Reviews

Author: 
Andrew M. Drozd
Reviewer: 
Roger Chapman

Chapman on Drozd, 'Chernyshevskii's What Is to Be Done? A Reevaluation'

Andrew M. Drozd. Chernyshevskii's What Is to Be Done? A Reevaluation. Evanston: Northwestern University Press, 2001. ix + 332 pp. $79.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8101-1739-6.

Reviewed by Roger Chapman (Department of Social Sciences, Lincoln Trail College) Published on H-Russia (July, 2003)

The Misunderstood Chernyshevskii

The Misunderstood Chernyshevskii

Author: 
Jonathan A. Grant
Reviewer: 
Clayton Black

Black on Grant, 'Big Business in Russia: The Putilov Company in Late Imperial Russia, 1868-1917'

Jonathan A. Grant. Big Business in Russia: The Putilov Company in Late Imperial Russia, 1868-1917. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 1999. viii + 203 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8229-4110-1.

Reviewed by Clayton Black (Department of History, Washington College) Published on H-Russia (June, 2003)

Imperial Russia's Business History Re-examined

Author: 
Gabriel Gorodetsky
Reviewer: 
Kenneth Slepyan

Slepyan on Gorodetsky, 'Grand Delusion: Stalin and the German Invasion of Russia'

Gabriel Gorodetsky. Grand Delusion: Stalin and the German Invasion of Russia. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1999. xvi + 408 pp. $23.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-300-08459-7; $55.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-300-07792-6.

Reviewed by Kenneth Slepyan (Transylvania University) Published on H-Russia (June, 2003)

Icebreaker or Titanic? Stalin's Foreign Policy, 1939-1941

Author: 
Bertrand M. Patenaude
Reviewer: 
Nellie H. Ohr

Ohr on Patenaude, 'The Big Show in Bololand: The American Relief Expedition to Soviet Russia in the Famine of 1921'

Bertrand M. Patenaude. The Big Show in Bololand: The American Relief Expedition to Soviet Russia in the Famine of 1921. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2002. viii + 817 pp. $31.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8047-4493-5; $77.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8047-4467-6.

Reviewed by Nellie H. Ohr (Independent Scholar) Published on H-Russia (June, 2003)

Author: 
Yaacov Ro'i
Reviewer: 
William Wood

Wood on Ro'i, 'Islam in the Soviet Union: From the Second World War to Gorbachev'

Yaacov Ro'i. Islam in the Soviet Union: From the Second World War to Gorbachev. New York: Columbia University Press, 2000. xxvii + 764 pp. $60.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-231-11954-2.

Reviewed by William Wood (Department of History and Political Science, Point Loma Nazarene University) Published on H-Russia (June, 2003)

Managing Islam--Soviet-Style

Managing Islam--Soviet-Style

Author: 
Zvi Gitelman
Reviewer: 
Michael C. Hickey

Hickey on Gitelman, 'A Century of Ambivalence: The Jews of Russia and the Soviet Union, 1881 to the Present'

Zvi Gitelman. A Century of Ambivalence: The Jews of Russia and the Soviet Union, 1881 to the Present. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2001. xiii + 297 pp. $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-253-21418-8; $49.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-253-33811-2.

Reviewed by Michael C. Hickey (Bloomsburg Universty) Published on H-Russia (May, 2003)

Russia's Vanishing Jews?

Russia's Vanishing Jews?

Author: 
Jan T. Gross
Reviewer: 
Johanna Granville

Granville on Gross, 'Revolution from Abroad: The Soviet Conquest of Poland's Western Ukraine and Western Belorussia'

Jan T. Gross. Revolution from Abroad: The Soviet Conquest of Poland's Western Ukraine and Western Belorussia. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2002. xxiv + 396 pp. $21.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-691-09603-2.

Reviewed by Johanna Granville (Hoover Institution, Stanford University) Published on H-Russia (May, 2003)

Author: 
Michael David-Fox
Reviewer: 
Alexei Kojevnikov

Kojevnikov on David-Fox, 'Amerikanskaia rusistika: Vekhi istoriografii poslednikh let. Sovetskii period. Antologiia'

Michael David-Fox. Amerikanskaia rusistika: Vekhi istoriografii poslednikh let. Sovetskii period. Antologiia. Samara: Samarskii Universitet, 2001. 376 pp. No price listed (cloth), ISBN 978-5-86465-185-8.

