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ANTHEM SERIES ON RUSSIAN, EAST EUROPEAN AND EURASIAN STUDIES


Anthem Series on Russian, East European and Eurasian Studies publishes original research on the economy, politics, sociology, anthropology and history of the region. The series aims to promote critical scholarship in the field, and has built a reputation for uncompromising editorial and production standards. The breadth of the series reflects our commitment to promoting original scholarship on Russian and East European studies to a global audience.


Series Editor
Balázs Apor – Trinity College Dublin, Ireland

Editorial Board
Bradley F. Abrams – President, Czechoslovak Studies Association, USA
Jan C. Behrends – Zentrum für Zeithistorische Forschung, Potsdam, Germany
Dennis Deletant – Georgetown University, USA
Tomasz Kamusella – University of St Andrews, UK
Walter G. Moss – Eastern Michigan University, USA
Marshall T. Poe – University of Iowa, USA
Arfon Rees – University of Birmingham, UK
Maria Todorova – University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA

 

Proposals

We welcome submissions of proposals for challenging and original works that meet the criteria of this series. We make prompt editorial decisions. Our titles are published simultaneously in print and eBook editions and are subject to peer review by recognized authorities in the field. Should you wish to send in a proposal for a collection of essays, a single or multi-authored monograph, or a course reader, please contact us at: proposal@anthempress.com

  1. Ethnographies of Grey Zones in Eastern Europe
     
    Relations, Borders and Invisibilities
    Edited by Ida Harboe Knudsen and Martin Demant Frederiksen

    Over the last two decades, Eastern European countries have experienced extensive changes in geo-political relocations and relations leading to everyday uncertainty. Based on ethnographic cases, this anthology explores how grey zones of governance, borders, relations and invisibilities affect everyday life in contemporary Eastern Europe.

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    Hardback | April 2015 | ISBN 9781783084128

  2. Ethnographies of Grey Zones in Eastern Europe
     
    Relations, Borders and Invisibilities
    Edited by Ida Harboe Knudsen and Martin Demant Frederiksen

    Over the last two decades, Eastern European countries have experienced extensive changes in geo-political relocations and relations leading to everyday uncertainty. Based on ethnographic cases, this anthology explores how grey zones of governance, borders, relations and invisibilities affect everyday life in contemporary Eastern Europe.

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    Paperback | April 2015 | ISBN 9781783084135

  3. Being and Becoming European in Poland
     
    European Integration and Self-Identity
    Marysia H. Galbraith

    This book explores the life-story narratives of southern Poles, and asks what it means to be Polish as its population ‘becomes European’ following Poland’s entry into the European Union.

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    Paperback | March 2015 | ISBN 9781783084289

  4. Bulgaria in British Foreign Policy, 1943–1949
     
    Marietta Stankova

    This book explores Britain’s involvement in Bulgaria between 1943 and 1949, and by integrating little-known Communist Party documents with British diplomatic records, offers a new understanding of the origins of the Cold War in Bulgaria and the Balkans. 

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    Paperback | March 2015 | ISBN 9781783084302

  5. Conditioning Democratization
     
    Institutional Reforms and EU Membership Conditionality in Albania and Macedonia
    Ridvan Peshkopia

    This book analyzes the effects of European Union membership conditionality on institutional reforms in Eastern European countries hoping to join the EU, specifically Albania and Macedonia.

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    Paperback | March 2015 | ISBN 9781783084227

  6. In the World of the Outcasts
     
    Notes of a Former Penal Laborer, Volume I
    Pëtr Filippovich Iakubovich, Translated with an Introduction by Andrew A. Gentes

    This is the first English-language translation of P. F. Iakubovich’s popular roman à clef about his exile and experiences as a Siberian penal laborer during the late nineteenth century.

