Current Issue

Volume 74

Number 3, Fall 2015


Humanizing Soviet Communication: Social-Psychological Training in the Late Socialist Period

Susanne Cohen 439


“How Well Do You Know Your Krai?” The Kraevedenie Revival and Patriotic Politics in Late Khrushchev-Era Russia

Victoria Donovan 464


The Friendship Project: Socialist Internationalism in the Soviet Union and Czechoslovakia in the 1950s and 1960s

Rachel Applebaum 484


Topography of Post-Soviet Nationalism: The Provinces-the Capital-the West

Lyudmila Parts 508


Unpacking Viazemskii’s Khalat: The Technologies of Dilettantism in Early Nineteenth-Century Russian Literary Culture

Katherine Bowers 529


Sentimental Novels and Pushkin: European Literary Markets and Russian Readers

Hilde Hoogenboom 553


Investigations into the Unpoliced Novel: Moll Flanders and The Comely Cook

Emma Lieber 575


Jessica Greenberg, After the Revolution: Youth, Democracy, and the Politics of Disappointment in Serbia (Paul Manning) 597


Joshua A. Sanborn, Imperial Apocalypse: The Great War and the Destruction of the Russian Empire (Peter Holquist) 600


Stephen Kotkin, Stalin. Vol. 1, Paradoxes of Power, 1878-1928 (Lewis H. Siegelbaum) 604


Andrei Zviagintsev, dir., Leviathan (Nancy Condee) 607


Alessandro Stanziani, Bondage: Labor and Rights in Eurasia from the Sixteenth to the Early Twentieth Centuries (Elise Kimerling Wirtschafter) 609


Alfred Thomas, Shakespeare, Dissent, and the Cold War (Derek C. Maus) 610


Svante Cornell and Michael Jonsson, eds., Conflict, Crime, and the State in Postcommunist Eurasia (Lawrence P. Markowitz) 611


Konrad Petrovszky, Geschichte schreiben im osmanischen Südosteuropa: Eine Kulturgeschichte orthodoxer Historiographie des 16. und 17. Jahrhunderts (Keith Hitchins) 613


Martyn Housden, On Their Own Behalf: Ewald Ammende, Europe’s National Minorities and the Campaign for Cultural Autonomy, 1920-1936 (Aldis Purs) 614


Josette Baer, A Life Dedicated to the Republic: Vavro ©robár's Slovak Czechoslovakism (Igor Lukes) 615


Jan Láníèek, Czechs, Slovaks, and the Jews, 1938-48: Beyond Idealisation and Condemnation (Anna Cichopek-Gajraj) 617


Nadia Danova and Roumen Avramov, eds., Deportiraneto na evreite ot Vardarska Makedoniia, Belomorska Trakiia i Pirot, mart 1943 g. Dokumenti ot b’lgarskite arkhivi. 2 vols. (Steven F. Sage) 618


Katarzyna Person, Assimilated Jews in the Warsaw Ghetto, 1940-1943 (Rachel Feldhay Brenner) 620


Jan Tomasz Gross, Collected Essays on War, Holocaust and the Crisis of Communism (Brian Porter-Szûcs) 621


Erica T. Lehrer, Jewish Poland Revisited: Heritage Tourism in Unquiet Places (Jack Kugelmass) 622


François Guesnet and Gwen Jones, eds., Antisemitism in an Era of Transition: Continuities and Impact in Post-Communist Poland and Hungary (Paul Hanebrink) 624


An Uncanny Era: Conversations between Václav Havel and Adam Michnik, ed. and trans. Elzbieta Matynia; Adam Michnik, The Trouble with History: Morality, Revolution, and Counterrevolution, ed. Irena Grudzinska Gross; trans. Elzbieta Matynia, Agnieszka Marczyk, and Roman Czarny (Padraic Kenney) 625


Margarita M. Balmaceda, Living the High Life in Minsk: Russian Energy Rents, Domestic Populism and Belarus’ Impending Crisis (Andrew Savchenko) 627


Magdalena Tutka-Gwó¼d¼, Shattered Mirror: The Problem of Identity in the Post-Yugoslav Documentary, trans. Marta Maria Chmielowiec (Gordana P. Crnkoviæ) 628


Ulf Brunnbauer and Hannes Grandits, eds., The Ambiguous Nation: Case Studies from Southeastern Europe in the 20th Century (Mary Neuburger) 630


Robert J. Donia, Radovan Karad¾iè: Architect of the Bosnian Genocide (Sabrina P. Ramet) 631


