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Russian and East European Studies

Some of the titles are a part of the series Publications of the Wisconsin Center for Pushkin Studies.

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Anna Karenina and Others
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Anna Karenina and Others
Tolstoy’s Labyrinth of Plots
Liza Knapp
Spring 2016

My Sister’s Mother
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My Sister’s Mother
A Memoir of War, Exile, and Stalin’s Siberia
Donna Solecka Urbikas
Spring 2016

Primed for Violence
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Primed for Violence
Murder, Antisemitism, and Democratic Politics in Interwar Poland
Paul Brykczynski
Spring 2016

Ukrainian Otherlands
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Ukrainian Otherlands
Diaspora, Homeland, and Folk Imagination in the Twentieth Century
Natalia Khanenko-Friesen

Ludmila Ulitskaya and the Art of Tolerance
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Ludmila Ulitskaya and the Art of Tolerance
Elizabeth A. Skomp and Benjamin M. Sutcliffe
Foreword by Helena Goscilo

Strider
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Strider
The Story of a Horse
Leo Tolstoy
Spring 2015

An American Diplomat in Bolshevik Russia
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An American Diplomat in Bolshevik Russia
DeWitt Clinton Poole, Edited by Lorraine M. Lees and William S. Rodner
Fall 2014

Russian-Ottoman Borderlands
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Russian-Ottoman Borderlands
The Eastern Question Reconsidered
Edited by Lucien J. Frary and Mara Kozelsky
Spring 2014

The First Epoch
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The First Epoch
The Eighteenth Century and the Russian Cultural Imagination
Luba Golburt
Spring 2014

We Shall Bear Witness
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We Shall Bear Witness
Life Narratives and Human Rights
Edited by Meg Jensen and Margaretta Jolly
Spring 2014

Thinking Orthodox in Modern Russia
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Thinking Orthodox in Modern Russia
Culture, History, Context
Edited by Patrick Lally Michelson and Judith Deutsch Kornblatt
Spring 2014

Innocence and Victimhood
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Innocence and Victimhood
Gender, Nation, and Women’s Activism in Postwar Bosnia-Herzegovina
Elissa Helms
Fall 2013

The Tamburitza Tradition
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The Tamburitza Tradition
From the Balkans to the American Midwest
Richard March
Fall 2013

The Modernist Masquerade
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The Modernist Masquerade
Stylizing Life, Literature, and Costumes in Russia
Colleen McQuillen
Fall 2013

The Cinema of Sergei Parajanov
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The Cinema of Sergei Parajanov
James Steffen
Fall 2013

With the Lapps in the High Mountains
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With the Lapps in the High Mountains
A Woman among the Sami, 1907–1908
Emilie Demant Hatt, Edited and translated by Barbara Sjoholm
Spring 2013

True Songs of Freedom
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True Songs of Freedom
Uncle Tom’s Cabin in Russian Culture and Society
John MacKay
Spring 2013

Scattered
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Scattered
The Forced Relocation of Poland’s Ukrainians after World War II
Diana Howansky Reilly
Spring 2013

Challenging the Bard
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Challenging the Bard
Dostoevsky and Pushkin, a Study of Literary Relationship
Gary Rosenshield
Spring 2013

The Long Life and Swift Death of Jewish Rechitsa
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The Long Life and Swift Death of Jewish Rechitsa
A Community in Belarus, 1625–2000
Albert Kaganovitch
Fall 2012

From the Womb to the Body Politic
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From the Womb to the Body Politic
Raising the Nation in Enlightenment Russia
Anna Kuxhausen
Fall 2012

The Worlds of Russian Village Women
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The Worlds of Russian Village Women
Tradition, Transgression, Compromise
Laura J. Olson and Svetlana Adonyeva
Fall 2012

The Time of the Goats
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The Time of the Goats
Luan Starova, Translated by Christina E. Kramer
Fall 2012

Liberals under Autocracy
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Liberals under Autocracy
Modernization and Civil Society in Russia, 1866–1904
Anton A. Fedyashin
Spring 2012

