University Press Books

Hakim Adi, Pan-Africanism and Communism: The Communist International, Africa and the Diaspora, 1919-1939 (Africa World Press, 2013) – from Jennifer Wilson and Jennifer Suchland’s “#BlackOctober Reading List: The Russian Revolution and the African Diaspora”

Katherine Anne Baldwin, Beyond the Color Line and the Iron Curtain: Reading Encounters Between Black and Red, 1922-1963 (Duke University Press, 2002) – from AATSEEL’s Resources for Equitable and Antiracist Teaching Practices

Anindita Banerjee and Sonja Fritzsche, Science Fiction Circuits of the South and East (Oxford Peter Lang, 2018)

Amanda Brickell Bellows, American Slavery and Russian Serfdom in the Post-Emancipation Imagination (University of North Carolina Press, 2020)

Allison Blakely, Russia and the Negro: Blacks in Russian History and Thought (Howard University Press, 1987) – from Jennifer Wilson and Jennifer Suchland’s “#BlackOctober Reading List: The Russian Revolution and the African Diaspora”

Felix B. Chang and Sunnie T. Rucker-Chang, Roma Rights and Civil Rights: A Transatlantic Comparison (Cambridge University Press, 2020) – from AATSEEL’s Resources for Equitable and Antiracist Teaching Practices

Joy Gleason Carew, Blacks, Reds, and Russians: Sojourners in the Search of the Soviet Promise (Rutgers University Press, 2008)

Roland Cvetkovski and Alexis Hofmeister,  An Empire of Others: Making Ethnographic Knowledge in Imperial Russia (Central European University Press, 2013) – from Jennifer Wilson and Jennifer Suchland’s “#BlackOctober Reading List: The Russian Revolution and the African Diaspora”

Nancy Condee, The Imperial Trace: Recent Russian Cinema (Oxford University Press, 2009)

Carole Boyce Davies, Left of Karl Marx: The Political Life of Black Communist Claudia Jones (Duke University Press, 2007) – from Jennifer Wilson and Jennifer Suchland’s “#BlackOctober Reading List: The Russian Revolution and the African Diaspora”

Rossen Djagalov, From Internationalism to Postcolonialism: Literature and Cinema Between the Second and Third Worlds (McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2020)

Oleksa Drachewych, The Communist International, Anti-Imperialism and Racial Equality in British Dominions (Routledge, 2018)

Oleksa Drachewych & Ian McKay (eds.), Left Transnationalism: The Communist International and the National, Colonial and Racial Questions (McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2020)

Leah Feldman, On the Threshold of Eurasia: Revolutionary Poetics in the Caucasus (Cornell University Press, 2018)

Joshua Freeman, Uyghur Newspapers in Republican China: The Emergence of Mass Media in Xinjiang in 2018, “Xinjiang in the Context of Central Eurasian Transformations,” ed. Onuma Takahiro, David Brophy and Shinmen Yasushi (Toyo Bunko, 2018)

Taj Robeson Frazier, The East Is Black: Cold War China in the Black Radical Imagination (Duke University Press, 2015) – from Jennifer Wilson and Jennifer Suchland’s “#BlackOctober Reading List: The Russian Revolution and the African Diaspora”

Keith Gilyard, Louise Thompson Patterson: A Life of Struggle for Justice (Duke University Press, 2017) – from Jennifer Wilson and Jennifer Suchland’s “#BlackOctober Reading List: The Russian Revolution and the African Diaspora”

Dieudonné Gnammankou, Abraham Hanibal: Prince of Logone, Pushkin’s African Ancestor, translated by Edyth Wyatt (Books of Africa, 2015)

Dayo Gore, Radicalism at the Crossroads: African American Women Activists in the Cold War (New York University Press, 2016) – from Jennifer Wilson and Jennifer Suchland’s “#BlackOctober Reading List: The Russian Revolution and the African Diaspora”

Bruce Grant, The Captive and the Gift: Cultural Histories of Sovereignty in Russia and the Caucasus (Cornell University Press, 2009)

Francine Hirsch, Empire of Nations: Ethnographic Knowledge and the Making of the Soviet Union (Cornell University Press, 2008)

Fred Ho and Bill V. Mullen (eds). Afro-Asia: Revolutionary Political and Cultural Connections Between African-American and Asian-Americans (Duke University Press, 2008) – from Jennifer Wilson and Jennifer Suchland’s “#BlackOctober Reading List: The Russian Revolution and the African Diaspora”

