New Books in Russia and Eurasian Studies

New Books in Russia and Eurasian Studies

Sean Guillory

Description: Discussions with Scholars of Russia and Eurasia about their New Books

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Denis Kozlov, “The Readers of Novyi Mir: Coming to Terms with the Stalinist Past”

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In Russia’s collective memory, the Stalin terror is often remembered and referred to by its most grueling year: “1937.” Following Stalin’s death and the shocking revelations about his regime exposed by his successor Nikita Khrushchev, Soviet citizens began to remember and rethink the turbule...

Steven Usitalo, “The Invention of Mikhail Lomonosov: A Russian National Myth”

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Mikhail Lomonosov is a well known Russian figure. As poet, geographer, and physicist, Lomonosov enjoyed access to the best resources that 18th century Russia had to offer. As a result, his contributions to Russian arts and sciences were immeasurable. The source and shape of his celebrity, however, i...

Frank Wcislo, “Tales of Imperial Russia: The Life and Times of Sergei Witte, 1849-1915″

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When it comes to Russia’s great reformers of the nineteenth century, Count Sergei Witte looms large. As a minster to both Alexander III and Nicholas II, Witte presided over some of the most important economic and political developments in the Old Regime’s last quarter century. As Finance Ministe...
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