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v. ; 21 cm.
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154 pages, 4 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color), maps ; 22 cm
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x, 238 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
  • A national river
  • A work of nature and the works of men
  • A winding course through history
  • Soviet river : from DniproHES to Chornobyl
  • The river's health
  • Kyiv : whose Ukraine?
  • Around the Kremenchuk Sea
  • At the great bend of the Dnipro
  • Zaporizhia and Dnipro (City) : Ukraine reclaimed
  • Down the lower course
  • Some thoughts about Ukraine.
The River Dnipro (formerly better known by the Russian name of Dnieper) is intimately linked to the history and identity of Ukraine. Cybriwsky discusses the history of the river, from when it was formed and its many uses and modifications by human agencies from ancient times to the present.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9789633862049 20180604
Green Library
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xi, 250 pages ; 21 cm
  • Vorwort
  • Zugang zu einer Kultur
  • Kulturbezogene Begriffe und ihre Inhalte
  • Kultur, intrakulturelle Kulturkompetenz, interkulturelle Kulturkompetenz, Stereotype, Kulturschock
  • Historische Denkmuster, Geschichtsbilder, Geschichtsmythen, Mentalität
  • Blickwinkel und Blickwechsel
  • Themenfelder und Bipolarität
  • Terminologie
  • Schreibweise
  • Natürliche Gegebenheiten
  • Historischer Hintergrund
  • Zur politisch-historischen Entwicklung
  • Kiever Rus' (Mitte 9. bis Mitte 13. Jahrhundert)
  • Tatarenherrschaft und Aufstieg Moskaus (13. bis 15. Jahrhundert)
  • Moskauer Reich (15. bis 17. Jahrhundert)
  • Untergang des Byzantinischen Reiches; weitere Ent-wicklung des Moskauer Staates (16. und 17. Jahrhundert)
  • Petersburger Imperium (1700-1917)
  • Sowjetmacht : Union der Sozialistischen Sowjetrepubliken (1917-1922-1991)
  • Russländische Föderation, Russland (seit 1991)
  • Einzelthemen
  • Zur historischen Entwicklung der Russischen Orthodoxen Kirche
  • Zur politisch-gesellschaftlichen Geschichte der Juden in Russland
  • Russland als Vielvölkerstaat
  • Europa und Asien
  • Konkurrierende Geschichtsbilder : Beispiel Rus', Russland, Ukraine, Krim
  • Lebensformen und Denkweisen
  • Stadt und Land, Metropolen und Provinz
  • Geschichte und Stadtbilder
  • Gesellschaftsstruktur und Stadtbilder
  • Metropolen, Provinzstädte und ländliche Regionen heute
  • Staat und Gesellschaft
  • Zur politisch-historischen Entwicklung
  • Werte im gesellschaftlichen Denken und Handeln
  • Besonderheiten des gesellschaftlichen Denkens und Handelns
  • Heutige Einstellungen der Gesellschaft zum Staat
  • Gesellschaftliche Gruppen
  • Privilegierte und Andere
  • Informierte und Uninformierte
  • Frauen und Männer
  • Kultur und Bildung
  • Hochkultur und Volkskultur
  • Intelligencija und Intelligenz
  • Eliten und Volksbildung
  • Zaristisches Russland
  • Sowjetunion
  • Nachsozialistisches Russland
  • Russen und Deutsche, Deutsche und Russen
  • Begegnungen
  • Historisch-politischer Bereich
  • Philosophisch-kultureller Bereich
  • Deutsche, "Deutschländer" und Kolonisten
  • Emigrationen, Immigrationen
  • lntra- und interkulturelles Geschichtsbild im Wandel : Beispiel Aleksándr Névskij
  • Wahrnehmungen, Selbstbilder, Fremdbilder
  • Exkurs : Hintergrund und Praxis
  • Umgang mit Erinnerungsorten und Gedenktagen
  • Begriffsunterschiede
  • Kulturell bedingte Standards bei Verhandlungen
  • Ratschläge für westliche Ausländer in Russland
  • Politisch-gesellschaftliche Topoi
  • Zusammenfassung und Fazit
  • Literatur.
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xix, 541 pages : illustrations, maps ; 26 cm.
