1st Edition

Russia Observed Collected Essays On Russian And Soviet History

By Richard E Pipes Copyright 1989
    240 Pages
    by Routledge

    246 Pages
    by Routledge

    This book elaborates the author's views on Russia's political tradition, a subject which he continued to believe holds the key to the understanding of the present and future of a country which plays so large a role in the destiny of the modern world.

    Introduction -- Introduction to Giles Fletcher's Of the Russe Commonwealth (1591) -- Karamzin's Conception of the Monarchy1 -- Catherine II and the Jews: The Origins of the Pale of Settlement -- The Russian Military Colonies, 1810-1831 -- Narodnichestvo: A Semantic Inquiry -- The Origins of Bolshevism: The Intellectual Evolution of Young Lenin -- Max Weber and Russia -- The First Experiment in Soviet National Policy: The Bashkir Republic, 1917-1920 -- Muslims of Soviet Central Asia: Trends and Prospects -- "Solving" the Nationality Problem


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