Reviews

Author: 
Maxim Shrayer
Reviewer: 
David Shneer

Shneer on Shrayer, 'Russian Poet, Soviet Jew: The Legacy of Eduard Bagritskii'


Maxim Shrayer. Russian Poet, Soviet Jew: The Legacy of Eduard Bagritskii. Lanham: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2000. 163 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7425-0780-7.

Reviewed by David Shneer (Departments of History and Judaic Studies, University of Denver)
Published on H-Russia (February, 2002)

The Path of a Russian Jewish Writer

Author: 
David L. Ransel
Reviewer: 
Nellie H. Ohr

Ohr on Ransel, 'Village Mothers: Three Generations of Change in Russia and Tataria'


David L. Ransel. Village Mothers: Three Generations of Change in Russia and Tataria. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2001. viii + 314 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-253-33825-9.

Reviewed by Nellie H. Ohr (Independent Scholar)
Published on H-Russia (February, 2002)

Motherhood, Misery, and Modernity

Motherhood, Misery, and Modernity

Author: 
Jonathan Haslam
Reviewer: 
Henry Reichman

Reichman on Haslam, 'The Vices of Integrity: E. H. Carr, 1892-1982'


Jonathan Haslam. The Vices of Integrity: E. H. Carr, 1892-1982. London and New York: Verso Books, 2000. xiv + 306 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-85984-289-8.

Reviewed by Henry Reichman (Department of History, California State University, Hayward)
Published on H-Russia (January, 2002)

A Magnificent Biography

A Magnificent Biography

Author: 
David R. Stone
Reviewer: 
Lohr Miller

Miller on Stone, 'Hammer and Rifle: The Militarization of the Soviet Union 1926-1933'


David R. Stone. Hammer and Rifle: The Militarization of the Soviet Union 1926-1933. Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 2000. viii + 287 pp. 95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7006-1037-2.

Reviewed by Lohr Miller (Louisiana State University)
Published on H-Russia (January, 2002)

The Crime of Moderation

The Crime of Moderation

Author: 
Nadieszda Kizenko
Reviewer: 
Argyrios K. Pisiotis

Pisiotis on Kizenko, 'A Prodigal Saint: Father John of Kronstadt and the Russian People'


Nadieszda Kizenko. A Prodigal Saint: Father John of Kronstadt and the Russian People. University Park: Penn State University Press, 2000. xiii + 384 pp. $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-271-01976-5.

Reviewed by Argyrios K. Pisiotis (Kent State University)
Published on H-Russia (January, 2002)

Modern Holiness in the Grips of Unholy Modernity

Author: 
Vladimir Soloviev
Reviewer: 
Greg Gaut

Gaut on Soloviev, 'Politics, Law and Morality: Essays by V. S. Soloviev'


Vladimir Soloviev. Politics, Law and Morality: Essays by V. S. Soloviev. Russian Literature and Thought Series. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2000. xxix + 330 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-300-07995-1.

Reviewed by Greg Gaut (Department of History, Saint Mary's University of Minnesota)
Published on H-Russia (January, 2002)

The Christian Westernizer

Author: 
Stephen P. Frank
Reviewer: 
David W. Darrow

Darrow on Frank, 'Crime, Cultural Conflict, and Justice in Rural Russia, 1856-1914'


Stephen P. Frank. Crime, Cultural Conflict, and Justice in Rural Russia, 1856-1914. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1999. xxii + 352 pp. $55.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-520-21341-8.

Reviewed by David W. Darrow (Department of History, University of Dayton)
Published on H-Russia (December, 2001)

'Let the Punishment Fit the Crime?' Competing Conceptions of Criminality and Justice in Post-Emancipation Russia

Author: 
Yu. M. Baturin Satarov, A. L. Il'in, V. F. Kadatskii, V. V. Kostikov, M. A. Krasnov, A. Ya. Livshits, K. F. Nikiforov, L. G. Pikhoia, G. A.
Reviewer: 
Ilya Vinkovetsky

Vinkovetsky on Satarov and Il'in and Kadatskii and Kostikov and Krasnov and Livshits and Nikiforov and Pikhoia and A., 'Epokha El'tsina: Ocherki politicheskoi istorii'


Yu. M. Baturin Satarov, A. L. Il'in, V. F. Kadatskii, V. V. Kostikov, M. A. Krasnov, A. Ya. Livshits, K. F. Nikiforov, L. G. Pikhoia, G. A. Epokha El'tsina: Ocherki politicheskoi istorii. Moscow: Vagrius, 2001. 815 pp. No price listed (cloth), ISBN 978-5-264-00393-6.

