21H.466 Imperial and Revolutionary Russia, 1800-1917, Fall 2002
Author(s)Wood, Elizabeth A., 1958-
Imperial and Revolutionary Russia, 1800-1917
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Analyzes Russia's social, cultural, political heritage; Eurasian imperialism; and autocracy. Compares reforming and revolutionary impulses in the context of serfdom, the rise of the intelligentsia, and debates over capitalism. Focuses on historical and literary texts, and especially the intersections between the two.
Muscovy, Empire, Peter the Great, Catherine II, Pugachev, nobility, Constitution, bureaucracy, Nicholas I, Decembrists, Alexander II, Great reforms, Caucasus, Chechnya, Lenin, World War I, Nicholas II, Rasputin, Russia, social heritage, cultural heritage, political heritage, Eurasian imperialism, autocracy, political reform, political revolution, revolutionary, serfdom, intelligentsia, debates, capitalism, historical texts, literary texts, nineteenth century, 19th century, major European power, intellectual class, autocratic order, states, societies, West, national consciousness, state, society