Volume 17, Number 3 (Summer 2016)

FROM THE EDITORS

Revisiting Old Wars . . .  489

FORUM: SOVIET CENTRAL ASIA IN AND AFTER WORLD WAR II

Moritz Florin

Becoming Soviet through War: The Kyrgyz and the Great Fatherland War  . . .  495

Charles Shaw

Soldiers’ Letters to Inobatxon and O’g’ulxon: Gender and Nationality in the Birth of a Soviet Romantic Culture  . . . 517

Timothy Nunan

A Union Reframed: Sovinformbiuro, Postwar Soviet Photography, and Visual Orders in Soviet Central Asia  . . .  553

Artemy M. Kalinovsky

Central Planning, Local Knowledge? Labor, Population, and the “Tajik School of Economics”  . . .  585

REACTION

Adrienne Lynn Edgar

Central Asian History as Soviet History  . . .  621

REVIEW ESSAYS

Julia Leikin

Across the Seven Seas: Is Russian Maritime History More Than Regional History? . . .  631

Jared McBride

Who’s Afraid of Ukrainian Nationalism?  . . .  647

Anna Ivanova

Socialist Consumption and Brezhnev’s Stagnation: A Reappraisal of Late Communist Everyday Life . . . 665

REVIEWS

David L. Ransel

Imperial Property Law and Its Consequences  . . .  679

Eric Lohr

The Russian Army in World War I  . . .  688

Scott Gehlbach

Taxes and Citizenship,  1850s–1920s . . .  698

Vladimir Solonari

Soviet Foreign Relations “Hard” and “Soft,” 1917–45 . . .  702

Contributors to This Issue  . . .  712

RELATED DOCUMENTS

Links to Images for Charles Shaw, “Soldiers' Letters to Inobatxon and O'g'ulxon”
(Russian State Archive of Film and Photographic Documents)