Reviews

Author: 
Jeff Sahadeo
Reviewer: 
Meredith L. Roman

Roman on Sahadeo, 'Voices from the Soviet Edge: Southern Migrants in Leningrad and Moscow'

Jeff Sahadeo. Voices from the Soviet Edge: Southern Migrants in Leningrad and Moscow. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2019. 288 pp. $42.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-5017-3820-3

Reviewed by Meredith L. Roman (The College at Brockport (SUNY)) Published on H-Russia (April, 2020) Commissioned by Eva M. Stolberg (University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany)

Author: 
Matthew P. Romaniello
Reviewer: 
Mikhail Belan

Belan on Romaniello, 'Enterprising Empires: Russia and Britain in Eighteenth-Century Eurasia'

Matthew P. Romaniello. Enterprising Empires: Russia and Britain in Eighteenth-Century Eurasia. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2019. 304 pp. $99.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-108-49757-2.

Reviewed by Mikhail Belan (University of Oxford, St Antony's College) Published on H-Russia (March, 2020) Commissioned by Eva M. Stolberg (University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany)

Author: 
Danhui Li, Yafeng Xia
Reviewer: 
Stephen A. Smith

Smith on Li and Xia, 'Mao and the Sino-Soviet Split, 1959-1973: A New History'

Danhui Li, Yafeng Xia. Mao and the Sino-Soviet Split, 1959-1973: A New History. Lanham: Lexington Books, 2018. 342 pp. $110.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4985-1166-7.

Reviewed by Stephen A. Smith (All Souls College, University of Oxford) Published on H-Russia (December, 2019) Commissioned by Eva M. Stolberg (University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany)

Author: 
Andrei Val’terovich Grinëv
Reviewer: 
Ian Halter

Halter on Grinëv, 'Russian Colonization of Alaska: Preconditions, Discovery, and Initial Development, 1741-1799'

Andrei Val’terovich Grinëv. Russian Colonization of Alaska: Preconditions, Discovery, and Initial Development, 1741-1799. Translated by Richard L. Bland. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2018. 354 pp. $70.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4962-0762-3.

Reviewed by Ian Halter (University of Oregon) Published on H-Russia (June, 2019) Commissioned by Eva M. Stolberg (University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany)

Author: 
Andrew Robarts
Reviewer: 
Lucien J. Frary

Frary on Robarts, 'Migration and Disease in the Black Sea Region: Ottoman-Russian Relations in the Late Eighteenth and Early Nineteenth Centuries'

Andrew Robarts. Migration and Disease in the Black Sea Region: Ottoman-Russian Relations in the Late Eighteenth and Early Nineteenth Centuries. London: Bloomsbury Academic, 2016. xii + 280 pp. $114.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4742-5949-1.

Reviewed by Lucien J. Frary (Rider University) Published on H-Russia (March, 2019) Commissioned by Oleksa Drachewych

Author: 
Glenn Diesen
Reviewer: 
Roger Chapman

Chapman on Diesen, 'The Decay of Western Civilization and Resurgence of Russia: Between Gemeinschaft and Gesellschaft'

Glenn Diesen. The Decay of Western Civilization and Resurgence of Russia: Between Gemeinschaft and Gesellschaft. Rethinking Asia and International Relations Series. New York: Routledge, 2018. 218 pp. $149.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-138-50032-7.

Reviewed by Roger Chapman (Palm Beach Atlantic University) Published on H-Russia (February, 2019) Commissioned by Eva M. Stolberg (University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany)

Author: 
Rebecca Reich
Reviewer: 
Amanda Williams

Williams on Reich, 'State of Madness: Psychiatry, Literature, and Dissent after Stalin'

Rebecca Reich. State of Madness: Psychiatry, Literature, and Dissent after Stalin. DeKalb: Northern Illinois University Press, 2018. x + 283 pp. $60.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-87580-775-1; $60.00 (e-book), ISBN 978-1-60909-233-7.

