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SOVIET DISUNION - A History of the Nationalities Problem in the USSR

By: Bohdan Nahaylo and Victor Swoboda

Price: £16.00

Publisher: London, Hamish Hamilton: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002871

ISBN: 0241125405

Condition: Fine


First edition. Unclipped dustwrapper with NO LOSS. No marks or inscriptions. Gilt lettering to spine. Soviet Disunion tells the story of how the USSR's numerous non-Russian nations have had to struggle to preserve their national identities after the abandonment of the concessions and promises which they had extracted from Lenin and his associates guaranteeing them statehood, equality and cultural autonomy within a socialist federal structure. Illustrated. Nice and clean ... View more info

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The Great Globe Itself

By: Bullitt, William C

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan: 1947

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000898

Condition: Good++


First edition. Unclipped dustwrapper. No marks or inscriptions. Gilt lettering to spine. Bullitt was US ambassador to USSR 1933 - 1936 and in this blunt, straightforward, and uncompromising book, he sets down in writing the unexpressed thought of many people about the Soviet Union and the future peace of the world. Nice and clean internally and externally. First edition means first edition, first printing, unless otherwise clearly stated. View more info

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Hitlers Decision to Invade Russia 1941

By: Cecil, Robert

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Davis-Poynter: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002808

ISBN: 0706701828

Condition: Fine


First edition. Unclipped dustwrapper with NO LOSS. No marks or inscriptions. Gilt lettering to spine. This book is more of a ideological obsession than of war itself. Robert Cecil's previous works well equip him to study this underworld of prejudice and aggression. Nice and clean internally and externally. First edition means first edition, first printing, unless otherwise clearly stated. View more info

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Goodbye to the USSR - The Collapse of Soviet Power

By: Crawshaw, Steve

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, Bloomsbury: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003314

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Unclipped dustwrapper with NO LOSS. No marks or inscriptions. Gilt lettering to spine. Nice and clean internally and externally. This book tells the story of the perestroika era, from Gorbachev's appointment in 1985 through the failed coup and revolution of August 1991 to the suspension of the Communist Party's activities and beyond. The author describes first-hand the revolutionary changes in the Baltic Republics; the mood among striking miners in the Ukr... View more info

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Twilight of the Empire - Inside the Crumbling Soviet Bloc

By: Cullen, Robert

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Bodley Head: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002880

ISBN: 0370314565

Condition: Fine


First edition. Unclipped dustwrapper with NO LOSS. No marks or inscriptions. Gilt lettering to spine. Inside the cumbling Soviet Bloc. Interviews ranging from soldiers to the inner halls of the Kremlin. Nice and clean internally and externally. First edition means first edition, first printing, unless otherwise clearly stated. View more info

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The Rise of Russia in Asia

By: Dallin, David

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Hollis and Carter: 1950

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002875

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Unclipped, frayed and worn dustwrapper. No marks or inscriptions. Gilt lettering to spine. Mapped endpapers. This book deals with Russia's Far Eastern policies from their genesis in the middle of the 19th century until 1931. Nice and clean internally and externally. First edition means first edition, first printing, unless otherwise clearly stated. View more info

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The Awakening of the Soviet Union - Reith Lecturer 1988

By: Hosking, Geoffrey

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Heinemann: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002865

ISBN: 0434348147

Condition: Fine


First edition. Unclipped dustwrapper with NO LOSS. No marks or inscriptions. Gilt lettering to spine. The 1988 Reith lectures on the radical changes that brought the end of the Soviet Union. Nice and clean internally and externally. First edition means first edition, first printing, unless otherwise clearly stated. View more info

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Russia and the West Under Lenin and Stalin

By: Kennan, George

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Hutchinson: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001074

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Unclipped dustwrapper. No marks or inscriptions. Gilt lettering to spine. Mr Keenans narrative takes the reader through three decades of the most profound violence and change, tracing diplomatic relations between the Western powers and the Soviet Union from the Russian Revolution of 1917 to the end of the Second World War. Nice and clean internally and externally. First edition means first edition, first printing, unless otherwise clearly stated. View more info

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The Soviet Union and the Middle East

By: Laqueur, Walter

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, Routledge & Kegan Paul: 1959

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002873

Condition: Good++


First edition. Unclipped, frayed and worn dustwrapper. No marks or inscriptions. Gilt lettering to spine. A look at Soviet relations with the Middle East at the height of the Cold War. Nice and clean internally and externally. First edition means first edition, first printing, unless otherwise clearly stated. View more info

