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Russian Cultural Studies: An Introduction

By Catriona Kelly

U.S.A.: Oxford University Press, 1998. 428pp including chronology of events, and indices of names and places and subjects. Intended as a companion to "Constructing Russian Culture in the Age of Revolution: 1881-1940" (also published by OUP) and covering a later period until the present day, this book should be of interest to all those interested in Russian culture in the Soviet and post-Soviet periods. In a wide-ranging account of a variety of cultural forms and sites of cultural production - from literature to advertising and consumerism - the book sets out to give prominence to the processes of cultural reception. It highlights the role images of national identity, gender politics, youth culture and the interaction of public and private consciousness have played in the formation of cultural forms in the USSR and post-communist Russia. Contributors include leading specialists in Russian literature, cultural history, and cultural theory from Britain, the USA, and Russia. The text includes a chronology of events and suggestions for further reading with each section.. 1st. Hardcover. New/New. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Russia.


Gender, Class, and the Professionalization of Russian City Teachers, 1860-1914

By Ruane, Christine

Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A.: Univ of Pittsburgh Pr, 1994. 258pp including conclusions, bibliography, and index plus lists of other related works. The title says it all. remainder mark.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Not Issued. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Scholarly Book.


Zhirinovsky : Russian Fascism and the Making of a Dictator
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Zhirinovsky : Russian Fascism and the Making of a Dictator

By Solovyov, Vladimir; Klepikova, Elena; Fitzpatrick, Catherine A. (translator)

New York, NY, U.S.A.: Addison-Wesley, 1995. Biographical, psychological, & psychoanalytical study of the man, Zhirinovsky, his neofascist movement, political & social preconditions of his appearance & secret sponsors., nice clean text, black & white photographs, shelf wear to dj, 256pp. w/index. First Printing. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Russia.