Reviews

Author: 
Galina Mikhailovna Ivanova
Reviewer: 
Andrew A. Gentes

Gentes on Ivanova, 'Labor Camp Socialism: The Gulag in the Soviet Totalitarian System'


Galina Mikhailovna Ivanova. Labor Camp Socialism: The Gulag in the Soviet Totalitarian System. Trans Carol Flath. The New Russian History Series. Armonk and London: M.E. Sharpe, 2000. xxiv + 208 pp. $62.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7656-0427-9.

Reviewed by Andrew A. Gentes (Department of History, Bates College)
Published on H-Russia (June, 2001)

Making Sense of the GULAG

Making Sense of the GULAG

Author: 
Vytautas Landsbergis
Reviewer: 
Vejas Gabriel Liulevicius

Liulevicius on Landsbergis, 'Lithuania Independent Again: The Autobiography of Vytautas Landsbergis'


Vytautas Landsbergis. Lithuania Independent Again: The Autobiography of Vytautas Landsbergis. Trans Anthony Packer and Eimutis Sova. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 2000. xii + 387 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-295-97959-5.

Reviewed by Vejas Gabriel Liulevicius (Department of History, University of Tennessee )
Published on H-Russia (June, 2001)

Author: 
Robert D. English
Reviewer: 
Thomas R. Maddux

Maddux on English, 'Russia and the Idea of the West: Gorbachev, Intellectuals, and the End of the Cold War'


Robert D. English. Russia and the Idea of the West: Gorbachev, Intellectuals, and the End of the Cold War. New York: Columbia University Press, 2000. ix + 401 pp. $40.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-231-11059-4.

Reviewed by Thomas R. Maddux (California State University, Northridge)
Published on H-Russia (June, 2001)

Origins of New Thinking: Ideas and Power

Author: 
VahÖ© Baladouni, Margaret Makepeace, eds.
Reviewer: 
Theophilus C. Prousis

Prousis on Baladouni and Makepeace, 'Armenian Merchants of the Seventeenth and Early Eighteenth Centuries: English East India Company Sources'


VahÖ© Baladouni, Margaret Makepeace, eds. Armenian Merchants of the Seventeenth and Early Eighteenth Centuries: English East India Company Sources. Philadelphia: American Philosophical Society, 1998. xxxvii + 294 pp. $22.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-87169-885-8.

Reviewed by Theophilus C. Prousis (Department of History, University of North Florida, Jacksonville)
Published on H-Russia (June, 2001)

Author: 
Michael David Fox, ed.
Reviewer: 
Andrei Znamenski

Znamenski on Fox, 'Amerikanskaia rusistika: vekhi istoriografii poslednikh let, imperatorskii period'


Michael David Fox, ed. Amerikanskaia rusistika: vekhi istoriografii poslednikh let, imperatorskii period. Samara: Samarskii universitet, 2000. 332 pp. ISBN 978-5-230-06199-1.

Reviewed by Andrei Znamenski (Department of Humanities, Alabama State University, Montgomery)
Published on H-Russia (May, 2001)

American Scholarship on the History of Russia for a Russian Audience

American Scholarship on the History of Russia for a Russian Audience

Author: 
Catriona Kelly, Stephen Lovell, eds.
Reviewer: 
John D. Windhausen

Windhausen on Kelly and Lovell, 'Russian Literature, Modernism and the Visual Arts'


Catriona Kelly, Stephen Lovell, eds. Russian Literature, Modernism and the Visual Arts. New York and Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press, 2000. xiv + 310 pp. $64.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-521-66191-1.

Reviewed by John D. Windhausen (Department of History, Saint Anselm College)
Published on H-Russia (May, 2001)

Marriages in Modern Russian Arts

Author: 
Margarita Tupitsyn
Reviewer: 
Tamara Machmut-Jhashi

Machmut-Jhashi on Tupitsyn, 'El Lissitzky: Beyond the Abstract Cabinet'


Margarita Tupitsyn. El Lissitzky: Beyond the Abstract Cabinet. New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 1999. 239 pp. $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-300-08170-1.

Reviewed by Tamara Machmut-Jhashi (Department of Art and Art History, Oakland University)
Published on H-Russia (May, 2001)

Crossing Borders: El Lissitzky as Photographer

Author: 
Anatoly Chernyaev
Reviewer: 
Kevin O'Connor

O'Connor on Chernyaev, 'My Six Years with Gorbachev'


Anatoly Chernyaev. My Six Years with Gorbachev. University Park: Pennsylvania State University Press, 2000. xxiv + 437 pp. $32.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-271-02029-7.