Taboo Pushkin
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Taboo Pushkin
Topics, Texts, Interpretations
Edited by Alyssa Dinega Gillespie
Spring 2012

Hooligans in Khrushchev’s Russia
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Hooligans in Khrushchev’s Russia
Defining, Policing, and Producing Deviance during the Thaw
Brian LaPierre
Spring 2012

When Pigs Could Fly and Bears Could Dance
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When Pigs Could Fly and Bears Could Dance
A History of the Soviet Circus
Miriam Neirick
Spring 2012

My Father’s Books
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My Father’s Books
Luan Starova, Translated by Christina E. Kramer
Spring 2012

The Elusive Empire
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The Elusive Empire
Kazan and the Creation of Russia, 1552–1671
Matthew P. Romaniello
Fall 2011

A Promise at Sobibór
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A Promise at Sobibór
A Jewish Boy’s Story of Revolt and Survival in Nazi-Occupied Poland
Philip “Fiszel” Bialowitz, with Joseph Bialowitz
Fall 2010

The Mystifications of a Nation
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The Mystifications of a Nation
“The Potato Bug” and Other Essays on Czech Culture
Vladimír Macura, Translated and edited by Hana Píchová and Craig Cravens
Fall 2010

<em>Petersburg</em>/Petersburg
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Petersburg/Petersburg
Novel and City, 1900–1921
Edited by Olga Matich
Fall 2010

Bai Ganyo
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Bai Ganyo
Incredible Tales of a Modern Bulgarian
Aleko Konstantinov, Edited by Victor A. Friedman
Spring 2010

From the Shadow of Empire
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From the Shadow of Empire
Defining the Russian Nation through Cultural Mythology, 1855–1870
Olga Maiorova
Spring 2010

Brodsky Abroad
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Brodsky Abroad
Empire, Tourism, Nostalgia
Sanna Turoma
Spring 2010

Erotic Nihilism in Late Imperial Russia
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Erotic Nihilism in Late Imperial Russia
The Case of Mikhail Artsybashev’s Sanin
Otto Boele
Fall 2009

Fast Forward
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Fast Forward
The Aesthetics and Ideology of Speed in Russian Avant-Garde Culture, 1910–1930
Tim Harte
Fall 2009

Four Russian Serf Narratives
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Four Russian Serf Narratives
Translated, edited, and with an introduction by John MacKay
Fall 2009

Stalin in Russian Satire, 1917–1991
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Stalin in Russian Satire, 1917–1991
Karen L. Ryan
Fall 2009

In Love with Jerzy Kosinski
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In Love with Jerzy Kosinski
A Novel
Agate Nesaule
Spring 2009

The Prose of Life
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The Prose of Life
Russian Women Writers from Khrushchev to Putin
Benjamin M. Sutcliffe
Spring 2009

Russia’s Rome
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Russia’s Rome
Imperial Visions, Messianic Dreams, 1890–1940
Judith E. Kalb
Fall 2008

How the Russians Read the French
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How the Russians Read the French
Lermontov, Dostoevsky, Tolstoy
Priscilla Meyer
Fall 2008

Beyond the Flesh
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Beyond the Flesh
Alexander Blok, Zinaida Gippius, and the Symbolist Sublimation of Sex
Jenifer Presto
Fall 2008

Boris Godunov
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Boris Godunov
Alexander Pushkin, Edited by Maria Virolainen and Alexander Dolinin
Fall 2008

The Body Soviet
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The Body Soviet
Propaganda, Hygiene, and the Revolutionary State
Tricia Starks
Fall 2008

Jews and Other Germans
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Jews and Other Germans
Civil Society, Religious Diversity, and Urban Politics in Breslau, 1860–1925
Till van Rahden
Spring 2008

Cataclysms
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Cataclysms
A History of the Twentieth Century from Europe’s Edge
Dan Diner, Translated by William Templer with Joel Golb
Fall 2007