  • 1. The land and its languages-- 2. Traillblazers: the Palaeolithic and Mesolithic foundations-- 3. Transition to settled life: the Neolithic-- 4. Far-flung networks: the Chalcolithic-- 5. Encounters beyond the Caucasus: the Kura-Araxes culture and the early Bronze Age-- 6. Dolmens for the dead: the Western Caucasus in the Bronze Age-- 7. The emergence of elites and a new social order-- 8. From fortresses to fragmentation: the Southern Caucasus in the Late Bronze Age through Iron Age I-- 9. Smiths, warriors and womenfolk: the Koban culture of the Northern Caucasus-- 10. A world apart: the Colchian culture-- 11. The grand challenges for the archaeology of the Caucasus.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781107016590 20180306
In The Archaeology of the Caucasus, Antonio Sagona provides the first comprehensive survey of a key area in the Eurasian land mass, from the earliest settlement to the end of the early Iron Age. Examining the bewildering array of cultural complexes found in the region, he draws on both Soviet and post-Soviet investigations and synthesises the vast quantity of diverse and often fragmented evidence across the region's frontiers. Written in an engaging manner that balances material culture and theory, the volume focuses on the most significant sites and cultural traditions. Sagona also highlights the accomplishments of the Caucasian communities and situates them within the broader setting of their neighbours in Anatolia, Iran, and Russia. Sprinkled with new data, much of it published here for the first time, The Archaeology of the Caucasus contains many new photographs, drawings and plans, many of which have not been accessible to Western researchers.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781107016590 20180306
Green Library
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viii, 174 pages ; 22 cm
  • 1. Foreword2. The Early Challenges to the Traditional Narrative, 1989-1991 -Documents 1-53. Armenian-Turkish Relations after Independence and the Continued Struggle with the Traditional Narrative -Documents 6-104. The Karabagh Conflict and the Future of Armenian Statehood -Documents 11-125. Views on the Karabagh Conflict and the Armenian Turkish Relations Following the Return to Politics -Documents 13-166. The Politics and Geopolitics of the Process of Normalization of Armenian-Turkish Relations -Documents 17-287. Peace with Neighbors has no Good Alternatives -Documents 29-308. Epilogue.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9783319589152 20171127
This project addresses recurring questions about Armenian-Turkish relations, the legacy of the Armenian genocide of 1915, and relations between the Armenian diaspora and the Republic of Armenia. Additionally, it discusses the ongoing conflict with Azerbaijan, and the Armenian government's handling of the commemoration of the one-hundredth anniversary of the Armenian genocide.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9783319589152 20171127
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vi, 242 pages ; 25 cm.
The book series focus on the relevance and changing meaning of elites in late modern European history. The series addresses the persistence in power of the nobility and looks at the emergence of new elite formations in the context of the rise of mass media and social mobilization. The Editors: Gabriele B. Clemens, Universitat des Saarlandes http://www.uni-saarland.de/lehrstuhl/clemens/mitarbeiter/clemens .html) Dietlind Huchtker, GWZO Leipzig http://research.uni-leipzig.de/gwzo/index.php?Itemid=523 Martin Kohlrausch, KU Leuven http://www.arts.kuleuven.be/mosa/english/staff/00077149 Stephan Malinowski, University of Edinburgh http://www.ed.ac.uk/history-classics-archaeology/about-us/staff- profiles/profile_tab1_academic.php?uun=smalinow&search=5 Malte Rolf, Otto-Friedrich-Universitat Bamberg http://www.uni-bamberg.de/hist-oeg/team/prof-dr-malte-rolf/.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9783110491821 20180416
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xvi, 244 pages ; 24 cm.
  • New identities in a new world
  • The politics of national identity and the story of the southern Kurils
  • Overcoming empire : the liberal institutionalists
  • "It is forbidden to be quiet
  • Russia is being taken to pieces!"
  • Putin and pragmatic patriotism
  • The cult of the border
  • The southern Kurils and the "hyperborder"
  • Central power redux
  • Conclusion : the end and beginning of the nation.
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10. Belye [2018]

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685 pages ; 25 cm
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287 pages ; 21 cm.
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216 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
  • Acknowledgements
  • Foreword / Zhanna Nemtsova
  • Introduction : Boris Nemtsov : a tragedy of resistance / Andrey Makarychev and Alexandra Yatsyk
  • Nemtsov : a variety of perspectives / Vladimir V. Kara-Murza, David J. Kramer, Miguel V. Liñán, Stefan Meister, Dmitry Mitin, Alla Kassianova, Yulia Kurnyshova
  • Russia as alternative model : authoritarianism and corporatism resurgent / Howard J. Wiarda
  • Boris Nemtsov and the reproduction of regional intelligentsia / Tomila Lankina
  • Governing nizhny novgorod : Boris Nemtsov as a regional leader / Vladimir Gel'man and Sharon W. Rivera
  • Boris Nemtsov 1959-2015 : the rise and fall of a provincial democrat / Andre Mommen
  • The nemtsov vote : public opinion and pro-western liberalism's decline in Russia / Henry E. Hale
  • Rocking the sochi Olympic narrative : Boris Nemtsov and Putin's sovereignty / Andrey Makarychev and Alexandra Yatsyk
  • Nemtsov : "Ukraine's success gives Russia a chance!" / Kateryna Smagliy
  • Appendix
  • Index
  • Notes on contributors.