Reviewed by Alexei Kojevnikov (Institute for History of Science and Technology, Moscow, and University of Georgia, Athens) Published on H-Russia (March, 2003)

Author: 
Chris Ward
Reviewer: 
Andreas Umland

Umland on Ward, 'Stalin's Russia'

Chris Ward. Stalin's Russia. London and New York: Edward Arnold Publishers, 1999. xxvi + 278 pp. $19.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-340-73151-2.

Reviewed by Andreas Umland (National Taras Shevchenko University of Kyiv, Ukraine) Published on H-Russia (February, 2003)

How Much Self-Reflection Does Stalinism Studies Need?

How Much Self-Reflection Does Stalinism Studies Need?

Author: 
Alla Rosenfeld, Norton T. Dodge, eds.
Reviewer: 
Marie Alice L'Heureux

L'Heureux on Rosenfeld and Dodge, 'Art of the Baltics: The Struggle for Freedom of Artistic Expression under the Soviets, 1945-1991'

Alla Rosenfeld, Norton T. Dodge, eds. Art of the Baltics: The Struggle for Freedom of Artistic Expression under the Soviets, 1945-1991. New Brunswick, N.J.: Rutgers University Press, 2002. xi + 476 pp. $110.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8135-3042-0.

Reviewed by Marie Alice L'Heureux (Department of Architecture, University of California, Berkeley) Published on H-Russia (February, 2003)

Author: 
Lynn Viola Mel'nik, Sergei Vladimirovich Zhuravlev, Tracy MacDonald, Andrei Nikolaevich, eds.
Reviewer: 
Mark B. Tauger

Tauger on Mel'nik and Zhuravlev and MacDonald and Nikolaevich, 'Riazanskaia derevnia v 1929-1930 gg Khronika golovokruzheniia: Dokumenty i materialy'

Lynn Viola Mel'nik, Sergei Vladimirovich Zhuravlev, Tracy MacDonald, Andrei Nikolaevich, eds. Riazanskaia derevnia v 1929-1930 gg Khronika golovokruzheniia: Dokumenty i materialy. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1998. xliv + 703 pp. No price listed (cloth), ISBN 978-5-86004-175-2.

Reviewed by Mark B. Tauger (Department of History, West Virginia University) Published on H-Russia (April, 2002)

Author: 
Alexander Lukin
Reviewer: 
Elaine McClarnand

McClarnand on Lukin, 'The Political Culture of Russian 'Democrats''

Alexander Lukin. The Political Culture of Russian 'Democrats'. New York and Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2000. xiii + 336 pp. $85.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-829558-7.

Reviewed by Elaine McClarnand (Department of History, State University of West Georgia) Published on H-Russia (April, 2002)

Dissecting Russian Democracy

Dissecting Russian "Democracy"

Author: 
Christine Worobec
Reviewer: 
Lee Farrow

Farrow on Worobec, 'Possessed: Women, Witches and Demons in Imperial Russia'

Christine Worobec. Possessed: Women, Witches and Demons in Imperial Russia. DeKalb: Northern Illinois University Press, 2001. xv + 206 pp. $38.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-87580-273-2.

Reviewed by Lee Farrow (Department of History, Auburn University Montgomery) Published on H-Russia (April, 2002)

Stressed or Possessed?: Klikushi in Imperial Russia

Author: 
Lewis Siegelbaum, Andrei Sokolov
Reviewer: 
Elena Krevsky

Krevsky on Siegelbaum and Sokolov, 'Stalinism as a Way of Life: A Narrative in Documents'

Lewis Siegelbaum, Andrei Sokolov. Stalinism as a Way of Life: A Narrative in Documents. New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 2000. xvii + 460 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-300-08480-1.

Reviewed by Elena Krevsky (Department of History and Classics, University of Alberta, Canada) Published on H-Russia (April, 2002)

Stalinism in Its Own Words

Stalinism in Its Own Words

Author: 
Laura Engelstein, Stephanie Sandler, eds.
Reviewer: 
Peter Pozefsky

Pozefsky on Engelstein and Sandler, 'Self and Story in Russian History'

Laura Engelstein, Stephanie Sandler, eds. Self and Story in Russian History. Ithaca and London: Cornell University Press, 2000. ix + 363 pp. $27.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8014-8668-5; $55.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8014-3791-5.

Reviewed by Peter Pozefsky (Department of History, The College of Wooster) Published on H-Russia (April, 2002)

The Russian Self

The Russian Self

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