Reviews

Author: 
Ana S. Trbovich
Reviewer: 
Daphne Winland

Winland on Trbovich, 'A Legal Geography of Yugoslavia's Disintegration'


Ana S. Trbovich. A Legal Geography of Yugoslavia's Disintegration. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2008. xiv + 522 pp. $80.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-533343-5.

Reviewed by Daphne Winland (Anthropology Department, York University)
Published on H-Soyuz (July, 2009)
Commissioned by Johanna K. Bockman

The Disillusion of Yugoslavia: And the Beat Goes On

Author: 
Laada Bilaniuk
Reviewer: 
Alexander D. King

King on Bilaniuk, 'Contested Tongues: Language Politics and Cultural Correction in Ukraine'


Laada Bilaniuk. Contested Tongues: Language Politics and Cultural Correction in Ukraine. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2005. Tables, map. 256 pp. $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8014-7279-4.

Reviewed by Alexander D. King (University of Aberdeen)
Published on H-Soyuz (July, 2009)
Commissioned by Leyla J. Keough

Author: 
Bruce Grant, Lale Yalçin-Heckmann, eds
Reviewer: 
Sam Schueth

Schueth on Grant and Yalçin-Heckmann, 'Caucasus Paradigms: Anthropologies, Histories, and the Making of the World Area'


Bruce Grant, Lale Yalçin-Heckmann, eds. Caucasus Paradigms: Anthropologies, Histories, and the Making of the World Area. Münster: Lit, 2008. xii + 314 pp. ISBN 978-3-8258-9906-6.

Reviewed by Sam Schueth
Published on H-Soyuz (November, 2008)
Commissioned by Leyla J. Keough

Compassing the Complexity of the Caucasus

Author: 
Susan Alexandra Crate
Reviewer: 
Brian Donahoe

Donahoe on Crate, 'Cows, Kin, and Globalization: An Ethnography of Sustainability (Globalization and the Environment)'


Susan Alexandra Crate. Cows, Kin, and Globalization: An Ethnography of Sustainability (Globalization and the Environment). Lanham: AltaMira Press, 2006. xxvii + 355 pp. $82.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7591-0739-7; $31.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-7591-0740-3.

Reviewed by Brian Donahoe
Published on H-Soyuz (October, 2008)
Commissioned by Leyla J. Keough

Author: 
James Millward
Reviewer: 
Morgan Liu

Liu on Millward, 'Eurasian Crossroads: A History of Xinjiang'


James Millward. Eurasian Crossroads: A History of Xinjiang. New York: Columbia University Press, 2007. 352 pp. $41.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-231-13924-3.

Reviewed by Morgan Liu
Published on H-Soyuz (October, 2008)
Commissioned by Johanna K. Bockman

Multiplicity at the Heart of Asia: “Chinese Turkestan” in Broad Historical Perspective

Author: 
Krista Harper
Reviewer: 
Katrina Schwartz

Schwartz on Harper, 'Wild Capitalism: Environmental Activists and Post-Socialist Ecology in Hungary'


Krista Harper. Wild Capitalism: Environmental Activists and Post-Socialist Ecology in Hungary. Boulder: Eastern European Monographs, 2006. 160 pp. $30.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-88033-592-8.

Reviewed by Katrina Schwartz
Published on H-Soyuz (October, 2008)
Commissioned by Leyla J. Keough

Making Environmentalism in Postsocialist Hungary

Author: 
Jeff Sahadeo, Russell G. Zanca, eds.
Reviewer: 
Irene Hilgers

Hilgers on Sahadeo and Zanca, 'Everyday Life in Central Asia: Past and Present'


Jeff Sahadeo, Russell G. Zanca, eds. Everyday Life in Central Asia: Past and Present. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2007. ix + 401 pp. $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-253-34883-8; $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-253-21904-6.

Reviewed by Irene Hilgers
Published on H-Soyuz (October, 2008)
Commissioned by Leyla J. Keough

Author: 
Katrina Z. S. Schwartz
Reviewer: 
Barbara Cellarius

Cellarius on Schwartz, 'Nature and National Identity after Communism: Globalizing the Ethnoscape'


Katrina Z. S. Schwartz. Nature and National Identity after Communism: Globalizing the Ethnoscape. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 2006. xvii + 288 pp. $60.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8229-4296-2; $27.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8229-5942-7.

Reviewed by Barbara Cellarius
Published on H-Soyuz (October, 2008)
Commissioned by Leyla J. Keough

Author: 
Adeeb Khalid
Reviewer: 
David Montgomery

Montgomery on Khalid, 'Islam after Communism: Religion and Politics in Central Asia'


Adeeb Khalid. Islam after Communism: Religion and Politics in Central Asia. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2007. xii + 241 pp. $60.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-520-24204-3; $22.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-520-24927-1.

Reviewed by David Montgomery
Published on H-Soyuz (October, 2008)
Commissioned by Johanna K. Bockman

Author: 
Ericka Johnson
Reviewer: 
Julie Hemment

Hemment on Johnson, 'Dreaming of a Mail-Order Husband: Russian-American Internet Romance'


Ericka Johnson. Dreaming of a Mail-Order Husband: Russian-American Internet Romance. Durham: Duke University Press, 2007. 193 pp.p. $74.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8223-4010-2; $21.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8223-4029-4.

Reviewed by Julie Hemment
Published on H-Soyuz (September, 2008)
Commissioned by Johanna K. Bockman

Russian Dreaming

Author: 
Gail Buyske
Reviewer: 
Sarah Busse Spencer

Busse Spencer on Buyske, 'Banking on Small Business: Microfinance in Contemporary Russia'


Gail Buyske. Banking on Small Business: Microfinance in Contemporary Russia. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2007. 240 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8014-4578-1.

Reviewed by Sarah Busse Spencer (Department of Sociology and Anthropology, The College of New Jersey)
Published on H-Soyuz (April, 2008)

An Insider Promotes Russian-Style Microfinance

Author: 
Julie Hemment
Reviewer: 
Kristen Ghodsee

Ghodsee on Hemment, 'Empowering Women in Russia: Activism, Aid, and NGOs'


Julie Hemment. Empowering Women in Russia: Activism, Aid, and NGOs. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2007. xv + 188 pp. $22.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-253-21891-9; $60.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-253-34839-5.

Reviewed by Kristen Ghodsee (Bowdoin College)
Published on H-Soyuz (January, 2008)

Who is Taming Whom? On Foxes, Little Princes and Women's Organizations

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