In post-Soviet Russian politics, Boris Nemtsov is one of the most tragic figuresand not only because he was shot dead, at the age of 56, in close vicinity to the Kremlin, the locus of Russias power. The transparency of evil in this specific case was shocking: Nemtsovs murder was filmed by a surveillance camera. The video tape confirms the demonstrative and insolent character of the assassination. His death illuminated a core feature of the current regime that tolerates, if not incites, extra-legal actions against those it considers to be foes, traitors, or members of the Fifth Column. In this volume Boris Nemtsov is commemorated from different perspectives. In addition to academic papers, it includes personal notes and reflections. The articles represent a range of assessments of Nemtsovs personality by people for whom he was one of the leading figures in post-Soviet politics and a major protagonist in Russias transformation. Some authors had direct experiences of either living in, or travelling to, Nizhny Novgorod when Nemtsov was governor there. The plurality of opinions collected in this volume matches the diversity and multiplicity of Nemtsovs political legacy. The volumes contributors include: David J. Kramer, Senior Director at the McCain Institute for International Leadership in Washington, DC; Miguel Vazquez Linan, Associate Professor at Seville University; Yulia Kurnyshova, Research Fellow at the National Institute for Strategic Studies in Kyiv; Ekaterina Smagly, Director of the Kennan Institute in Kyiv; Henry E. Hale, Professor at The George Washington University in Washington, DC; Howard J. Wiarda ( 2015), Professor at the University of Georgia; Sharon Werning Rivera, Associate Professor at Hamilton College; Tomila Lankina, Associate Professor at the London School of Economics and Political Science; Andre Mommen ( 2017), Professor at the University of Amsterdam; Stefan Meister, Director at the German Council on Foreign Relations in Berlin; Vladimir Gelman, Professor at the University of Helsinki; Vladimir V. Kara-Murza, coordinator of the Open Russia movement and deputy leader of the Peoples Freedom Party of Russia.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9783838211220 20180618
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341 pages, 3 unnumbered pages ; 20 cm
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xxii, 330 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 22 cm.
  • Introduction: Surveying the Site: Historical Framework and Spatial Parameters Chapter 1: Water as Power: Real and Imagined Chapter 2: How the Gulag Built the Moscow Canal Chapter 3: Creating Metaphorical Space: Cultural Production about and on the Moscow Canal Chapter 4: Monuments, Monumentality, and Memory: Remembering and Forgetting Chapter 5: The Moscow Canal Today.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781784539474 20180403
Today the 80-mile-long Moscow Canal is a source of leisure for Muscovites, a conduit for tourists and provides the city with more than 60% of its potable water. Yet the past looms heavy over these quotidian activities: the canal was built by Gulag inmates at the height of Stalinism and thousands died in the process. In this wide-ranging book, Cynthia Ruder argues that the construction of the canal physically manifests Stalinist ideology and that the vertical, horizontal, underwater, ideological, artistic and metaphorical spaces created by it resonate with the desire of the state to dominate all space within and outside the Soviet Union. Ruder draws on theoretical constructs from cultural geography and spatial studies to interpret and contextualise a variety of structural and cultural products dedicated to, and in praise of, this signature Stalinist construction project. Approached through an extensive range of archival sources, personal interviews and contemporary documentary materials these include a diverse body of artefacts - from waterways, structures, paintings, sculptures, literary and documentary works, and the Gulag itself. Building Stalinism concludes by analysing current efforts to reclaim the legacy of the canal as a memorial space that ensures that those who suffered and died building it are remembered. This is essential reading for all scholars working on the all-pervasive nature of Stalinism and its complex afterlife in Russia today.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781784539474 20180403
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481 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm.
  • List of figures
  • List of tables
  • List of images
  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction
  • 'Looking east, looking West and looking inside'
  • From an outside to inside focus
  • A known unknown
  • Which case?
  • Is it all geopolitics?
  • Towards Ukraine's internally driven development?
  • What the Ukrainian case can teach the West?
