Reviews

Small-state realism and the geopolitics of raw materials. An outsider’s approach

Einar Maseng, Utsikt over de nord-europeiske staters utenrikespolitikk i de siste århundrer [An overview of the Northern European States’ foreign policy during the last centuries]. I–III Oslo: Universitets-forlaget 2005: 323, 291, 353 pages

By Sven Eliaeson Inga kommentarer till An outsider’s approach

Dissertation review. Language disputes and modernization.

+ Oddmund Løkensgard Hoel, Målreising og modernisering i Noreg 1885–1940, [The New Language Movement and Modernization in Norway 1885–1940], Trondheim: Noreg’s University of Science and Technology, NTNU, 2009, 589 pages

By Torbjörn Nilsson 1 kommentar till Language disputes and modernization.

The legacy of shock therapy. Russian liberalism in the political wilderness

+ Michail Kasianov, Bez Putina: Politicheskiye dialogi s Yevgenyem Kiselyovym, [Without Putin: Political Dialogues with Yevgeny Kiselyov] Moscow: Novaya gazeta 2009, 320 pages

By Ilja Viktorov Inga kommentarer till Russian liberalism in the political wilderness

Hardships and pleasures during the Soviet era. Life stories

+ Estonian Life Stories, Edited and translated by Tiina Kirss, Compiled by Rutt Hinrikus Budapest: Central European University Press 2009, 539 pages

By Maija Runcis Inga kommentarer till Life stories

On the road towards a “European culture of memory”? Coming to grips with Stalinism

+ Julia Obertreis & Anke Stephen (eds.) Erinnerungen nach der Wende: Oral History und (post)sozialistische Gesellschaften, Essen: Klartext Verlag 2009, 401 pages.

By Kristian Gerner Inga kommentarer till Coming to grips with Stalinism

A double emptiness. The loss of something that could have been

+ Katarina Wikars Jan Jörnmark. Atomtorg, porrharar och Hitlerslussar: 160 genom Baltikum. [Atomic Square, Porn Bunnies, and Hitler Floodgates] Lund: Historiska Media 2009. 192 pages.

By Unn Gustafsson Inga kommentarer till The loss of something that could have been

Turning peasants into citizens. The cult of small holdings

+ Piotr Wawrzeniuk (ed.) Societal Change and Ideological Formation among the Rural Population of the Baltic Area 1880—1939 Studia Baltica II:2, Södertörn University, Stockholm 2008, 206 pages.

By Matti Peltonen Inga kommentarer till The cult of small holdings

Peasants in a socialist society. A tribute to Viktor Danilov

+ Lennart Samuelson (ed.) Bönder och bolsjeviker: Den ryska landsbygdens historia 1902—1939 [Peasants and Bolsheviks: The History of the Russian Countryside 1902—1939] The Economic Research Institute, Stockholm School of Economics (EFI) 2007. 271 pages.

By Johan Eellend Inga kommentarer till A tribute to Viktor Danilov

Dissertation review. Making culture governable

+ Egle Rindzeviciute. Constructing Soviet Cultural Policy: Cybernetics and Governance in Lithuania after World War II. Linköping 2008 (Linköping Studies in Arts and Science 437. Theme Q, Culture Studies, Linköping University, Department for Studies of Social Change and Culture) 277 pages.

By Barbara Czarniawska Inga kommentarer till Making culture governable

Sport. The return of enchantment to Western society

+ Rune Slagstad. (Sporten): En idéhistorisk studie [(Sport): A Study in the History of Ideas] Oslo: Pax Förlag 2008. 849 pages.

By Kristian Gerner Inga kommentarer till The return of enchantment to Western society