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Slavic and Eastern European Studies

Subject Encyclopedias

For additional encyclopedias see bibliography of encyclopedias

It is suggested to begin search with the following encyclopedias published by Academic International Press in Gulf Breeze, Florida:

THE MODERN ENCYCLOPEDIA OF RUSSIAN AND SOVIET HISTORY (MERSH). J.L. Wieczynski, ed. 1976-93. 55 vols. Volume 55 with Supplement.

THE MODERN ENCYCLOPEDIA OF RUSSIAN, SOVIET AND EURASIAN HISTORY. 1994- , v.56.

THE MODERN ENCYCLOPEDIA OF RUSSIAN AND SOVIET LITERATURE (MERSL). H.B. Weber, ed. Gulf Breeze, Florida, Academic International Press, 1977-

From 1994:
THE MODERN ENCYCLOPEDIA OF EAST SLAVIC, BALTIC AND CENTRAL ASIAN LITERATURES. P. Rollberg, ed.

THE MILITARY-NAVAL ENCYCLOPEDIA OF RUSSIA AND THE SOVIET UNION. D.L. Jones, ed., vol. 1, 1978-.

THE MODERN ENCYCLOPEDIA OF RELIGIONS IN RUSSIA AND SOVIET UNION. P.D.Steeves, ed., vol. 1,1988-

(For Russian encyclopedias the publisher is Moscow, Sovetskaia entsiklopediia, unless otherwise indicated).


Humanities

Book Studies

KNIGOVEDENIE. ENTSIKLOPEDICHESKII SLOVAR'. 1982.

History

SOVETSKAIA ISTORICHESKAIA ENTSIKLOPEDIIA. 1961-1976. 16 vols.

OTECHESTVENNAIA ISTORIIA: ISTORIIA ROSSII S DREVNEISHIKH VREMEN DO 1917 G. ENTSIKLOPEDIIA. V.L. Ianin, ed. Moscow, Bol'shaia Rossiiskaia Entsiklopediia, 1994-. Planned in 5 vols.
Tom 1, A-D.

THE MODERN ENCYCLOPEDIA OF RUSSIAN AND SOVIET HISTORY (MERSH). J.L. Wieczynski, ed. 1976-93. 55 vols. Volume 55 with Supplement.

THE MODERN ENCYCLOPEDIA OF RUSSIAN, SOVIET AND EURASIAN HISTORY. 1994- , v.56.

Areas related to history

Kozlov, O.Fl, Iankovskaia, V.F. comp. GOSUDARSTVENOST' ROSSII: GOSUDARSTVENNYE I TSERKOVNYE UCHREZHDENIIA, SOSLOVNYE ORGANY I ORGANY MESTNOGO SAMOUPRAVLENIIA, EDINITSY ADMINISTRATIVNO-TERRITORIALNOGO, TSERKOVNOGO I VEDOMSTVENNOGO DELENIIA (KONETS XV VEKA - FEVRAL' 1917 GODA): SLOVAR'-SPRAVOCHNIK. Moscow, Nauka, 1996-

AN ETHNOHISTORICAL DICTIONARY OF THE RUSSIAN AND SOVIET EMPIRES. J.S.Olson et al. eds. Westport, CN, Greenwood Press, 1994.

DIPLOMATICHESKII SLOVAR'. 1948-1959. 2 vols.; Moscow, Politizdat, 1971-1973. 3 vols.; 4th edn. Moscow, Nauka, 1984-6.

VOENNAIA ENTSIKLOPEDIIA. Moscow, I.D. Sytin, 1911-1915. 18 vols.

SOVETSKAIA VOENNAIA ENTSIKLOPEDIIA. Moscow, Voenizdat, 1976-1980. 8 vols. 2nd edn. Moscow, Voennoe izdatel'stvo, 1, 1990- (planned in 8 volumes).

VOENNYI ENTSIKLOPEDICHESKII SLOVAR'. Moskva, Voenizdat, 1983. 2nd edn. 1986.

