Reviews

The ability of the Old World to survive. European nobility on the threshold of modernity

András Vari, Herren und Landwirte: Ungarische Aristokraten und Agrarier auf dem Weg in die Moderne (1821—1910) Studien zur Sozial- und Wirtschaftsgeschichte Ostmitteleuropas 17, Wiesbaden: Harrowitz Verlag 2008, 273 pages

By Fredrik Eriksson 1 kommentar till European nobility on the threshold of modernity

Birth of the Russian Empire. Tenacious retreat of Sweden as a great power

Pavel Konovalchuk & Einar Lyth, Vägen till Poltava, Slaget vid Lesnaja 1708 [The road to Poltava: The battle of Lesnaya, 1708] Svenskt militärhistoriskt bibliotek Stockholm 2009, 249 pages + Vladimir A. Artamonov Poltavskoye srazhenie K 300 letiyu Poltavskoy pobedy [The engagement at Poltava: In commemoration of the tercentenary of the victory at Poltava] MPPA BIMPBA , Moscow 2009, 640 pages

+ Valery A. Moltusov Poltava 1709 — vändpunkten [Poltava, 1709: the turning point] Svenskt militärhistoriskt bibliotek, Stockholm 2010, 213 pages

+ Pavel A. Krotov, Bitva pri Poltave K 300-letnej godovsjtjinje [The Battle of Poltava: On the occasion of the 300th anniversary] Istoricheskaya Illyustratsiya, Saint Petersburg 2009, 397 pages

By Gunnar Åselius 2 kommentarer till Tenacious retreat of Sweden as a great power

Negotiating Soviet gendered reality in Lithuania. Among superwomen and alcoholics

Adopting and Remembering Soviet Reality: Life Stories of Lithuanian Women 1945—1970, Edited and adapted by Dalia Leinarte, Amsterdam & New York: Rodopi 2010, 234 pages

By Andrea Petö 1 kommentar till Among superwomen and alcoholics

Dissertation review Organizing civil society

Roosa Vihavainen, Homeowners’ Associations in Russia after the 2005 Housing Reform, Helsinki: Kikimora , Publications Series A 20, 2009, 274 pages

By Madeleine Granvik 1 kommentar till Organizing civil society

The end of neoliberalism — and the beginning of a new story?

Kean Birch & Vlad Mykhnenko (eds.) The Rise and Fall of Neoliberalism: The Collapse of an Economic Order? London & New York Zed Books 2010, 280 pages

By Ilja Viktorov Inga kommentarer till — and the beginning of a new story?

Using the classics to understand Europe in the present Identity, borders, and politics

Sven Eliaeson & Nadezhda Georgieva (eds.) New Europe: Growth to Limits? Oxford: The Bardwell Press 2010, 454 pages

By Uffe Østergaard Inga kommentarer till Identity, borders, and politics

Not with a bang but with a whimper. The Soviet era in world history

Archie Brown, The Rise and Fall of Communism, London: Vintage Books 2010, (First edition 2009), 752 pages

By Kristian Gerner Inga kommentarer till The Soviet era in world history

On guard against red perils

Max Engman, Gränsfall: Utväxlingar och gränstrafik på Karelska näset 1918–1920 [Borderline case: Exchanges and border traffic on the Karelian isthmus 1918—1920] Helsinki/Stockholm, Svenska litteratursällskapet i Finland [Swedish Literature Society in Finland] & Bokförlaget Atlantis 2008, 538 pages

By Anders Björnsson Inga kommentarer till against red perils

Max Weber and Russia The long road to modernity

Vesa Oittinen (ed.) Max Weber and Russia, Helsinki 2010, Aleksanteri Series 2/2010, 197 pages

By Sven Eliaeson Inga kommentarer till The long road to modernity

Dissertation review. Class divides and xenophobia in the shadow of World War II

Johan Svanberg Arbetets relationer och etniska dimensioner: Verkstadsföreningen, Metall och esterna vid Svenska Stålpress-nings AB i Olofström 1945–1952 [Labour Relations and Ethnic Dimensions of Work. The Swedish Engineering Employers’ Association, the Swedish Metalworkers’ Union, and the Estonians at Svenska Stålpressnings AB in Olofström 1945—1952] Linnaeus University Press: Växjö 2010 380 pages

By AnuMai Kõll Inga kommentarer till Class divides and xenophobia in the shadow of World War II