The Zhivago Affair
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The Zhivago Affair

The Zhivago Affair: The Kremlin, the CIA, and the Battle Over a Forbidden Book Washington History Seminar. Historical Perspectives on International and National Affairs Monday September 8, 2014 4:00 p.m. Woodrow Wilson Center, 6th Floor Moynihan Board Room Ronald Reagan Building, Federal Triangle Metro Stop Peter Finn WASHINGTON POST In The Zhivago Affair: The Kremlin, the CIA, and the Battle Over a Forbidden Book, Peter Finn and...

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CfP: PALGRAVE HANDBOOK ON WOMEN AND GENDER
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CfP: PALGRAVE HANDBOOK ON WOMEN AND GENDER

CFP: PALGRAVE HANDBOOK ON WOMEN AND GENDER IN TWENTIETH-CENTURY RUSSIA AND THE SOVIET UNION Please aim to send expressions of interest to milic@glos.ac.uk by the end of September 2014. Professor Melanie Ilic (Professor of Soviet History, University of Gloucestershire, UK) has been approached by a commissioning editor at Palgrave Macmillan to edit a volume of essays provisionally titled: The Palgrave Handbook on Women and Gender in...

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Sfogliando la Russia
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Sfogliando la Russia

La rubrica Sfogliando la Russia, Periodico di segnalazione delle novità editoriali russe a cura di Daniela Barsocchi, è consultabile online sul nostro sito. Sfogliando la Russia è un progetto nato da circa un anno per volontà di Daniela Barsocchi (Coordinatrice nazionale delle associazioni Italia- Russia) di diffondere la letteratura russa, ancora oggi poco seguita in Italia, nonostante un progressivo aumento delle traduzioni...

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The Russian Empire and Soviet Union
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The Russian Empire and Soviet Union

The Russian Empire and Soviet Union A Guide to Manuscripts and Archival Materials in the United States http://quest.grainger.uiuc.edu/RussianManuscripts/ This guide to manuscripts and archival material pertaining to Russia and the USSR is the fruit of four years of work by a team of Research Associates of the Kennan Institute for Advanced Russian Studies led by Dr. John H. Brown and Dr. Steven A. Grant. Their assignment was enormous...

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CfP: Binds and borders
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CfP: Binds and borders

Binds and borders : Russo-american relations since the fall of the Berlin Wall Deadline: November 1, 2014. Colloque international organisé par le Centre d’études en civilisations, langues et littératures The end of East-West confrontation and the emergence of a relatively unstable multipolar world have led the United States to redefine its priorities and relations with a Russia that is no longer its main adversary. Russia, converted...

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Communism on Tomorrow Street
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Communism on Tomorrow Street

Steven E. Harris Communism on Tomorrow Street: Mass Housing and Everyday Life after Stalin This fascinating and deeply researched book examines how, beginning under Khrushchev in 1953, a generation of Soviet citizens moved from the overcrowded communal dwellings of the Stalin era to modern single-family apartments, later dubbed khrushchevka. Arguing that moving to a separate apartment allowed ordinary urban dwellers to experience...

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