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Voices From Chernobyl: The Oral History of a Nuclear Disaster
By Dalkey Archive Press
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ean: 9781564784018, isbn: 1564784010,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 18 reviews
Winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature Winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award A journalist by trade, who now suffers from an immune deficiency developed while researching this book, presents personal accounts of what happened to the people of Belarus after the nuclear reactor accident in 1986, and the fear, anger, and uncertainty that they still live with. The Nobel Prize in Literature 2015 was awarded to Svetlana Alexievich ''for her polyphonic writings, a monument to suffering and c

Red Famine: Stalin's War on Ukraine
By Doubleday
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ean: 9780385538855, isbn: 0385538855,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 36 reviews
AN ECONOMIST BEST BOOK OF THE YEARFrom the author of the Pulitzer Prize-winning Gulag and the National Book Award finalist Iron Curtain, a revelatory history of one of Stalin's greatest crimes—the consequences of which still resonate todayIn 1929 Stalin launched his policy of agricultural collectivization—in effect a second Russian revolution—which forced millions of peasants off their land and onto collective farms. The result was a catastrophic famine, the most lethal in European history

Nicholas and Alexandra: The Classic Account of the Fall of the Romanov Dynasty
By Random House Trade
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mpn: 9780345438317, ean: 9780345438317, isbn: 0345438310,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 13 reviews
The story of the love that ended an empireIn this commanding book, Pulitzer Prize–winning author Robert K. Massie sweeps readers back to the extraordinary world of Imperial Russia to tell the story of the Romanovs’ lives: Nicholas’s political naïveté, Alexandra’s obsession with the corrupt mystic Rasputin, and little Alexis’s brave struggle with hemophilia. Against a lavish backdrop of luxury and intrigue, Massie unfolds a powerful drama of passion and history—the story of a doomed

The Great Terror: A Reassessment
By Oxford University Press
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ean: 9780195317008, isbn: 0195317009,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 35 reviews
The definitive work on Stalin's purges, Robert Conquest's The Great Terror was universally acclaimed when it first appeared in 1968. Harrison Salisbury called it ''brilliant...not only an odyssey of madness, tragedy, and sadism, but a work of scholarship and literary craftsmanship.'' And in recent years it has received equally high praise in the former Soviet Union, where it is now considered the definitive account of the period.When Conquest wrote the original volume, he relied heavily on unoff

The Fall of the Ottomans: The Great War in the Middle East
By Basic Books AZ
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mpn: 9780465097425, ean: 9780465097425, isbn: 0465097421,

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The thrilling and definitive history of World War I in the Middle EastAn Economist Best Book of the YearBy 1914 the powers of Europe were sliding inexorably toward war, and they pulled the Middle East along with them into one of the most destructive conflicts in human history. In The Fall of the Ottomans, award-winning historian Eugene Rogan brings the First World War and its immediate aftermath in the Middle East to vivid life, uncovering the often ignored story of the region's crucial role in

Putin Redux: Power and Contradiction in Contemporary Russia
By Routledge
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ean: 9780415630979, isbn: 0415630975,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 36 reviews
This book builds on the strengths of the previous volumes by the same author to provide the most detailed and nuanced account of the man, his politics and his profound influence on Russian politics, foreign policy and society. However, this is not a new edition of the earlier books but is an entirely new work. The focus now is on the dilemmas of power since 2008. There is a brief biographical sketch of Vladimir Putin and much analysis of his ideas and policies, but the book now focuses on the s

The Transnational World of the Cominternians
By Palgrave Macmillan
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ean: 9781137510280, isbn: 1137510285,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 36 reviews
The 'Cominternians' who staffed the Communist International in Moscow from its establishment in 1919 to its dissolution in 1943 led transnational lives and formed a cosmopolitan but closed and privileged world. The book tells of their experience in the Soviet Union through the decades of hope and terror.

Putin's World: Russia Against the West and with the Rest
By Twelve
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ean: 9781455533022, isbn: 1455533025,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 59 reviews
We all now live in a paranoid and polarized world of Putin's making, and the Russian leader, through guile and disruption, has resurrected Russia's status as a force to be reckoned with. From renowned foreign policy expert Angela Stent comes a must-read dissection of present-day Russian motives on the global stage.How did Russia manage to emerge resurgent on the world stage and play a weak hand so effectively? Is it because Putin is a brilliant strategist? Or has Russia stepped into a vacuum cre

Judgment in Moscow: Soviet Crimes and Western Complicity
By Ninth of November
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4.5 out of 5 stars with 23 reviews
“The movers and shakers of today have little interest in digging for the truth. Who knows what one may come up with? You may start out with the Communists and end up with yourself.” —Vladimir BukovskyBukovsky's Judgment in Moscow, called ''stunning'' by Richard Pipes and ''a massive and major contribution'' by Robert Conquest, has been published for the first time in English. Margaret Thatcher gave a grant to support the writing of the book, and the initial publication in Russia was paid f

Vasily Grossman and the Soviet Century
By Yale University Press
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mpn: 9780300222784, ean: 9780300222784, isbn: 0300222785,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 57 reviews
The definitive biography of Soviet Jewish dissident writer Vasily Grossman   If Vasily Grossman’s 1961 masterpiece, Life and Fate, had been published during his lifetime, it would have reached the world together with Pasternak’s Doctor Zhivago and before Solzhenitsyn’s Gulag. But Life and Fate was seized by the KGB. When it emerged posthumously, decades later, it was recognized as the War and Peace of the twentieth century. Always at the epicenter of events, Grossman (1905–1964) was amo