Gerald Horne, Black and Red: W. E. B. Du Bois and the Afro-American Response to the Cold War, 1944–1963 (State University of New York Press, 1985)

Gerald Horne, Black Liberation/Red Scare: Ben Davis and the Communist Party (University of Delaware Press, 1994) – from Jennifer Wilson and Jennifer Suchland’s “#BlackOctober Reading List: The Russian Revolution and the African Diaspora”

Stephen Hutchings and Vera Tolz, Nation, Ethnicity, and Race on Russian Television: Mediating Post-Soviet Difference (Routledge, 2018)

Early Ofari Hutchinson, Blacks and Reds: Race and Class in Conflict 1919-1990 (Michigan State University Press, 1995)

Jeanne-Marie Jackson, South African Literature’s Russian Soul: narrative Forms of Global Isolation (Bloomsbury Academic, 2015)

C.L.R. James, World Revolution, 1917-1936: The Rise and Fall of the Communist International (Duke University Press, 2017) – from Jennifer Wilson and Jennifer Suchland’s “#BlackOctober Reading List: The Russian Revolution and the African Diaspora”

Artemy Kalinovsky, Laboratory of Socialist Development: Cold War Politics and Decolonization in Soviet Tajikistan (Cornell University Press, 2018)

Eileen Kane, Russian Hajj: Empire and the Pilgrimage to Mecca (Cornell University Press, 2015)

Andreas Kappeler, The Russian Empire: A Multi-Ethnic History (Pearson Education, 2001)

Michael Kemper and Stephan Conermann, The Heritage of Soviet Oriental Studies (Routledge, 2011)

Ian Law, Red Racisms: Racism and Communist and Post-Communist Contexts (Palgrave Macmillan, 2012) – from Jennifer Wilson and Jennifer Suchland’s “#BlackOctober Reading List: The Russian Revolution and the African Diaspora”

Susan Layton, Russian Literature and Empire: Conquest of the Caucasus from Pushkin to Tolstoy (Cambridge University Press, 1995)

Margaret Litvin, “Fellow Travelers? Two Arab Study Abroad Narratives of Moscow.” In Illusions and Disillusionment: Travel Writing In The Modern Age (Harvard University Press, 2018)

Steven S Lee, Christopher J Lee ed., The Ethnic Avant-Garde: Minority Cultures and World Revolution (2015) – from AATSEEL’s Resources for Equitable and Antiracist Teaching Practices

Jacqueline Loss, Dreaming in Russian: The Cuban Soviet Imaginary (University of Texas Press, 2014)

John MacKay, True songs of freedom: Uncle Tom’s Cabin in Russian culture and society (University of Wisconsin Press, 2013)

Minkah Makalani, In the Cause of Freedom: Radical Black Internationalism from Harlem to London, 1917-1939 (The University of North Carolina Chapel Hill Press, 2014) – from Jennifer Wilson and Jennifer Suchland’s “#BlackOctober Reading List: The Russian Revolution and the African Diaspora”

Tatiana Mastyugina, Lev Stanislavovic Perepelkin, Vitalij Vaceslavovic Naumkin, and Irena Dorovna Zvagelskaa, An Ethnic History of Russia: Pre-Revolutionary Times to the Present (Greenwood, 1996)

Maxim Matusevich, Africa in Russia, Russia in Africa: Three Centuries of Encounters (Africa World Press, 2007)

Maxim Matusevich, No Easy Row for a Russian Hoe: Ideology and Pragmatism in Nigerian-Soviet Relations, 1960–1991 (Africa World Press, 2003)

William J Maxwell, New Negro, Old Left (Columbia University Press, 1999)

Erik McDuffie, “The March of Young Southern Black Women: Esther Cooper Jackson, Black Left Feminism, and the Personal and Political Costs of Cold War Repression” in Anticommunism and the African American Freedom Movement: Another Side of the Story (Palgrave Macmillan, 2011) – from Jennifer Wilson and Jennifer Suchland’s “#BlackOctober Reading List: The Russian Revolution and the African Diaspora”

Erik McDuffie, Sojourning for Freedom: Black Women, American Communism, and the Making of the Black Left (Duke University Press, 2011)- from Jennifer Wilson and Jennifer Suchland’s “#BlackOctober Reading List: The Russian Revolution and the African Diaspora”

Elizabeth McGuire, Red at Heart: How Chinese Communists Fell in Love with the Russian Revolution (Oxford University Press, 2018)