Derzhavin
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Derzhavin
A Biography
Vladislav Khodasevich, Translated by Angela Brintlinger
Fall 2007

Times of Trouble
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Times of Trouble
Violence in Russian Literature and Culture
Edited by Marcus C. Levitt and Tatyana Novikov
Fall 2007

Plotting History
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Plotting History
The Russian Historical Novel in the Imperial Age
Dan Ungurianu
Fall 2007

The Russian Prospero
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The Russian Prospero
The Creative Universe of Viacheslav Ivanov
Robert Bird
Fall 2006

The Tree of Life: A Trilogy of Life in the Lodz Ghetto
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The Tree of Life: A Trilogy of Life in the Lodz Ghetto
Book Three: The Cattle Cars Are Waiting, 1942–1944
Chava Rosenfarb, Translated from the Yiddish by the author in collaboration with Goldie Morgentaler
Fall 2006

Lotman and Cultural Studies
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Lotman and Cultural Studies
Encounters and Extensions
Edited by Andreas Schönle
Fall 2006

The Pushkin Handbook
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The Pushkin Handbook
Edited by David M. Bethea
Fall 2005

The Warsaw Uprising of 1944
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The Warsaw Uprising of 1944
Włodzimierz Borodziej, Translated by Barbara Harshav
Fall 2005

Epic Revisionism
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Epic Revisionism
Russian History and Literature as Stalinist Propaganda
Edited by Kevin M. F. Platt and David Brandenberger
Fall 2005

Poemy i povesti, Ch. 1
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Poemy i povesti, Ch. 1
(Narrative Poems and Tales, Part 1)
Alexander Pushkin, Edited by David M. Bethea and Nikita Okhotin, with annotations by Oleg Proskurin
Fall 2005

The Tree of Life: A Trilogy of Life in the Lodz Ghetto
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The Tree of Life: A Trilogy of Life in the Lodz Ghetto
Book Two: From the Depths I Call You, 1940–1942
Chava Rosenfarb, Translated from the Yiddish by the author in collaboration with Goldie Morgentaler
Fall 2005

The Uncensored <em>Boris Godunov</em>
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The Uncensored Boris Godunov
The Case for Pushkin’s Original Comedy, with Annotated Text and Translation
Chester Dunning with Caryl Emerson, Sergei Fomichev, Lidiia Lotman, and Antony Wood
Spring 2005

Erotic Utopia
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Erotic Utopia
The Decadent Imagination in Russia’s Fin de Siècle
Olga Matich
Spring 2005

Eat Smart in Poland
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Eat Smart in Poland
How to Decipher the Menu, Know the Market Foods & Embark on a Tasting Adventure
Joan Peterson and David Peterson, Illustrated by S. V. Medaris
Spring 2005

Western Law, Russian Justice
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Western Law, Russian Justice
Dostoevsky, the Jury Trial, and the Law
Gary Rosenshield
Spring 2005

In the Land of Orpheus
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In the Land of Orpheus
Rural Livelihoods and Nature Conservation in Postsocialist Bulgaria
Barbara A. Cellarius
Fall 2004

Kosova Express
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Kosova Express

James Pettifer
Fall 2004

The Tree of Life: A Trilogy of Life in the Lodz Ghetto
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The Tree of Life: A Trilogy of Life in the Lodz Ghetto
Book One: On the Brink of the Precipice, 1939
Chava Rosenfarb, Translated from the Yiddish by the author in collaboration with Goldie Morgentaler
Fall 2004

The Manor <em>and</em> The Estate
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The Manor and The Estate
Isaac Bashevis Singer, Translated by Joseph Singer, Elaine Gottlieb, and Herman Eichenthal
Fall 2004

Limits to Interpretation
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Limits to Interpretation
The Meanings of Anna Karenina
Vladimir E. Alexandrov
Spring 2004

Stalin, the Russians, and Their War
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Stalin, the Russians, and Their War
1941–1945
Marius Broekmeyer, Translated by Rosalind Buck
Spring 2004

