Russian Research Guide

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Start with these recommended freely available resources in this discipline.
Use these encyclopedias and reference works to get started on a topic.
Check out these resources first (also see the Primary Sources research guide).
  • Stalin Digital Archive
    Primary source materials from Stalin's personal papers and monographs on communism. Includes Russian State Archive of Social and Political History documents and the Annals of Communism series.
Start with these recommended freely available resources in this discipline.

The empress of art : Catherine the Great and the transformation of Russia (Jaques, Susan, author.) Frost Library; DK170 .J37 2016

Tsar : the lost world of Nicholas and Alexandra (Kurth, Peter.) Frost Library; DK258 .K84 1998 xx

The "Russian" civil wars, 1916-1926 : ten years that shook the world (Smele, Jon, author.) Frost Library; DK265 .S525 2015

The biopolitics of Stalinism : ideology and life in Soviet socialism (Prozorov, Sergei, author.) Frost Library; DK268.3 .P76 2016

The great fear : Stalin's terror of the 1930s (Harris, James R., 1964-) Frost Library; DK268.4 .H36 2016

The Gumilev mystique (Bassin, Mark, author.) Frost Library; DK38.7.G86 B37 2016

Belonging to the nation : inclusion and exclusion in the Polish-German borderlands, 1939-1951 (Kulczycki, John J., author.) Frost Library; DK4600.O3385 K85 2016

Recovered territory : a German-Polish conflict over land and culture, 1919-89 (Polak-Springer, Peter, author.) Frost Library; DK4600.S468 P64 2015

Roots of Russia's war in Ukraine (Wood, Elizabeth A., 1958-, author.) Frost Library; DK508.852 .W66 2016

The Crimean Tatars : from Soviet genocide to Putin's conquest (Williams, Brian Glyn, author.) Frost Library; DK508.9.K78 W54 2015

The new Russian nationalism : imperialism, ethnicity and authoritarianism 2000-15 Frost Library; DK510.23 .K65 2016

Beyond Crimea : the new Russian empire (Grigas, Agnia, 1979-, author.) Frost Library; DK510.764 .G75 2016

Russia's foreign policy : change and continuity in national identity (Tsygankov, Andrei P., 1964-, author.) Frost Library; DK510.764 .T785 2016

Black wind, white snow : the rise of Russia's new nationalism (Clover, Charles, 1968-) Frost Library; DK510.766.P87 C56 2016

Putin country : a journey into the real Russia (Garrels, Anne, 1951-, author.) Frost Library; DK651.C44 G37 2016

Russia-China relations in the post-crisis international order (Kaczmarski, Marcin.) Frost Library; DK68.7.C5 K219 2015

The Soviet Union and the Horn of Africa during the Cold War : between ideology and pragmatism (Yordanov, Radoslav A., 1979-, author.) Frost Library; DK69.4.E8 Y67 2016

Concerto for sentence : (an exploration of the musico-erotic) (Dvori︠a︡nova, Emilii︠a︡, author.) Frost Library; PG1038.14.V67 K6613 2016

Russian literature since 1991 Frost Library; PG3027 .R87 2015

Unorthodox beauty : Russian modernism and its new religious aesthetic (Kelly, Martha M. F., author.) Frost Library; PG3065.R4 K45 2016

The cherry orchard [videorecording]. Frost Library; PG3456.V5 S39

Approaches to teaching the works of Anton Chekhov Frost Library; PG3458.Z8 A67 2016

1915 diary of S. An-Sky : a Russian Jewish writer at the Eastern Front (An-Ski, S., 1863-1920, author.) Frost Library; PG3470.R3 Z476 2016

Never out of reach : growing up in Tallinn, Riga, and Moscow (Dubnov, E. (Evgeniĭ), 1949-, author.) Frost Library; PG3479.6.U145 Z46 2015

Eleven Prague corpses (Kobrin, Kirill, 1964-, author.) Frost Library; PG3482.6.O37 A2 2016

Sobranie stikhov (Prigov, D.) Frost Library; PG3485.3.R46 A17 1996

The big green tent (Ulit︠s︡kai︠a︡, Li︠u︡dmila.) Frost Library; PG3489.2.L58 Z4513 2015