Lise Namikas, Battleground Africa: Cold War in the Congo 1960-1965 (Woodrow Wilson Center Press, Stanford University Press, 2013) – from Jennifer Wilson and Jennifer Suchland’s “#BlackOctober Reading List: The Russian Revolution and the African Diaspora”

Catharine Theimer Nepomnyashchy, Nicole Svobodny, and Ludmilla A. Trigos, eds. Under the Sky of My Africa: Alexander Pushkin and Blackness (Northwestern University Press, 2006)

Brigid O’Keeffe, New Soviet Gypsies: Nationality, Performance, and Selfhood in the Early Soviet Union (University of Toronto Press, 2013)

Dale E Peterson, Up from Bondage: The Literatures of Russian and African American Soul (Duke University Press, 2000)

Monica Popescu, Cedric Tolliver, and Julie Tolliver (eds),  Alternative Solidarities: Black Diasporas and Cultural Alliances during the Cold War (Routledge/Taylor & Francis, 2014). – from Jennifer Wilson and Jennifer Suchland’s “#BlackOctober Reading List: The Russian Revolution and the African Diaspora”

David Rainbow, ed. Ideologies of Race: Imperial Russia and the Soviet Union in Global Context (McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2019)

Sudha Rajagopalan, Indian Films in Soviet Cinemas: The Culture of Movie-Going after Stalin (Indiana University Press, 2009)

Harsha Ram, The Imperial Sublime: A Russian Poetics of Empire (University of Wisconsin Press, 2003)

Meredith Roman, Opposing Jim Crow: African Americans and the Soviet Indictment of U.S. Racism, 1928-1937 (University of Nebraska Press, 2012)

Michael Rouland, Gulnara Abikeyeva, and Birgit Beumers, eds. Cinema in Central Asia: Rewriting Cultural Histories (Bloomsbury Academic, 2013)

Tobias Rupprecht, Soviet Internationalism after Stalin: Interaction and Exchange between the USSR and Latin America during the Cold War (Cambridge University Press, 2015)

Claudia Sadowski-Smith, The New Immigrant Whiteness: Race, Neoliberalism, and Post-Soviet Migration to the United States (New York University Press, 2018)

Jeff Sahadeo, Voices from the Soviet Edge: Southern Migrants in Leningrad and Moscow (Cornell University Press, 2019)

Oksana Sarkisova, Screening Soviet Nationalities: Kulturfilms from the Far North to Central Asia (Bloomsbury Academic, 2017)

David Schimmelpenninck van der Oye, Russian Orientalism: Asia in the Russian Mind from Peter the Great to the Emigration (Yale University Press, 2010)

Erik Scott, Familiar Strangers: The Georgian Diaspora and the Evolution of Soviet Empire (Oxford University Press, 2016)

Ronald Suny and Terry Martin, ed. A State of Nations: Empire and Nation-Making in the Age of Lenin and Stalin (Oxford University Press, 2001)

Mark I Solomon, The Cry Was Unity: Communists and African Americans, 1917–1936 (University Press of Mississippi, 1998)

Madina Tlostanova, Gender Epistemologies and Eurasian Borderlands (Palgrave Macmillan, 2010)

Vera Tolz, Russia’s Own Orient: The Politics of Identity and Oriental Studies in the Late Imperial and Early Soviet Periods (Oxford University Press, 2011)

Holger Weiss, Framing a Radical African Atlantic: African American Agency, West African Intellectuals, and the International Trade Union Committee of Negro Workers (Brill, 2014)

Odd Arne Westad, The Global Cold War: Third World Interventions and the Making of Our Times (Cambridge University Press, 2007)

Jeff Woods, Black Struggle, Red Scare: Segregation and Anti-Communism in the South, 1948-1968 (Louisiana State University Press, 2004) – from Jennifer Wilson and Jennifer Suchland’s “#BlackOctober Reading List: The Russian Revolution and the African Diaspora”

Richard Wright, The Color Curtain: A Report on the Bandung Conference. (University Press of Mississippi, 1995) – from Jennifer Wilson and Jennifer Suchland’s “#BlackOctober Reading List: The Russian Revolution and the African Diaspora”

Nikolay Zakharov, Race and Racism in Russia: Mapping Global Racisms (Palgrave Macmillan, 2015) – from Jennifer Wilson and Jennifer Suchland’s “#BlackOctober Reading List: The Russian Revolution and the African Diaspora”

James Zeigler, Red Scare Racism and Cold War Black Radicalism (University Press of Mississippi, 2015) – from Jennifer Wilson and Jennifer Suchland’s “#BlackOctober Reading List: The Russian Revolution and the African Diaspora”