Reviews

Author: 
Amir Weiner
Reviewer: 
Mark Harrison

Harrison on Weiner, 'Making Sense of War: The Second World War and the Fate of the Bolshevik Revolution'

Amir Weiner. Making Sense of War: The Second World War and the Fate of the Bolshevik Revolution. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2001. 416 S. $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-691-05702-6.

Reviewed by Mark Harrison (Department of Economics, University of Warwick) Published on H-Russia (October, 2003)

Author: 
Mark D. Steinberg
Reviewer: 
Michael C. Hickey

Hickey on Steinberg, 'Voices of Revolution, 1917'

Mark D. Steinberg. Voices of Revolution, 1917. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2001. xiv + 404. $48.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-300-09016-1.

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

An Emotional Revolution

An Emotional Revolution

Author: 
Madhavan K. Palat, ed.
Reviewer: 
Michael C. Hickey

Hickey on Palat, 'Social Identities in Revolutionary Russia'

Madhavan K. Palat, ed. Social Identities in Revolutionary Russia. Basingstoke, UK: Palgrave Macmillan, 2001. xv + 246. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-333-92947-6.

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

Author: 
Jukka Korpela
Reviewer: 
Charles J. Halperin

Halperin on Korpela, 'Prince, Saint and Apostle: Prince Vladimir Svjatoslavic of Kiev, his Posthumous Life, and the Religious Legitimization of the Russian Great Power'

Jukka Korpela. Prince, Saint and Apostle: Prince Vladimir Svjatoslavic of Kiev, his Posthumous Life, and the Religious Legitimization of the Russian Great Power. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz Verlag, 2001. 267 pp. EUR 49.00 (paper), ISBN 978-3-447-04457-8.

Reviewed by Charles J. Halperin (Visiting Scholar, Russian and East European Institute, Indiana University) Published on H-Russia (July, 2003)

Author: 
James R. Harris
Reviewer: 
Eva M. Stolberg

Stolberg on Harris, 'The Great Urals: Regionalism and the Evolution of the Soviet System'

James R. Harris. The Great Urals: Regionalism and the Evolution of the Soviet System. Ithaca and London: Cornell University Press, 1999. viii + 235 pp. $43.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8014-3478-5.

Reviewed by Eva M. Stolberg (Bonn University) Published on H-Russia (July, 2003)

Ukraine-Moscow-Urals-Western Siberia: The Quadrangle's Struggle for Resources, or "Easterners" against "Westerners"

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)

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