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Essays in Russian and Soviet history

J. S. Curtiss

Essays in Russian and Soviet history

in honour of Geroid Tanquary Robinson

by J. S. Curtiss

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Published by Brill .
Written in English

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  • Robinson, G. T.

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    Statementedited by J.S. Curtiss.
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    Open LibraryOL19627538M

      The Soviet Union had its roots in the Russian Revolution of , which deposed Nicholas II, ending three hundred years of Romanov dynastic rule. The Bolsheviks, led by Vladimir Lenin, stormed the Winter Palace in Petrograd and overthrew the Provisional Government. The Russian Socialist Federative Soviet Republic was established and a civil war. This unique collection of primary documents and important scholarly articles tells the fascinating and tragic story of Russia's twentieth century. Edited by Ronald Grigor Suny, an eminent historian and political scientist, The Structure of Soviet History illustrates both the revolutionary changes and the broad continuities in Soviet history. It discusses the history, not only of the Russian.

      The Soviet Union had its origins in the Russian Revolution of Radical leftist revolutionaries overthrew Russia’s Czar Nicholas II, ending centuries of Romanov rule. Taking its title from a Russian word that can refer to the ’texture" of life, painting, or writing, this anthology assembles thirteen key essays in art history and cultural theory by Russian-language writers. The essays erase boundaries between high and low, official and dissident, avant-garde and socialist realism, art .

    SUMMARY OF THE BOOK "HIGH TREASON "High Treason: Essays on the History of the Red Army, , by Vitaly Rapoport and Yuri Alexeev, is a newly translated monograph of two dissident Soviet authors writing in Moscow in the 's. The hock carries the reader through the. As a result of the victory, the Russian Empire was formed on Octo On that day Peter was acclaimed Father of the Fatherland, Peter the Great, and emperor of all the Russia’s, by the Russian Senate, in gratitude for victory in the war.


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The History of the Russian Revolution - The Russian Revolution is a widely studied and seemingly well understood time in modern, European history, boasting a vast wealth of texts and information from those of the likes of Robert Service, Simon Sebag Montefiore, Allan Bullock, Robert Conquest and Jonathan Reed, to name a few, but none is so widely sourced and so heavily relied upon than that of.

Almost 15 years have passed since what is still known in Russia as "the collapse of communism." This second volume of essays by prominent scholars examines the effect of the "archival revolution" and the post-Soviet methodological flux on various subfields of Russian and Soviet history from a variety of viewpoints-Russian, American, and European.

Last of the Empires: A History of the Soviet Union, By John L. Keep Oxford University Press, Read preview Overview The Military History of the Soviet Union By Schwonek, Matthew R. Air & Essays in Russian and Soviet history book Power Journal, Vol.

17, No. 2, Summer What Is The Formation Of The Soviet Union Essay Words | 5 Pages. Jacob Cammett November 20th, Final Draft FYS paper 3 Linas Kalvaitis History of the USSR In a world with thousands of different visions for civilization there are societies that survive and thrive and some that fall apart, sometimes it takes a leader to steer the society in the right direction or a revolution to achieve.

The History of the Russian Revolution Essay Words | 5 Pages. The Russian Revolution is a widely studied and seemingly well understood time in modern, European history, boasting a vast wealth of texts and information from those of the likes of Robert Service, Simon Sebag Montefiore, Allan Bullock, Robert Conquest and Jonathan Reed, to name a few, but none is so widely sourced and so.

If you enjoy military history, you should definitely get this book. The Soviet Union was one of the pre-eminent military powers of the 20th century, and this compendium of essays by military scholars explains how a rag-tag would-be world power that collapsed in disarray during World War I, first fought a complex civil war for five years, then built a military force capable of defeating the /5(5).

"The essays are broad enough in their themes, sophisticated enough in their interpretations, and focused enough in their discussions to lend themselves well to critical analysis by undergraduates."--Laurie Bernstein, Rutgers University, Camden "I consider the book to be one of the best readers available on the market for university courses on Soviet History or Modern Russian History."--Olga Cited by: 8.