GRAZHDANSKAIA VOINA I VOENNAIA INTERVENTSIIA V SSSR. ENTSIKLOPEDIIA. 1983.

VELIKAIA OTECHESTVENNAIA VOINA, 1941-1945: ENTSIKLOPEDIIA. 1985.

VELIKAIA OTECHESTVENNAIA VOINA, 1941-1945: SLOVAR'-SPRAVOCHNIK. Moscow, Politizdat, 1985.

THE MILITARY-NAVAL ENCYCLOPEDIA OF RUSSIA AND THE SOVIET UNION. D.L. Jones, ed. Academic International Press in Gulf Breeze, Florida. Vol. 1, 1978-.

Jackson, J. and R. Delvin, eds. DICTIONARY OF THE RUSSIAN REVOLUTION. New York, Greenwood Press, 1989.

Literature

KRATKAIA LITERATURNAIA ENTSIKLOPEDIIA. 1962-1978. 9 vols.

LITERATURNAIA ENTSIKLOPEDIIA. Moscow, Izd-vo Kommunisticheskoi Akademii, 1929-1939. vols. 1-9.11. Vol. 10 Munich, O. Sagner, 1991.

LITERATURNYI ENTSIKLOPEDICHESKII SLOVAR'. Eds. V.M. Kozhevnikov, P.A. Nikolaev. 1987.

LITERATURNAIA ENTSIKLOPEDIIA RUSSKOGO ZARUBEZH═IA (1918-1940). Tom. 1. PISATELI RUSSKOGO ZARUBEZH═IA (1918-1940). SPRAVOCHNIK. Ch.1-3. Moscow, INION, 1993-1995.

SLOVAR' KNIZHNIKOV I KNIZHEVNOSTI DREVNEI RUSI. Leningrad, Nauka, 1987-.

LITERATURNAIA ENTSIKLOPEDIIA. SLOVAR' LITERATURNYKH TERMINOV. Moscow-Leningrad, Frenkel', 1925. 2 vols.

SLOVAR' POETICHESKIKH TERMINOV. A.P. Kviatkovskii, ed. Moscow, Gos. izd. inostrannykh i natsional'nykh slovarei, 1940.

LERMONTOVSKAIA ENTSIKLOPEDIIA. 1981.

THE MODERN ENCYCLOPEDIA OF RUSSIAN AND SOVIET LITERATURE (MERSL). H.B. Weber, ed. Gulf Breeze, Florida, Academic International Press, 1977-

From 1994:
THE MODERN ENCYCLOPEDIA OF EAST SLAVIC, BALTIC AND CENTRAL ASIAN LITERATURES. P. Rollberg, ed.

Kasack, W. A DICTIONARY OF RUSSIAN LITERATURE SINCE 1917. New York, Columbia University Press, 1988.

Kasack, W. RUSSIAN LITERATURE 1945-1988, Munich, O. Sagner , 1989.

Terras, V., ed. HANDBOOK OF RUSSIAN LITERATURE. New Haven, Yale University Press, 1985.

LITERATURNAIA ENTSIKLOPEDIIA RUSSKOGO ZARUBEZH'IA, 1918-1940. PISATELI RUSSKOGO ZARUBEZH'IA.Moscow. ROSSPEN, 1997. Sponsored by INION. See also next entry:
PISATELI RUSSKOGO ZARUBEZH'IA, 1918-1940: SPRAVOCHNIK.. Ed. A.N. Nikoliukin, Moscow, INION RAN, 1993-1995. 3 v. Literaturnia entsiklopediia russkogo zarubezh'ia, 1918-1940.

Folklore

RUSSKII KOSTIUM. ENTSIKLOPEDIIA. Moscow, Bol'shaia Rossiiskaia entsiklopediia, 1994.

