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 in hard copy, paperback, or e-book directly from Wiley or as hard cover or paperback 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.
Maps (under construction)
Building the Russian empire, 1613-1914.
Bolshevik re-conquest of Transcaucasus, Central Asia.
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.