Reviews

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

Author: 
Tanja Malycheva, Isabel Wünsche
Reviewer: 
Maria Silina

Silina on Malycheva and Wünsche, 'Marianne Werefkin and the Women Artists in Her Circle'


Tanja Malycheva, Isabel Wünsche. Marianne Werefkin and the Women Artists in Her Circle. Leiden and Boston: Rodopi - Brill, 2016. pgs. $131.00 (hardcover), ISBN 978-90-04-32897-6.

Reviewed by Maria Silina (Université du Québec à Montréal / Research Institute for Theory and History of Fine Arts, Russian Academy of Arts, Moscow, Russia.)
Published on H-Russia (May, 2017)
Commissioned by Hanna Chuchvaha

Author: 
Alexander Sergunin
Reviewer: 
Michael de Groot

de Groot on Sergunin, 'Explaining Russian Foreign Policy Behavior: Theory and Practice'


Alexander Sergunin. Explaining Russian Foreign Policy Behavior: Theory and Practice. Stuttgart: Ibidem-Verlag Haunschild, 2015. 220 pp. $36.00 (paper), ISBN 978-3-8382-0782-7.

Reviewed by Michael de Groot (University of Virginia)
Published on H-Russia (May, 2017)
Commissioned by Hanna Chuchvaha

Author: 
Serge Gregory
Reviewer: 
Ingrid Nordgaard

Nordgaard on Gregory, 'Antosha and Levitasha: The Shared Lives and Art of Anton Chekhov and Isaac Levitan'


Serge Gregory. Antosha and Levitasha: The Shared Lives and Art of Anton Chekhov and Isaac Levitan. DeKalb: Northern Illinois University Press, 2015. 264 pp. $39.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-87580-731-7.

Reviewed by Ingrid Nordgaard (Graduate student, Yale University)
Published on H-Russia (May, 2017)
Commissioned by Hanna Chuchvaha

Author: 
Christa Jones, Claudia Schwabe
Reviewer: 
Natalie Kononenko

Kononenko on Jones and Schwabe, 'New Approaches to Teaching Folk and Fairy Tales'


Christa Jones, Claudia Schwabe. New Approaches to Teaching Folk and Fairy Tales. Logan: Utah State University Press, 2016. 248 pp. $26.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-60732-480-5.

Reviewed by Natalie Kononenko (University of Alberta)
Published on H-Russia (April, 2017)
Commissioned by Hanna Chuchvaha

Author: 
Anika Walke
Reviewer: 
Andrej Kotljarchuk

Kotljarchuk on Walke, 'Pioneers and Partisans: An Oral History of Nazi Genocide in Belorussia'


Anika Walke. Pioneers and Partisans: An Oral History of Nazi Genocide in Belorussia. Oxford Oral History Series. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2015. 352 pp. $74.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-933553-4.

Reviewed by Andrej Kotljarchuk (Sodertorn University)
Published on H-Russia (April, 2017)
Commissioned by Hanna Chuchvaha

Author: 
Gleb Tsipursky
Reviewer: 
Alla Myzelev

Myzelev on Tsipursky, 'Socialist Fun: Youth, Consumption, and State-Sponsored Popular Culture in the Soviet Union, 1945–1970'


Gleb Tsipursky. Socialist Fun: Youth, Consumption, and State-Sponsored Popular Culture in the Soviet Union, 1945–1970. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 2016. Illustrations. 384 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8229-6396-7.

Reviewed by Alla Myzelev (University of New York at Geneseo)
Published on H-Russia (January, 2017)
Commissioned by Hanna Chuchvaha

Author: 
Stuart Hall
Reviewer: 
Sergiy Yakovenko

Yakovenko on Hall, 'Cultural Studies 1983: A Theoretical History'


Stuart Hall. Cultural Studies 1983: A Theoretical History. Ed. Jennifer Daryl Slack and Lawrence Grossberg. Durham: Duke University Press Books, 2016. 232 pp. $23.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8223-6263-0.

Reviewed by Sergiy Yakovenko (MacEwan University)
Published on H-Russia (January, 2017)
Commissioned by Hanna Chuchvaha

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