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Russian and Soviet history : from the Time of Troubles to the collapse of the Soviet Union / edited by Steven A. Usitalo and William Benton Whisenhunt
Lanham, Md. : Rowan & Littlefield, c2008
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Location Call Number Status
 3rd Floor  DK40 .R8495 2008    AVAILABLE
Subject Russia -- History
Soviet Union -- History
Physical Description xiii, 292 p. ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Introduction: The seventeenth century: The disturbing legacy of the time of troubles / Chester S.L. Dunning -- The Russian Eighteenth Century: The revolution of Peter the Great / James Cracraft -- Masks and masquerades at the court of Elizabeth Petrovna (1741-1742) / Jelena Pogosjan -- Russia's "first" scientist: the (self-)fashioning of Mikhail Lomonosov / Steven A. Usitalo -- Andrei Bolotov: Portrait of an enlightened seigneur / Colum Leckey -- Did Catherine the Great and Grigorii Potemkin wed? Some myths, facts, and observations on secret royal marriages / Douglas Smith -- The Russian Nineteenth Century: The invention of "Russianness" in the late eighteenth-early nineteenth century / Alexander M. Martin -- Starts and stops: the development of official diplomatic relations between Russia and the United States / William Benton Whisenhunt -- The Decembrist Pavel Pestel and the roots of Russian republicanism / Patrick O'Meara -- Economic backwardness in geographical perspective: Russia's nineteenth century / Susan P. McCaffray -- The trial of Vera Zasulich / Ana Siljak -- The Zemstvo in late Imperial Russia: social and political change in the countryside / Thomas E. Porter -- Soviet Russia: Popular aspirations, the new politics, and the October revolution / Rex A. Wade -- The Jewish question in the Soviet Union, 1917-1953 / Jeffrey Veidlinger -- Aviation cinema in Stalin's Russia: conformity, collectivitiy, and the conflict with fascism / Scott W. Palmer -- Political loyalties in Leningrad during the "Great Patriotic War" / Richard Bidlack -- Empire besieged: postwar politics (1945-1953) / Kees Boterbloem -- Khrushchev: the impact of personality on politics / William Taubman -- Late-Soviet prerequisites for Post-Soviet disasters: reflections / Sergei Arutiunov - Gorbachev and the Soviet collapse: stirrings of accountable government? / Martha Merritt
Alternate Author Usitalo, Steven A
Whisenhunt, William Benton

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