Reviewed by Kevin O'Connor (Department of Humanities, Spalding University)
Published on H-Russia (May, 2001)

The Apprentice's Sorcerer: A Perestroika Memoir

The Apprentice's Sorcerer: A Perestroika Memoir

Author: 
Shagdariin Sandag, Harry H. Kendall
Reviewer: 
Timothy May

May on Sandag and Kendall, 'Poisoned Arrows: The Stalin-Choibalsan Mongolian Massacres, 1921-1941'


Shagdariin Sandag, Harry H. Kendall. Poisoned Arrows: The Stalin-Choibalsan Mongolian Massacres, 1921-1941. Boulder, CO: Westview Press, 2000. xvii + 228 pp. $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8133-3710-4.

Reviewed by Timothy May (Department of History, University of Wisconsin)
Published on H-Russia (May, 2001)

A Forgotten Purge

A Forgotten Purge

Author: 
Angelo Segrillo
Reviewer: 
Carlos Eduardo Rebello de Mendonca

de Mendonca on Segrillo, 'O Declinio da URSS: Um estudo das causas (The decline of the USSR: a study of its causes)'


Angelo Segrillo. O Declinio da URSS: Um estudo das causas (The decline of the USSR: a study of its causes). Rio de Janeiro: Editora Record, 2000. 365 pp. $29.00 (paper), ISBN 978-85-01-05811-9.

Reviewed by Carlos Eduardo Rebello de Mendonca (Department of Social Sciences, State of Rio de Janeiro University)
Published on H-Russia (May, 2001)

Author: 
Jonathan W. Daly
Reviewer: 
Z. Ronald Bialkowski

Bialkowski on Daly, 'Autocracy Under Siege: Security Police and Opposition in Russia, 1866-1905'


Jonathan W. Daly. Autocracy Under Siege: Security Police and Opposition in Russia, 1866-1905. DeKalb: Northern Illinois University Press, 1998. xi + 260 pp. $38.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-87580-243-5.

Reviewed by Z. Ronald Bialkowski (History Department, University of California at Berkeley)
Published on H-Russia (April, 2001)

Russia and Conspiracy as a Way of Life

Author: 
Mikhail S. Gorbachev
Reviewer: 
Kevin O'Connor

O'Connor on Gorbachev, 'On My Country and the World'


Mikhail S. Gorbachev. On My Country and the World. New York: Columbia University Press, 2000. 300 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-231-11514-8.

Reviewed by Kevin O'Connor (College of Arts and Sciences, Spalding University)
Published on H-Russia (March, 2001)

Gorbachev's Short Course

Gorbachev's Short Course

Author: 
Amy Knight
Reviewer: 
Frank Schauff

Schauff on Knight, 'Who Killed Kirov? The Kremlin's Greatest Mystery'


Amy Knight. Who Killed Kirov? The Kremlin's Greatest Mystery. New York: Hill & Wang, 1999. xiv + 331 pp. $26.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8090-6404-5.

Reviewed by Frank Schauff (Department of Eastern European History, University of Cologne)
Published on H-Russia (March, 2001)

The Greatest Mystery?

The Greatest Mystery?

Author: 
Robert Leach, Victor Borovsky, eds.
Reviewer: 
Susan Costanzo

Costanzo on Leach and Borovsky, 'A History of Russian Theatre'


Robert Leach, Victor Borovsky, eds. A History of Russian Theatre. New York and Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1999. xv + 446 pp. $90.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-521-43220-7.

Reviewed by Susan Costanzo (Department of History, Western Washington University)
Published on H-Russia (February, 2001)

Strutting and Fretting on the Russian Stage

Author: 
Odd Arne Westad, ed.
Reviewer: 
Matthew Young

Young on Westad, 'Brothers in Arms: The Rise and Fall of the Sino-Soviet Alliance, 1945-1963'


Odd Arne Westad, ed. Brothers in Arms: The Rise and Fall of the Sino-Soviet Alliance, 1945-1963. Washington, DC: Woodrow Wilson Center Press, 1998. xxii + 404 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8047-3485-1.

Reviewed by Matthew Young (Department of History, Bowling Green State University)
Published on H-Russia (February, 2001)

Brothers in Arms: The Rise and Fall of the Sino-Soviet Alliance, 1945-1963.

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