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Selected Bibliography of English-language Print Resources for Belarus

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The Research Guide contains selected bibliographies of English-language print resources for Slavic and East European regions. The bibliographies are not meant to be comprehensive, but rather as starting points for researchers. The resources listed are available in the Yale University Libraries. For availability of the listed titles as well as vernacular resources, check the library catalog Orbis. Click on a country above to see its research guide.

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The ancient names and early cartography of Byelorussia; with 56 reproductions. Material for historical research and study / compiled and edited by Wiktor Ostrowski.  2d. rev. ed. London, 1971. 19 p. illus., col. coat of arms, facsims., maps, 33 plates.
Location: SML, Map Collection Reference, Room 707 (Non-Circulating), DK507.5 O88 1971+ Oversize

Back to the future? : Belarus and its security policy in the shadow of Russia / Frank Umbach. Köln : Bundesinstitut für Ostwissenschaftliche und Internationale Studien, c1993. 32 p.
Location: MUDD, Nx10

Background note, Belarus [electronic resource] / Bureau of European and Eurasian Affairs. [Washington, D.C.] : U.S. Dept. of State, Bureau of European and Eurasian Affairs. Current issue only: System details note: Mode of access: Internet at the State Dept. web site. Address as of 10/22/03: http://www.state.gov/r/pa/ei/bgn/5371.htm; current access available via PURL.
Location: Yale Internet Resource. Online Resource.

Belarus-- a choice of direction / [editors P. Daneyko, I. Pelipas, E. Rakova]. Minsk ; St.-Petersburg : "Nevski Prostor", 2003. 185 p.
Location: SML, HC340.17 .B45413 2003 (LC)

Belarus and Moldova : country studies / edited by Helen Fedor. Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress, 1995. 254 p.
Location: LSF- click "Place Requests" for delivery to any Yale library, DK507.23 B45X 1995
Location: MUDD, Government Documents Center (Non-Circulating), D 101.22 :550-112
Location: SML, Starr Main Reference Room (Non-Circulating), DK507.23 B45X 1995

Belarus : at a crossroads in history / Jan Zaprudnik. Boulder : Westview Press, c1993.  278 p.
Location: Bass Library, DK507.54 Z37X 1993 (LC)

Belorussia : the making of a nation : a case study / by Nicholas P. Vakar. Cambridge : Harvard University Press, 1956. 297 p.
Location: SML, Slavic & East European Reading, Room 406 (Non-Circ), DK507 .V35 1956 (LC)

Belorussia under Soviet rule, 1917-1957 [by] Ivan S. Lubachko. [Lexington] University Press of Kentucky, [1972]. 219 p.
Location: SML, DK507.8 L83 (LC)

Byelorussian folk tales / translated by L. Cortes ; drawings by V. Slawuk. Minsk : Vysheishaya Shkola Publishers, 1983. 150 p.
Location: LSF- click "Place Requests" for delivery to any Yale library, GR203 B93 B945 1983 (LC)+ Oversize

Changing Belarus / Alexandra Goujon ... [et al.] ; edited by Dov Lynch. Paris : European Union Institute for Security Studies, 2005. 128 p.
Location: SML, UNCAT502307

Contemporary Belarus : between democracy and dictatorship / edited by Elena A. Korosteleva, Colin W. Lawson and Rosalind J. Marsh. London ; New York : Routledge Curzon, 2003. 201 p.
Location: SML, DK507.8 C66 2003 (LC)

The EU & Belarus : between Moscow & Brussels / edited by Ann Lewis. London : Federal Trust for Education and Research : distributed by Kogan Page, 2002. 429 p.
Location: SOCIAL SCIENCE (SSL) Library, HC240.25.B38 E9X 2002 (LC)

Europe's last frontier? : Belarus, Moldova, and Ukraine between Russia and the European Union / edited by Oliver Schmidtke and Serhy Yekelchyk. New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2008. 255 p.
Location: SML, DK507.8175 .E95X 2008 (LC)

Historical dictionary of Belarus / Vitali Silitski and Jan Zaprudnik. 2nd ed. Lanham, Md. : Scarecrow Press, 2007. 394 p.
Location: SML, Slavic & East European Reading, Room 406 (Non-Circ), Reference DK507.37 .Z367 2007 (LC)