Alexander Pushkin’s <em>Little Tragedies</em>
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Alexander Pushkin’s Little Tragedies
The Poetics of Brevity
Edited by Svetlana Evdokimova
Fall 2003

Reinventing Romantic Poetry
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Reinventing Romantic Poetry
Russian Women Poets of the Mid-Nineteenth Century
Diana Greene
Fall 2003

Doubly Chosen
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Doubly Chosen
Jewish Identity, the Soviet Intelligentsia, and the Russian Orthodox Church
Judith Deutsch Kornblatt
Fall 2003

Pushkin and the Genres of Madness
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Pushkin and the Genres of Madness
The Masterpieces of 1833
Gary Rosenshield
Fall 2003

A Match Made in Hell
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A Match Made in Hell
The Jewish Boy and the Polish Outlaw Who Defied the Nazis
Larry Stillman, From the testimony of Morris Goldner
Fall 2003

Parachutes, Patriots, and Partisans
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Parachutes, Patriots, and Partisans
The Special Operations Executive and Yugoslavia, 1941–1945
Heather Williams
Fall 2003

Poles, Jews, and the Politics of Nationality
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Poles, Jews, and the Politics of Nationality
The Bund and the Polish Socialist Party in Late Czarist Russia, 1892–1914
Joshua D. Zimmerman
Fall 2003

Journeys beyond the Pale
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Journeys beyond the Pale
Yiddish Travel Writing in the Modern World
Leah V. Garrett
Spring 2003

Isaac Bashevis Singer
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Isaac Bashevis Singer
A Life
Janet Hadda
Spring 2003

How It Was Done in Paris
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How It Was Done in Paris
Russian Émigré Literature and French Modernism
Leonid Livak
Spring 2003

The Imperial Sublime
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The Imperial Sublime
A Russian Poetics of Empire
Harsha Ram
Spring 2003

Stories of an Imaginary Childhood
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Stories of an Imaginary Childhood
Melvin Jules Bukiet
Fall 2002

Writings on Ballet and Music
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Writings on Ballet and Music
Fedor Lopukhov, Edited and with an introduction by Stephanie Jordan
Fall 2002

Sacred Wood
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Sacred Wood
The Contemporary Lithuanian Woodcarving Revival
Ruta Saliklis
Fall 2002

Hidden
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Hidden
A Sister and Brother in Nazi Poland
Fay Walker and Leo Rosen, with Caren S. Neile
Fall 2002

A Russian Psyche
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A Russian Psyche
The Poetic Mind of Marina Tsvetaeva
Alyssa W. Dinega
Fall 2001

Carlo Blasis in Russia (1861–1864)
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Carlo Blasis in Russia (1861–1864)
Elizabeth Souritz
Fall 2000

Pushkin’s Tatiana
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Pushkin’s Tatiana
Olga Hasty
Fall 1999

Understanding Chekhov
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Understanding Chekhov
A Critical Study of Chekhov's Prose and Drama
Donald Rayfield
Spring 1999

The Magic Mirror
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The Magic Mirror
Moviemaking in Russia, 1908–1918
Denise J. Youngblood
Spring 1999

Realizing Metaphors
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Realizing Metaphors
Alexander Pushkin and the Life of the Poet
David M. Bethea
Fall 1998

Reading Dostoevsky
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Reading Dostoevsky
Victor Terras
Fall 1998

Russian Religious Thought
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Russian Religious Thought
Edited by Judith Deutsch Kornblatt and Richard Gustafson
Fall 1996

After the USSR
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After the USSR
Ethnicity, Nationalism, and Politics in the Commonwealth of Independent States
Anatoly M. Khazanov
Fall 1995

Russian Symbolism and Literary Tradition
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Russian Symbolism and Literary Tradition
Goethe, Novalis, and the Poetics of Vyacheslav Ivanov
Michael Wachtel
Fall 1994

