2013 0-7734-4553-6 This is a new look at the one existing copy of the 1572 Testament of Ivan the Terrible. It provides a close textural analyses which will appeal to a broad audience. For the first time this 19th century manuscript discovery is discussed in detail as to its historical discovery and the subsequent problems associated with its authentication and authorship.
There is as much about the literary culture in Russia in the nineteenth century as it is about Ivan the Terrible and the testamentary culture and practice in the sixteenth century
2014 0-7734-0067-2 A new and valuable examination of Muscovite history. This book is an analysis of stories of atrocities told in German pamphlets in the 16th and 17th centuries about the wars of the Germans against Ottomans in Hungary and Muscovites in Livonia. It shows how the anti-Muscovite pamphlets that began to appear in the middle of the 16th century in Germany participated in the anti-Turkish discourse of the preceding century.