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An Expert in the Service of the Soviet

By: Larsons, M J

Price: £55.00

Publisher: London, Benn: 1929

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003407

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Unclipped dustwrapper with chipping to spine. No marks or inscriptions. Gilt lettering to spine. Nice and clean internally and externally. Life in the Soviet Russia after WWI. The very moderation and matter of fact tone of M J Larsons book gives it exceptional value as a picture of the real situation in Soviet Russia. First edition means first edition, first printing, unless otherwise clearly stated. View more info

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Soviet Strategy Toward Western Europe

By: Moreton, Edwina & Segal, George

Price: £16.00

Publisher: London, George Allen & Unwin: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002740

ISBN: 0043303374

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Unclipped dustwrapper with NO LOSS. No marks or inscriptions. Gilt lettering to spine. Edited by Edwina Moreton & Gerald Segal. This book focuses on the need for Western Europeans to think clearly about their foreign policy towards both the United States and the Soviet Union. Nice and clean internally and externally. First edition means first edition, first printing, unless otherwise clearly stated. View more info

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Crisis in the Kremlin - Soviet Succession and the Rise of Gorbachov

By: Owen, Richard

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Gollancz: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002885

ISBN: 0575036354

Condition: Fine


First edition. Unclipped dustwrapper with NO LOSS. No marks or inscriptions. Gilt lettering to spine. Soviet Succession and the Rise of Gorbachov. A most absorbing and penetrating book, one which matters greatly to those who seek to understand Russia and deal with its rulers. Nice and clean internally and externally. First edition means first edition, first printing, unless otherwise clearly stated. View more info

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Soviet Strategy in Europe

By: Pipes, Richard

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, MacDonald: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000990

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Unclipped dustwrapper. Couple of slight nicks to dustwrapper. No marks or inscriptions. Gilt lettering to spine. Post cold war relationships between East and West as it affects the fate of Europe. Nice and clean internally and externally. First edition means first edition, first printing, unless otherwise clearly stated. View more info

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The War That Never Was - The Fall of the Soviet Empire 1985 - 1991

By: Pryce-Jones, David

Price: £28.00

Publisher: London, Weidenfeld & Nicolson: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002900

ISBN: 029781320X

Condition: Fine


First edition. Unclipped dustwrapper with NO LOSS. No marks or inscriptions. Silver lettering to spine. This is an account of the end of the Soviet empire. The coup of August 1991 brought an end not only to Gorbachev's political career, but to the entire Soviet Union: communism imploded, the Berlin Wall had been dismantled, Germany reunified, and several European states regained their independence. This reordering of the world, unimaginable to most people in the West, oc... View more info

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Economic Problems of Socialism in the USSR

By: Stalin, Joseph V

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Peking, Foreign Languages Press: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003418

Condition: Very Good


First edition. No marks or inscriptions. Nice and clean internally and externally. This English translation is a reprint of the text published in Moscow in 1952. Frontis portrait of Joseph Stalin. First edition means first edition, first printing, unless otherwise clearly stated. View more info

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Political Power in the USSR 1917-1947

By: Towster, Julian

Price: £14.00

Publisher: New York, Oxford: 1948

Seller ID: 002320

Condition: Very Good


2nd Printing. No marks or inscriptions. Silver lettering to spine. The Theory and Structure of Government in the Soviet State. Nice and clean internally and externally. First edition means first edition, first printing, unless otherwise clearly stated. View more info

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The Communists, the Story of Power and Lost Illusions 1948-1991

By: Ulam, Adam B

Price: £24.00

Publisher: New York, Scribners: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003325

ISBN: 0684192365

Condition: Fine


First edition. Unclipped dustwrapper with NO LOSS. No marks or inscriptions. Gilt lettering to spine. Nice and clean internally and externally. The Communists, the Story of Power and Lost Illusions 1948-1991. The Communists is a stunning reconstruction that includes a reconsideration of Stalins notion of Communism as an instrument of his own power. First edition means first edition, first printing, unless otherwise clearly stated. View more info

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The Soviet View of War Peace and Neutrality

By: Vigor, P H

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Routledge & Kegan Paul: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000968

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Clipped dustwrapper. No marks or inscriptions. Of special interest to those concerned with Soviet strategy. Nice and clean internally and externally. First edition means first edition, first printing, unless otherwise clearly stated. View more info