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    Paperback | March 2015 | ISBN 9781783084173

  7. Fabricating Authenticity in Soviet Hungary
     
    The Afterlife of the First Hungarian Soviet Republic in the Age of State Socialism
    Péter Apor

    This book explores the memory of the First Hungarian Soviet Republic of 1919, which proved crucial for communist Hungarian political culture throughout the twentieth century. Apor takes an innovative approach to understudied aspects of European memory cultures, focusing particularly on how a dictatorship remembers and the concept of authenticity.

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    Paperback | March 2015 | ISBN 9781783084197

  8. In the World of the Outcasts
     
    Notes of a Former Penal Laborer, Volume II
    Pëtr Filippovich Iakubovich, Translated with an Introduction by Andrew A. Gentes

    This is the first English-language translation of P. F. Iakubovich’s popular roman à clef about his exile and experiences as a Siberian penal laborer during the late nineteenth century.

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    Paperback | March 2015 | ISBN 9781783084180

  9. Global Villages
     
    Rural and Urban Transformations in Contemporary Bulgaria
    Edited by Ger Duijzings

    ‘Global Villages: Rural and Urban Transformations in Contemporary Bulgaria’ aims to broaden the study of globalization from urban to rural contexts, exploring its effects through case studies from postsocialist Bulgaria. 

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    Paperback | December 2014 | ISBN 9781783083510

  10. Bulgaria in British Foreign Policy, 1943–1949
     
    Marietta Stankova

    This book explores Britain’s involvement in Bulgaria between 1943 and 1949, and by integrating little-known Communist Party documents with British diplomatic records, offers a new understanding of the origins of the Cold War in Bulgaria and the Balkans. 

    PRICE:  £70.00  /  $115.00
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    Hardback | July 2014 | ISBN 9781783082322

  11. Being and Becoming European in Poland
     
    European Integration and Self-Identity
    Marysia H. Galbraith

    This book explores the life-story narratives of southern Poles, and asks what it means to be Polish as its population ‘becomes European’ following Poland’s entry into the European Union.

    PRICE:  £70.00  /  $115.00
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    Hardback | June 2014 | ISBN 9781783082308

  12. Conditioning Democratization
     
    Institutional Reforms and EU Membership Conditionality in Albania and Macedonia
    Ridvan Peshkopia

    This book analyzes the effects of European Union membership conditionality on institutional reforms in Eastern European countries hoping to join the EU, specifically Albania and Macedonia.

    PRICE:  £80.00  /  $130.00
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    Hardback | April 2014 | ISBN 9780857283252

  13. Fabricating Authenticity in Soviet Hungary
     
    The Afterlife of the First Hungarian Soviet Republic in the Age of State Socialism
    Péter Apor

    This book explores the memory of the First Hungarian Soviet Republic of 1919, which proved crucial for communist Hungarian political culture throughout the twentieth century. Apor takes an innovative approach to understudied aspects of European memory cultures, focusing particularly on how a dictatorship remembers and the concept of authenticity.

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    Hardback | March 2014 | ISBN 9780857281104

  14. In the World of the Outcasts
     
    Notes of a Former Penal Laborer, Volume II
    Pëtr Filippovich Iakubovich, Translated with an Introduction by Andrew A. Gentes

    This is the first English-language translation of P. F. Iakubovich’s popular roman à clef about his exile and experiences as a Siberian penal laborer during the late nineteenth century.

    PRICE:  £80.00  /  $130.00
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    Hardback | February 2014 | ISBN 9781783081127

  15. In the World of the Outcasts
     
    Notes of a Former Penal Laborer, Volume I
    Pëtr Filippovich Iakubovich, Translated with an Introduction by Andrew A. Gentes

    This is the first English-language translation of P. F. Iakubovich’s popular roman à clef about his exile and experiences as a Siberian penal laborer during the late nineteenth century.

