History

Eidted by Brian J. Boewck, Russel E. Martin and Daniel Rowland

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2012
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This collection of essays is offered with sincere gratitude and admiration to Donald Ostrowski, Instructor in Extension Studies at Harvard University and one of the most important scholars of Ukraine, Russia, and Eurasia in the last half century. This volume takes its name from the famous Latin phrase from Peter Abelard's Sic et Non: Dubitando enim ad inquisitionem venimus; inquirendo...

By Agnessa Mironova-Korol as told to Mira Yakovenko, translated by Rose Glickman

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2012
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There are many fine works that offer harrowing accounts of the fate of Stalin's innocent victims. This book is different. Agnessa was the beautiful, strong-willed, frivolous, and loving wife of a regional boss of Stalin's secret police who shut her eyes to the murderous activities of her husband. She offers a unique account of what it was like to be...

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1978
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With a foreword by Academician Dmitrii Sergeevich Likhachev. The cycle of apocryphal correspondence between various rulers and the Ottoman sultan, which was popular in seventeenth-century Muscovy and subsequently in the Russian Empire, provides valuable data concerning Muscovite contacts with the rest of Europe and the interaction between translated and original Muscovite literature. This book establishes for the first time the...

Edited by D.C. Waugh

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xiv + 416
1985
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Contributions by eminent American and European scholars for the sixtieth birthday of a noted Soviet medievalist; the studies are primarily in the field of history. Also contains a study of Zimin's work and a complete bibliography of his publications. Contents: Daniel Clarke Waugh: A. A. Zimin's Study of the Sources for Medieval and Early Modern Russian History; Bibliography of the...

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1990
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Richard Stites: Festival and Revolution: The Role of Public Spectacle in Russia, 1917-1918; Gabriele Gorzka: Proletarian Culture in Practice: Workers' Clubs, 1917-1921; Felix Patrikeeff: Russian and Soviet Economic Penetration of North-Eastern China, 1895-1933; Ben-Cion Pinchuk: Sovietization of the Shtetl of Eastern Poland, 1939-1941; Michal Reiman: The Russian Revolution and Stalinism: A Political Problem and Its Historiographic Content; Pierre Brouï: Party...

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2009
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Allan K. Wildman’s wide-ranging intellectual curiosity and lively personality influenced all who knew him. His interests ranged across workers, intellectuals, soldiers, and peasants, and across broad time periods. His students have built upon that to offer this collection of stimulating essays. The volume begins with a biographical sketch by two former colleagues and continues with eight essays by Wildman’s former...

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LI + 925
1986
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This bibliography is intended for a broad audience in the humanities and social sciences. Included here are books and articles which in some way can be called travelers' accounts. Generally speaking, "traveler's accounts" are works written by eyewitnesses about their experiences or impressions in the Christian East. This category includes pilgrims' accounts, officers' memoirs, ambassadors' reports, scholars' monographs, newspaper articles,...

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187
1990
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Contents

Foreword     7

Don Karl Rowney

Introduction     9

Part I. Russian Adventurers in the Age of Enlightenment: Expeditions to the Pacific in the Eighteenth Century

Basil Dmytryshyn

Privately Financed Russian Expeditions to the North Pacific in the Eighteenth Century     17

E. A. P. Crownhart-Vaughan

Eighteenth-Century Russian Scientific Expeditions to the North Pacific Ocean     38

Part II. Foreign Policy and Diplomacy in the Nineteenth Century...

Sabrina P. Ramet, James R. Felak and Herbert J. Ellison, eds.

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2002
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Nationalism has been a driving force in the still unfinished era of nation-building in East Central Europe. Conventionally traced to the late Enlightenment and the French Revolution, the rise of nationalism colored nineteenth-century understandings of democracy and provided fuel for aspirations to political independence. This volume brings together scholars from eight countries and focuses on nation-building and nationalism in East-Central...

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1995
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Foreign accounts of Muscovy have long been recognized as fundamental historical sources. Generally speaking, they relate two kinds of evidence for those interested in early modern affairs. First, the accounts provide ample information about Muscovite society itself. Works such as Herberstein's seminal Rerum moscoviticarum (Vienna, 1549) offer modern historians rich data about Muscovite social, cultural, political, and military practices. The...

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