Search Results: "Anatol Lieven"


BOOK REVIEW

CHECHNYA by Anatol Lieven
NON-FICTION
Released: April 1, 1998

"A serious contribution to understanding both the implications of the Chechen war and the broader debate among scholars on appropriate interpretations of Russia's role in the post—Cold War period ahead of us. (12 illustrations)"
Russia's humiliation in the Chechen war forms the basis of a nuanced argument about the end of Russian military and imperial power. Read full book review >

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PAKISTAN by Anatol Lieven
NON-FICTION
Released: April 12, 2011

"A well-reasoned, welcome resource for Western 'experts' and lay readers alike."
Comprehensive examination of the resilient workings of an important nation very much in the news. Read full book review >

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THE END OF TSARIST RUSSIA by Dominic Lieven
NON-FICTION
Released: Aug. 18, 2015

"A Russian scholar opens up new, even startling historical connections."
Fresh research at the Foreign Ministry in Moscow (since closed) yields an insightful new look at Russia's pivotal role in the making of World War I. Read full book review >

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NICHOLAS II by Dominic Lieven
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Jan. 1, 1994

"A rare balance of personal and political insight: timely and persuasive."
Lieven (a political historian at the London School of Economics whose specialty is imperial Russia: Russia's Rulers Before the Revolution, 1989, etc.—not reviewed) reinterprets the life and political significance of Nicholas II in light of the USSR's collapse. Read full book review >