Kritika Volume 18 No.1

Andrew Jenks
Susan Morrissey
Williard Sunderland


From the Editors

Within and Beyond the Ivory Tower

Worlds without Nationalist Blinders     1


Forum: A Different World Order? The USSR and the Global South

Masha Kirasirova
The “East” as a Category of Bolshevik Ideology and Comintern Administration

The Arab Section of the Communist University of the Toilers of the East     7

Samuel J. Hirst
Soviet Orientalism across Borders

Documentary Film for the Turkish Republic     35

Katerina Clark
Indian Leftist Writers of the 1930s Maneuver among India, London, and Moscow

The Case of Mulk Raj Anand and His Patron Ralph Fox      63



Bruce Grant
Communist Internationals      89



Charles J. Halperin
Contemporary Russian Perceptions of Ivan IV’s
Oprichnina      95

Claire Knight
Enemy Films on Soviet Screens

Trophy Films during the Early Cold War, 1947–52 125


Review Essays

Ian W. Campbell Writing Imperial Lives

Biography, Autobiography, and Microhistory     151

Ilya Kukulin
Russian Literature on the Shoah

New Approaches and Contexts     165

Dietrich Beyrau
A Bird’s Eye View of Soviet and World Communism      177



Mary Schaeffer Conroy
Imperial Russia’s Civil Society, 1750–1917     193

Kirill Rossiianov
Ivan Pavlov and the Moral Physiology of Self     203

Frank Henschel
Youth Cultures in Eastern Europe     210

Vladimir Solonari
Stalinist Purges during and after World War II as Retribution 216


In Memoriam

Paul W. Werth
Thomas Barrett (1960–2016)     222


Contributors to This Issue     226