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Volume 76

Number 1, Spring 2017


European Statistics, Russian Numbers and Social Dynamics, 1861-1914

Alessandro Stanziani


Read Zamiatin, but Not to Correct His Math

Yanni Kotsonis


Quantification and the Economic History of Imperial Russia

Steven Nafziger


On the Uses of Russian Statistics: A Response to Alessandro Stanziani's "European Statistics, Russian Numbers and Social Dynamics, 1861-1914"

Mikhail Avrekh


Quantitative Approach to the Russian Past: A Comment on "European Statistics, Russian Numbers and Social Dynamics, 1861-1914" by Alessandro Stanziani

Andrei Markevich and Ekaterina Zhuravskaya


The Elusive Search for Evidence: Evgenii Khaldei's Budapest Ghetto, Images of Rape, and Soviet Holocaust Photography

David Shneer


Photographs as Historic Documents: An Examination of Two of Evgenii Khaldei's Budapest Photos

Peter Pastor


Afterlives of Photographs: The Artist's Point of View

Jacek Fr±¶


Between Affect and Authenticity: Disobedient Photographs

Ewa Stańczyk


Photographs and Their Many Lives

Olga Shevchenko


Dissimulation and Memory in Early Modern Poland-Lithuania: the Art of Forgetting

Maria Ivanova and Michelle R. Viise


From All Sides: Interdisciplinary Knowledge, Scientific Collaboration, and the Soviet Criminological Laboratories of the 1920s

Kenneth M. Pinnow


Nabokov's The Gift, Dostoevsky, and the Tradition of Narratorial Ambiguity

Stephen Blackwell


Social Media and EuroMaidan: A Review Essay

Megan Metzger and Joshua A Tucker



Benjamin Peters, How not to Network a Nation: The Uneasy History of the Soviet Internet;

Galina Nikiporets-Takigava and Emil Pain, Internet i ideologicheskie dvizheniia v Rossii: Kollektivnaia monografia (Ellen Mickiewicz)


Tara Zahra, The Great Departure: Mass Migration from Eastern Europe and the Making of the

Free World (Ulf Brunnbauer)


Zsuzsa Gille, Paprika, Foie Gras, and Red Mud: The Politics of Materiality in the European

Union (Judit Bodnár)


Srećko Horvat and Igor ©tiks, eds., Welcome to the Desert of Post-Socialism: Radical Politics

after Yugoslavia (Keith Brown)


Gábor T. Rittersporn, Anguish, Anger, and Folkways in Soviet Russia (David Shearer)

Douglas Rogers, The Depths of Russia: Oil, Power and Culture after Socialism (Michael



Tim Buchen and Mathe Rolf, eds., Eliten im Vielvölkerreich: Imperiale Biographien in Russland

und Österreich-Ungarn (1850-1918) (David Schimmelpenninck van der Oye)


Veljko Vujačić, Nationalism, Myth, and the State in Russia and Serbia: Antecedents of the

Dissolution of the Soviet Union and Yugoslavia (Gordana Uzelac)


Zuzanna Bogumił, Joanna Wawrzyniak, Tim Buchen, Christian Ganzer and Maria Senina, The

Enemy on Display. The Second World War in Eastern European Museums (Tim Cole)


Rebekah Klein-Pejąová, Mapping Jewish Loyalties in Interwar Slovakia (Simon Rabinovitch)


Laura Jockusch and Gabriel Finder, eds., Jewish Honor Courts: Revenge, Retribution, and

Reconciliation in Europe and Israel after the Holocaust (David Abraham)


Ildikó Barna and Andrea Pető, Political Justice in Budapest after World War II (Peter Kenez)


Peter Polak-Springer, Recovered Territory: A German-Polish Conflict over Land and Culture,

1919-1989 (Alexander Prusin)


Keely Stauter-Halsted, The Devil’s Chain: Prostitution and Social Control in Partitioned Poland

(Sharon A. Kowalsky)


Joanna Wawrzyniak, Veterans, Victims, and Memory: The Politics of the Second World War in

Communist Poland (Andrew Demshuk)


John J. Kulczycki, Belonging to the Nation: Inclusion and Exclusion in the Polish-German

Borderlands (Jesse Kauffman)


Olga Kuchinskaya, The Politics of Invisibility: Public Knowledge about Radiation Health Effects

after Chernobyl (David R. Marples)


Serhy Yekelchyk, The Conflict in Ukraine: What Everyone Needs to Know (Andrii Portnov)


Constantin Parvulescu, Orphans of the East: Postwar Eastern European Cinema and the

Revolutionary Subject (Larissa Rudova)


Kamila Kuc, Kuba Mikurda, and Michał Oleszczyk, Boro, l’ile d’amour: The Films of Walerian

Borowczyk (Janina Falkowska)


Urszula Chowaniec. Melancholic Migrating Bodies in Contemporary Polish Women’s Writing

(Ewa Wampuszyc)


Tomasz Różycki, Colonies, trans. Mira Rosenthal and Tomasz Różycki, Twelve Stations, trans.

