Cold War: The Essential Reference Guide by James R. Arnold, Roberta Wiener

By James R. Arnold, Roberta Wiener

Chilly struggle: the basic Reference consultant is meant to introduce scholars to the tensions among the Soviet Union and the us that ruled overseas affairs within the moment half the twentieth century. A finished assessment essay, plus separate essays at the factors and results of the clash, will offer readers with the mandatory context to appreciate the various points of this advanced era.The guide's specialist members hide the entire influential humans and pivotal occasions of the interval, encompassing the U.S., the Soviet Union, Europe, Southeast Asia, China, the center East, Latin the United States, and Africa from political, army, and cultural views. Reference entries supply worthwhile perception into the leaders and conflicts that outlined the chilly conflict, whereas different essays advertise severe pondering debatable and demanding chilly struggle issues, together with no matter if Ronald Reagan used to be liable for finishing the chilly warfare, the effect of Sputnik at the chilly struggle, and the importance of the Prague Spring.

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Dead Mountain: The True Story of the Dyatlov Pass Incident by Donnie Eichar

By Donnie Eichar

In February 1959, a bunch of 9 skilled hikers within the Russian Ural Mountains died mysteriously on an elevation referred to as lifeless Mountain. Eerie elements of the incident—unexplained violent accidents, indicators that they minimize open and fled the tent with out right garments or sneakers, an odd ultimate photo taken via one of many hikers, and increased degrees of radiation chanced on on a few of their clothes—have resulted in many years of hypothesis over what fairly occurred. This gripping paintings of literary nonfiction delves into the secret via unparalleled entry to the hikers' personal journals and images, hardly noticeable govt documents, dozens of interviews, and the author's retracing of the hikers' fateful trip within the Russian wintry weather. a desirable portrait of the younger hikers within the Soviet period, and a skillful interweaving of the hikers narrative, the investigators' efforts, and the author's investigations, right here for the 1st time is the true tale of what occurred that evening on useless Mountain.

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Elsevier's dictionary of technical abbreviations in English by S. Bobryakov, M. Rosenberg

By S. Bobryakov, M. Rosenberg

Англо-русский словарь технических сокращений содержит около 65,000 терминов в различных областях техники и технологии. Сокращения широко используется в технической литературе и, как правило, они создают трудности для читателя. Многочисленные аббревиатуры, используемые в технической литературе, посвященной космосу, сельскому хозяйству, электронике, информатике, химии, термодинамике, ядерной технике, холодильной технике, криогенике, машиностроению, авиации, бизнесу, бухгалтерскому учету, оптике, радиоэлектронике, и военной области, в том числе сокращения, используемые в в широком масштабе ВМФ, ВВС и армии. Во многих случаях идентичные сокращения широко применяются в различных областях техники и технологии, хотя обозначают разные понятия, до нескольких десятков значений в зависимости от технической области. Записи расположены в алфавитном порядке. Был изучен широкий спектр литературы и проведены многочисленные консультации с экспертами. Поэтому трудно переоценить значение данного словаря для НИИ, исследователей, ученых, переводчиков и лингвистов.

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Kazakhstan: Ethnicity, Language and Power (Central Asian by Bhavna Dave

By Bhavna Dave

Kazakhstan is rising because the such a lot dynamic monetary and political actor in valuable Asia. it's the moment greatest nation of the previous Soviet Union, after the Russian Federation, and has wealthy ordinary assets, fairly oil, that's being exploited via colossal US funding. Kazakhstan has a powerful checklist of monetary progress below the management of President Nursultan Nazarbaev, and has targets to undertaking itself as a latest, filthy rich civic kingdom, with a constructed marketplace financial system. whilst, Kazakhstan is among the such a lot ethnically varied international locations within the sector, with very titanic non-Kazakh and non-Muslim minorities. Its political regime has used parts of political clientelism and neo-traditional practices to strengthen its rule. Drawing from broad ethnographic examine, interviews, and archival fabrics this ebook strains the advance of nationwide identification and statehood in Kazakhstan, focusing specifically at the makes an attempt to construct a countrywide country. It argues that Russification and Sovietization weren't easily 'top-down' techniques, that they supply huge scope for neighborhood tasks, and that Soviet ethnically-based affirmative motion regulations have had a long-lasting impression on ethnic ?lite formation and the increase of a special model of nationwide cognizance.

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Iron Lazar: A Political Biography of Lazar Kaganovich by E. A. Rees

By E. A. Rees

The first English-language biography of Lazar Kaganovich, one in every of Stalin’s best deputies, ‘Iron Lazar’ investigates the lifetime of a guy of key value to the shaping of the Stalinist country. With its perception into the political and private family of the Stalin team, in addition to its exam of this aspiring politician’s policy-making function throughout the Stalinist regime, ‘Iron Lazar’ investigates the formerly undocumented lifetime of Lazar Kaganovich, the final surviving member of the Stalin executive and one-time inheritor obvious to the Soviet Union.

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The Russian-Japanese War. by H.Horsfeld

By H.Horsfeld

Translated from supplementations of Marine Rundschau by way of moment Lieutenant H.Horsfeld, thirtieth Infantry.Перевод с немецкого на английский о боевых действиях на море в период русско-японской войны.

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Exile, Murder and Madness in Siberia, 1823-61 by Andrew A. Gentes

By Andrew A. Gentes

Regardless of stories of exile proving disastrous to the quarter, 300,000 Russian topics, from political dissidents to the aged and mentally disabled, have been deported to Siberia from 1823-61. Their tales of actual and mental affliction, heroism and private resurrection, are stated during this compelling background of tsarist Siberian exile.

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