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The Loan That Saved Russia?: Reassessing the 5 Percent Russian Government Loan of 1906

Hassan Malik

in Bankers and Bolsheviks

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780691170169
eISBN:
9780691185002
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691170169.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter focuses on the 1905 Revolution, underscoring the price Russia paid for the strategic errors discussed in the previous chapter, and stressing the important financial-historical legacy of ... More


Crisis, Celebration, and the Decline of the Old Cultural Order

Lynn M. Sargeant

in Harmony and Discord: Music and the Transformation of Russian Cultural Life

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199735266
eISBN:
9780199894505
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199735266.003.0007
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music, History, Western

This chapter looks first at the philosophical debates over the meaning of art that emerged at the turn of the century. It analyzes Lev Tolstoy's philosophical pamphlet What is Art? (1898), which ... More


Democracy and State Power

Marc Mulholland

in Bourgeois Liberty and the Politics of Fear: From Absolutism to Neo-Conservatism

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199653577
eISBN:
9780191744594
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199653577.003.0009
Subject:
History, World Modern History, History of Ideas

The arrival of mass suffrage, in countries with governments responsible or irresponsible to elected parliaments, gave rise either to ‘umbrella’ pan-class parties, or sectional parties of class or ... More


The First World War

Matthew Rendle

in Defenders of the Motherland: The Tsarist Elite in Revolutionary Russia

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199236251
eISBN:
9780191717154
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199236251.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines the impact of the First World War on the tsarist elite, arguing that concerns over Russia's military performance and over Nicholas II fostered a desire for political change. The ... More


Russia

R. D. Anderson

in European Universities from the Enlightenment to 1914

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198206606
eISBN:
9780191717307
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206606.003.0016
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The story of universities in Russia is inseparable from politics, as they had a fraught relationship with the state and generated the dissident intelligentsia. Western-style universities were founded ... More


Concepts of Liberation

Faith Hillis

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

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452192
eISBN:
9780801469268
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452192.003.0006
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This chapter shows how the ongoing struggle for control of Kiev and its political institutions informed local political repertoires and cultures during the 1905 revolution. Ukrainophiles, ... More


A Silent Pogrom

Benjamin Nathans

in Beyond the Pale: The Jewish Encounter with Late Imperial Russia

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520208308
eISBN:
9780520931299
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520208308.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter traces the genesis of the quotas and examines the way they fostered the emergence of separate Jewish student organizations as the “Jewish Question” insinuated itself into the academy. It ... More


Bolsheviks and Mensheviks on the Jacobins and the Girondins

Jay Bergman

in The French Revolutionary Tradition in Russian and Soviet Politics, Political Thought, and Culture

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780198842705
eISBN:
9780191878619
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198842705.003.0005
Subject:
History, Political History, Cultural History

Following a survey of how educated Russians analogized the 1905 Revolution to aspects of the French Revolution, Chapter 5 describes the debates within the Bolshevik faction of the RSDLP, and between ... More


Introduction: Civil Society and Russian History

David Wartenweiler

in Civil Society and Academic Debate in Russia 1905–1914

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207825
eISBN:
9780191677816
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207825.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter presents a brief overview of civil society and Russian history and discusses the purpose of the book. The Revolution of 1905 marked the coming of age of Russian society. Russians ... More


The International Financial Challenges of War and Revolution, 1904–1906

Jennifer Siegel

in For Peace and Money: French and British Finance in the Service of Tsars and Commissars

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199387816
eISBN:
9780199387847
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199387816.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter looks at the challenges of the 1904–1906 Russian imperial state loan negotiations. These loans were thrashed out in the face of civil unrest in response to the costly Russo-Japanese War ... More


Between Revolutions

Paul Robinson

in Russian Conservatism

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781501747342
eISBN:
9781501747366
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501747342.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Russian Politics

This chapter considers the tumultuous period of political turmoil following the 1905 Revolution. During this period, autocracy came under increasing pressure, and many conservatives either positively ... More


Barricades and Banners: The Revolution of 1905 and the Transformation of Warsaw Jewry

Scott Ury

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804763837
eISBN:
9780804781046
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804763837.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

This book examines the intersection of urban society and modern politics among Jews in turn-of-the-century Warsaw, Europe's largest Jewish center at the time. By focusing on the tumultuous events ... More


Warsaw before 1905: One City, Many Stories

in Barricades and Banners: The Revolution of 1905 and the Transformation of Warsaw Jewry

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804763837
eISBN:
9780804781046
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804763837.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

This chapter presents a historical analysis of the city of Warsaw, the city's Jewish residents, their Polish neighbors, and the Russian imperial context. It charts Warsaw's modest beginnings to its ... More


Relapsed Converts and Tales of Marranism

Ellie R. Schainker

in Confessions of the Shtetl: Converts from Judaism in Imperial Russia, 1817-1906

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780804798280
eISBN:
9781503600249
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804798280.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

Chapter 5 analyzes narratives of relapsed converts and their multiple cultural fluencies using legal cases of converts suspected of illegally relapsing back to Judaism before 1905 and petitions for ... More


Andrei Bely and the Spaces of Historical Melancholia: On Petersburg

Sanja Bahun

in Modernism and Melancholia: Writing as Countermourning

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199977956
eISBN:
9780199333349
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199977956.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, World Literature

The chapter interrogates the contrast between a seemingly traditional representation of social melancholy and its paradoxical denouncement through the use of “melancholic”, or “symptomatic”, language ... More


The Rise of Political Speech, 1895–1905

Stephen Lovell

in How Russia Learned to Talk: A History of Public Speaking in the Stenographic Age, 1860-1930

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780199546428
eISBN:
9780191874536
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199546428.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Cultural History

The turn of the century saw a surge of mobilization. Socialist propaganda among the working class was making inroads, students were turning more radical, and the Russian empire saw a further wave of ... More


Marital Choice and Marital Crisis in Late Imperial Russia

Barbara Alpern Engel

in Domestic Tensions, National Anxieties: Global Perspectives on Marriage, Crisis, and Nation

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780199856749
eISBN:
9780190497613
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199856749.003.0002
Subject:
History, Family History, World Modern History

This chapter asks why Russian women included claims of involuntary marriage in appeals for marital separation, when such claims exerted no influence on officials of the Imperial Chancellery for ... More


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