Current Issue

Volume 73

Number 4, Winter 2014

PLATONOV’S TURKMENIA

Nariman Skakov, Special Section Guest Editor

Introduction: Andrei Platonov, an Engineer of the Human Soul

Nariman Skakov 719

 

“The Dialectics of Nature in Kara-Kum”: Andrei Platonov’s Dzhan as the Environmental History of a Future Utopia

Mieka Erley 727

 

“The Mountain of the Mind”: The Politics of the Gaze in Andrei Platonov’s Dzhan

Philip Ross Bullock 751

 

Soul Incorporated

Nariman Skakov 772

 

Afterword

Eric Naiman 801

ARTICLES

The Diaristic Form and Subjectivity under Khrushchev

Anatoly Pinsky 805

 

Images of the Nation Foreseen: Ivan Me¹troviæ’s Vidovdan Temple and Primordial Yugoslavism

Aleksandar Ignjatoviæ 828

 

Stalin’s Answer to the National Question: A Case Study on the Editing of the 1938 Short Course

David Brandenberger and Mikhail V. Zelenov 859

 

The Witches of Wilno: Constant Litigation and Conflict Resolution

David Frick 881

FEATURED REVIEW

David Moon, The Plough That Broke the Steppes: Agriculture and Environment on Russia's Grasslands, 1700-1914 (Willard Sunderland) 903

FILM REVIEW

Gustavo Pérez, dir., They Would All Be Queens (Anne E. Gorsuch) 906

BOOK REVIEWS

Christian Noack, Lindsay Janssen, and Vincent Comerford, eds., Holodomor and Gorta Mór: Histories, Memories and Representations of Famine in Ukraine and Ireland (Serhy Yekelchyk) 908

 

John Connelly, From Enemy to Brother: The Revolution in Catholic Teaching on the Jews, 1933-1965 (Doris L. Bergen) 909

 

Mark Kramer and Vít Smetana, eds., Imposing, Maintaining, and Tearing Open the Iron Curtain: The Cold War and East-Central Europe, 1945-1989 (Matthew Stibbe) 910

 

Akos Rona-Tas and Alya Guseva, Plastic Money: Constructing Markets for Credit Cards in Eight Post-Communist Countries (Daina S. Eglitis) 912

 

Lawrence P. Markowitz, State Erosion: Unlootable Resources and Unruly Elites in Central Asia (Roger D. Kangas) 914

 

Per Högselius, Red Gas: Russia and the Origins of European Energy Dependence (Veli-Pekka Tynkkynen) 915

 

Isa Blumi, Foundations of Modernity: Human Agency and the Imperial State (Adeeb Khalid) 916

 

Frederick F. Anscombe, State, Faith, and Nation in Ottoman and Post-Ottoman Lands (Isa Blumi) 918

 

Holm Sundhaussen, Sarajevo: Die Geschichte einer Stadt (Peter Mentzel) 919

 

Jana Vobecká, Demographic Avant-Garde: Jews in Bohemia between the Enlightenment and the Shoah (Alena Heitlinger) 920

 

Thomas Frühmesser, Hans Otto Roth: Biographie eines rumänischendeutschen Politikers (1890-1953) (Gábor Egry) 922

 

Björn M. Felder and Paul J. Weindling, eds., Baltic Eugenics: Bio-Politics, Race and Nation in Interwar Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania, 1918-1940 (Andrejs Plakans) 923

 

Kenneth Morrison and Elizabeth Roberts, The Sand¾ak: A History (Marko Attila Hoare) 925

 

Ioannis Stefanidis, Substitute for Power: Wartime British Propaganda to the Balkans, 1939-44 (Heather Williams) 926

 

James Krapfl, Revolution with a Human Face: Politics, Culture, and Community in Czechoslovakia, 1989-1992 (David Doellinger) 927

 

David Doellinger, Turning Prayers into Protest: Religious-Based Activism and Its Challenge to State Power in Socialist Slovakia and East Germany (Barbara Thériault) 929

 

Miko³aj Stanis³aw Kunicki, Between the Brown and the Red: Nationalism, Catholicism, and Communism in Twentieth-Century Poland-The Politics of Boles³aw Piasecki (Konrad Sadkowski) 930

