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Iron Curtain
Iron Curtain
Written by Anne Applebaum, Read by Cassandra Campbell
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ISBN: 9780307938831
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Iron Curtain
The Crushing of Eastern Europe, 1944-1956
Written by Anne Applebaum
Read by Cassandra Campbell


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On Sale: October 30, 2012
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In the long-awaited follow-up to her Pulitzer Prize-winning Gulag, acclaimed journalist Anne Applebaum delivers a groundbreaking history of how Communism took over Eastern Europe after World War II and transformed in frightening fashion the individuals who came under its sway.

At the end of World War II, the Soviet Union to its... Read more >
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Catherine the Great: Portrait of a Woman
Catherine the Great: Portrait of a Woman
Written by Robert K. Massie
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Catherine the Great: Portrait of a Woman

Written by Robert K. Massie


Format: Trade Paperback, 672 pages
On Sale: September 18, 2012
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“[A] tale of power, perseverance and passion . . . a great story in the hands of a master storyteller.”—The Wall Street Journal
 
The Pulitzer Prize–winning author of Peter the Great, Nicholas and Alexandra, and The Romanovs returns with another masterpiece of narrative biography, the extraordinary story of an obscure... Read more >
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The Romanovs: The Final Chapter
The Romanovs: The Final Chapter
Written by Robert K. Massie
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ISBN: 9780679645634
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The Romanovs: The Final Chapter

Written by Robert K. Massie


Format: Hardcover, 352 pages
On Sale: September 18, 2012
Price: $23.00

From the Modern Library’s new set of beautifully repackaged hardcover classics by Robert K. Massie—also available are Peter the Great and Nicholas and Alexandra

In July 1991, nine skeletons were exhumed from a shallow mass grave near Ekaterinburg, Siberia, a few miles from the infamous cellar room where the last tsar and...

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Soviet Hurricane Aces of World War 2
Soviet Hurricane Aces of World War 2
Written by Yuriy Rybin, Illustrated by Aleksander Rusinov
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ISBN: 9781849087414
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Soviet Hurricane Aces of World War 2

Written by Yuriy Rybin
Illustrated by Aleksander Rusinov


Format: Trade Paperback, 96 pages
On Sale: August 21, 2012
Price: $22.95

Following the destruction wrought on the Red Army Air Forces during the first days of Operation Barbarossa in June 1941, the Soviet Union found itself desperately short of fighter aircraft. Premier Josef Stalin duly appealed directly to Prime Minister Winston Churchill for replacement aircraft, and in late 1941 the British delivered... Read more >
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Soviet Hurricane Aces of World War 2

Written by Yuriy Rybin
Illustrated by Aleksander Rusinov


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: August 21, 2012
Price: $15.95

Following the destruction wrought on the Red Army Air Forces during the first days of Operation Barbarossa in June 1941, the Soviet Union found itself desperately short of fighter aircraft. Premier Josef Stalin duly appealed directly to Prime Minister Winston Churchill for replacement aircraft, and in late 1941 the British delivered... Read more >
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The Russo-Japanese War 1904-05

Written by Alexei Ivanov
Illustrated by Andrei Karachtchouk


Format: eBook, 48 pages
On Sale: July 24, 2012
Price: $13.95

The Russo-Japanese War in Manchuria was the first 20th century conflict fought between the regular armies of major powers, employing the most modern means – machine guns, trench warfare, minefields and telephone communications; and the battle of Mukden in March 1905 was the largest clash of armies in world history up... Read more >
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Medieval Russian Fortresses AD 862-1480

Written by Konstantin Nossov
Illustrated by Peter Dennis


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: June 19, 2012
Price: $13.95

Using archaeological evidence and first-hand sources, Konstantin Nossov charts the history of the medieval Russian fortress from its early beginnings until the 14th century.

According to Russian legend, in AD 862, the Slav tribes of what is now European Russia invited a number of Scandinavian princes to rule over them. In AD... Read more >
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Russian Fortresses 1480-1682

Written by Konstantin Nossov
Illustrated by Peter Dennis


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: June 19, 2012
Price: $13.95

In 1462 the throne of the Principality of Moscow passed to the Ivan III (1462-1505), who succeeded in throwing off the Tatar yoke. For the next 200 years this new state struggled to maintain her borders against a series of attacks from the Lithuanians, Swedes and Poles to the west, as... Read more >
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Stalin's General
Stalin's General
Written by Geoffrey Roberts
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781400066926
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Stalin's General
The Life of Georgy Zhukov
Written by Geoffrey Roberts


Format: Hardcover, 400 pages
On Sale: June 5, 2012
Price: $30.00

Widely regarded as the most accomplished general of World War II, the Soviet military legend Marshal Georgy Zhukov at last gets the full-scale biographical treatment he has long deserved.
 