  • Organisation of the book
  • 'Lessons of history : at the crossroads between various paths'
  • Introduction : a place between two borderlands
  • Longue durée and courte durée
  • Myths of the nation-state in the making
  • Conclusions
  • 'Value of freedom : the case of the post-Soviet Ukraine'
  • Introduction
  • Freedom : instrumental and terminal values
  • Qualitative and quantitative approaches to assessing the value of freedom
  • Sources of information
  • Unexplained components of freedom
  • Conclusion
  • 'Mass protests in 2013-2014 : the revolution of dignity or EuroMaidan?'
  • Introduction
  • Repertoires of collective action : between singularity and modularity
  • Case study of maidan in 2013
  • Sources of information
  • Analysis
  • Conclusion
  • Appendix
  • 'Images of the protests : a comparative analysis of the Ukrainian and Russian protesters'
  • Introduction
  • Sources of the data on mass protests : an overview
  • Sociological profile of protesters in Moscow and Kyiv
  • Internal dynamics of the Ukrainian protests
  • Visual records compared with the other sources of data on mass protests
  • Conclusion
  • Appendix
  • 'Undeclared war : invisible and visible forms of Russia's domination'
  • Introduction
  • Techniques of power : from force to domination by virtue of a constellation of interests
  • Markets versus empires
  • Market-based empires
  • The 2014 Ukrainian crisis through the lens of the power triad
  • Conclusions : the price of comfort and opulence
  • 'Transition impossible? Ukraine between violence and power'
  • Introduction
  • Conflicting discourses on power
  • Ukraine as a case in point
  • Path-dependence and changes in the perception of power
  • Conclusions
  • 'Honour and human rights : a comparative study of Ukraine and Russia'
  • Introduction
  • Human rights and honour in the context of dignity
  • Research design and sources of data
  • Discussion : between honour and human rights
  • Conclusion
  • 'Ukrainian economic thought at the crossroads'
  • Introduction
  • From an outside to inside focus in economic sciences
  • Current state of economic sciences in Ukraine
  • Need for Ukrainian economists' greater contribution to nation-state building
  • Conclusions
  • 'The national market in the making'
  • Introduction
  • Externally driven economy
  • The national market : a survival kit or an engine of development?
  • Case of the timber industry : tensions between open economy and the national market
  • Conclusion
  • 'Volunteers : actors of internal growth'
  • Introduction
  • Types and functions of volunteerism
  • Data and methods
  • Portrait of Ukraine's volunteers
  • Social innovations made by Ukrainian volunteers
  • Conclusion
  • Annex A
  • Annex B
  • Conclusion 'Guiding or helping hand? on the role of foreign assistance'
  • On an emerging concept of the Ukrainian nation
  • On the role of foreign assistance and aid
  • References
  • Index.
Ukraine drew significant media attention after the 2013a2014 Revolution of Dignity and the subsequent undeclared war waged by Russia. However, the nature of these events and their impact on the social, economic, and political development of this country remain under-studied and, hence, often misunderstood. The reader is invited to take an inside look at the recent developments in Ukraine and to search for an answer to the question of whether transition from externally to internally driven development is possible in this case. Anton Oleinik argues that Ukraine is currently going through a revolutionary period aimed at building a nation-state and its aftermath. Ukraine is a latecomer in this process, especially compared with most other European countries. Its outcomes cannot be predicted with certainty. It is yet to be seen if a current surge in volunteerism and bottom-up civic initiatives will lead to the emergence of a viable and sustainable national democratic system in this country.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9783838211503 20180618
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xxviii, 391 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
In Poland in the 1940s and '50s, a new kind of Catholic intended to remake European social and political life-not with guns, but French philosophy This collective intellectual biography examines generations of deeply religious thinkers whose faith drove them into public life, including Karol Wojtyla, future Pope John Paul II, and Tadeusz Mazowiecki, the future prime minister who would dismantle Poland's Communist regime. Seeking to change the way we understand the Catholic Church, World War II, the Cold War, and communism, this study centers on the idea of "revolution." It examines two crucial countries, France and Poland, while challenging conventional wisdom among historians and introducing innovations in periodization, geography, and methodology. Why has much of Eastern Europe gone back down the road of exclusionary nationalism and religious prejudice since the end of the Cold War? Piotr H. Kosicki helps to understand the crises of contemporary Europe by examining the intellectual world of Roman Catholicism in Poland and France between the outbreak of the Second World War in 1939 and the demise of Stalinism in 1956.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780300225518 20180213
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xvi, 220 pages ; 23 cm
