Russian Studies in History publishes thematic issues featuring translations of scholarly articles selected from diverse Russian sources and introduced by an expert guest editor. Issue topics range over all periods and subfields of Russian and Soviet history as well as more general theoretical and historiographical questions of interest to historians of many specialties.
The complete digital archives of Russian Studies in History beginning with Volume 1 (1962) are available free of charge to current institutional subscribers for the life of the paid subscription.
Volumes 1-39 (1962-2000) are also included in the Russian & East European Studies digital archive collection available for one-time purchase to non-subscribers.
"Articles are written by Russian scholars; translations are in excellent, readable English. ...Highly recommended for purchase by academic and special libraries with programs in Russian history to provide scholars with access to important articles they might otherwise miss." -Magazines for Libraries
"This journal performs a unique function by making available in first-class English translations the most innovative articles written by historians in the [former] Soviet Union. As those writings grow more and more fascinating and freer from censorship, the journal itself becomes more and more indispensable to all of us who study this country." -Robert C. Tucker, Princeton University
"Recommended highly for academic libraries." -Magazines for Libraries
"Offers to English language readers a valuable opportunity to catch up to recent Moscow-originated histories dealing with Stalin's plans for WWII." -Central European History