A man of indomitable will and fierce determination, Georgy Zhukov was the Soviet Union’s indispensable commander through every one of... Read more >
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Stalin's General
Stalin's General
Written by Geoffrey Roberts
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ISBN: 9780679645177
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Stalin's General
The Life of Georgy Zhukov
Written by Geoffrey Roberts


Format: eBook, 400 pages
On Sale: June 5, 2012
Price: $15.99

Widely regarded as the most accomplished general of World War II, the Soviet military legend Marshal Georgy Zhukov at last gets the full-scale biographical treatment he has long deserved.
 
A man of indomitable will and fierce determination, Georgy Zhukov was the Soviet Union’s indispensable commander through every one of... Read more >
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Letters from Russia

Written by Astolphe De Custine
Introduction by Anka Muhlstein


Format: eBook0
On Sale: April 25, 2012
Price: $24.95

The Marquis de Custine’s record of his trip to Russia in 1839 is a brilliantly perceptive, even prophetic, account of one of the world’s most fascinating and troubled countries. It is also a wonderful piece of travel writing. Custine, who met with people in all walks of life, including the Czar... Read more >
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The Romanovs: The Final Chapter
The Romanovs: The Final Chapter
Written by Robert K. Massie
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ISBN: 9780307873866
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The Romanovs: The Final Chapter

Written by Robert K. Massie


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: February 22, 2012
Price: $11.99

In July 1991, nine skeletons were exhumed from a shallow mass grave near Ekaterinburg, Siberia, a few miles from the infamous cellar room where the last tsar and his family had been murdered seventy-three years before. But were these the bones of the Romanovs? And if these were their remains, where...

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World War II Soviet Armed Forces (1)
1939-41
Written by Nigel Thomas
Illustrated by Darko Pavlovic


Format: eBook, 48 pages
On Sale: February 21, 2012
Price: $13.95

This title presents a detailed analysis of the Soviet Army at the outbreak of World War II (1939-1945), including the Red Army's campaigns against Japan on the Manchurian plains as well as in Finland. It also covers the Red Army's first operations during Operation Barbarossa when the Red Army was forced... Read more >
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Catherine the Great: Portrait of a Woman
Catherine the Great: Portrait of a Woman
Written by Robert K. Massie
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780679456728
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Catherine the Great: Portrait of a Woman

Written by Robert K. Massie


Format: Hardcover, 656 pages
On Sale: November 8, 2011
Price: $35.00

The Pulitzer Prize–winning author of Peter the Great, Nicholas and Alexandra, and The Romanovs returns with another masterpiece of narrative biography, the extraordinary story of an obscure young German princess who traveled to Russia at fourteen and rose to become one of the most remarkable, powerful, and captivating women in history.

Born... Read more >
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Catherine the Great: Portrait of a Woman
Catherine the Great: Portrait of a Woman
Written by Robert K. Massie
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ISBN: 9781588360441
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Catherine the Great: Portrait of a Woman

Written by Robert K. Massie


Format: eBook, 672 pages
On Sale: November 8, 2011
Price: $13.99

“[A] tale of power, perseverance and passion . . . a great story in the hands of a master storyteller.”—The Wall Street Journal
 
The Pulitzer Prize–winning author of Peter the Great, Nicholas and Alexandra, and The Romanovs returns with another masterpiece of narrative biography, the extraordinary story of an obscure... Read more >
Catherine the Great: Portrait of a Woman
Catherine the Great: Portrait of a Woman
Written by Robert K. Massie, Read by Mark Deakins
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ISBN: 9780307970206
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Catherine the Great: Portrait of a Woman

Written by Robert K. Massie
Read by Mark Deakins


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download0
On Sale: November 8, 2011
Price: $30.00

The Pulitzer Prize–winning author of Peter the Great, Nicholas and Alexandra, and The Romanovs returns with another masterpiece of narrative biography, the extraordinary story of an obscure young German princess who traveled to Russia at fourteen and rose to become one of the most remarkable, powerful, and captivating women in history.

Born... Read more >
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Eight Pieces of Empire
Eight Pieces of Empire
Written by Lawrence Scott Sheets
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ISBN: 9780307888853
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Eight Pieces of Empire
A 20-Year Journey Through the Soviet Collapse
Written by Lawrence Scott Sheets


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: November 1, 2011
Price: $11.99

A two-decade journey, panoramic in scope yet intimate in detail, through the hopes, sorrows, and conflagrations of an unraveled empire and the people living in it.

