Canadian Slavonic Papers

Quarterly academic journal covers ethnic and cultural studies in Central and Eastern Europe.

Articles from Vol. 45, No. 1/2, March-June

Animal Names in Bulgarian: Balkan versus Slavonic in the Nineteenth Century
Thomas Henninger. Animal Names in Bulgarian: Balkan versus Slavonic in the Nineteenth Century. Slavisticke monografie. Radalingvisticka sv. 1. Praha: Euroslavica, 1995. 147 pp. DM 36.00, paper.This monograph is a lexicological investigation into sixty...
Bloody Saturday in the Soviet Union: Novocherkassk, 1962
Samuel H. Baron. Bloody Saturday in the Soviet Union: Novocherkassk, 1962. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2001. xvi, 241 pp. Photographs. Appendices. Notes. Bibliography. Index. $45.00, cloth.The Khrushchev era of Soviet history saw more than two...
Burn This House: The Making and Unmaking of Yugoslavia
Jasminka Udovicki and James Ridgeway, eds. Burn This House: The Making and Unmaking of Yugoslavia. Revised and Expanded. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2000. viii, 386 pp. Maps. Illustrations. Bibliography. Index. $19.95, paper. $59.95, cloth.This...
Christian Names of Bulgarian Catholics: Problems of Adaptation
The introduction emphasizes anthropological, historical and religious backgrounds related to Selimki's purpose to analyze the names of Roman Catholic saints that appear in Bulgarian in the early seventeenth century. Thus, Selimski excludes from his analysis...
Cold War Crucible: United States Foreign Policy and the Conflict in Romania, 1943-1953
Elizabeth W. Hazard. Cold War Crucible: United States Foreign Policy and the Conflict in Romania, 1943-1953. East European Monographs, No. CVXLII. Boulder, CO: Distributed by Columbia University Press, 1996. ix, 258 pp. Photographs. Bibliography. Index....
Education for Decline: Soviet Vocational and Technical Schooling from Khrushchev to Gorbachev
Dennis Soltys. Education for Decline: Soviet Vocational and Technical Schooling from Khrushchev to Gorbachev. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1997. 222 pp. Tables. Notes. Bibliography. Index. $60.00, cloth. $21.95, paper.In its title, this book...
Education of Teachers in Russia
Delbert H. Long and Roberta A. Long. Education of Teachers in Russia. Contributions to the Study of Education, Number 75. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1999. xv, 218 pp. Selected Bibliography. Index. $65.00, cloth.Education of Teachers in Russia is...
Einstein and Soviet Ideology
Alexander Vucinich. Einstein and Soviet Ideology. Stanford Nuclear Age Series. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2001. viii, 291 pp. Notes. References Cited. Index. $60.00, cloth.Alexander Vucinich's recent study of the reception of Albert Einstein's...
Food in Russian History and Culture
Musya Giants and Joyce Toomre, eds. Food in Russian History and Culture. Indiana-Michigan Series in Russian and East European Studies. Bloomington and Indianapolis: Indiana University Press, 1997. xxvii, 250 pp. Illustrations. Index. $39.95, cloth. $17.95,...
History of Ukraine-Rus'/From Prehistory to the Eleventh Century
Mykhailo Hrushevsky. History of Ukraine-Rus'. Volume 1. From Prehistory to the Eleventh Century. Translated by Marta Skorupsky. Edited by Andrzej Poppe, Consulting Editor and Frank E. Sysyn, Editor-in-Chief with the assistance of Uliana M. Pasicznyk....
Maintenance of Slovene in Carinthia (Austria): Grounds for Guarded Optimism?
ABSTRACT: Fieldwork in the Slovene-minority area of Austrian Carinthia is described. Over two hundred informants were interviewed. Three kinds of techniques were used: informants (1) reported on their patterns of language use; (2) responded to cues that...
Nabokov: Themes and Variations
Maksini D. Shrayer. Nabokov: temy i variatsii.(Nabokov: Themes and Variations). Transil. from English by V. Polishchuk and M. Shrayer.Sankt-Peterburg: Akademicheskii proekt, 2000. 376 pp. Notes. Illustrations. Bibliography. Index. Cloth.Nabokov: Themes...
Noplace like Home: The Literary Artist and Russia's Search for Cultural Identity
