Author: 
Tim Harte
Reviewer: 
Jenifer Parks

Parks on Harte, 'Faster, Higher, Stronger, Comrades! Sports, Art, and Ideology in Late Russian and Early Soviet Culture'

Tim Harte. Faster, Higher, Stronger, Comrades! Sports, Art, and Ideology in Late Russian and Early Soviet Culture. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 2020. Illustrations. 328 pp. $79.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-299-32770-5.

Reviewed by Jenifer Parks (Rocky Mountain College) Published on H-Russia (January, 2021) Commissioned by Eva M. Stolberg (University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany)

Author: 
Ned Richardson-Little
Reviewer: 
Samantha Clarke

Clarke on Richardson-Little, 'The Human Rights Dictatorship: Socialism, Global Solidarity and Revolution in East Germany'

Ned Richardson-Little. The Human Rights Dictatorship: Socialism, Global Solidarity and Revolution in East Germany. Human Rights in History Series. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2020. 284 pp. $24.00 (e-book), ISBN 978-1-108-56003-0; $29.99 (paper), ISBN 978-1-108-44078-3; $99.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-108-42467-7.

Reviewed by Samantha Clarke (McMaster University) Published on H-Russia (January, 2021) Commissioned by Oleksa Drachewych (Western University)

Author: 
Elizabeth White
Reviewer: 
Julie deGraffenried

deGraffenried on White, 'A Modern History of Russian Childhood: From the Late Imperial Period to the Collapse of the Soviet Union'

Elizabeth White. A Modern History of Russian Childhood: From the Late Imperial Period to the Collapse of the Soviet Union. The Bloomsbury History of Modern Russia Series. London: Bloomsbury Publishing, 2020. Illustrations. 224 pp. $26.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4742-4021-5; $90.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4742-4022-2.

Reviewed by Julie deGraffenried (Baylor University) Published on H-Russia (January, 2021) Commissioned by Eva M. Stolberg (University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany)

Author: 
Isabel Story
Reviewer: 
Clare Ibarra

Ibarra on Story, 'Soviet Influence on Cuban Culture, 1961-1987: When the Soviets Came to Stay'

Isabel Story. Soviet Influence on Cuban Culture, 1961-1987: When the Soviets Came to Stay. Lanham: Lexington Books, 2019. xiii + 231 pp. $95.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4985-8011-3

Reviewed by Clare Ibarra (University of California, Berkeley) Published on H-Russia (November, 2020) Commissioned by Eva M. Stolberg (University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany)

Author: 
David M. Crowe, ed.
Reviewer: 
Andreas Hilger

Hilger on Crowe, 'Stalin's Soviet Justice: "Show" Trials, War Crimes Trials, and Nuremberg'

David M. Crowe, ed. Stalin's Soviet Justice: "Show" Trials, War Crimes Trials, and Nuremberg. London: Bloomsbury Academic, 2019. 256 pp. $114.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-350-08334-9.

Reviewed by Andreas Hilger (German Historical Institute, Moscow) Published on H-Russia (October, 2020) Commissioned by Eva M. Stolberg (University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany)

Author: 
Bettina Renz
Reviewer: 
Brian D. Taylor

Taylor on Renz, 'Russia's Military Revival'

Bettina Renz. Russia's Military Revival. Cambridge: Polity Press, 2018. vii + 249 pp. $22.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-5095-1615-5; $69.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-5095-1614-8. 

Reviewed by Brian D. Taylor (Department of Political Science; Syracuse University) Published on H-Russia (October, 2020) Commissioned by Eva M. Stolberg (University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany)

Author: 
Rachel Applebaum
Reviewer: 
Victor Petrov

Petrov on Applebaum, 'Empire of Friends: Soviet Power and Socialist Internationalism in Cold War Czechoslovakia'

Rachel Applebaum. Empire of Friends: Soviet Power and Socialist Internationalism in Cold War Czechoslovakia. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2019. 294 pp. Ill. $49.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-5017-3557-8.

Reviewed by Victor Petrov (University of Tennessee, Knoxville) Published on H-Russia (September, 2020) Commissioned by Oleksa Drachewych (Western University)

Author: 
Johannes D. Enstad
Reviewer: 
Maris Rowe-McCulloch

Rowe-McCulloch on Enstad, 'Soviet Russians under Nazi Occupation: Fragile Loyalties in World War II'

Johannes D. Enstad. Soviet Russians under Nazi Occupation: Fragile Loyalties in World War II. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2018. 272 pp. $99.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-108-42126-3; $32.99 (paper), ISBN 978-1-108-43166-8. 

Reviewed by Maris Rowe-McCulloch (University of Regina) Published on H-Russia (July, 2020) Commissioned by Oleksa Drachewych (Western University)

Author: 
Jeff Sahadeo
Reviewer: 
Meredith L. Roman

Roman on Sahadeo, 'Voices from the Soviet Edge: Southern Migrants in Leningrad and Moscow'

Jeff Sahadeo. Voices from the Soviet Edge: Southern Migrants in Leningrad and Moscow. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2019. 288 pp. $42.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-5017-3820-3

Reviewed by Meredith L. Roman (The College at Brockport (SUNY)) Published on H-Russia (April, 2020) Commissioned by Eva M. Stolberg (University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany)

Author: 
Matthew P. Romaniello
Reviewer: 
Mikhail Belan

Belan on Romaniello, 'Enterprising Empires: Russia and Britain in Eighteenth-Century Eurasia'

Matthew P. Romaniello. Enterprising Empires: Russia and Britain in Eighteenth-Century Eurasia. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2019. 304 pp. $99.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-108-49757-2.

Reviewed by Mikhail Belan (University of Oxford, St Antony's College) Published on H-Russia (March, 2020) Commissioned by Eva M. Stolberg (University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany)

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