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World War II Decisive Battles of the Soviet Army

By: Larionov, V. V. & William Biley (translator)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Moscow, Progress Publishers: 1984

Edition: Translation

Seller ID: 16933

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


Dust jacket chipped with short tears, previous owner's name inked out on front free end paper ; A bright, solid book Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 526 pages; "a military-historical sketch that describes decisive battles and engagements of the Soviet Army in WWII (1941-45), based on documents, historical research and recollections of war participants, tracing the course of warfare on the Soviet-German front and during the campaign in the Far East." (jacket blurb) Major General Larionov was assisted by Major General (Air Force) Timokhovich, Colonel... View more info

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Vladika The Life of Blessed Antony Khrapovitsky, Metropolitan of Kiev

By: Puhalo, Lazar (Archbishop Lazar)

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Dewdney, BC, Synaxis Press: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 19361

ISBN: 0919672485

Condition: Very Good+


Slight edge wear to red card covers ; A bright, solid book ; B&W & Colour Illustrations; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 222 pages; "Aleksey Pavlovich Khrapovitsky, Russian: 17 March (O.S.) 1863 – 10 August 1936) was a bishop of the Russian Orthodox Church in the Russian Empire, the Metropolitan of Kiev and Galicia, who after the defeat of Gen Pyotr Wrangel's White Army in South Russia in November 1920 emigrated and in 1921 settled down in Sremski Karlovci, Serbia. He, along with several other Russian bishops in exile, established an independent Russian church administration that sough... View more info

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A Mennonite Family in Tsarist Russia and the Soviet Union, 1789-1923

By: Rempel, David G. & Cornelia Rempel Carlson

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Toronto, University of Toronto Press: 2003

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 19483

ISBN: 0802036392

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


DJ shows light shelf wear, lightly creased across top edge. ; A bright, solid book, beige cloth covered boards. Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. ; B&W Illustrations; 9.4 X 6.0 X 1.4 inches; 408 pages; "In this vivid and engaging study, David Rempel combines his first-hand account of life in Russian Mennonite settlements during the landmark period of 1900-1920, with a rich portrait of six generations of his ancestral family from the foundation of the first colony - the Khortitsa Settlement - in 1789 to the country's cataclysmic civil war.Born in 1899 in the Mennonite village of Nied... View more info

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The Land of Amber and Shale

By: Rostovtsev (1870-1952), Mikhail Ivanovich; R. Bobrova (translator), V. Talmi (editor)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Moscow, Progress Publishers: 1970

Edition: First English Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 13529

Condition: Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Usual library markings in book, pocket on FFEP, tape stains on boards ; A tight solid book. DJ in Mylar ; Ex-Library; B&W Photographs; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 214 pages; This is an early book by the renowned classical historian and archaeologist Mikhail Rostovtsev (Rostovtzeff). He was an early proponent of the Russian Revolution but quickly became disenchanted by the actions of the Bolsheviks and fled to England and the US where he eventually taught the ancient history of Greece and Rome. He was quite knowledgeable about the area around the Baltic Sea and his name for the Baltic States... View more info

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A History of Twentieth-Century Russia

By: Service, Robert

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Cambridge, MA, Harvard University Press: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16780

ISBN: 0674403479

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Only slight wear ; A bright, solid book, dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped.; 9.49 X 6.43 X 2.23 inches; 654 pages; "Russia has had an extraordinary history in the twentieth century. As the first Communist society, the USSR was both an admired model and an object of fear and hatred to the rest of the world.How are we to make sense of this history? A History of Twentieth-Century Russia treats the years from 1917 to 1991 as a single period and analyzes the peculiar mixture of political, economic, and social ingredients that made up the Soviet formula. Under a succession of leaders from Lenin ... View more info

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Pictorial History of the Doukhobors

By: Tarasoff, Koozma J

Price: $32.50

Publisher: Saskatoon, SK, Prairie Books Department: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18607

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


Boards and DJ show shelf wear, small tears, 1/2 inch piece missing from DJ at top of spine area, coffee cup stains on DJ. Previous owner's name on front free end paper. ; A tight solid book. Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. ; B&W Illustrations; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 280 pages; "The Doukhobors had their origin as a Russian peasant community that had parted from the Orthodox church; they were pacifist, communally-oriented, and equalitarian, though subject to authoritatian leadership. Resistance to a Tsarist conscription law led to their exile to Siberia. In 1899, with outs... View more info

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Consumer's Co-Operatives in the U.S.S.R.

By: Various

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Moscow, USSR: 1962

Edition: First English Edition

Seller ID: 16577

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


Wear to the extremities of the paper covered boards and cloth spine, some scuffing, discard stamp front and back end papers. ; A tight solid book. Liberally illustrated with 150 B&W and colorised photos, maps. ; B&W Photographs; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 155 pages; This book is an book of praise for the co-operative system in Russia in mid century put out by the government of the time. It describes the structure of the system, how it is "broken up into 17,500 consumers' societies which are associated into 2780 district unions, into 158 regional, territorial and republican unions i... View more info