Art

ENTSIKLOPEDIIA SOVREMENNOGO ISKUSSTVA. TVORCHESKII FOND ROSSII. ENCYCLOPEDIA OF CONTEMPORARY ART. CREATIVE FUND OF RUSSIA. 1966. 859-LETIIU MOSKVY POSVIASHCHAETSIA. 850-ETH OF MOSCOW IS DEDICATED. [n.p., n.d.]

POPULIARNAIA KHUDOZHESTVENNAIA ENTSIKLOPEDIIA. 1985.

Vlasov, V.G. STILI V ISKUSSTVE. SLOVAR═. ARKHITEKTURA, GRAFIKA, DEKORATIVNO PRIKLADNOE ISKUSSTVO, ZHIVOPIS═, SKUL═PTURA. ST.Petersburg, Kol═na, 1995- Tom 1, 1995 (general); Tom 2, 1996- (SLOVAR═ IMEN, A-L)

Sobko, N.P. SLOVAR═ RUSSKIKH KHUDOZHNIKOV. St.Petersburg, Tip. M.M. Stasiulevicha, 1893- 3 vols.

Theatre

TEATRAL'NAIA ENTSIKLOPEDIIA. 1961-1967. 5 vols.
and DOPOLNENIIA. UKAZATELI. 1967.

RUSSKII BALET. ENTSIKLOPEDIIA. Moscow, Bol'shaia Rossiiskaia entsiklopediia, 1994.

BALET. ENTSIKLOPEDIIA. 1981.

Music

ENTSIKLOPEDICHESKII MUZYKAL'NYI SLOVAR'. 1959. 2nd ed. 1966.

MUZYKAL'NAIA ENTSIKLOPEDIIA. 1973-82. 6 vols.

MUZYKAL'NYI ENTSIKLOPEDICHESKII SLOVAR'. 1990.

Riman, G. MUZYKAL'NYI SLOVAR' B. IURGENSONA, DOPOLNENNYI RUSSKIM OTDIELOM... Moscow. P. IUgerson, 1901.

Engel, IU. KRATKII MUZYKAL'NYI SLOVAR': MUZYKALNAIA TERMINOLOGIIA, KRATKIIA BIOGRAFII MUZYKANTOV, SVIEDIENIIA PO ISTORII MUZYKI, TEORII MUZYKI, TSERKOVNOMU PIENIIU I T.P. SOST. PO SLOVARIU G. RIMANA I DR. Moscow ?.

MUZYKAL'NYI PETERBURG: ENTSIKLOPEDICHESKII SLOVAR'. Ed. A.L. Porfirev. St. Petersburg. Kompozitor, 1996- Vol. 1, Kn. 1:XVIII Vek.

Cinema

KINO-SLOVAR'. 1966-1970. 2 vols.

KINO. ENTSIKLOPEDICHESKII SLOVAR'. 1986.

Philosophy

RUSSKAIA FILOSOFIIA : MALYI ENTSIKLOPEDICHESKII SLOVAR'. Moscow, Nauka, 1995.

FILOSOFY ROSSII 19-20 STOLETII (BIOGRAFII, IDEI, TRUDY). ENTSIKLOPEDICHESKII SLOVAR'-SPRAVOCHNIK. Moscow, Kniga i biznes, 1993.

FILOSOFSKAIA ENTSIKLOPEDIIA. 1960-1970. 5 vols.

FILOSOFSKII ENTSIKLOPEDICHESKII SLOVAR'. 1983.

FILOSOFSKII SLOVAR'. Moscow, Politizdat, 1963;
2nd edn., 1968; 3rd edn., 1972; 4th edn., 1980; 5th edn., 1986; 6th edn., 1991.

DICTIONARY OF PHILOSOPHY. 2nd edn. Moscow, Progress, 1984. Translation of FILOSOFSKII SLOVAR', see above.

Religion

ENTSIKLOPEDIIA PRAVOSLAVNOI SVIATOSTI. Moscow, Lik Press, 1997, 2 vols.

