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.
Balázs Apor – Trinity College Dublin, Ireland
Bradley F. Abrams – President, Czechoslovak Studies Association, USA
Jan C. Behrends – Zentrum für Zeithistorische Forschung, Potsdam, Germany
Dennis Deletant – University College London, UK
Tomasz Kamusella – University of St Andrews, UK
Walter G. Moss – Eastern Michigan University, USA
Arfon Rees – University of Birmingham, UK
Marshall T. Poe – University of Iowa, USA
Maria Todorova – University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA
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: email@example.com
Vasilii Rozanov, Dmitrii Merezhkovskii and Lev Shestov
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.
A Political Biography of Lazar Kaganovich
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.
The Birth of Sociological Linguistics
'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.
A Translation of Vlas Doroshevich's "Sakhalin"
'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.
Happiness Soviet Style
'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.
Essays on the Development of the Bolshevik Party 1910-1914
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.
Bonanza or Curse?
A comprehensive evaluation of the Russian oil and natural gas industry and its pivotal role in the volatile Russian economy.
A comprehensive and accessible history of the culture, people and politics of this vast and enigmatic nation.