Books

19 April 2017
Tajik Book Ban Seen as Targeting Radical Literature

On a related note, will mandatory attendance at the theater improve the Tajik police’s poor human rights record?

 
7 February 2017
Can Russia Be Remade From Below?

Douglas Rogers' book on the role of oil as a source for state-building in the Perm region suggests more diverse trajectories for Russian political development than commonly assumed.

By Andre Haertel
 
14 December 2016
Two Stories From a Cosmopolitan Caucasus Premium

Post-colonial theory has reshaped the ways we read world literatures, but has yet to make its mark on a richly diverse part of Eurasia.

By Rebecca Gould
 
22 November 2016
The Traumatic Birth of a Crimean Nation Premium
How tradition, ethnic cleansing, and a difficult return home helped mold one people’s identity under the Soviet Union and after.
By Lincoln Mitchell
 
23 September 2016
Kosovo’s Booby-Trapped Field of Dreams Premium

Serbian scholar Ivan Colovic’s new book is a powerful study of the struggle for mythmaking rights to a signal event in Balkan history.

By Uffe Andersen
 
19 September 2016
Proxy War for the Soul of Kazakhstan
Once a high roller on the political scene, now a wanted man, a former Almaty mayor makes his case for heroic status alongside the country’s founding father.
By Robert A. Saunders
 
7 September 2016
From Lads to Lords Premium

In post-Soviet Russia, many a future tycoon learned the merits of teamwork, discipline, and respect for authority on the mean streets.

By Maxim Edwards
 
6 September 2016
Beauty and the East Premium
Is it time to kick our addiction to ruin porn? From The Calvert Journal.
By Jamie Rann
 
1 September 2016
Two-Speed Memory and Ownership of the Past Premium
The sensation generated by a recent book may signal a new readiness by Lithuanians to tackle difficult questions about the Nazi and Soviet eras.
By Violeta Davoliute
 
19 July 2016
With Blinders On Premium

Russia’s privileged young millennials are savvy and sophisticated but also disillusioned, paranoid, and politically apathetic.

By Violeta Davoliute
 

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