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Men of Influence: Stalin's Diplomats in Europe, 1930-1939

Sabine Dullin and Editions Payot

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748622191
eISBN:
9780748651290
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748622191.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Russian Politics

Making an addition to the new historiography of mid-twentieth-century Soviet history, the author of this book has researched the history of Soviet diplomacy from 1930 to 1939 through a variety of ... More


The “Tragedy of Organization”

in Philip Selznick: Ideals in the World

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804744751
eISBN:
9780804783743
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804744751.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter considers the two major influences on Selznick's early thought about politics and sociology: Leon Trotsky and Robert Michels. Trotsky represented both the incarnation and the failure of ... More


Glasnost Unleashed: Language Ideologies in the Gorbachev Revolution

Michael S. Gorham

in After Newspeak: Language Culture and Politics in Russia from Gorbachev to Putin

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452628
eISBN:
9780801470578
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452628.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Russian Politics

This chapter looks at the concept of “glasnost” in the Gorbachev era, noting how its ambiguity both ensured the success of the policy and served as a rhetorical flash point in the battle between ... More


Religion and the Chechen Conflict

Valery Tishkov

in Chechnya: Life in a War-Torn Society

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520238879
eISBN:
9780520930209
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520238879.003.0011
Subject:
Anthropology, European Cultural Anthropology

This chapter explores the impact of religion on the Chechen conflict. Historically, Islam tended to take moderate forms in Chechnya. Leading experts on Islam in the North Caucasus recognize that ... More


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