  • Contents Acknowledgements About the author Foreword Chapter 1. Russia, China and the changing international system Chapter 2. Russia in the eyes of China Chapter 3. Russia s pivot to Asia or China? Chinese views of Russia Chapter 4. From normalization to strategic partnership Chapter 5. The strategic partnership matures: multidimensional cooperation Conclusions. Beyond Strategic Partnership? Managing relations in an insecure world.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781509521715 20180423
With many predicting the end of US hegemony, Russia and China's growing cooperation in a number of key strategic areas looks set to have a major impact on global power dynamics. But what lies behind this Sino-Russian rapprochement? Is it simply the result of deteriorated Russo US and Sino US relations or does it date back to a more fundamental alignment of interests after the Cold War? In this book Alexander Lukin answers these questions, offering a deeply informed and nuanced assessment of Russia and China s ever-closer ties. Tracing the evolution of this partnership from the 1990s to the present day, he shows how economic and geopolitical interests drove the two countries together in spite of political and cultural differences. Key areas of cooperation and possible conflict are explored, from bilateral trade and investment to immigration and security. Ultimately, Lukin argues that China and Russia s strategic partnership is part of a growing system of cooperation in the non-Western world, which has also seen the emergence of a new political community: Greater Eurasia. His vision of the new China Russia rapprochement will be essential reading for anyone interested in understanding this evolving partnership and the way in which it is altering the contemporary geopolitical landscape.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781509521715 20180423
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253 pages : illustrations (some color), maps (some color), plans (some color) ; 21 cm
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xiv, 443 pages ; 24 cm.
  • Introduction 1. Overview of Historiography and Sources 2. To the Origins of the Genoese Black Sea Colonization: The Genoese Gazaria in Its Genesis and Shaping, 13th-14th Centuries 3. Understanding Colonial Space: Topography and Spatial Layout of the Cities and Hinterland of the Genoese Gazaria 4. Governing the Overseas Colonies: Evolution and Transformation of the Administrative System 5. The World of Entangled Identities: The Dynamics of the Population of Caffa in Its Ethnic and Religious Categories 6. Prestige, Stratification, and Social Groups in the Society of Caffa 7. Caffa as a Centre of Trade: Dynamics of Economic Activity, Traffic, and Communications 8. Politics and International Relationships in the Black Sea Area in 1400-1475: Transformation and Fall of Caffa Conclusion.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781138081604 20180122
This book focuses on the network of the Genoese colonies in the Black Sea area and their diverse multi-ethnic societies. It raises the problems of continuity of the colonial patterns, reveals the importance of the formation of the late medieval / early modern colonialism, the urban demography, and the functioning of the polytechnic entangled society of Caffa in its interaction with the outer world. It offers a novel interpretation of the functioning of this late medieval colonial polytechnic society and rejects the widely accepted narrative portraying the whole history of Caffa of the fifteenth century as a period of constant decline and depopulation.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781138081604 20180122
Green Library
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181 pages, 1 unnumbered page, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : color illustrations, map ; 21 cm
  • Introduction. Où toucher à la profondeur de l'instant est dangereux -- Vladivostok -- Khabarovsk -- Birobidjan -- Irkoutsk -- Petrouchovo -- Saint-Pétersbourg -- Conclusion. Indescriptibles et indestructibles -- Bibliographie -- Remerciements.
"Impossible, en évoquant la Russie, d'échapper à la tourmente du "pour" ou "contre" Poutine. Je le dis franchement : loin de moi ici l'idée de répondre définitivement à la question "Qu'y a-t-il dans la tête de Poutine ?", ni d'affirmer que Poutine représente un "bien" ou un "mal" pour son pays en aucun cas je ne me pose en juge, mais j'ai plutôt le désir d'écouter l'essentiel, c'est-à-dire ce que les Russes ont à en dire, et de montrer comment, bon an mal an, cet homme a accompagné leur vie ces dix-sept dernières années. En partant de l'extrême-est pour remonter jusqu'à la partie européenne de la Russie ce qu'avait choisi de faire, au moment de son retour, Alexandre Soljenitsyne, lauréat du Nobel de littérature, nous allons montrer quels sont les ressorts, les sentiments qui influencent le choix du peuple pourquoi voter Poutine n'est pas forcément, dans la tête des Russes, choisir un "dictateur". Saisir la "petite réalité" dans la "grande" et interroger la société sur son quotidien, ses espoirs, ses angoisses, sa place dans le concert des nations. Sans parti pris ni vision stéréotypée, faire oeuvre de curiosité attentive et bienveillante en exposant le bouillonnement d'une société complexe et si attachante."--Page 4 of cover.
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