European Studies

Forging Stalin’s Army: Marshal Tukhachevsky and the Politics of Military Innovation

Sally Stoecker

First Edition • June 24, 1999 • 208 pages

Print: $41.00 USD/$72.50 CAD • Ebook: $25.99 USD/$28.99 CAD

This innovative study examines the early years of the Red Army as it developed from a revolutionary partisan force into a modern, professional institution under the leadership of Mikhail Tukhachevsky, an important and controversial figure in the politics of the Stalin period. Sally Stoecker combines her institutional analysis of the…

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Nuclear Energy and Security in the Former Soviet Union

David R Marples; Marilyn J Young

First Edition • June 14, 1999 • 192 pages

Print: $38.00 USD/$78.99 CAD

Only several years after the collapse of the Soviet Union, nuclear security issues are again at the forefront of international concern. This timely collection addresses issues of cleanup at Chernobyl and other sites of nuclear disasters, nuclear smuggling, safety concerns in the Ukrainian and Russian nuclear industries, and Ukraine’s negotiations…

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Albania in Transition: The Rocky Road To Democracy

Elez Biberaj

First Edition • May 1, 1999 • 400 pages

Print: $50.00 USD/$69.99 CAD

In early 1997, Albania’s transition to democracy suffered a serious setback when pyramid schemes sparked violent unrest, plunging the country into its worst political and economic crisis since the downfall of communism. The uprisings and subsequent elections, in which the Socialist Party won a landslide victory, have made front-page news…

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Population Under Duress: Geodemography of Post-soviet Russia

Edited by George J Demko; Steven K Pontius; Zhanna Zaionchkovskaya; Gregory Ioffe

First Edition • April 1, 1999 • 304 pages

Print: $43.00 USD/$49.50 CAD

The demographic history of twentieth-century Russia has been marked by a series of tragedies. Calamitous wars, revolutions, civil strife, and political murders have resulted in unparalleled mortality rates, depressed fertility rates, and sadly unprecedented demographic patterns of all types. This volume explores the most recent problems afflicting the Russian population…

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The British Industrial Revolution: An Economic Perspective

Edited by Joel Mokyr

Second Edition • December 1, 1998 • 366 pages

Print: $56.00 USD/$48.99 CAD • Ebook: $36.99 USD/$42.99 CAD

The Industrial Revolution remains a defining moment in the economic history of the modern world. But what kind and how much of a revolution was it? And what kind of moment could it have been? These are just some of the larger questions among the many that economic historians continue…

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The Long Presidency: France in the Mitterrand Years, 1981-1995

Julius W Friend

First Edition • December 25, 1998 • 320 pages

Print: $45.00 USD/$56.50 CAD

In this informed and balanced treatment of recent French history, Julius Friend analyzes the changes, successes, and failures in the long and checkered record of former French president François Mitterrand. Extensive interviews with French politicians and intellectuals complement Friend’s original research. Mitterrand was in office for fourteen years, longer than…

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Politics in Northern Ireland

Edited by Paul Mitchell; Rick Wilford

First Edition • November 6, 1998 • 352 pages

Print: $49.00 USD/$81.50 CAD

Despite the staggering number of books related to the Northern Ireland political arena, most of the literature concentrates on only a few dimensions of the conflict and especially on constitutional policy and the on-going search for a resolution of the antagonisms. This original textbook, the first of its kind, serves…

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From Submission to Rebellion: The Provinces Versus the Center in Russia

Vladimir Shlapentokh; Roman Levita; Mikhail Loiberg

First Edition • October 6, 1998 • 304 pages

Print: $38.00 USD/$44.00 CAD

Written in the spirit of comparative and historical analysis, this book addresses the relationship between the center and its provinces — an important issue in any society — using Russia as a case study. The authors investigate the historical stages of Russia’s past with a special focus on the postcommunist…

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Continuity and Change in Rural Russia a Geographical Perspective

Gregory Ioffe; Tatyana Nefedova

First Edition • October 1, 1998 • 268 pages

Print: $43.00 USD/$49.50 CAD

Contrary to the viewpoint of many Western scholars, the authors of this penetrating analysis argue that private farming is not a viable option in Russia’s future. Instead, a convergence of Soviet-style subsidiary farming with traditional and reorganized collective farms is the most plausible path of evolution in most rural areas.…

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Christianity After Communism: Social, Political, and Cultural Struggle in Russia

Niels C. Nielsen Jr

First Edition • October 1, 1998 • 184 pages

Print: $37.00 USD/$53.99 CAD • Ebook: $22.99 USD/$26.99 CAD

Religious leaders and experts engage in an open and concise discussion of the of the slow progress of Christian growth in Russia. Editor Niels C. Nielsen Jr. has collected an enlightening discussion of current and past challenges of the Russian Christian movement.

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