Edina Beæireviæ, Genocide on the Drina River (Robert M. Hayden) 632


Maria Delaperriere, ed., Mi³osz et la France (Irena Grudzinska-Gross) 634


£ukasz Tischner, Gombrowicza milczenie o Bogu (Andrzej Karcz) 635


Ewa Mazierska and Michael Goddard, eds., Polish Cinema in a Transnational Context (Kris Van Heuckelom) 637


Kamila Kuc and Michael O’Pray, eds., The Struggle for Form: Perspectives on Polish Avant-Garde Film 1916-1989 (Michael Goddard) 639


John Cunningham, The Cinema of István Szabó: Visions of Europe (Ivan Sanders) 640


Uro¹ Èvoro, Turbo-folk Music and Cultural Representations of National Identity in Former Yugoslavia (Judith Pintar) 642


Moshe Idel, Mircea Eliade: From Magic to Myth (Robert A. Segal) 643


Ana Foteva, Do the Balkans Begin in Vienna? The Geopolitical and Imaginary Borders between the Balkans and Europe (David Norris) 644


Kevin McDermott and Matthew Stibbe, eds., The 1989 Revolutions in Central and Eastern Europe: From Communism to Pluralism (Venelin I. Ganev) 646


James Gow and Ivan Zver¾hanovski, Security, Democracy and War Crimes: Security Sector Transformation in Serbia (Eric Gordy) 647


Felicitas Fischer von Weikersthal, Frank Grüner, Susanne Hohler, Franziska Schedewie, and Raphael Utz, eds., The Russian Revolution of 1905 in Transcultural Perspective: Identities, Peripheries, and the Flow of Ideas, with Gregory L. Freeze (Scott Ury) 648


Burton Richard Miller, Rural Unrest during the First Russian Revolution: Kursk Province, 1905-1906 (Christine D. Worobec) 650


Robert Weinberg, Blood Libel in Late Imperial Russia: The Ritual Murder Trial of Mendel Beilis (Jeffrey Veidlinger) 652


Lynne Ann Hartnett, The Defiant Life of Vera Figner: Surviving the Russian Revolution (Elizabeth White) 653


Jean-François Fayet, VOKS: Le laboratoire helvétique. Histoire de la diplomatie culturelle soviétique durant l'entre-deux-guerres (Brigitte Studer) 654


Jenny Leigh Smith, Works in Progress: Plans and Realities on Soviet Farms, 1930-1963 (David L. Hoffmann) 656


Harriet Murav and Gennady Estraikh, eds., Soviet Jews in World War II: Fighting, Witnessing, Remembering (Anna Shternshis) 657


Bettina Greiner, Suppressed Terror: History and Perception of Soviet Special Camps in Germany (Michael Meng) 659


Patryk Babiracki and Kenyon Zimmer, eds., Cold War Crossings: International Travel and Exchange across the Soviet Bloc, 1940s-1960s (Cathleen M. Giustino) 660


Paul L. Gavrilyuk, Georges Florovsky and the Russian Religious Renaissance (Scott M. Kenworthy) 662


Ulrike Huhn, Glaube und Eigensinn: Volksfrömmigkeit zwischen orthodoxer Kirche und sowjetischem Staat 1941 bis 1960 (Hiroaki Kuromiya) 663


Benjamin Tromly, Making the Soviet Intelligentsia: Universities and Intellectual Life under Stalin and Khrushchev (Denis Kozlov) 665


Paul R. Josephson, The Conquest of the Russian Arctic (Christopher J. Ward) 666


Joe Peschio, The Poetics of Impudence and Intimacy in the Age of Pushkin (Brett Cooke) 668


Elizabeth A. Blake, Dostoevsky and the Catholic Underground (Paul J. Contino) 669


Colleen McQuillen, The Modernist Masquerade: Stylizing Life, Literature, and Costumes in Russia (Helena Goscilo) 670


Yuri Leving and Frederick H. White, Marketing Literature and Posthumous Legacies: The Symbolic Capital of Leonid Andreev and Vladimir Nabokov (Richard Tempest) 672


Maksim D. Shraer [Maxim D. Shrayer], Bunin i Nabokov: Istoriia sopernichestva (Julian W. Connolly) 673


Alexandra Berlina, Brodsky Translating Brodsky: Poetry in Self-Translation (Katharine Hodgson) 674


Sylvie Archaimbault and Sergei Tchougounnikov, eds., Evgenij Polivanov (1891-1938): Penser le langage au temps de Staline (Irina Thomieres) 676