The Polar Bear Expedition: The Heroes of America’s Forgotten Invasion of Ru…

The extraordinary lost story of America’s invasion of Russia 100 years ago *** In the brutally cold winter of 1919, 5,000 Americans battled the Red Army 600 miles north of Moscow. We have forgotten. Russia has not. *** “INCREDIBLE.” — John U. Bacon • “AN EXCEPTIONAL BOOK.”  — Patrick K. O’Donnell • “A MASTER OF NARRATIVE HISTORY.”  — Mitchell Yockelson • “GRIPPING.” — Matthew J. […]

Transformation on the Southern Ukrainian Steppe: Letters and Papers of Joha…

In the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, the Russian empire opened the grasslands of southern Ukraine to agricultural settlement. Among the immigrants who arrived were communities of Prussian Mennonites, recruited as “model colonists” to bring progressive agricultural methods to the east. Transformation on the Southern Ukrainian Steppe documents the Tsarist Mennonite […]