Books tagged: soviet russia

The adult filter is active; content marked as adults-only by the author is not listed. To view this content, click the button below to disable the adult filter.

Found 9 results

Patrice Lumumba Socialist Leader Of The Congo
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,450. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Communism and socialism
Patrice Lumumba was a controversial man who gained followers quickly. His path to power coincided with the independence movement that gathered steam in Africa in the twentieth century. Lumumba received only a meager formal education. However he asserted his opinions which were published in newspapers and various anti-colonial media. He was assassinated after being removed from office in late 1960.
Poland's Daughter: How I Met Basia, Hitchhiked to Italy, and Learned About Love, War, and Exile
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 78,730. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A double memoir of the Second World War and its aftermath. Basia is a colonel's daughter in eastern Poland, only to have her father murdered and herself sent into Russian captivity; Dan grows up in an America wracked by the Great Depression. They meet at a British university in 1955, and each learns a great deal about the other, in Manchester, Paris, and Lerici.
Sputnik The Soviet Challenge
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,570. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Communism and socialism, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
Sputnik's launch put the United States scientific and military programs up against it. The U.S. Vanguard rockets began orbiting only months later. Yet there was a sense of urgency for the U.S. to catch up to its Cold War rival. U.S. Politicians, especially President Eisenhower, were pressured to step up testing of scientific and military rockets in order to bring the U.S. forward in the Space Age.
Seeking the Truth: Nikita Mikhalkov and the Russian Dilemma
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 117,220. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Russian
The book is an effort to combine a purely biographical narrative about Nikita Mikhalov with the author's own film production experiences, together with some observations on many aspects of Russian history and culture. It could be used as a source in film studies, Russian studies, and could also prove useful to anyone interested in Russia.
The Rabbi Who Tricked Stalin
Price: Free! Words: 109,750. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish
(5.00)
The reader of this book does not have to know much about the Jewish religion. The Rabbi symbolizes any possible simple citizen struggling against dictatorship. What brought A Rabbi to fake madness and hide that secret even from his wife, was a belief that God has given him that idea -:as the only way to convince the atheistic regime he is non-beneficial to communism - and deport him from Russia.
Lenin's Letter to the American Workingmen
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,480. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2012 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Essay » Political
The full, original text of this rarely reprinted book, together with explanatory notes, introduction and conclusion by historian Rupert Matthews.
Tinker-Taylor's Secret Spy - A Cold War Clown at the Circus?
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 85,850. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Russian, Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
Read the unique story of one man’s surprisingly pivotal role, unknowingly working with all the Soviet traitors at British Intelligence during the 1950s to claim the favourite secret spy tag of Tinker-Taylor's illustrious Circus Empire - and become the inspiration for Ian Fleming’s new James Bond character. A fascinating plot within a plot that changed British Intelligence forever!
Lenin's Last Testament
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,810. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2012 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Communism and socialism
As Lenin's life drew to a close he wrote an outline programme for the future of the Soviet government. Lenin's works have been given a new Introduction by historian Rupert Matthews to explain their historical setting and importance.
The State and Revolution including full original text by Lenin
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 38,220. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2012 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Communism and socialism
In August 1917 Vladimir Lenin wrote this highly influential book with the specific aim of stirring up the Russian people to support a Communist Revolution to be led by himself. This new edition comes with an introduction and analysis by historian Rupert Matthews.