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Children of Rus': Right-Bank Ukraine and the Invention of a Russian Nation

Faith Hillis

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452192
eISBN:
9780801469268
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452192.001.0001
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This book recovers an all-but-forgotten chapter in the history of the Tsarist Empire and its southwestern borderlands. The right bank, or west side, of the Dnieper River—which today is located at the ... More


Bread without the Bourgeoisie

Mary McAuley

in Bread and Justice: State and Society in Petrograd 1917-1922

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198219828
eISBN:
9780191678387
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198219828.003.0015
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter looks at retail trade where a far more radical attack was launched upon existing practices and where opposition was at its weakest, and then at the schools where the Bolsheviks and ... More


The struggle for identity and purpose in the Russian historical novel: from Pushkin to Tolstoy

Brian Hamnett

in The Historical Novel in Nineteenth-Century Europe: Representations of Reality in History and Fiction

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199695041
eISBN:
9780191732164
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199695041.003.0012
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

The Russian Empire imbibed French influences and then German philosophies, taking from them what its educated and governing elites thought would be useful to Russia. The medium of the historical ... More


The Great War: Site of Genocide or Signpost to its Future Enactment?

Levene Mark

in Devastation: Volume I: The European Rimlands 1912-1938

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199683031
eISBN:
9780191763120
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199683031.003.0002
Subject:
History, Cultural History, European Modern History

This chapter examines the national, geopolitical and psycho-cultural ramifications of the Great War both in terms of its immediate genocidal or near-genocidal consequences and its long-term impact. ... More


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