Updated reading lists
This section is currently under construction. Updated reading lists for each chapter will be posted here periodically.
The Soviet Union, A Short History, has been released by Wiley in September 2018. It is available as paperback directly from Wiley or as hard cover, paperback, or e-book from Amazon. Excerpts are also available on Google.
This page provides links to supplementary materials: links to open access maps, primary sources, as well as updated reading lists.
Bolshevik re-conquest of the Caucasus and Trans-Caucasus: Mountain Republic of North Caucasus and its breakdown, 1918; Trans-Caucasus, borders in 1914, 1916, 1917, and 2006; Bolshevik progress in Trans-Caucasia July and December 1920, March and July 1921.
Soviet Union in World War II. The Soviet eastern front: undeclared border war with Japan, 1938-1939. Soviet acquisitions in the West, 1939-1940. Soviet-Finnish War, 1939-40. The German attack in 1941. Soviet advances: 1941-42, 1942-43, 1943-44. Polish and Baltic deportations (in context of other forced population movements), other deportations. War against Japan, 1945. The postwar Soviet empire.
The Soviet Union in 1989.