Reviews

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

Author: 
Christopher Andrew, Vasili Mitrokhin
Reviewer: 
David L. Ruffley

Ruffley on Andrew and Mitrokhin, 'The Sword and the Shield: The Mitrokhin Archive and the Secret History of the KGB'

Christopher Andrew, Vasili Mitrokhin. The Sword and the Shield: The Mitrokhin Archive and the Secret History of the KGB. New York: Basic Books, 1999. xvii + 700 pp. $32.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-465-00312-9.

Reviewed by David L. Ruffley (Department of International Programs, United States Air Force Academy) Published on H-Russia (April, 2002)

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: 
Paul D'Anieri, Robert Kravchuk, Taras Kuzio, eds.
Reviewer: 
Katrin Boeckh

Boeckh on D'Anieri and Kravchuk and Kuzio, 'Politics and Society in Ukraine'

Paul D'Anieri, Robert Kravchuk, Taras Kuzio, eds. Politics and Society in Ukraine. Westview Series on the Post-Soviet Studies. Boulder: Westview Press, 1999. xv + 344 pp. $30.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8133-3538-4.

Reviewed by Katrin Boeckh (Department of History, Institute for Eastern Europe, Munich) Published on H-Russia (March, 2002)

Author: 
Rosalind Marsh, ed.
Reviewer: 
Cathy J. Potter

Potter on Marsh, 'Women and Russian Culture: Projections and Self-Perceptions'

Rosalind Marsh, ed. Women and Russian Culture: Projections and Self-Perceptions. Studies in Slavic Literature, Culture, and Society. New York and Oxford: Berghahn Books, 1998. xix + 295 pp. $49.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-57181-913-0.

Reviewed by Cathy J. Potter (Department of History, Chinese University of Hong Kong) Published on H-Russia (February, 2002)

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

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

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

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