Bill Johnston (Benjamin Paloff)


Abraham Karpinowitz, Vilna My Vilna: Stories, trans. Helen Mintz (Gabriella Safran)


Zeynep Kezer, Building Modern Turkey: State, Space and Ideology in the Early Republic

(Christoper S. Wilson)


Stef Jansen, Yearnings in the Meantime: ‘Normal Lives’ and the State in a Sarajevo Apartment

Complex (Azra Hromadzic)


Can Buyukbay, Euroscepticism in Turkey: Power and Beyond (Yannis A. Stivachtis)


Janjira Sombatpoonsiri, Humor & Nonviolent Struggle in Serbia (Dubravka Stojanović)


Marlene Laruelle and Johan Engvall, eds., Kyrgyzstan Beyond “Democracy Island” and

“Failing State”: Social and Political Changes in a Post-Soviet Society (Mariya Y. Omelicheva)


Douglas W. Blum, The Social Process of Globalization: Return Migration and Cultural Change

in Kazakhstan (John Glenn)


David Brophy, Uyghur Nation: Reform and Revolution on the Russia-China Frontier (Morris



Laurie S. Stoff, Russia’s Sisters of Mercy and the Great War: More than Biding Men’s Wounds

(Susan Grant)


Peter Whitewood, The Red Army and the Great Terror: Stalin’s Purge of the Soviet Military

(Joshua A. Sanborn)


Simon Rabinovitch, Jewish Rights, National Rites: Nationalism and Autonomy in Late Imperial

and Revolutionary Russia (Cecile E. Kuznitz)


Sheila Fitzpatrick, On Stalin’s Team: The Years of Living Dangerously in Soviet Politics

(Paul R. Gregory)


Frank Ellis, Barbarossa 1941: Reframing Hitler’s Invasion of Stalin’s Soviet Empire

(Peter Whitewood)


Robert Dale, Demobilized Veterans in Late Stalinist Leningrad: Soldiers to Civilians

(Filip Slaveski)


Slava Gerovitch, Soviet Space Mythologies: Public Images, Private Memories, and the Making

of a Cultural Identity (Amy Nelson)


Tobias Rupprecht, Soviet Internationalism after Stalin: Interaction and Exchange between the

USSR and Latin America during the Cold War (Julie Hessler)


Stephen Hutchings and Vera Tolz, Nation, Ethnicity, and Race on Russian Television: Mediating

Post-Soviet Difference (Stephen M. Norris)


Katherine Bowers and Ani Kokobobo, eds., Russian Writers and the Fin de Siecle: The Twilight

of Realism (Evgenii Bershtein)


Russell Scott Valentino, The Woman in the Window: Commerce, Consensual Fantasy and the

Quest for Masculine Virtue in the Russian Novel (Rebecca Friedman)


Julia Trubikhina, The Translator’s Doubts: Vladimir Nabokov and the Ambiguity of Translation

(Brian James Baer)


Oksana Bulgakova, Golos kak kul<´>turnyi fenomen (Jeremy Hicks)


Caroline Maclean, The Vogue for Russia: Modernism and the Unseen in Britain 1900-1930

(Roberta Rubenstein)


Emily Van Buskirk, Lydia Ginzburg’s Prose: Reality in Search of Literature (Jane Gary Harris)


Ilya Kliger and Boris Maslov, eds., Persistent Forms: Explorations in Historical Poetics

(Jonathan Stone)


Stephen H. Blackwell and Kurt Johnson, eds., Fine Lines: Vladimir Nabokov’s Scientific Art

(Galya Diment)


Evgeny Dobrenko and Mark Lipovetsky, eds., Russian Literature since 1991 (Ulrich Schmid)


Brian James Baer, Translation and the Making of Modern Russian Literature (David L. Cooper)


Valerie A. Pacer, Russian Foreign Policy under Dmitry Medvedev, 2008-2012

(William Zimmerman)