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Alphabetical List of Journals Dealing with Russian History and Russian History Journals
- Ab Imperio is a new review which discusses recent developments in history and in the theory of nationalities and nationalism in the Former Soviet Societies and provides a platform for research and debate on this issue. [electronic version]
- Acta Slavica Iaponica Journal of the Slavic Center of Hokkaido University. [online version]
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- Anthropology & Archaeology of Eurasia contains materials on developments in anthropology and archaeology in the Newly Independent States. [TOC]
- Cahiers du Monde russe: As an international and interdisciplinary trilingual (Frrench-Russian-English) review, the Cahiers du Monde Russe covers the political, social, economic and cultural history of the Russian Empire, the USSR and the newly Independent States that emerged from it. [TOC]
- Canadian Slavonic Papers: Canadian Slavonic Papers is an interdisciplinaty journal devoted to Central and Eastern Europe. It was established in 1956 as an occasional publication of the Canadian Association of Slavists which was formed in 1946. The disciplines covered by Canadian
Slavonic Papers are: language and linguistics, literature, history, political science, sociology, economics, anthropology, geography and the arts. [TOC]
- Cold War History: The Cold War History aims to make available to scholars and students the results of recent research on the origins and development of the Cold War and its impact on nations, alliances and regions at various levels of statecraft, and in various areas, such as diplomacy, security, economics, society intelligence and military. [TOC]
- Communist and Post-Communist Studies is an international journal covering all communist and post-communist states as well as social & political movements in this geographical area. [TOC]
- EuropeAsia Studies: The former name of this journal was "Soviet Studies" and the change in name has been accompanied by a similar change in topics. As before, the journal focuses primarily on political, economic and social affairs, as well as the history of the countries of the ex-Soviet bloc. Since the change in name of 1993 the journal is, however, devoting increasing attention to the process of transition in these countries, as well as to the relations between Eastern Europe, the West, and the countries of former Asia. [TOC]
- Jahrbücher für Geschichte Osteuropas (Yearbook for the History of Eastern Europe) (in German). [TOC]
- Journal of Cold War Studies: Published in the framework of the Harvard Project on Cold War Studies, the Journal of Cold War Studies features peer-reviewed articles based on archival research in the former Communist world and in Western countries. Articles in the journal use declassified materials and new memoirs to illuminate and raise questions about numerous theoretical concerns: theories of decision- making, deterrence, bureaucratic politics, institutional formation, bargaining, diplomacy, foreign policy conduct, and international relations. [Electronic access is granted to subscribers only]
- The Journal of Communist Studies and Transition Politics: The Journal of Communist Studies and Transition Politics devotes particular attention to "the truly epochal process of regime change". At the same time, it follows the effects of this upheaval on communist parties, ruling and non-ruling, both in Europe and in the wider world. [with abstracts of articles]
- KRITIKA: Explorations in Russian and Eurasian History: KRITIKA is a journal, dedicated to critical inquiry into the history of Russia and Eurasia. The journal features research articles, as well as in-depth review articles and long book reviews, especially of works in languages other than English. The present KRITIKA is the former Kritika, A Review of Current Soviet Books on Russian History, published at Harvard University from 1964 to 1984. The new KRITIKA is intended to serve precisely the same functions as the old one (publishing review essays and long reviews), while also providing a new forum for the publication of articles. [TOC]
- Nationalities Papers: Nationalities Papers is a journal which covers all non-Russian nationalities of the former USSR as well as national minorities in Eastern and Central European countries. [TOC]
- The Russian Review: "An American quarterly devoted to Russia past and present". The Russian Review is publishing scholarly articles and reviews on Russian culture, literature and history. It also covers important developments in other areas of the humanities and social sciences, particularly in gender studies, Marxist studies, and post-structuralist theory. [available online]
- Russian Studies in History: A journal of translations wich contains unabridged translations of articles from the following journals:Voprosy Istorii, Vestnik Moskovskogo Universiteta, seria istorii, Novaia i noveishaia istoria, Rodina, Otechestvennaia istoria, Obshchestvennye nauki i sovremennost'. [TOC]
- Slavic Review: American Quarterly of Russian, Eurasian and East European Studies: The Slavic Review is the official journal of the American Association for the Advancement of Slavic Studies. [!!!electronic post-print editions from 1994-95 are available on-line]
- The Slavonic and East European Review of The School of Slavonic and Eastern European Studies, University College London (all possible subjects related to the field of Slavonic and Eastern European Studies). [Contents & Abstracts]
- Slovo: Slovo is a fully refereed, annual journal, edited and managed by postgraduates of the School of Slavonic and East European Studies, University College London. This journal aims to discuss and interpret Russian, Eurasian, Central and East European affairs, covering the fields of anthropology, economics, film, geography, history, international studies, linguistics, literature, media, politics and sociology. [TOC]
- Central Europe Review: Weekly Internet journal of Central and East European politics, society and culture, produced in association with the Central and East European New Media Initiative (CEENMI). It does not usually deal with Russia, but some of the articles might be useful.
- Commentarii de Historia-Istoricheskie zapiski: Istoricheskie zapiski is an electronic magazine of the History department of Voronezh State University.
- Dva veka: Dva veka is a new Russian electronic journal wich is concentrating on the Russian history of the XVIII and XIX centuries. The journal studies the problems of Russian domestic and foreign policy, economy, culture, bibliography and historiography of the period. Founded with the collaboration of the "Open Society Institute" (Soros Fund). In Russian.
- Far-East Russian Magazine gets you acquainted with the history of the development of Russia, Siberia, and the Far East, as well as with contemporary events in these places.
- Mezhdunarodnyj Istoricheskij Zhurnal (in Russian) aims at involving professional historians, philosophers, politicians and interested organisations in a dialogue about history as a science.
- The World of History - Mir Istorii (in Russian)
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