KHRISTIANSTVO ENTSIKLOPEDICHESKII SLOVAR' V TREKH TOMAKH. S.S. Averintsev, ed. Moscow, Nauchnoe Izdatel'stvo Bol'shaia Rossiiskaia Entsiklopediia, v.1, A-K, 1993-

POLNYI PRAVOSLAVNYI BOGOSLOVSKII ENTSIKLOPEDICHESKII SLOVAR'. London, Variorum Reprints [of the 1913 Russian edition], 1971. 2 vols.

PRAVOSLAVNAIA BOGOSLOVSKAIA ENTSIKLOPEDIIA: ILI BOGOSLOVSKII ENTSIKLOPEDICHESKII SLOVAR': SODERZHASHCHII V SEBE NEOBKHODIMYIA DLIA KAZHDAGO SVEDENIIA PO VSEM VAZHNIEISHIM PREDMETAM BOGOSLOVSKAGO ZNANIIA V ALFAVITNOM PORIADKE. Edited by A.P. Lopukhin. Petrograd, 1900-1911. 12 vols. (OBSHCHEDOSTUPNAIA BOGOSLOVSKAIA BIBLIOTEKA, vyp. 5, 8, 9, 12, 13, 15, 18, 19, 21, 23, 25, 27).

THE MODERN ENCYCLOPEDIA OF RELIGIONS IN RUSSIA AND SOVIET UNION. P.D. Steeves, ed. Academic International Press in Gulf Breeze, Florida. Vol. 1,1988-

Novichkova, T.A. RUSSKII DEMONOLOGICHESKII SLOVAR'. St.Petersburg, Peterburgskii pisatel', 1995.

Vurgaft, S.G., Ushakov, I.A. STAROOBRIADCHESTVO. LITSA, PREDMETY, SOBYTIIA I SIMVOLY. OPYT ENTSIKLOPEDICHESKOGO SLOVARIA. Moscow, Tserkov, 1996.

SOROK SOROKOV: KRATKAIA ILLIUSTRIROVANNAIA ISTORIIA VSEKH MOSKOVSKIKH KHRAMOV.. Ed. P. Moscow, AO "Kniga i biznes," 1992-1995. 4 vols.

Language

RUSSKII IAZYK. ENTSIKLOPEDIIA. T. A. Genieva, et al., eds. Moscow, Drofa, Bol'shaia Rossiiskaia Entsiklopediia, 1997.

RUSSKII IAZYK. ENTSIKLOPEDIIA. Moscow, Russkii iazyk, 1980.

LINGVISTICHESKII ENTSIKLOPEDICHESKII SLOVAR'. 1990.

GOSUDARSTVENNYE IAZYKI V ROSSIISKOI FEDERATSII. ENTSIKLOPEDICHESKII SLOVAR═ - SPRAVOCHNIK. V.P. Neroznak, ed. Moscow, Academia, 1995.


Social Sciences

SODRUZHESTVO STRAN-CHLENOV SEV. POLITIKO-EKONOMICHESKII SLOVAR'- SPRAVOCHNIK. 2nd edn. Moscow, Izd. politicheskoi literatury, 1986.

DEMOGRAFICHESKII ENTSIKLOPEDICHESKII SLOVAR'. 1985.

RABOCHAIA ENTSIKLOPEDIIA. 1928-1980 GODY. Leningrad. Lenizdat, 1982.

EKOLOGICHESKII SLOVAR'. Moscow, Konkord LTD-Ekoprom; Slog, 1993.

Demography

NARODONASELENIE. ENTSIKLOPEDICHESKII SLOVAR'. G.G. Melik'ian et al. Moscow, Bol'shaia Rossiiskaia entsiklopediia, 1994.

NARODY ROSSII. ENTSIKLOPEDIIA . Ed. V.A. Tishkov. Moscow, Bol'shaia Rossiiskaia entsiklopediia, 1994.

GORODA ROSSII. ENTSIKLOPEDIIA. Ed. G.M. Lappo. Moscow, Bol'shaia Rossiiskaia entsiklopediia, 1994.

