Reviews

Author: 
Gabriella Safran, Steven J. Zipperstein, eds.
Reviewer: 
Michael C. Hickey

Hickey on Safran and Zipperstein, 'The Worlds of S. An-sky: A Russian Jewish Intellectual at the Turn of the Century'

Gabriella Safran, Steven J. Zipperstein, eds. The Worlds of S. An-sky: A Russian Jewish Intellectual at the Turn of the Century. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2006. xxxii + 542 pp. $27.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8047-5344-9.

Reviewed by Michael C. Hickey (Department of History, Bloomsburg University) Published on H-Russia (October, 2007)

Is He or Is He Not Rappoport?

Author: 
Theodore R. Weeks
Reviewer: 
Michael C. Hickey

Hickey on Weeks, 'From Assimilation to Antisemitism: The "Jewish Question" in Poland, 1850-1914'

Theodore R. Weeks. From Assimilation to Antisemitism: The "Jewish Question" in Poland, 1850-1914. DeKalb: Northern Illinois University Press, 2005. x + 242 pp. $40.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-87580-352-4.

Reviewed by Michael C. Hickey (Department of History, Bloomsburg University) Published on H-Russia (April, 2007)

"Why Herschel Hershenberg Wasn't a Pole"

Author: 
Alexander Dallin, F. I. Firsov, eds.
Reviewer: 
Emilian R. Kavalski

Kavalski on Dallin and Firsov, 'Dimitrov and Stalin, 1934-1943: Letters from the Soviet Archives'

Alexander Dallin, F. I. Firsov, eds. Dimitrov and Stalin, 1934-1943: Letters from the Soviet Archives. Russian documents translated by Vadim A. Staklo, Annals of Communism Series. New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 2000. xxx + 278 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-300-08021-6.

Reviewed by Emilian R. Kavalski (Department of Political Science, University of Alberta) Published on H-Russia (January, 2007)

Author: 
David MacFadyen
Reviewer: 
Denise Youngblood

Youngblood on MacFadyen, 'Yellow Crocodiles and Blue Oranges: Russian Animated Films since World War Two'

David MacFadyen. Yellow Crocodiles and Blue Oranges: Russian Animated Films since World War Two. Montreal and Kingston: McGill-Queen's University Press, 2005. xx + 256 pp. $75.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7735-2871-0.

Reviewed by Denise Youngblood (Department of History, University of Vermont) Published on H-Russia (September, 2006)

"Emotional" Art in a Socialist Society, Part V

Author: 
Martin Mevius
Reviewer: 
Johanna Granville

Granville on Mevius, 'Agents of Moscow: The Hungarian Communist Party and the Origins of Socialist Patriotism 1941-1953'

Martin Mevius. Agents of Moscow: The Hungarian Communist Party and the Origins of Socialist Patriotism 1941-1953. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 2005. 296 S. $99.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-927461-1.

Reviewed by Johanna Granville (Fulbright Scholar, Urals State University, Yekaterinburg, Russia) Published on H-Russia (August, 2006)

Hungarian Nationalism to Sell Socialism: Caveat Emptor

Author: 
Kevin Murphy
Reviewer: 
Barbara C. Allen

Allen on Murphy, 'Revolution and Counterrevolution: Class Struggle in a Moscow Metal Factory'

Kevin Murphy. Revolution and Counterrevolution: Class Struggle in a Moscow Metal Factory. New York and Oxford: Berghahn Books, 2005. xi + 234 pp. $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-57181-429-6.

Reviewed by Barbara C. Allen (History Department, La Salle University) Published on H-Russia (May, 2006)

From Hammer to Sickle and Back Again: Class Struggle Revisited

Author: 
Richard Cartwright Austin
Reviewer: 
Karl Qualls

Qualls on Austin, 'Building Utopia: Erecting Russia's First Modern City, 1930'

Richard Cartwright Austin. Building Utopia: Erecting Russia's First Modern City, 1930. Kent: Kent State University Press, 2004. 225 S. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-87338-730-9.

Reviewed by Karl Qualls (Department of History, Dickinson College) Published on H-Russia (March, 2006)

A Failed Promise

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)

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