Reviewed by Amanda Williams (University of Leeds) Published on H-Russia (January, 2019) Commissioned by Oleksa Drachewych

Author: 
Faith Hillis
Reviewer: 
Oleh S. Ilnytzkyj

Ilnytzkyj on Hillis, 'Children of Rusʹ: Right-Bank Ukraine and the Invention of a Russian Nation'

Faith Hillis. Children of Rusʹ: Right-Bank Ukraine and the Invention of a Russian Nation. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2013. Illustrations. 348 pp. $55.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8014-5219-2.

Reviewed by Oleh S. Ilnytzkyj (University of Alberta) Published on H-Russia (September, 2017) Commissioned by Hanna Chuchvaha

Author: 
Aleš Erjavec, ed.
Reviewer: 
Angelina Lucento

Lucento on Erjavec, 'Aesthetic Revolutions and Twentieth-Century Avant-Garde Movements'

Aleš Erjavec, ed. Aesthetic Revolutions and Twentieth-Century Avant-Garde Movements. Durham: Duke University Press, 2015. 344 pp. $27.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8223-5872-5.

Reviewed by Angelina Lucento (Research Fellow, National Research University-Higher School of Economics, International Center for the History and Sociology of World War II and Its Consequences) Published on H-Russia (August, 2017) Commissioned by Hanna Chuchvaha

Author: 
DeWitt C. Poole
Reviewer: 
William B. Whisenhunt

Whisenhunt on Poole, 'An American Diplomat in Bolshevik Russia'

DeWitt C. Poole. An American Diplomat in Bolshevik Russia. Edited by Lorraine M. Lees and William S. Rodner. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 2015. 332 pp. $21.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-299-30224-5.

Reviewed by William B. Whisenhunt (College of DuPage) Published on H-Russia (July, 2017) Commissioned by Eva M. Stolberg

American Official Recalls Experience of Bolshevik Revolution

Author: 
Sonja Luehrmann
Reviewer: 
Orel Beilinson

Beilinson on Luehrmann, 'Religion in Secular Archives: Soviet Atheism and Historical Knowledge'

Sonja Luehrmann. Religion in Secular Archives: Soviet Atheism and Historical Knowledge. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2015. 256 pp. $74.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-994362-3.

Reviewed by Orel Beilinson (Harari College) Published on H-Russia (July, 2017) Commissioned by Hanna Chuchvaha

Author: 
Christine Elaine Evans
Reviewer: 
Volha Isakava

Isakava on Evans, 'Between Truth and Time: A History of Soviet Central Television'

Christine Elaine Evans. Between Truth and Time: A History of Soviet Central Television. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2016. 360 pp. $35.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-300-20848-1.

Reviewed by Volha Isakava (Central Washington University) Published on H-Russia (June, 2017) Commissioned by Hanna Chuchvaha

Author: 
Hyacinthe Destivelle, O.P.
Reviewer: 
Heather Coleman

Coleman on Destivelle, 'The Moscow Council (1917-1918): The Creation of the Conciliar Institutions of the Russian Orthodox Church'

Hyacinthe Destivelle, O.P. The Moscow Council (1917-1918): The Creation of the Conciliar Institutions of the Russian Orthodox Church. Translated by Jerry Ryan, edited by Michael Plekon and Vitaly Permiakov. Notre Dame: University of Notre Dame Press, 2015. xviii + 447 pp. $40.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-268-02617-2.

Reviewed by Heather Coleman (University of Alberta) Published on H-Russia (June, 2017) Commissioned by Hanna Chuchvaha

Author: 
Erik Butler
Reviewer: 
Svitlana Krys

Krys on Butler, 'Metamorphoses of the Vampire in Literature and Film: Cultural Transformations in Europe, 1732-1933'

Erik Butler. Metamorphoses of the Vampire in Literature and Film: Cultural Transformations in Europe, 1732-1933. Rochester: Camden House, 2010. ix + 225 pp. $75.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-57113-432-5.

Reviewed by Svitlana Krys (MacEwan University) Published on H-Russia (June, 2017) Commissioned by Hanna Chuchvaha

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