DEMOGRAFICHESKII ENTSIKLOPEDICHESKII SLOVAR'. Moscow, Sovetskaia entsiklopediia, 1985.

RABOCHAIA ENTSIKLOPEDIIA. 1928-1980 GODY. Leningrad. Lenizdat, 1982.

Economy and business

Baryshnikov, M.N. DELOVOI MIR ROSSII. ISTORIKO-BIOGRAFICHESKII SPRAVOCHNIK. St. Petersburg, Iskusstvo-Spb, Logos, 1998.

Lopatnikov, L.I. EKONOMIKO-MATEMATICHESKII SLOVAR'. SLOVAR' SOVREMENNOI EKONOMIKI. 3rd. rev. edn. Moscow, VO Nauka, 1993.

EKONOMICHESKAIA ENTSIKLOPEDIIA. POLITICHESKAIA EKONOMIIA. 1972-80. 4 vols.

POLITICHESKAIA EKONOMIIA. SLOVAR'. Moscow, Politizdat, 1990.
2nd edn., 1981, was translated into English: A DICTIONARY OF POLITICAL ECONOMY. Moscow, Progress, 1985.

EKONOMICHESKAIA ENTSIKLOPEDIIA. PROMYSHLENNOST' I STROITEL'STVO.
There were the following editions:

  • 1932-1936;
  • 1938-1940;
  • 1949-1956;
  • 1962-1965. 3 vols.
KRATKII EKONOMICHESKII SLOVAR'. 2nd edn. Moscow, Izd. politicheskoi literatury, 1989.

FINANSOVAIA ENTSIKLOPEDIIA. Moscow, Gos.izdatel'stvo, 1927.

FINANSOVO-KREDITNYI SLOVAR'. Moscow, Gosfinizdat, 1961-1964. 2 vols.

STATISTICHESKII SLOVAR'. 2nd rev. edition. Moscow, Finansy i statistika, 1989.

POLITICAL AND ECONOMIC ENCYCLOPEDIA OF THE SOVIET UNION AND EASTERN EUROPE. Stephen White, ed.. Chicago, St. James, 1990.

A DICTIONARY OF POLITICAL ECONOMY. Moscow, Progress, 1985. Translation of 2nd edn. of POLITICHESKAIA EKONOMIIA. SLOVAR'. Moscow, Politizdat, 1981.

ENCYCLOPAEDIA OF RUSSIAN BUSINESS. London, Sterling Publications, Ltd., 1994.

Education

ROSSIISKAIA ENTSIKLOPEDICHESKAIA ENTSIKLOPEDIIA. V.V. Davydov, ed. Moscow, Bol'shaia Rossiiskaia Entsiklopediia. 1993. 2vols.

PEDAGOGICHESKAIA ENTSIKLOPEDIIA. Moscow, Rabotnik prosveshcheniia, 1927-1930. 3 vols.

PEDAGOGICHESKAIA ENTSIKLOPEDIIA. 1964-1968. 4 vols.

Law

ENTSIKLOPEDIIA GOSUDARSTVA I PRAVA. Moscow, Izd-vo Komunisticheskoi Akademii, 1925-1927; 2nd edn., 1929-1930. 3 vols.

IURIDICHESKII SLOVAR'. Moscow, Gosiurizdat, 1953. 2nd edn. 1956. 2 vols.

TRUDOVOE PRAVO. ENTSIKLOPEDICHESKII SLOVAR'. 1959; 4th edn. 1979.

Feldbrugge, F.J.M., G.P. van den Berg, W.B. Simons, eds. ENCYCLOPEDIA OF SOVIET LAW. 2nd revised edn. Boston, M. Nijhoff Publications; Hingham, MA: distributed by Kluwer Academic Publications, 1985.

IURIDICHESKII ENTSIKLOPEDICHESKII SLOVAR'. 2nd edn. 1987; 3rd edn. 1991.

IURIDICHESKAIA ENTSIKLOPEDIIA. Ed. M.IU. Tikhomirov. 2nd edn. Moscow, Iurinformtsentr, 1993.

