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 "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

Stalin's singing spy : the life and exile of Nadezhda Plevitskaya (Jordan, Pamela A., 1965-) Frost Library; DK268.P55 J67 2016

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

Russia and the Arctic : environment, identity and foreign policy (Hønneland, Geir, author.) Frost Library; DK501.2 .H66 2016

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

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

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

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

Russia's Far East : new dynamics in Asia Pacific and beyond (Lee, Rensselaer W., 1937-, author.) Frost Library; DK771.D3 L44 2016

Making Uzbekistan : nation, empire, and revolution in the early USSR (Khalid, Adeeb, 1964-, author.) Frost Library; DK948.85 .K47 2015

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

Fata Morgana : a compendium of short fiction (Basara, Svetislav, 1953-, author.) Frost Library; PG1419.12.A79 A6 2015

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

A science not for the earth : selected poems and letters (Baratynskiĭ, E. A. (Evgeniĭ Abramovich), 1800-1844, author.) Frost Library; PG3321.B3 A2 2015

Little apples and other early stories (Chekhov, Anton Pavlovich, 1860-1904, author.) Frost Library; PG3456.A13 C66 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

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

A school for fools (Sokolov, Sasha, 1943-, author.) Frost Library; PG3549.S64 S5513 2015