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The Public’s Russia

KEITH NEILSON

in Britain and the Last Tsar: British Policy and Russia, 1894-1917

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198204701
eISBN:
9780191676369
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198204701.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter discusses public and popular views of Russian life, literature, and culture. Although there was generally a public revulsion against anarchists and nihilists, this was tempered by a ... More


Dacha Idylls: Living Organically in Russia's Countryside

Melissa Caldwell

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520262843
eISBN:
9780520947870
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520262843.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, European Cultural Anthropology

This book is a lively account of dacha life and how Russians experience this deeply rooted tradition of the summer cottage amid the changing cultural, economic, and political landscape of ... More


Terror and Greatness: Ivan and Peter as Russian Myths

Kevin M. F. Platt

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801448133
eISBN:
9780801460951
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801448133.001.0001
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This book focuses on a cruel paradox central to Russian history: that the price of progress has so often been the traumatic suffering of society at the hands of the state. The reigns of Ivan IV (the ... More


Repetition

Kevin M. F. Platt

in Terror and Greatness: Ivan and Peter as Russian Myths

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801448133
eISBN:
9780801460951
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801448133.003.0006
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This chapter analyzes representations of Ivan the Terrible and Peter the Great in the cultural life of the 1930s and 1940s. It turns first to the case of Aleksei N. Tolstoi and his many works on ... More


Russia’s Postrevolutionary Modern Men

Louise McReynolds

in Murder Most Russian: True Crime and Punishment in Late Imperial Russia

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451454
eISBN:
9780801465901
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451454.003.0006
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This chapter studies Russia's postrevolutionary urban life and politics, and the need to modernize its law enforcement. Rapid and massive urbanization characterized postreform Russia. Two of the ... More


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