History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Curtiss, John Shelton, Essays in Russian and Soviet history. New York, Columbia University Press, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: John Shelton Curtiss; Geroid Tanquary Robinson. The history of Russia begins with that of the Eastern Slavs and the Finno-Ugric peoples.

Various states have existed in this region, including the Garðaríki ("the realm of towns"), Kievan Rus', Muscovy, Russia, the Russian Empire, the Soviet Union, and the Russian Federation. Russian & Soviet History. 1 - 20 of results The Black Russian. by Vladimir Alexandrov. Paperback $ See All Formats.

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Soviet history begins with bloodshed, oppression, and strife. Civil War stained the Russian landscape with the blood of its people after Nicholas II abdicated his throne to a provisional government. The Bolsheviks wanted Russia, and eventually they took her. Peasants. (shelved 3 times as soviet-history) avg rating — 90, ratings — published Want to Read saving.

The Soviet Union was formed in the aftermath of the Russian revolution in Mikhail Gorbachev's policies of glasnost and perestroika I.e., openness and removal of public censorship, created significant changes in the country.

The break up of the Soviet Union cannot be linked with the reforms introduced by Gorbachev alone. Title: Essays in Russian and Soviet History: In Honor of Geroid Tanquary Robinson Volume 8 of Studien zur Geschichte Osteuropas Volume 8 of Studies in east European history.

Get this from a library. Russia observed: collected essays on Russian and Soviet history. [Richard Pipes] -- Pipes (history, Harvard) is one of the best observers of the Soviet Union. He asserts that not withstanding formal changes in the nature of Russian governments since the Middle Ages there are.

the author of Soviet Historians in Crisis, –32(), and, with Mark Harrison, The Soviet Home Front, – A Social and Economic History of the USSR in World War II (). Archie Brownis Professor of Politics at St Antony’s, Oxford, and the author of The.

/ Samples / History / Russian History Russia was the largest and the most influential member of the Soviet Union. Russia’s association with the Soviet Union came after the formal decline of its influence in the expansive community territory.

Informed by archival work in the former Soviet Union and a broad range of published sources, this book is intended to introduce students to Russian history in an accessible and provocative format.

Its eclectic essays offer readers an incomparable taste of the complexity and richness of Russia as it has evolved from late Muscovy to the modern era/5(7). Collected Essays On Russian And Soviet History. Russia Observed. DOI link for Russia Observed.

Russia Observed book. Collected Essays On Russian And Soviet History. By Richard E Pipes. Edition 1st Edition. This book elaborates the author's views on Russia's political tradition, a subject which he continued to believe holds the key to the Cited by: 1. The role of Yeltsin is best described by James Graham in his book “The Collapse of the Soviet Union”: “The biggest mistake the coup instigators made was failing to arrest Boris Yeltsin.

Free he was able to lead resistance against the State Committee for the State of Emergency in the USSR, the name the hardliners gave themselves”(Graham.

Lewin, Moshe, Russian Peasants and Soviet Power: A Study of Collectivization (Evanston, Ill.: Northwestern University Press, ).

Lewin, Moshe, The Making of the Soviet System: Essays in the Social History of Interwar Russia (New York: Pantheon Books, ).The history of Russia begins with the histories of the East Slavs. The traditional start-date of specifically Russian history is the establishment of the Rus' state in the north in ruled by Vikings.

Staraya Ladoga and Novgorod became the first major cities of the new union of immigrants from Scandinavia with the Slavs and Finno-Ugrians. In Prince Oleg of Novgorod seized Kiev, thereby.The Soviet and Post-Soviet Review is a peer-reviewed journal which focuses on the history of the Soviet Union and its successor states, including but not limited to the Russian Federation.

The journal welcomes original, scholarly submissions in the form of articles, essays, and book reviews relating to Soviet and post-Soviet history, particularly the realms of social, environmental, and.