Current Issue

Volume 75

Number 1, Spring 2016

ARTICLES

Species of Legitimacy: The Rhetoric of Succession around Russian Coins

Jacob Emery 1

 

Rereading Moscow Conceptualism

Mary A. Nicholas 22

 

A Struggle for the Soviet Future: The Birth of Scientific Forecasting in the Soviet Union

Egle Rindzevičiute 52

 

Parahistory: History at Play in Russia and Beyond

Jeffrey Brooks and Boris Dralyuk 77

 

Yugoslav Protest: Student Rebellion in Belgrade, Zagreb, and Sarajevo in 1968

Madigan Fichter 99

 

Appealing for a Car: Consumption Policies and Entitlement in the USSR, the GDR, and Romania, 1950s-1980s

Luminita Gatejel 122

FEATURED REVIEWS

Alison K. Smith, For the Common Good and Their Own Well-Being: Social Estates in Imperial Russia (Valerie A. Kivelson) 146

 

Valerie Sperling, Sex, Politics, and Putin: Political Legitimacy in Russia (Julie Hemment) 148

 

Henry E. Hale, Patronal Politics: Eurasian Regime Dynamics in Comparative Perspective (Stephen E. Hanson) 152

FILM REVIEWS

Alina Rudnitskaya, dir., Blood; Alina Rudnitskaia, dir., Ia zabudu etot den’ (Julia Lerner and Michele Rivkin-Fish) 156

 

Alex Shiriaieff, dir., The Gas Weapon (Per Högselius) 160

BOOK REVIEWS

Robert Born and Andreas Puth, eds., Osmanischer Orient und Ostmitteleuropa: Perzeptionen und Interaktionen in den

Grenzzonen zwischen dem 16. und 18. Jahrhundert (Christoph Augustynowicz) 162

 

Stephen Muir and Anastasia Belina-Johnson, eds., Wagner in Russia, Poland and the Czech Lands: Musical, Literary, and Cultural Perspectives (Brian Locke) 163

 

Christa Hämmerle, Heimat/Front: Geschlechtergeschichte/n des ersten Weltkriegs in Österreich-Ungarn

(Nancy M. Wingfield) 165

 

Alexey Golubev and Irina Takala, The Search for a Socialist El Dorado: Finnish Immigration to Soviet Karelia from the

United States and Canada in the 1930s (Bradley Woodworth) 166

 

Elazar Barkan and Karen Barkey, eds., Choreographies of Shared Sacred Sites: Religion and Conflict Resolution

(Hande Sözer) 168

 

Ernest B. Gilman, Yiddish Poetry and the Tuberculosis Sanatorium: 1900-1970 (Marat Grinberg) 170

 

Kaarel Piirimäe, Roosevelt, Churchill, and the Baltic Question: Allied Relations during the Second World War (Karsten Brüggemann) 171

 

István Deák, Europe on Trial: The Story of Collaboration, Resistance, and Retribution during World War II, foreword,

Norman N. Naimark (Catherine Epstein) 172

 

Hildrun Glass, Deutschland und die Verfolgung der Juden im rumänischen Machtbereich 1940-1944 (Ottmar Traşcă) 174

 

Jean Ancel, Prelude to Mass Murder: The Pogrom in Iaşi, Romania, June 29, 1941 and Thereafter, trans. Fern Seckbach

(Michael Shafir) 175

 

Feliks Tych and Monika Adamczyk-Garbowska, eds., Jewish Presence in Absence: The Aftermath of the Holocaust in Poland, 1944-2010, trans. Grzegorz D±bkowski and Jessica Taylor-Kucia (Joshua D. Zimmerman) 176

 

Gregory F. Domber, Empowering Revolution: America, Poland, and the End of the Cold War (A. Kemp-Welch) 178

 

Tomas Sniegon, Vanished History: The Holocaust in Czech and Slovak Historical Culture (Michal Kopeček) 179

 

Leonid Smilovitsky, Jewish Life in Belarus: The Final Decade of the Stalin Regime (1944-53) (David Shneer) 180

 

Myroslav Shkandrij, Ukrainian Nationalism: Politics, Ideology, and Literature, 1929-1956 (Alexey Miller) 181

 

Michael Bernhard and Jan Kubik, eds., Twenty Years after Communism: The Politics of Memory and Commemoration

(Thomas Ort) 182

 

Svetlana Tomić, Realizam i stvarnost: Nova tumačenja proze srpskog realizma iz rodne perspektive (Jasmina Lukić) 184

 

Zdzisław Łapiński, ed., “Miłosz Like the World”: Poet in the Eyes of Polish Literary Critics, trans. Grzegorz Czemiel

(Bożena Karwowska) 185

 

Ryszard Koziołek, Sienkiewicz’s Bodies: Studies of Gender and Violence, trans. David Malcolm (Bożena Shallcross) 187