Toward a Concrete Utopia: Architecture in Yugoslavia, 1948-1980
By The Museum of Modern Art, New York
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ean: 9781633450516, isbn: 1633450511,

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In Yugoslavia’s “Third Way” architecture, Brutalism meets the fantasticalSqueezed between the two rival Cold War blocs, Yugoslav architecture consistently adhered to a modernist trajectory. As a founding nation of the Non-Aligned Movement, Yugoslavia became a major exporter of modernist architecture to Africa and the Middle East in a postcolonial world. By merging a variety of local traditions and contemporary international influences in the context of a unique Yugoslav brand of socialism,

A History of Russia
By Oxford University Press
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ean: 9780190645588, isbn: 019064558X,

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Now extensively revised in this ninth edition, A History of Russia covers the entire span of the country's history, from ancient times to the post-communist present. Keeping with the hallmark of the text, Riasanovsky and Steinberg examine all aspects of Russia's history--political, international, military, economic, social, and cultural--with a commitment to objectivity, fairness, and balance, and to reflecting recent research and new trends in scholarly interpretation. In the ninth edition, thi

The Italian War on the Eastern Front, 1941-1943: Operations, Myths and Memories (Italian and Italian American Studies)
By Palgrave Macmillan
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ean: 9783030265236, isbn: 3030265234,

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The Italian Army’s participation in Hitler’s war against the Soviet Union has remained unrecognized and understudied. Bastian Matteo Scianna offers a wide-ranging, in-depth corrective. Mining Italian, German and Russian sources, he examines the history of the Italian campaign in the East between 1941 and 1943, as well as how the campaign was remembered and memorialized in the domestic and international arena during the Cold War. Linking operational military history with memory studies, this

III. Germanic SS Panzer-Korps. The History of Himmler's Favourite SS Panzer-Korps, 1943-1945: Volume 1: Creation - September 1944
By Helion and Company
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ean: 9781909982949, isbn: 1909982946,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 40 reviews
This photographic volume depicts Himmler’s favorite unit in the Waffen-SS: the III 'Germanic' SS Panzerkorps, for it fulfilled Himmler’s longtime political plans of recruiting 'Germanic' volunteers for the creation of a greater Germanic Reich in the future. As such, it consisted in part of SS volunteers from western and northern European countries. Although largely forgotten today, this elite SS unit fought on a variety of battlefields ranging from Croatia and Ingermanland’s snow-covered f

The Unfinished Nation: A Concise History of the American People Volume 1
By McGraw-Hill Education
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ean: 9781260164800, isbn: 1260164802,

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Known for its balanced voice and approachable scholarship, this best selling title The Unfinished Nation offers a concise, yet thorough survey of American History appropriate for students at all levels.  With new authors and new scholarship added to the team for the 9th edition, the panorama of history will be covered even more thoroughly.  The 9th edition will feature new scholarship on treatment of Native Americans, the effects of the Revolutionary War, the Civil Rights Movement, and the eff

Markets and Moralities: Ethnographies of Postsocialism
By Brand: Berg Publishers
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mpn: 9781859735725, ean: 9781859735725, isbn: 185973572X,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 32 reviews
Before the collapse of the Eastern Bloc, private marketeering was regarded not only as criminal, but even immoral by socialist regimes. Ten years after taking on board western market-orientated shock therapy, post-socialist societies are still struggling to come to terms with the clash between these deeply engrained moralities and the daily pressures to sell and consume.This book explores the new market and its resulting contradictions in a rapidly developing Eastern Europe and Russia. Will West

Van Gogh: The Life
By Random House
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ean: 9780375507489, isbn: 0375507485,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 44 reviews
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERSteven Naifeh and Gregory White Smith galvanized readers with their astonishing Jackson Pollock: An American Saga, winner of the Pulitzer Prize for biography, a book acclaimed for its miraculous research and overwhelming narrative power. Now Naifeh and Smith have written another tour de force—an exquisitely detailed, compellingly readable, and ultimately heartbreaking portrait of creative genius Vincent van Gogh.Working with the full cooperation of the Van Gogh Museum

Soviet Politics 1917-1991
By Oxford University Press
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mpn: index, chronology, ean: 9780198780670, isbn: 0198780672,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 23 reviews
Now available in paperback, this timely work offers an authoritative and lively history of the entire spectrum of Soviet politics, from the rise of Lenin and the October Revolution of 1917 to the emergence of the Commonwealth of Independent States. It discusses in fascinating detail how Lenin's Communist party transformed the Tsarist empire, why Stalin's massive program to industrialize was coupled with one of the most horrific terror campaigns in history, and what we can expect from this erstwh

Russia: Art, Royalty and the Romanovs
By Royal Collection Trust
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ean: 9781909741553, isbn: 1909741558,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 57 reviews
The histories of the British and Russian royal families have been entwined for centuries. In the first publication to examine the relationship between Britain and Russia using artworks drawn exclusively from the Royal Collection, Russia: Art, Royalty and the Romanovs interweaves the familial, political, diplomatic, and artistic stories of these two nations   over more than four hundred years. From initial contacts in the mid-sixteenth century, through alliances, marriages, and two World Wars,

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