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Product Description: When the Soviet communist empire was overthrown by the Russians themselves in August 1991, the change was more clearly anticipated by humanistic students of creativity than by economic and political scientists surrounded by statistics and information...read more

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9781575001043 | TV Books Inc, September 1, 1998, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Explores Russia's art and culture in relation to the country's political processes

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9781556356766 | Reprint edition (Wipf & Stock Pub, April 1, 2008), cover price $32.00 | About this edition: When the Soviet communist empire was overthrown by the Russians themselves in August 1991, the change was more clearly anticipated by humanistic students of creativity than by economic and political scientists surrounded by statistics and information.
9781575000893 | TV Books Inc, September 1, 1999, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: When the Soviet communist empire was overthrown by the Russians themselves in August 1991, the change was more clearly anticipated by humanistic students of creativity than by economic and political scientists surrounded by statistics and information.

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The Librarian of Congress and author of The Face of Russia takes a close-up look at one of the world's most pressing issues, the turbulent conditions of Russia since the collapse of the Soviet Union and the efforts of Russia to find a post-Soviet identity. (view table of contents)

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9780801879760 | Woodrow Wilson Center Pr, March 19, 2004, cover price $26.95 | About this edition: The Librarian of Congress and author of The Face of Russia takes a close-up look at one of the world's most pressing issues, the turbulent conditions of Russia since the collapse of the Soviet Union and the efforts of Russia to find a post-Soviet identity.

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Product Description: Profiles more than 20 of the most historic libraries from 12 countries, all of them architectural landmarks. Text provides comprehensive history of libraries.
By James H. Billington (foreword by), Jacques Bosser, Guillaume De Laubier (photographer) and Laurel Hirsch (trans)

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9780810946347 | Harry N Abrams Inc, October 1, 2003, cover price $65.00 | About this edition: Profiles more than 20 of the most historic libraries from 12 countries, all of them architectural landmarks.

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Product Description: This book traces the origins of a faith--perhaps the faith of the century. Modern revolutionaries are believers, no less committed and intense than were Christians or Muslims of an earlier era. What is new is the belief that a perfect secular order will emerge from forcible overthrow of traditional authority...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780765804716 | Transaction Pub, October 1, 1998, cover price $45.95 | About this edition: This book traces the origins of a faith--perhaps the faith of the century.
9780465024070 | Reprint edition (Basic Books, February 1, 1983), cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Maintaining that the history of modern revolutions is the history of people in the grip of ideas, Billington looks at revolutionary movements and the passionate convictions and personalities of their founders

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Product Description: "A rich and readable introduction to the whole sweep of Russian cultural and intellectual history from Kievan times to the post-Khruschev era." - Library Journal. Illustrations, references, index.

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9780844667546 | Peter Smith Pub Inc, June 1, 1994, cover price $36.50 | About this edition: "A rich and readable introduction to the whole sweep of Russian cultural and intellectual history from Kievan times to the post-Khruschev era.

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9781569564035 | Braille edition (William a Thomas Braille, February 1, 1993), cover price $29.04

A first-hand look at the turbulent events that took place in the Soviet Union during the failed coup analyzes the moral, political, social, and spiritual upheaval sweeping the country and calls for active support of the forces of Russian democracy.

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9780029035153 | Free Pr, July 1, 1992, cover price $22.95 | About this edition: Looks at the failed coup attempt and the other events that led to the breakdown of the totalitarian regime and the birth of a new optimism

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Product Description: This book was digitized and reprinted from the collections of the University of California Libraries. It was produced from digital images created through the libraries’ mass digitization efforts. The digital images were cleaned and prepared for printing through automated processes...read more

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9780844406282 | Library of Congress, June 1, 1988, cover price $55.01 | About this edition: This book was digitized and reprinted from the collections of the University of California Libraries.

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Maintaining that the history of modern revolutions is the history of people in the grip of ideas, Billington looks at revolutionary movements and the passionate convictions and personalities of their founders

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9780465024056 | Basic Books, June 1, 1980, cover price $26.50 | also contains Spiritual Struggles: From Rags to Riches | About this edition: Maintaining that the history of modern revolutions is the history of people in the grip of ideas, Billington looks at revolutionary movements and the passionate convictions and personalities of their founders

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Survey of Russian culture and philosophy from 1300 to the present day

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9780394708461 | Vintage Books, December 1, 1970, cover price $24.00 | About this edition: Survey of Russian culture and philosophy from 1300 to the present day

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