Nomads and the Outside World
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Nomads and the Outside World
Anatoly M. Khazanov, Translated by Julia Crookenden; with a Foreword by Ernest Gellner and a new Introduction and Bibliography by the author
Spring 1994

The Rising Tide of Cultural Pluralism
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The Rising Tide of Cultural Pluralism
The Nation-State at Bay?
Edited by Crawford Young
Fall 1993

The Cossack Hero in Russian Literature
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The Cossack Hero in Russian Literature
A Study in Cultural Mythology
Judith Deutsch Kornblatt
Fall 1992

A Karamazov Companion
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A Karamazov Companion
Commentary on the Genesis, Language, and Style of Dostoevsky’s Novel
Victor Terras
Fall 1980

Feeding the Russian Fur Trade
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Feeding the Russian Fur Trade
Provisionment of the Okhotsk Seaboard and the Kamchatka Peninsula, 1639–1856
James R. Gibson
Fall 1969

Rude and Barbarous Kingdom
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Rude and Barbarous Kingdom
Russia in the Accounts of Sixteenth-Century English Voyagers
Edited by Lloyd E. Berry and Robert O. Crummey
Spring 1968

John Ledyard’s Journey through Russia and Siberia, 1787–1788
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John Ledyard’s Journey through Russia and Siberia, 1787–1788
The Journal and Selected Letters
Edited by Stephen D. Watrous
Fall 1966

Siberian Journey
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Siberian Journey
Down the Amur to the Pacific, 1856–1857
Perry McDonough Collins, Edited, with an Introduction by Charles Vevier
Fall 1962

Discovering Albanian I Textbook
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Discovering Albanian 1 Textbook
Linda Mëniku and Héctor Campos
Spring 2011

Discovering Albanian I Audio Supplement
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Discovering Albanian 1 Audio Supplement
To Accompany Discovering Albanian 1 Textbook
Linda Mëniku and Héctor Campos
Fall 2011

Discovering Albanian I Workbook
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Discovering Albanian 1 Workbook
Linda Mëniku and Héctor Campos
Spring 2011

Bosnian, Croatian, Serbian, a Textbook
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Bosnian, Croatian, Serbian, a Textbook
With Exercises and Basic Grammar, Second Edition
Ronelle Alexander and Ellen Elias-Bursać
Spring 2010

Bosnian, Croatian, Serbian Audio Supplement
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Bosnian, Croatian, Serbian Audio Supplement
To Accompany Bosnian, Croatian, Serbian, a Textbook
Ronelle Alexander and Ellen Elias-Bursać
Fall 2006

Bosnian, Croatian, Serbian, a Grammar
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Bosnian, Croatian, Serbian, a Grammar
With Sociolinguistic Commentary
Ronelle Alexander
Fall 2006

Intensive Bulgarian 1
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Intensive Bulgarian 1
A Textbook and Reference Grammar
Ronelle Alexander, with the assistance of Olga M. Mladenova
Spring 2000

Intensive Bulgarian 1 Audio Supplement
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Intensive Bulgarian 1 Audio Supplement
To Accompany Intensive Bulgarian 1, a Textbook and Reference Grammar
Ronelle Alexander
Fall 2010

Intensive Bulgarian 2
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Intensive Bulgarian 2
A Textbook and Reference Grammar
Ronelle Alexander, with the assistance of Olga M. Mladenova
Spring 2000

Intensive Bulgarian 2 Audio Supplement
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Intensive Bulgarian 2 Audio Supplement
To Accompany Intensive Bulgarian 2, a Textbook and Reference Grammar
Ronelle Alexander
Fall 2010

Macedonian
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Macedonian
A Course for Beginning and Intermediate Students, Third Edition
Christina E. Kramer and Liljana Mitkovska
Fall 2011

Macedonian Audio Supplement
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Macedonian Audio Supplement
To Accompany Macedonian: A Course for Beginning and Intermediate Students, Third Edition
Christina E. Kramer and Liljana Mitkovska
Spring 2012

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