Reviewed by Ilya Vinkovetsky (Department of History, University of California, Berkeley)
Published on H-Russia (December, 2001)

Author: 
Robert P. Geraci
Reviewer: 
Theodore R. Weeks

Weeks on Geraci, 'Window on the East: National and Imperial Identities in Late Tsarist Russia'


Robert P. Geraci. Window on the East: National and Imperial Identities in Late Tsarist Russia. Ithaca and London: Cornell University Press, 2001. xi + 389 pp. $52.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8014-3422-8.

Reviewed by Theodore R. Weeks (Department of History, Southern Illinois University at Carbondale)
Published on H-Russia (November, 2001)

Kazan and Russian Identity

Author: 
Marcia A. Weigle
Reviewer: 
Sven Gunnar Simonsen

Simonsen on Weigle, 'Russia's Liberal Project: State-Society Relations in the Transition from Communism'


Marcia A. Weigle. Russia's Liberal Project: State-Society Relations in the Transition from Communism. University Park: Pennsylvania State University Press, 2000. xvi + 508 pp. $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-271-01942-0.

Reviewed by Sven Gunnar Simonsen (International Peace Research Institute (PRIO), Oslo, Norway)
Published on H-Russia (September, 2001)

Author: 
Aleksandr Nikitenko
Reviewer: 
Alexander M. Martin

Martin on Nikitenko, 'Up From Serfdom: My Childhood and Youth in Russia, 1804-1824'


Aleksandr Nikitenko. Up From Serfdom: My Childhood and Youth in Russia, 1804-1824. Translated by Helen Saltz Jacobson with foreword by Peter Kolchin. New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 2001. xxiv + 228 pp. $26.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-300-08414-6.

Reviewed by Alexander M. Martin (Division of History, Politics, and International Studies, Oglethorpe University)
Published on H-Russia (September, 2001)

Author: 
Astrid S. Tuminez
Reviewer: 
David G. Rowley

Rowley on Tuminez, 'Russian Nationalism since 1856: Ideology and the Making of Foreign Policy'


Astrid S. Tuminez. Russian Nationalism since 1856: Ideology and the Making of Foreign Policy. Lanham, Md.: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2000. x + 337 pp. $74.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8476-8884-5.

Reviewed by David G. Rowley (Department of Social Sciences, University of Wisconsin-Platteville)
Published on H-Russia (August, 2001)

Author: 
Andrew Wilson
Reviewer: 
Elizabeth Luchka Haigh

Haigh on Wilson, 'The Ukrainians: Unexpected Nation'


Andrew Wilson. The Ukrainians: Unexpected Nation. New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 2000. xviii + 366 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-300-08355-2.

Reviewed by Elizabeth Luchka Haigh (Department of History, Saint Mary's University, Halifax)
Published on H-Russia (August, 2001)

At the Crossroads of East and West

At the Crossroads of East and West

Author: 
G. S. Smith
Reviewer: 
John Perkins

Perkins on Smith, 'D. S. Mirsky: A Russian-English Life, 1890-1939'


G. S. Smith. D. S. Mirsky: A Russian-English Life, 1890-1939. Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press, 2000. xviii + 398 pp. $110.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-816006-9.

Reviewed by John Perkins (School of Economics, University of New South Wales, Australia)
Published on H-Russia (August, 2001)

A Sort of Life

A Sort of Life

Author: 
Anne E Gorsuch
Reviewer: 
Sandra Pujals

Pujals on Gorsuch, 'Youth in Revolutionary Russia: Enthusiasts, Bohemians and Delinquents'


Anne E Gorsuch. Youth in Revolutionary Russia: Enthusiasts, Bohemians and Delinquents. Bloomington and Indianapolis: Indiana University Press, 2000. x + 274 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-253-33766-5.

Reviewed by Sandra Pujals (Department of History, University of Puerto Rico)
Published on H-Russia (July, 2001)

Let's Talk About Sex: Youth, Foucault, and the Soviet State

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