Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 1-6 of 6 items

  • Keywords: USSR x
  • University Presses: Cornell University Press x
  • Cornell University Press x
Clear All Modify Search

View:

In Uncertain Times: American Foreign Policy after the Berlin Wall and 9/11

Melvyn P. Leffler and Jeffrey W. Legro (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449093
eISBN:
9780801460814
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449093.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This book considers how policymakers react to dramatic developments on the world stage. Few expected the Berlin Wall to come down in November 1989; no one anticipated the devastating attacks on the ... More


The Gumilev Mystique: Biopolitics, Eurasianism, and the Construction of Community in Modern Russia

Mark Bassin

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801445941
eISBN:
9781501703393
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801445941.001.0001
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

Since the collapse of the Soviet Union, the legacy of Lev Nikolaevich Gumilev (1912–1992) has attracted extraordinary interest in Russia and beyond. The son of two of modern Russia's greatest poets, ... More


Virtuosi Abroad: Soviet Music and Imperial Competition during the Early Cold War, 1945-1958

Kiril Tomoff

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801453120
eISBN:
9781501701825
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453120.001.0001
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

In the 1940s and 1950s, Soviet musicians and ensembles were acclaimed across the globe. They toured the world, wowing critics and audiences, projecting an image of the USSR as a sophisticated ... More


Planning for Mobility: Designing City Centers and New Towns in the USSR and the GDR in the 1960s

Elke Beyer

in The Socialist Car: Automobility in the Eastern Bloc

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449918
eISBN:
9780801463211
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449918.003.0005
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This chapter examines how planning for mobility, especially automobility, shaped designs for city centers in the USSR and the German Democratic Republic (GDR) during the 1960s. Taking the first ... More


Beyond Defeat in Indochina

Johannes Kadura

in The War after the War: The Struggle for Credibility during America's Exit from Vietnam

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801453960
eISBN:
9781501703799
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453960.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter narrates the responses of Pres. Gerald Rudolph Ford and National Security Adviser Henry Kissinger on Saigon's fall in the hands of North Vietnam. It also describes the effect of the ... More


Condition of Uncertainty: Life in an Industrial Wasteland

Mathijs Pelkmans

in Fragile Conviction: Changing Ideological Landscapes in Urban Kyrgyzstan

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781501705137
eISBN:
9781501708381
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501705137.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines both the absence of ideology and its hesitant return in Kyrgyzstan, with particular emphasis on hopeless situations and the concomitant glimmering of hope. Focusing on the ... More


View: