Kritika Volume 16 No.2

Victoria Frede
Andrew Jenks
Paul W. Werth

From the Editors
A New Chill? Foreign Scholars and the Russian Visa Question     229

Erratum     234

William Pomeranz
The Practice of Law and the Promise of Rule of Law: The Advokatura and the Civil Process in Tsarist Russia     235

Mayhill C. Fowler
Mikhail Bulgakov, Mykola Kulish, and Soviet Theater: How Internal Transnationalism Remade Center and Periphery     263

Forum: Forces for Change in Early Modern Russia
Paul Bushkovitch
Change and Culture in Early Modern Russia     291

Nancy S. Kollmann
A Deeper Early Modern: A Response to Paul Bushkovitch     317

Forum: What’s So Central about Central Asia?
Uyama Tomohiko
The Contribution of Central Eurasian Studies to Russian and (Post-)Soviet Studies and Beyond: Achievements, Possibilities, and Concerns     331

Gulmira Sultangalieva
The Place of Kazakhstan in the Study of Central Asia     345

Sergey Abashin
Soviet Central Asia on the Periphery     359

Jeff Sahadeo
Home and Away: Why the Asian Periphery Matters in Russian History      375

David Schimmelpenninck van der Oye
On the Edge? Central Asia’s Place in the Field     389

Review Essay
Anatoly Pinsky
Soviet Modernity Post-Stalin: The State, Emotions, and Subjectivities     395

Ekaterina Boltunova
The Russian Officer Corps and Military Efficiency, 1800–1914     413

Olga Haldey
The Melodrama of City Life in Early 20th-Century Russia     423

Faith Hillis
Warsaw Jews and the 1905 Revolution     429

Alexis Peri
Survival and Subversion during the Great Patriotic War     437

Ingrid Kleespies
Tourism Soviet-Style     444

Thomas M. Bohn
Soviet History as a History of Urbanization     451

In Memoriam
Brian J. Boeck
Edward L. Keenan (1935–2015)     459

Contributors to This Issue     467