Reviews

Author: 
Yale Richmond
Reviewer: 
William B. Whisenhunt

Whisenhunt on Richmond, 'Cultural Exchange and the Cold War: Raising the Iron Curtain'

Yale Richmond. Cultural Exchange and the Cold War: Raising the Iron Curtain. University Park: Penn State University Press, 2003. xiv + 320 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-271-02302-1.

Reviewed by William B. Whisenhunt (College of DuPage) Published on H-Russia (November, 2004)

Cultural Exchange and the Cold War

Author: 
Richard D. Wolff
Reviewer: 
Henry Reichman

Reichman on Haynes, 'Russia: Class and Power, 1917-2000' and Wolff, 'Class Theory and History: Capitalism and Communism in the USSR'

Mike Haynes. Russia: Class and Power, 1917-2000. London and Sydney: Bookmarks, 2002. v + 251 pp. $21.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-898876-87-8.Richard D. Wolff. Class Theory and History: Capitalism and Communism in the USSR. New York: Routledge, 2002. xiv + 353 pp. $135.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-415-93317-9; $38.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-415-93318-6.

Author: 
Andrei Pavlov, Maureen Perrie
Reviewer: 
Charles J. Halperin

Halperin on Pavlov and Perrie, 'Ivan the Terrible'

Andrei Pavlov, Maureen Perrie. Ivan the Terrible. London: Pearson Longman, 2003. 234 + ix pp. $16.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-582-09948-7.

Reviewed by Charles J. Halperin (Visiting Scholar, Russian and East European Institute, Indiana University) Published on H-Russia (October, 2004)

Ivan the Terrible's Political Theology

Author: 
Alexander Rabinowitch
Reviewer: 
Kevin J. Murphy

Murphy on Rabinowitch, 'The Bolsheviks Come to Power'

Alexander Rabinowitch. The Bolsheviks Come to Power. Chicago: Haymarket Books, London: Pluto Press, 2004. xxxiii + 394 pp. $70.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7453-2269-8; $20.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-7453-2268-1.

Reviewed by Kevin J. Murphy (Department of History, University of Massachusetts, Boston) Published on H-Russia (October, 2004)

Author: 
David Satter
Reviewer: 
Christopher J. Ward

Ward on Satter, 'Age of Delirium: The Decline and Fall of the Soviet Union'

David Satter. Age of Delirium: The Decline and Fall of the Soviet Union. New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 1996. 448 pp. $17.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-300-08705-5.

Reviewed by Christopher J. Ward (Clayton State University, Georgia) Published on H-Russia (October, 2004)

Author: 
Margaret Ziolkowski, ed.
Reviewer: 
Nadieszda Kizenko

Kizenko on Ziolkowski, 'Tale of Boiarynia Morozova: A Seventeenth-Century Religious Life'

Margaret Ziolkowski, ed. Tale of Boiarynia Morozova: A Seventeenth-Century Religious Life. Lanham: Lexington Books, 2000. 144 pp. $55.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7391-0177-3.

Reviewed by Nadieszda Kizenko (Department of History, University at Albany (SUNY)) Published on H-Russia (September, 2004)

Author: 
Sarah L. Henderson
Reviewer: 
Aron Tannenbaum

Tannenbaum on Henderson, 'Building Democracy in Contemporary Russia: Western Support for Grassroots Organizations'

Sarah L. Henderson. Building Democracy in Contemporary Russia: Western Support for Grassroots Organizations. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2003. xii + 229 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8014-4135-6.

Reviewed by Aron Tannenbaum (Political Science, Lander University) Published on H-Russia (August, 2004)

It is not enough to do good; one must do it the right way.[1]

Author: 
Elizabeth Wishnick
Reviewer: 
Eva M. Stolberg

Stolberg on Wishnick, 'Mending Fences: The Evolution of Moscow's China Policy from Brezhnev to Yeltsin'

Elizabeth Wishnick. Mending Fences: The Evolution of Moscow's China Policy from Brezhnev to Yeltsin. Seattle and London: University of Washington Press, 2001. xiv + 306 pp. $50.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-295-98128-4.

Reviewed by Eva M. Stolberg (Bonn University) Published on H-Russia (August, 2004)

Author: 
Roy Medvedev
Reviewer: 
Carlos Eduardo Rebello de Mendonca

de Mendonca on Medvedev, 'Post-Soviet Russia: A Journey through the Yeltsin Era'

Roy Medvedev. Post-Soviet Russia: A Journey through the Yeltsin Era. New York: Columbia University Press, 2001. viii + 360 pp. $37.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-231-10606-1.

Reviewed by Carlos Eduardo Rebello de Mendonca (Department of Social Sciences, State University of Rio de Janeiro) Published on H-Russia (August, 2004)

A Political Chronicle of Post-Soviet Russia

Author: 
Michael Khodarkovsky
Reviewer: 
Max J. Okenfuss

Okenfuss on Khodarkovsky, 'Russia's Steppe Frontier: The Making of a Colonial Empire, 1500-1800'

Michael Khodarkovsky. Russia's Steppe Frontier: The Making of a Colonial Empire, 1500-1800. Bloomington and Indianapolis: Indiana University Press, 2002. xiv + 290 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-253-33989-8.

Reviewed by Max J. Okenfuss (Department of History, Washington University, St. Louis) Published on H-Russia (August, 2004)

Native and Russian Voices on the Eurasian Steppe

Author: 
Harriet Muraev
Reviewer: 
Michael C. Hickey

Hickey on Muraev, 'Identity Theft: The Jew in Imperial Russia and the Case of Avraam Uri Kovner'

Harriet Muraev. Identity Theft: The Jew in Imperial Russia and the Case of Avraam Uri Kovner. Palo Alto: Stanford University Press, 2003. xiii + 244 pp. $60.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8047-3290-1.

Reviewed by Michael C. Hickey (Department of History, Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania) Published on H-Russia (June, 2004)

Acculturation and the Maskalic Confidence Man

Author: 
Stephen G. Wheatcroft, ed.
Reviewer: 
Nellie H. Ohr

Ohr on Wheatcroft, 'Challenging Traditional Views of Russian History'

Stephen G. Wheatcroft, ed. Challenging Traditional Views of Russian History. Basingstoke and New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2002. xxi + 234 pp. $70.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-333-75461-0.

Reviewed by Nellie H. Ohr (Independent Scholar) Published on H-Russia (June, 2004)

Notes from Down Under

Author: 
Joshua A. Sanborn
Reviewer: 
Willard Sunderland

Sunderland on Sanborn, 'Drafting the Russian Nation: Military Conscription, Total War, and Mass Politics, 1905-1925'

Joshua A. Sanborn. Drafting the Russian Nation: Military Conscription, Total War, and Mass Politics, 1905-1925. DeKalb: Northern Illinois University Press, 2003. 288 S. $40.00 (gebunden), ISBN 978-0-87580-306-7.

Reviewed by Willard Sunderland (University of Cincinnati) Published on H-Russia (May, 2004)

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