 

Adriana N. Helbig, Hip Hop Ukraine: Music, Race, and African Migration (Tony Mitchell) 188

 

Eva-Clarita Pettai and Vello Pettai, Transitional and Retrospective Justice in the Baltic States (Monika Nalepa) 189

 

Jelena Obradović-Wochnic, Ethnic Conflict and War Crimes in the Balkans: The Narratives of Denial in Post-Conflict Serbia (Katarina Ristić) 191

 

Adam Moore, Peacebuilding in Practice: Local Experience in Two Bosnian Towns (Robert M. Hayden) 192

 

Elissa Helms, Innocence and Victimhood: Gender, Nation, and Women’s Activism in Postwar Bosnia-Herzegovina

(Elena Gapova) 194

 

Blendi Kajsiu, A Discourse Analysis of Corruption: Instituting Neoliberalism against Corruption in Albania, 1998-2005

(Elton Skendaj) 195

 

Richard Sakwa, Frontline Ukraine: Crisis in the Borderlands (Peter Rutland) 196

 

Rozita Dimova, Ethno-Baroque: Materiality, Aesthetics, and Conflict in Modern-Day Macedonia (Jane K. Cowan) 197

 

Grigory Ioffe, Reassessing Lukashenka: Belarus in Cultural and Geopolitical Context (Andrew Savchenko) 199

 

Janet M. Hartley, Siberia: A History of the People (Ryan Tucker Jones) 200

 

R. W. Davies, The Industrialisation of Soviet Russia. Vol. 6, The Years of Progress: The Soviet Economy, 1934-1936, with

Oleg V. Khlevnyuk and Stephen G. Wheatcroft (Julie Hessler) 201

 

Marianna Muravyeva and Natalia Novikova, eds., Women’s History in Russia: (Re)Establishing the Field (Melanie Ilic) 203

 

Cathy A. Frierson, Silence Was Salvation: Child Survivors of Stalin’s Terror and World War II in the Soviet Union

(Anika Walke) 204

 

Robert Kindler, Stalins Nomaden: Herrschaft und Hunger in Kasachstan (Michaela Pohl) 206

 

Sonja D. Schmid, Producing Power: The Pre-Chernobyl History of the Soviet Nuclear Industry (Edward Geist) 207

 

D. S. Likhachev, The Poetics of Early Russian Literature, ed. and trans. Christopher M. Arden-Close; introduction, Milena Rozhdestvenskaya (Karine Zbinden) 209

 

Paul Fung, Dostoevsky and the Epileptic Mode of Being (Irina Sirotkina) 210

 

Antoine Arjakovsky, The Way: Religious Thinkers of the Russian Emigration in Paris and Their Journal, 1925-1940, trans. Jerry Ryan; ed. John A. Jillions and Michael Plekon; foreword, Rowan Williams (Randall A. Poole) 211

 

Jeremy Howard, Irena Buľinska, and Z. S. Strother, Vladimir Markov and Russian Primitivism: A Charter for the Avant-Garde (John E. Bowlt) 213

 

Sara Pankenier Weld, Voiceless Vanguard: The Infantilist Aesthetic of the Russian Avant-Garde (Jacob Edmond) 214

 

Aleksei Gan, Constructivism, trans. and introduction, Christina Lodder (John Milner) 215

 

Leonid Livak and Andrei Ustinov, eds., Literaturnyi avangard russkogo Parizha: Istoriia, khronika, antologiia, dokumenty (Anthony Anemone) 217

 

Henrietta Mondry, Political Animals: Representing Dogs in Modern Russian Culture (Ian Helfant) 218

 

Irina Sandomirskaia, Blokada v slove: Ocherki kriticheskoi teorii i biopolitiki iazyka (Emily Van Buskirk) 220

 

Alyssa DeBlasio, The End of Russian Philosophy: Tradition and Transition at the Turn of the 21st Century

(Edith W. Clowes) 221

 

Klára Móricz and Simon Morrison, eds., Funeral Games in Honor of Arthur Vincent Lourié (Judith Kuhn) 223

 

Vincent Giroud, Nicolas Nabokov: A Life in Freedom and Music (Klára Móricz) 225

 

Ol’ga Rozenblium, “...Ozhidan’e bol’shoi peremeny”: Biografiia, stikhi i proza Bulata Okudzhavy (Sarah Pratt) 226

 

S. V. Erpyleva and A. V. Magun, eds., Politika apolitichnykh: Grazhdanskie dvizheniia v Rossii 2011-2013 godov (Olena Nikolayenko) 227

 

Michelle A. Parsons, Dying Unneeded: The Cultural Context of the Russian Mortality Crisis (Nancy Ries) 229

COLLECTED ESSAYS 231

OTHER BOOKS OF INTEREST 233

LETTERS 237

IN MEMORIAM 238