Author: 
David Moon
Reviewer: 
Brian Bonhomme

Bonhomme on Moon, 'The Plough That Broke the Steppes: Agriculture and Environment on Russia's Grasslands, 1700-1914'


David Moon. The Plough That Broke the Steppes: Agriculture and Environment on Russia's Grasslands, 1700-1914. Oxford Studies in Modern European History Series. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2013. 304 pp. $125.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-955643-4.

Reviewed by Brian Bonhomme (Youngstown State University)
Published on H-Russia (March, 2014)
Commissioned by Randall Dills

Author: 
Jane T. Costlow
Reviewer: 
David Moon

Moon on Costlow, 'Heart-Pine Russia: Walking and Writing the Nineteenth-Century Forest'


Jane T. Costlow. Heart-Pine Russia: Walking and Writing the Nineteenth-Century Forest. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2013. xi + 270 pp. $36.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8014-5059-4.

Reviewed by David Moon
Published on H-Russia (July, 2013)
Commissioned by Randall Dills

Author: 
Marjorie L. Hilton
Reviewer: 
Krista Sigler

Sigler on Hilton, 'Selling to the Masses: Retailing in Russia, 1880-1930'


Marjorie L. Hilton. Selling to the Masses: Retailing in Russia, 1880-1930. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 2012. 344 pp. $27.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8229-6167-3.

Reviewed by Krista Sigler
Published on H-Russia (April, 2012)
Commissioned by Randall Dills

Author: 
Irina Paert
Reviewer: 
David Goldfrank

Goldfrank on Paert, 'Spiritual Elders: Charisma and Tradition in Russian Orthodoxy'


Irina Paert. Spiritual Elders: Charisma and Tradition in Russian Orthodoxy. DeKalb: Northern Illinois University Press, 2010. 308 S. $43.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-87580-429-3.

Reviewed by David Goldfrank (Georgetown University)
Published on H-Russia (March, 2012)
Commissioned by Teddy J. Uldricks

Spiritual Elders in the Russian Orthodox Tradition

Author: 
Sean McMeekin
Reviewer: 
Lucien J. Frary

Frary on McMeekin, 'The Russian Origins of the First World War'


Sean McMeekin. The Russian Origins of the First World War. Cambridge: Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2011. 344 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-06210-8.

Reviewed by Lucien J. Frary
Published on H-Russia (February, 2012)
Commissioned by Randall Dills

Russia’s Kriegsschuldfrage Revisited 

Author: 
Kevin M. F. Platt
Reviewer: 
Charles J. Halperin

Halperin on Platt, 'Terror and Greatness: Ivan and Peter as Russian Myths'


Kevin M. F. Platt. Terror and Greatness: Ivan and Peter as Russian Myths. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2011. Illustrations. xi + 294 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8014-4813-3.

Reviewed by Charles J. Halperin
Published on H-Russia (December, 2011)
Commissioned by Randall Dills

The Cultural History of Historical Myths

Author: 
Scott M. Kenworthy
Reviewer: 
Christopher Stroop

Stroop on Kenworthy, 'The Heart of Russia: Trinity-Sergius, Monasticism, and Society after 1825'


Scott M. Kenworthy. The Heart of Russia: Trinity-Sergius, Monasticism, and Society after 1825. New York: Oxford University Press; Washington, DC: Woodrow Wilson Center Press, 2010. xv + 528 pp. $74.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-973613-3.

Reviewed by Christopher Stroop (Department of History, Stanford University)
Published on H-Russia (November, 2011)
Commissioned by Randall Dills

Author: 
Olga Haldey
Reviewer: 
Rebecca Mitchell

Mitchell on Haldey, 'Mamontov's Private Opera: The Search for Modernism in Russian Theater'


Olga Haldey. Mamontov's Private Opera: The Search for Modernism in Russian Theater. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2010. . $44.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-253-35468-6.

Reviewed by Rebecca Mitchell (Postdoctoral Fellow, Havighurst Center)
Published on H-Russia (November, 2011)
Commissioned by Randall Dills

Author: 
Yohanan Petrovsky-Shtern
Reviewer: 
Jarrod Tanny

Tanny on Petrovsky-Shtern, 'Lenin's Jewish Question'


Yohanan Petrovsky-Shtern. Lenin's Jewish Question. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2010. 224 pp. $40.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-300-15210-4.

Reviewed by Jarrod Tanny (University of North Carolina at Wilmington)
Published on H-Russia (August, 2011)
Commissioned by Teddy J. Uldricks

The Politics of Lenin's Ethnicity

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