Kritika Volume 5 No2

Michael David-Fox
Peter Holquist
Alexander M. Martin


From the Editors
A Topical Index [p. 277]

Forum: Reinterpreting Russification in Late Imperial Russia

Mikhail Dolbilov
Russification and the Bureaucratic Mind in the Russian EmpireÕs Northwestern Region in the 1860s [p. 245]

Darius Staliunas
Did the Government Seek to Russify Lithuanians and Poles in the Northwest Territory after the Uprising of 1863Ð64? [p. 273]


Andreas Kappeler
The Ambiguities of Russification [p. 291]

Review Forum: The Secret Police and State SocialismÑFrom Cheka to Stasi

Stuart Finkel
An Intensification of Vigilance
Recent Perspectives on the Institutional History of the Soviet Security Apparatus in the 1920s [p. 299]

Catherine Epstein
The Stasi
New Research on the East German Ministry of State Security [p. 321]

Review Essays

Mariia Degtiareva
Joseph de Maistre between Russia and the West [p. 349]

Harsha Ram
Modernism on the Periphery
Literary Life in Postrevolutionary Tbilisi [p. 367]


Donald Ostrowski
Anton Anatol«evich Gorskii, Moskva i Orda [Moscow and the Horde] [p. 383]

Frank E. Sysyn
Andrew Wilson, The Ukrainians: Unexpected Nation [p. 387]

David M. Goldfrank
Kirill Evgen«evich Cherevko, Zarozhdenie russko-iaponskikh otnoshenii XVIIÐXIX veka [The Beginnings of Russo-Japanese Relations in the 17thÐ19th Centuries]; David Schimmelpenninck van der Oye, Toward the Rising Sun: Russian Ideologies of Empire and the Path to War with Japan [p. 401]

Marina Mogil'ner
Lynn Mally, Revolutionary Acts: Amateur Theater and the Soviet State, 1917Ð1938; Julie A. Cassiday, The Enemy on Trial: Early Soviet Courts on Stage and Screen [p. 415]

Ludmila Stern
Sabine Dullin, Des hommes dÕinfluences: Les ambassadeurs de Staline en Europe, 1930Ð1939 [Men of Influence: StalinÕs Ambassadors to Europe, 1930Ð39] [p. 429]

Kathleen E. Smith
William Taubman, Khrushchev: The Man and His Era; L. B. Brusilovskaia, Kul«tura povsednevnosti v epokhu ÒottepeliÓ: Metamorfozy stilia [The Culture of Everyday Life during the ÒThawÓ: Stylistic Metamorphoses]; O.V. Edel«man, ed., 5810: Nadzornye proizvodstva Prokuratury SSSR po delam ob antisovetskoi agitatsii i propagande. Annotirovannyi katalog, mart 1953Ð1991 [5810: Prosecutorial Oversight of Anti-Soviet Agitation and Propaganda. An Annotated Catalogue, March 1953Ð1991] [p. 437]

Contributors to this Issue [p. 483]