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Club Red
Vacation Travel and the Soviet Dream
Diane P. Koenker
A sweeping and insightful history of Soviet vacationing and tourism from the Revolution through...



The Conquest of a Continent
Siberia and the Russians
Bruce Lincoln
"In The Conquest of a Continent, the historian W. Bruce Lincoln details Siberia's role in Russian history, one remarkably similar to that of the frontier in the development of the United States. . . . It is a big, panoramic book, in keeping with the...



Constructive Illusions
Misperceiving the Origins of International Cooperation
Eric Grynaviski
Eric Grynaviski challenges this conventional wisdom by arguing that when nations wrongly believe they share a mutual understanding, international cooperation is actually more likely, and more productive, than if they had a genuine understanding of each other's position.



Contending with Stalinism
Soviet Power and Popular Resistance in the 1930s
Resistance has become an important and controversial analytical category for the study of Stalinism. The opening of Soviet archives allows historians an unprecedented look at the fabric of state and society in the 1930s. Researchers long spellbound by...



Contested Tongues
Language Politics and Cultural Correction in Ukraine
Laada Bilaniuk
During the controversial 2004 elections that led to the "Orange Revolution" in Ukraine, cultural and linguistic differences threatened to break apart the country. Contested Tongues explains the complex linguistic and cultural politics in a bilingual...



Coping with Social Change
Life Strategies of Workers in Poland's New Capitalism
Adam Mrozowicki
Coping with Social Change is essential not only for readers interested in postsocialism and working-class theory, but also for anybody inclined to think critically about workers' empowerment in late capitalist societies.



Corruption as a Last Resort
Adapting to the Market in Central Asia
Kelly M. McMann
Using evidence from her long-term research in Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan, Kelly M. McMann traces the situations that drive individuals to illicitly seek employment and loans from government officials.



Crafting Democracy
How Novgorod Has Coped with Rapid Social Change
Nicolai N. Petro
The Novgorod region of Russia is a sparsely populated area about the size of Ireland better known for its medieval archaeology and folklore than for anything else. Although Novgorod began the post-Soviet period with no unusual endowment of natural or...



The Cross and the Sickle
Sergei Bulgakov and the Fate of Russian Religious Philosophy,1890–1920
Catherine Evtuhov
Catherine Evtuhov resurrects the brilliant and contradictory currents of turn-of-the-century Kiev, Moscow, and St. Petersburg through an intellectual biography of Sergei Bulgakov (1871–1944), one of the central figures of the Silver Age. The son of a...



Cultivating the Masses
Modern State Practices and Soviet Socialism, 1914–1939
David L. Hoffmann
Hoffmann examines the Soviet government's implementation of sweeping social welfare and public health measures to safeguard people's well-being and literacy campaigns, political education, and efforts to instill in people an appreciation of high culture.



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