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Ending the Russian Revolution: Reflections on Soviet History and its Interpreters: Elie Kedourie Memorial Lecture

SHEILA FITZPATRICK

in Proceedings of the British Academy, Volume 162, 2008 Lectures

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264584
eISBN:
9780191734069
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264584.003.0002
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This lecture presents the text of the speech about the ending of the Russian Revolution delivered by the author at the 2008 Elie Kedourie Memorial Lecture held at the British Academy. It addresses ... More


State and Class the Russian Revolution

David Armstrong

in Revolution and World Order: The Revolutionary State in International Society

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198275282
eISBN:
9780191598739
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198275285.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

International society in the nineteenth century witnessed the assertion of special rights for great powers and some strengthening of the Westphalian bases of international order in the Concert of ... More


Introduction

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/9780691170169.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This introductory chapter argues that the story of the Russian investment boom and bust of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries is based on, among other things, financial and economic ... More


Norms, Rules, and Laws

David Armstrong

in Revolution and World Order: The Revolutionary State in International Society

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198275282
eISBN:
9780191598739
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198275285.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Revolutionary states have challenged international law in several ways. They tend to reject the underlying notion of international law that there is a society of states as well as the emphasis on ... More


Defenders of the Motherland: The Tsarist Elite in Revolutionary Russia

Matthew Rendle

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199236251
eISBN:
9780191717154
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199236251.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The Russian Revolution of 1917 has long been seen in terms of the political manoeuvrings of revolutionary politicians and the actions of lower social groups. This book argues that elite groups, ... More


Balanchine and the Lost Muse: Revolution and the Making of a Choreographer

Elizabeth Kendall

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199959341
eISBN:
9780199346028
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199959341.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Dance, History, Western

This book is a dual biography of the early lives of two key figures in Russian ballet: famed choreographer George Balanchine and his close childhood friend and extraordinary ballerina Liidia ... More


Diary, 1901–1969

Kornei Chukovsky

in Diary, 1901-1969

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300106114
eISBN:
9780300137972
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300106114.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This is an abridged version of Kornei Chukovsky's diary, a voluminous document spanning seven decades and three generations (1901–1969), beginning in pre-revolutionary Russia and encompassing almost ... More


Bankers and Bolsheviks

Hassan Malik

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780691170169
eISBN:
9780691185002
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691170169.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

Following an unprecedented economic boom fed by foreign investment, the Russian Revolution triggered the worst sovereign default in history. This book tells the dramatic story of this boom and bust, ... More


Revolution and the ‘Dictatorship of the Proletariat’

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/9780199653577.003.0010
Subject:
History, World Modern History, History of Ideas

The outbreak of the Great War was not immanent in capitalism as such. However, industrial militarism shaped its form, and capitalism became significantly ‘corporatized’ during its course. For Lenin, ... More


Modernism, Internationalism and the Russian Revolution

David Ayers

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780748647330
eISBN:
9781474453820
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748647330.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Modernism, Internationalism and the Russian Revolution examines responses to the Russian Revolution and the formation of the League of Nations in literature and journalism in the years following ... More


Introduction

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/9780199236251.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The introduction examines the conditions underpinning the participation of tsarist elites in the Russian Revolution. It outlines the composition of the elite on the eve of the First World War, with a ... More


Conclusion

Roman Szporluk

in Communism and Nationalism: Karl Marx versus Friedrich List

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195051032
eISBN:
9780199854417
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195051032.003.0014
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The ideas of Marx and List impacted on the revolutionary period in Russia. The events of that period marked a turning point in the history of socialism, Marxism, and the international labor movement. ... More


1917

Elizabeth Kendall

in Balanchine and the Lost Muse: Revolution and the Making of a Choreographer

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199959341
eISBN:
9780199346028
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199959341.003.0006
Subject:
Music, Dance, History, Western

This chapter describes the events surrounding the Russian Revolution along with its aftermath. It details how the ongoing political turmoil disrupted life in the city and classes at the Imperial ... More


Refugees and Asylum

William Chiu

in International Norms and Cycles of Change

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195380088
eISBN:
9780199855377
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195380088.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter explores how, through various steps and missteps, international norms governing refugees and asylum-seekers have evolved in response to events and crises of the 20th century. The two ... More


Russia and Revolution

Robert Daniels

in The Rise and Fall of Communism in Russia

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300106497
eISBN:
9780300134933
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300106497.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History

In pursuing their ultimate goal, revolutionaries believed that the end justifies their violent means. However, great revolutions do not often begin deliberately; they result from a confluence of ... More


1918: An Insurgent Constitution

Massimiliano Tomba

in Insurgent Universality: An Alternative Legacy of Modernity

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780190883089
eISBN:
9780190883119
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190883089.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, Democratization

The fourth chapter analyzes the alternative routes of modernization that were encapsulated in the Russian revolutionary streams of 1917–18. From the perspective of modern Western constitutionalism, ... More


Russia’s war and revolutions as seen by Morgan Philips Price and Arthur Henderson

Jonathan Davis

in Labour, British radicalism and the First World War

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781526109293
eISBN:
9781526136015
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526109293.003.0012
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Davis recounts how 1917 served as a formative moment in the development of two influential left-leaning voices, and by extension, the Labour Party itself. Through analysing the then liberal ... More


Revolution from the Inside: Trotsky's Conception of the Process

Robert Daniels

in The Rise and Fall of Communism in Russia

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300106497
eISBN:
9780300134933
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300106497.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Modern History

One reason why Russian radicals were interested in Marxism at the turn of the century was the attraction of its quasi-scientific laws of progress towards utopia, even though the doctrine was ... More


Introduction

David Ayers

in Modernism, Internationalism and the Russian Revolution

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780748647330
eISBN:
9781474453820
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748647330.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

The introduction makes a link between the mention of Russia and Lithuania in Eliot’s The Waste Land in order to introduce the theme of the study in terms of the geopolitics of the period from 1917, ... More


Introduction: Revolution, Modernization, Socialism—Baselines of Modern Russian History

Robert Daniels

in The Rise and Fall of Communism in Russia

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300106497
eISBN:
9780300134933
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300106497.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The collapse of the Soviet Union and Communist rule in Russia in 1991 has been explained by historians in many different ways. However, the real nature of the Soviet system that disintegrated has ... More


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