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Tupolev Tu‑160: Soviet Strike Force Spearhead
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mpn: 9780764352041, ean: 9780764352041, isbn: 0764352040,
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Developed as the answer to the American B-1, the Tupolev Tu-160 was the Soviet Union’s most potent strategic bomber. Several project versions were rejected, and a highly controversial contest involving some of the Soviet Union’s top-class aircraf...
Tupolev Tu-16: Versatile Cold War Bomber
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ean: 9780764354182, isbn: 0764354183,
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Developed to meet a Soviet Ministry of Defense requirement for a fast bomber that would counter the threat posed by NATO, the Tu-16 was a ground-breaking project. It was the first Soviet medium bomber to feature swept wings, and it was built around a...
The Summer Palaces of the Romanovs: Treasures from Tsarskoye Selo
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ean: 9780500516478, isbn: 0500516472,
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Specially commissioned photographs by Marc Walter and fascinating archive images capture a bygone age of Romanov splendor that will captivate art lovers and historians alike Situated just south of St. Petersburg, the Russian imperial residence of Tsa...
Mikoyan MiG-17: Famous Russian Aircraft
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mpn: 43190-454612, ean: 9781857803723, isbn: 1857803728,
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The Mikoyan Design Bureau's first swept-wing jet fighter, the MiG-15 Fagot, which gained world fame (or notoriety, depending on which side of the Iron Curtain you were on) after the Korean War, served as the basis for a more refined model, the MiG-17...
Religion and Society in Russia: The Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries
ean: 9780195069464, isbn: 0195069463,
This book traces the evolution of religious attitudes in an important transitional period in Russian history. The sixteenth and seventeenth centuries in Russia saw the gradual decline of monastic spirituality, the rise of miracle cults, and ultimatel...
Russia: The Tsarist and Soviet Legacy
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mpn: 4 tables, figures, 14 maps, bibliography, ean: 9780582089228, isbn: 0582089220,
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This text has established itself as the best general introduction to Russian history, providing a forceful and highly readable survey from earliest times to the post-Soviet State. At the heart of the book is the changing relationship between the Stat...
Performing Justice: Agitation Trials in Early Soviet Russia
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After seizing power in 1917, the Bolshevik regime faced the daunting task of educating and bringing culture to the vast and often illiterate mass of Soviet soldiers, workers, and peasants. As part of this campaign, civilian educators and political in...
World Press Photo Laureates from Russia and the Soviet Union 1955-2013
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mpn: Illustrations, ean: 9789053308158, isbn: 9053308156,
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This album represents some six decades of achievements of Russian photo reporters in the international press photography arena. It contains all the winning photographs in the main categories, as well as photographs awarded honorary diplomas and speci...
After Putin's Russia: Past Imperfect, Future Uncertain
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ean: 9780742557857, isbn: 0742557855,
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Now in a thoroughly revised, expanded, and updated edition, this classic text provides the most authoritative and current analysis available of contemporary Russia and the challenges facing Vladimir Putin and his successor, Dmitri Medvedev. Leading s...
An Ordinary Marriage: The World of a Gentry Family in Provincial Russia
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An Ordinary Marriage is the story of the Chikhachevs, middling-income gentry landowners in nineteenth-century provincial Russia. In a seemingly strange contradiction, the mother of this family, Natalia, oversaw serf labor and managed finances while t...
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