    PRICE:  £80.00  /  $130.00
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    Hardback | February 2014 | ISBN 9781783081110

  16. Global Villages
     
    Rural and Urban Transformations in Contemporary Bulgaria
    Edited by Ger Duijzings

    ‘Global Villages: Rural and Urban Transformations in Contemporary Bulgaria’ aims to broaden the study of globalization from urban to rural contexts, exploring its effects through case studies from postsocialist Bulgaria. 

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    Hardback | October 2013 | ISBN 9780857280732

  17. Anton Chekhov Through the Eyes of Russian Thinkers
     
    Vasilii Rozanov, Dmitrii Merezhkovskii and Lev Shestov
    Edited by Olga Tabachnikova

    This volume offers modern perspectives, from a strong international team of scholars, on the perception of Anton Chekhov's works by three leading cultural figures of the Silver Age of Russian culture - Vasilii Rozanov, Dmitrii Merezhkovskii and Lev Shestov.

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    Paperback | October 2012 | ISBN 9780857285744

  18. Iron Lazar
     
    A Political Biography of Lazar Kaganovich
    E. A. Rees

     The first English-language biography of Lazar Kaganovich, one of Stalin’s leading deputies, ‘Iron Lazar’ provides an insight into the political and personal relations of the Stalin group, and examines Kaganovich’s role in shaping policy during the Stalinist regime. 

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    Hardback | February 2012 | ISBN 9780857283498

  19. Politics and the Theory of Language in the USSR 1917-1938
     
    The Birth of Sociological Linguistics
    Edited by Craig Brandist and Katya Chown

    'Politics and the Theory of Language in the USSR 1917-1938' provides ground-breaking research into the relationship between linguistic theory and politics during the first two decades of the USSR.

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    Paperback | October 2011 | ISBN 9780857284044

  20. Russia's Penal Colony in the Far East
     
    A Translation of Vlas Doroshevich's "Sakhalin"
    Vlas Doroshevich, Translated with an Introduction by Andrew A. Gentes

    ‘Russia’s Penal Colony in the Far East: A Translation of Vlas Doroshevich’s “Sakhalin”’ is the first English language translation of the Russian journalist Vlas Doroshevich’s 1903 account of his visit to tsarist Russia’s largest penal colony, Sakhalin, in the north Pacific.

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    Paperback | July 2011 | ISBN 9780857283917

  21. Petrified Utopia
     
    Happiness Soviet Style
    Edited by Marina Balina and Evgeny Dobrenko

    ‘Petrified Utopia’ redresses the lack of scholarship on the issue of the pursuit of collective happiness in Soviet culture, and presents a collection of essays that discuss different manifestations of happiness in literature and visual culture.

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    Paperback | July 2011 | ISBN 9780857283900

  22. The Non-Geometric Lenin
     
    Essays on the Development of the Bolshevik Party 1910-1914
    Carter Elwood

    This book is a collection of eleven essays dealing with Lenin’s attempt to develop a Bolshevik Party between 1910 and 1914 as well as his curious relations with a tsarist police spy and a female Bolshevik during that period.

    PRICE:  £70.00  /  $115.00
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    Hardback | April 2011 | ISBN 9780857287786

  23. Russia's Oil and Natural Gas
     
    Bonanza or Curse?
    Edited by Michael Ellman

    A comprehensive evaluation of the Russian oil and natural gas industry and its pivotal role in the volatile Russian economy.

    PRICE:  £16.99  /  $29.95
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    Paperback | December 2006 | ISBN 9781843312260

  24. Chechnya
     
    From Past to Future
    Edited by Richard Sakwa

    A remarkable collection of essays, considering every angle of the Chechen conflict.

    PRICE:  £19.99  /  $29.95
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    Paperback | April 2005 | ISBN 9781843311652

  25. A History of Russia Volume 1
     
    To 1917
    Walter G. Moss

    A comprehensive and accessible history of the culture, people and politics of this vast and enigmatic nation.

    PRICE:  £24.99  /  $39.95
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    Paperback | July 2003 | ISBN 9781843310235