1991 to 1994, which can be characterized as the first stage in the…

    Hardback – 2000-05-01
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  • Russia at a Crossroads

    History, Memory and Political Practice

    Edited by Nurit Schleifman

    The meaning of Russia's past is in a process of continuous deconstruction, reshaping and negotiation by various social and political groupings. Of the deluge of group memories which have broken loose, this collection focuses on several new voices which have never been heard in Russia in this way…

    Paperback – 1998-09-01
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  • Israeli-Soviet Relations, 1953-1967

    From Confrontation to Disruption

    By Yosef Govrin

    An |sraeli Ambassador's account of the longest and most tense period in Israeli-Soviet diplomatic relations, from their renewal in 1953 to their severance in 1967. His work analyses the era from the month preceding Stalin's death to the weeks following the Six Day War - one of severance, resumption…

    Paperback – 1998-05-01
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  • Russian Organized Crime

    By Phil Williams

    First Published in 1997. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 1997-03-31
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  • In Pursuit of Military Excellence

    The Evolution of Operational Theory

    By Shimon Naveh

    This book offers a scientific interpretation of the field of military knowledge situated between strategy and tactics, better known as operational art', and traces the evolution of operational awareness and its culmination in a full-fledged theory. The author, a Brigadier General (ret.) in the…

    Paperback – 1997-03-31
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  • Religious Radicalism in the Greater Middle East

    Edited by Efraim Inbar, Bruce Maddy-Weitzman

    This collection offers a political analysis of religious radicalism in the Greater Middle East - comprising the Middle East, Central Asia and North Africa. The contributors present various conceptual perspectives including international relations, Middle East studies and political sociology.…

    Paperback – 1997-01-01
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  • Envoy to Moscow

    Memories of an Israeli Ambassador, 1988-92

    By Aryeh Levin

    The personal memoir of Aryeh Levin, Israel's first Ambassador to Russia since the severance of relations between the two countries in 1967. Aryeh Levin's four-year tenure as Ambassador to Moscow coincided with great upheavals in the life and times of both Israel and Russia. He was witness to the…

    Hardback – 1996-03-01
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  • Soviet Foreign Policy, 1917-1991

    A Retrospective

    Edited by Gabriel Gorodetsky

    A comprehensive assessment of Soviet relations with the West, set in the context of the emergence of a new Russia. This volume anlayzes the formulation of foreign policy during the period from the first decade of the Bolshevik Revolution, through the gradual erosion of ideological differences.…

    Paperback – 1994-03-01
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