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Rural Revolutions in Southern Ukraine : Peasants, Nobles, and Colonists 1774 - 1905

By Friesen, Leonard

Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press / Harvard Ukrainian Research Institute, 2008. First edition. Hardcover. Very good/very good. Octavo (slightly larger than standard) . SIGNED and inscribed by the author on the flyleaf. Slight wear to edges and corners of boards and dust jacket. 325 p. w/ endnotes, glossary, bibliography, index. A study the relaions in "New Russia" between peasants, European colonists, and the Russian estate owners over 130 years.

$25.00

For Peace and Money : French and British Finance in the Service of Tsars and Commissars

By Siegel, Jennifer

Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2014. First edition. Hardcover. Very good/very good. Octavo (standard sized). Slight wear to edges and corners of boards and dust jacket. 306 p. w/ endnotes, bibliography, index. A survey of the history of loans to Russia made by France and Britain in the Late Imperial period, and the seriosu effects when the new Soviet government chose to default on the loans.

$30.00

Struve : Liberal on the Right, 1905 - 1944

By Pipes, Richard

Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1980. First edition. Hardcover. Very good/good. Octavo (standard size). Slight wear to edges and corners of boards, more so to dust jacket. Dj also has a tear in spine. 526 p. w/ footnotes, chronology, bibliography, index. A biography of he Russian intellectual Struve, who helped found the marxist movement in Russia, and launched Lenin's career, only to see his dreams of a more liberal democracy in Russia disappear. He emigrated when the Boskeviks took power.

$45.00

The Economy and Material Culture of Russia 1600 - 1725

By Hellie, Richard

Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1999. First edition. Hardcover in full cloth. Very good/very good. Large octavo (slightly oversize). Slight wear to edges and corners of boards and dust jacket. xi, 671 p. w/ footbotes, tables, graphs, figures, appendices, bibliography, index. A study using over 107,000 recordsregarding consumer goods to determine what the people of Muscovy lived, ate, were paid, were taxed, and more. Uncommon.

$80.00

Stalin's Drive to the West 1938 - 1945 : the Origins of the Cold War

By Raack, R. C.

Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 1995. First edition. Hardcover. Very good/very good. Octavo (standard size). Slight wear to edges and corners of boards and dust jacket. Slighly musty smell to book. viii (4) 265 p. w/ abbreviations, notes, bibliography, index. A detailed study arguing that Stalin expected a war in Europe and made plans to exploit the ensuing chaos to add lands to the edges of the Soviet Union establish communist republics further westward, before and during WWII.

$35.00

Prince A. M. Kurbsky's History of Ivan IV

By Prince A. M. Kurbsky. Fennell, J. L. I. editor and translator

Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1965. Very good/very good. Octavo (standard size) Slight wear to edges and corners of boards and dust jacket. 311 p. w/ footnotes, glossaries, short bibliography, index. Writen by a boyar opponent of the Tsar, the history of Russia covers the first pat of his reign from 1533 to the early 1570s. Covers the Livonian War in some detail.

$30.00

Possessed : Women, Witches, and Demons in Imperial Russia

By Worobec, Christine

Dekalb, IL: Northern Illinois University Press, 2001. First edition. Hardcover in full cloth. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. Octavo (standard size). Slight wear to edges and corners of dj and boards. 288 p. w/ notes, bibliography, index. A study of klikushestvo, or possession, in rural Russia in the 19th and early 20th C.

$25.00

Uzbek Literary Politics

By Allsworth, Edward

London: Mouton & Co. , 1964. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. Quarto (larger than standard size). Slight wear to edges and corners of boards and dj. Dj covers a bit scuffed. Some wear to first endpaper, along with former owner's name in ink. 366 p. w/ extensive bibliography & index. A look at the history of the literature of the Turkic Uzbeks and its gradual sovietization under the Russian domination.

$65.00

The Russian Autocracy in Crisis, 1878-1882.

By Zaionchkovsky, Peter A. Edited and Translated by Gary M. Hamburg with his introduction

Gulf Breeze FL: Academic International Press, 1979. Hardcover. Very Good. Very good octavo hardcover in brown binding without dust jacket. Sight wear to the edges of the boards with light bumping to the head and heel of the spine and upper corners. 375 pages with tables, endnotes, and index. A look at the Tsarist government's reactions to groups like Land & Liberty and The People's Will.

$40.00

Petersburg, Crucible of Cultural Revolution.

By Clark, Katerina.

Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1995.. First edition. Good octavo hardcover in good dust jacket. Light wear and rubbing to the edges of the boards with bumping to the head and heel of the spine and on the lower corner of the front panel. The dj has wear and rubbing along the edges with some light scuffing and scratching to the covers. First pages to the introduction are lightly creased down the middle. Pencil notes on the front free endpaper and pencil underlining in the text. 377 pages with endnotes and index. A study about the intellectuals of St. Petersburg during the Russian Revolution's formative period up to the 1930s and how they helped shape Russian culture.

$20.00