 

Brian Porter-Szûcs, Poland in the Modern World: Beyond Martyrdom (Theodore R. Weeks) 932

 

Robert G. Rawson, Bohemian Baroque: Czech Musical Culture and Style, 1600-1750 (Alfred Thomas) 933

 

Jim Samson, Music in the Balkans (Ljerka V. Rasmussen) 934

 

Magdalena Waligorska, Klezmer’s Afterlife: An Ethnography of the Jewish Music Revival in Poland and Germany (James Loeffler) 936

 

Jennifer A. Yoder, Crafting Democracy: Regional Politics in Post-Communist Europe (Carol Leff) 937

 

Faith Hillis, Children of Rus’: Right-Bank Ukraine and the Invention of a Russian Nation (Martha Bohachevsky-Chomiak) 939

 

Mariya Lesiv, The Return of Ancestral Gods: Modern Ukrainian Paganism as an Alternative Vision for a Nation (Catherine Wanner) 940

 

Jeffrey Veidlinger, In the Shadow of the Shtetl: Small-Town Jewish Life in Soviet Ukraine (Gennady Estraikh) 941

 

Hugo Service, Germans to Poles: Communism, Nationalism and Ethnic Cleansing after the Second World War (William W. Hagen) 943

 

Walter K. Hanak, The Nature and the Image of Princely Power in Kievan Rus', 980-1054: A Study of Sources (Simon Franklin) 945

 

Valerie Kivelson, Desperate Magic: The Moral Economy of Witchcraft in Seventeenth-Century Russia (David Frick) 946

 

Heather D. DeHaan, Stalinist City Planning: Professionals, Performance, and Power (Paul Stronski) 947

 

John Strickland, The Making of Holy Russia: The Orthodox Church and Russian Nationalism before the Revolution (Paul W. Werth) 949

 

Stephen K. Batalden, Russian Bible Wars: Modern Scriptural Translation and Cultural Authority (Robert H. Greene) 950

 

Steven Grant, The Russian Nanny, Real and Imagined: History, Culture, Mythology (Marina Balina) 951

 

Wolf-Dietrich Gutjahr, “Revolution muss sein”: Karl Radek-Die Biographie (Jean-Francois Fayet) 953

 

M. V. Kovalev, Russkie istoriki-emigranty v Prage (1920-1940 gg.) (Kare Johan Mjor) 954

 

Denis Kozlov and Eleonory Gilburd, eds., The Thaw: Soviet Society and Culture during the 1950s and 1960s (Mark B. Smith) 955

 

Alfred A. Reisch, Hot Books in the Cold War: The CIA-Funded Secret Western Book Distribution Program behind the Iron Curtain (Barbara Walker) 957

 

Susan Grant, Physical Culture and Sport in Soviet Society: Propaganda, Acculturation, and Transformation in the 1920s and 1930s (Molly Wilkinson Johnson) 958

 

Anna Schur, Wages of Evil: Dostoevsky and Punishment (James P. Scanlan) 960

 

Elizabeth Kendall, Balanchine and the Lost Muse: Revolution and the Making of a Choreographer (Marian Smith) 961

 

Christina Lodder, Maria Kokkori, and Maria Mileeva, eds., Utopian Reality: Reconstructing Culture in Revolutionary Russia and Beyond (Kristin Romberg) 962

 

J. A. E. Curtis, The Englishman from Lebedian’: The Life of Evgeny Zamiatin (1884-1937) (Zinaida Gimpelevich) 964

 

Angela Brintlinger, Chapaev and His Comrades: War and the Russian Literary Hero across the Twentieth Century (Keith Livers) 965

 

Olga Gershenson, The Phantom Holocaust: Soviet Cinema and Jewish Catastrophe (Alexander Etkind) 967

 

Octavian Eºanu, Transition in Post-Soviet Art: The Collective Actions Group before and after 1989 (Amy Bryzgel) 968

DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS, 2013 970
COLLECTED ESSAYS
986
OTHER BOOKS OF INTEREST
991
LETTERS
993
IN MEMORIAM
995
ERRATUM
999
INDEX
1001