Not with a bang, but with a quiet, ten-minute address on Christmas Day 1991: this is how the Soviet Union met its end. Lawrence Scott Sheets... Read more >
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The Jews of Silence
The Jews of Silence
Written by Elie Wiesel
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ISBN: 9780805208269
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The Jews of Silence
A Personal Report on Soviet Jewry
Written by Elie Wiesel


Format: Trade Paperback, 144 pages
On Sale: August 16, 2011
Price: $14.00

In the fall of 1965 the Israeli newspaper Haaretz sent a young journalist named Elie Wiesel to the Soviet Union to report on the lives of Jews trapped behind the Iron Curtain. “I would approach Jews who had never been placed in the Soviet show window by Soviet authorities,” wrote Wiesel...

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The Jews of Silence
The Jews of Silence
Written by Elie Wiesel
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ISBN: 9780805242973
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The Jews of Silence
A Personal Report on Soviet Jewry
Written by Elie Wiesel


Format: eBook, 128 pages
On Sale: August 16, 2011
Price: $9.99

In the fall of 1965 the Israeli newspaper Haaretz sent a young journalist named Elie Wiesel to the Soviet Union to report on the lives of Jews trapped behind the Iron Curtain. “I would approach Jews who had never been placed in the Soviet show window by Soviet authorities,” wrote Wiesel...

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The Romanovs: The Final Chapter
The Romanovs: The Final Chapter
Written by Robert K. Massie, Read by Geoffrey Howard
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780307970237
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The Romanovs: The Final Chapter

Written by Robert K. Massie
Read by Geoffrey Howard


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download0
On Sale: August 16, 2011
Price: $20.00

In July 1991, nine skeletons were exhumed from a shallow mass grave near Ekaterinburg, Siberia, a few miles from the infamous cellar room where the last tsar and his family had been murdered seventy-three years before. But were these the bones of the Romanovs? And if these were their remains, where...

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World War II Soviet Armed Forces (2)
World War II Soviet Armed Forces (2)
Written by Nigel Thomas, Illustrated by Darko Pavlovic
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ISBN: 9781849084208
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World War II Soviet Armed Forces (2)
1942-43
Written by Nigel Thomas
Illustrated by Darko Pavlovic


Format: Trade Paperback, 48 pages
On Sale: July 19, 2011
Price: $17.95

In this second volume of a three-part series on the Soviet Armed Forces in World War II (1939-1945), author Nigel Thomas turns his attention to the mid-war period. Focusing on the uniforms and organization of Soviet troops during the campaigns of the Caucasus, Stalingrad and Kursk, this book offers a detailed... Read more >
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World War II Soviet Armed Forces (2)
1942#43
Written by Nigel Thomas
Illustrated by Darko Pavlovic


Format: eBook, 48 pages
On Sale: July 19, 2011
Price: $13.95

In this second volume of a three-part series on the Soviet Armed Forces in World War II (1939-1945), author Nigel Thomas turns his attention to the mid-war period. Focusing on the uniforms and organization of Soviet troops during the campaigns of the Caucasus, Stalingrad and Kursk, this book offers a detailed... Read more >
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The Russian Revolution
The Russian Revolution
Written by Richard Pipes
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ISBN: 9780307788573
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The Russian Revolution

Written by Richard Pipes


Format: eBook, 976 pages
On Sale: July 13, 2011
Price: $21.99

Mr. Pipes writes trenchantly, and at times superbly...No single volume known to me even begins to cater so adequately to those who want to discover what really happened to Russia....Nor do I know any other book better designed to help Soviet citizens to struggle out of the darkness."

-- Ronald Hingley, The... Read more >
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Russia Under the Bolshevik Regime
Russia Under the Bolshevik Regime
Written by Richard Pipes
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ISBN: 9780307788610
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Russia Under the Bolshevik Regime

Written by Richard Pipes


Format: eBook, 608 pages
On Sale: May 4, 2011
Price: $13.99

Pipes is a widely recognized authority on Russia and is currently Baird professor of History at Harvard University. This is the final volume in his magisterial history of the Russian Revolution, covering the period from the outbreak of the Civil War in 1918 to Lenin's death in 1924.


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A Concise History of the Russian Revolution
A Concise History of the Russian Revolution
Written by Richard Pipes
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ISBN: 9780307788580
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A Concise History of the Russian Revolution

Written by Richard Pipes


Format: eBook, 464 pages
On Sale: April 27, 2011
Price: $13.99

The author of the classic two-volume study, The Russian Revolution and Russia Under the Bolshevik Regime, now distills those works into an authoritative new chronicle of Russia between 1900 and the death of Lenin. "A deep and eloquent condemnation."--The New York Times.


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