Independent Belarus : domestic determinants, regional dynamics, and implications for the West / edited by Margarita M. Balmaceda, James I. Clem, Lisbeth L. Tarlow.  [Cambridge, Mass.] : Distributed by Harvard University Press for the Ukrainian Research Institute and Davis Center for Russian Studies, Harvard University, 2002. 483 p.
Location: SML, DK507.817 .I54X 2002 (LC)

The Journal of Byelorussian studies / London, [Anglo-Byelorussian Society]
Location: SML, DK511 W5 J68 (LC).
Library has: 1(1965/1968)-5(1981/1984)

The land of unrealised hopes : a portrait of time and a portrait of man / Anatol Maisenya ; [edited by L. Maisenya ... et al.] Minsk : National Centre for Strategic Initiatives "East-West", 1997. 405 p.
Location: SML, DK507.817 M352X13 1997 (LC)

 Making Russians : meaning and practice of russification in Lithuania and Belarus after 1863 / Darius Staliūnas. Amsterdam ; New York : Rodopi, 2007. 465 p.
Location: SML, DK505.73 .S73 2007 (LC)

Mass media in Belarus / Oleg Manaev. Bochum [Germany] : Projekt-Verlag, 2003. 63 p.
Location: LSF- click "Place Requests" for delivery to any Yale library, PN5355.B38 M36 2003+ Oversize (LC)

Minsk : a historical guide and short administrative, professional and commercial directory / Guy Picarda. Minsk ; London : Technalohija, 1994. 247 p.
Location: SML, DK507.924 P53 1994 (LC)

The Minsk ghetto : Soviet-Jewish partisans against the Nazis / Hersh Smolar ; translated from the Yiddish by Max Rosenfeld. New York : Holocaust Publications, c1989. 175 p.
Location: SML, Judaica Collection, DS135 R93 M5813 1989 (LC)

The new Eastern Europe : Ukraine, Belarus, Moldova / edited by Daniel S. Hamilton and Gerhard Mangott. Washington, DC : Center for Transatlantic Relations, American Consortium on EU Studies, Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies, Johns Hopkins University ; Vienna : Austrian Institute for International Affairs : Austrian Marshall Fund Foundation, c2007. 292 p.
Location: SML, DK508.848 .N39X 2007 (LC)

Of mermaids and rock singers : placing the self and constructing the nation through Belarusan contemporary music / Maria Paula Survilla. New York : Routledge, 2002.  182 p. + 1 sound disc.
Location: MUSIC LIBRARY, SML, compact disc c.1 Shelved at MUSIC LIBRARY, SML, Recordings Collection (Non-Circ), ML3499 B426 S9 (LC)

Pluralism by default : challenges of authoritarian state-building in Belarus, Moldova, and Ukraine / Lucan A. Way. Glasgow : Centre for the Study of Public Policy, University of Strathclyde, 2003. 44 p.
Location: SML, H96 S78 375 (LC)

Postcommunist Belarus / edited by Stephen White, Elena Korosteleva, and John Löwenhardt. Lanham, MD : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, c2005. 192 p.
Location: SML, JN6649.A15 P67X 2005 (LC)

Purism and language: a study in modern Ukrainian and Belorussian nationalism (1840-1967) / [by] Paul N. Wexler. Bloomington, Indiana University [1974]. 446 p.
Location: SML, PG3814 W48 (LC)

Russian-Belarusian integration : playing games behind the Kremlin walls / by Alex Danilovich. Burlington, VT : Ashgate, c2006. 234 p.
Location: SML, DK67.5.B38 D36X 2006 (LC)

Understanding Belarus and how Western foreign policy misses the mark / Grigory Ioffe. Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Liitlefield, c2008. 261 p.
Location: SML, DK507.817 .I65X 2008 (LC)

Vasil Bykaŭ : his life and works / Zina J. Gimpelevich. Montreal : McGill-Queen's University Press, 2005. 260 p.
Location: SML, PG2835.2.B9 Z66 2005 (LC)

Vitebsk : the life of art / Aleksandra Shatskikh. New Haven : Yale University Press, 2007. 391 p.
Location: ART AND ARCHITECTURE Library, DK507.95 V53 S5213 2001 (LC) Oversize