Belkin, R.S. KRIMINALISTIKA: KRATKAIA ENTSIKLOPEDIIA. Moscow, Bol'shaia Rossiiskaia Entsiklopediia, 1993.

Tumanov, V.A. et al. eds. KONSTITUTSIIA ROSSIISKOI FEDERATSII. ENTSIKLOPEDICHESKII SLOVAR'. Moscow, Bol'shaia Rossiiskaia entsiklopediia, 1995.

Nationalities

NARODY ROSSII : ENTSIKLOPEDIIA. V.A. Tishkov, ed. Moscow, Bol'shaia rossiiskaia entsiklopediia, 1994.

Semenov-Tian'-Shanskii, V.P. ed. ROSSIIA; POLNOE GEOGRAFICHESKOE OPISANIE NASHEGO OTECHESTVA. NASTOL'NAIA I DOROZHNAIA KNIGA DLIA RUSSKIKH LIUDEI. St. Petersburg, A.F.Devrien, 1899-1914 . 11 v. (Incomplete)

Politics

POLITOLOGIIA : ENTSIKLOPEDICHESKII SLOVAR'. Eds. IU. I. Averianov, et al. Moscow, Izd-vo Moskovskogo kommercheskogo universiteta, 1993.

POLITICHESKIE PARTII ROSSII. KONETS XIX-PERVAIA TRET═ XX VEKA. ENTSIKLOPEDIIA. Moscow, Rossiiskaia politicheskaia entsiklopediia, 1996.

THE GORBACHEV ENCYCLOPEDIIA. GORBACHEV, THE MAN AND HIS TIME, MARCH 11, 1985-DECEMBER 25, 1991. J.L. Wieczynski, ed. Salt Lake City, Ch. Schlacks, 1993.

POLITICAL AND ECONOMIC ENCYCLOPEDIA OF THE SOVIET UNION AND EASTERN EUROPE. Stephen White, ed.. Chicago, St. James, 1990.

THE SOVIET COMMUNIST PARTY. 3rd edn. London, Allen & Unwin, 1986.

A DICTIONARY OF POLITICAL ECONOMY. Moscow, Progress, 1985. Translation of 2nd edn. of POLITICHESKAIA EKONOMIIA. SLOVAR'. Moscow, Politizdat, 1981.

LEXICON OF SOVIET POLITICAL TERMS. Fairfax, VA, Hero, 1984.

Sociology

ENTSIKLOPEDICHESKII SOTSIOLOGICHESKII SLOVAR═. Ed. G.V. Osipov. Moscow, RAN. ISPI, 1995.

SLOVAR' PRIKLADNOI SOTSIOLOGII. Minsk, Izd. universitetskoe, 1984. 2nd rev. edn., 1991 as SOTSIOLOGICHESKII SLOVAR'.

KRATKII SLOVAR' PO SOTSIOLOGII. Moscow, Politizdat. 1988.

TERMINOLOGICHESKII SLOVAR' PO SOTSIOLOGII. Tbilisi, Metsniereba, 1986.

Zemtsov, I. ENCYCLOPEDIA OF SOVIET LIFE. New Brunswick, Transaction Publishers, [1991].

Geography and localities

KRATKAIA GEOGRAFICHESKAIA ENTSIKLOPEDIIA. 1960-1966. 5 vols.

KURORTY. ENTSIKLOPEDICHESKII SLOVAR'. 1982.

GEOGRAFICHESKII ENTSIKLOPEDICHESKII SLOVAR'. 1983.

ENTSIKLOPEDICHESKII SLOVAR' GEOGRAFICHESKIKH NAZVANII. 1973.

MOSKVA. ENTSIKLOPEDIIA. 1980.

SANKT-PETERBURG. PETROGRAD. LENINGRAD. ENTSIKLOPEDIIA-SPRAVOCHNIK. Moscow, Bol'shaia rossiiskaia entsiklopediia, 1992.

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