Amy C. Singleton. Noplace Like Home: The Literary Artist and Russia's Search for Cultural Identity. Albany: State University of New York Press, 1997. x, 193 pp. Notes. Bibliography. Index. $17.95, paper.Amy C. Singleton's monograph explores the theme...
Presenze Femminili Nella Letteratura Russa
Emilia Magnanini, ed. Presenze femminili nella letteratura russa (=Eurasiatica 57: Quadernidel Dipartitnentodi Studi Eurasiaticidel UniversitA degli Studi Ca' Foscari di Venezia). Padova: CZEUP, 2000. vii, 192 pp. Paper.Eurasiatica has again pleasantly...
Russians outside Russia: The Emigre Community in Czechoslovakia, 1918-1938
Elena Chinyaeva. Russians outside Russia: The Emigre Community in Czechoslovakia, 1918-1938. Veroffentlichungendes Collegium Carolinum, Bd. 89. Munchen: R. Oldenbourg Verlag, 2001. 280 pp. Biographical Appendix. Bibliography. Index. Cloth.Elena Chinyaeva's...
See No Evil: Literary Cover-Ups and Discoveries of the Soviet Camp Experience
Dariusz Tolczyk. See No Evil: Literary Cover-Ups and Discoveries of the Soviet Camp Experience. Russian Literature and Thought. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1999. xxi, 361 pp. Notes. Index. $37.50, cloth.To render order out of the moral and ethical...
Selected Essays
Viacheslav Ivanov. Selected Essays. Studies in Russian Literature and Theory. Ed. and with an introduction by Michael Wachtel. Robert Bird, trans. Evanston: Northwestern University Press, 2001. xx, 329 pp. Notes. Bibliography of Works in English by Viacheslav...
Serpent in the Bosom: The Rise and Fall of Slobodan Milosevic
Lenard J. Cohen. Serpent in the Bosom: The Rise and Fall of Slobodan Milosevic. Boulder, CO: Westview Press, 2001. xix, 438 pp. Maps. Figures. Illustrations. Index. $35.00, cloth.Slobodan Milosevic (born in 1941) was the key decision-maker during the...
Shamanism and Christianity: Native Encounters with Russian Orthodox Missions in Siberia and Alaska, 1820-1917
Andrei A. Znamenski. Shamanism and Christianity: Native Encounters with Russian Orthodox Missions in Siberia and Alaska, 1820-1917. Contributions to the Study of World History, No. 70. Westport, CT: Greenwood Publishers, 1999. xii, 306 pp. Illustrations....
Slovenia: On the Edge of the European Union
Bogomil Ferfila and Paul Phillips, eds. Slovenia: On the Edge of the European Union. Lanham, MD: University Press of America, 2000. 194 pp. Bibliography. Index. $27.50, paper.An initial glance at this book might turn off a reader, even one who is greatly...
The Daring of Derzavin: The Moral and Aesthetic Independence of the Poet in Russia
Anna Lisa Crone. The Daring of Derzavin: The Moral and Aesthetic Independence of the Poet in Russia. Bloomington, IN: Slavica, 2001. vi, 258 pp. Index. $24.95, paper.Eclipsed by Pushkin, Gavrilo Romanovich Derzhavin's reputation as a poet has struggled...
The Grace of Passing: Constantine H. Andrushyshen, the Odyssey of a Slavist
June Dutka. The Grace of Passing: Constantine H. Andrushyshen, the Odyssey of a Slavist. Toronto: Canadian Institute of Ukrainian Studies Press, 2000. xxxiii, 123 pp. Illustrations. Bibliographies. Index. $14.95, paper.Constantine Andrusyshen occupies...
Through the Poet's Eye: The Travels of Zagajewski, Herbert, and Brodsky
Bozena Shallcross: Through The Poet's Eye: The Travels of Zagajewski, Herbert, and Brodsky. Evanston: Northwestern University Press, 2002. xix, 191 pp. Introduction. Afterword. Notes. Bibliography. Index. Illustrations. $27.95, cloth.Bozena Shallcross,...
Ukrainian: A Comprehensive Grammar
Stefan M. Pugh and Ian Press. Ukrainian: A Comprehensive Grammar. Routledge Grammars. London and New York: Routledge, 1999. xv, 315 pp. Notes. Selected Bibliography and References. Index. $100.00, cloth. $40.00, paper.For a long period of time instructors...
Work Ethics and the Collapse of the Soviet System
ABSTRACT: The goal of this historical survey at ten sites in Russia was to increase our understanding of changing work attitudes and behaviours during the Brezhnev and Gorbachev eras, and to assess how they were related to political loyalty to the Soviet...

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