The Revolution at One Hundred: Issues and Trends in the English Language Historiography of the Russian Revolution of 1917

in Journal of Modern Russian History and Historiography
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This essay tracks the evolution of English-language writing on the Russian Revolution breaking it down into three broad periods: up to the 1960s, the 1960s–1980s, and the post-Soviet era, with special stress on the latter period. It discusses trends and issues in writing on the history of the revolution and traces changes in the focus—political history, social history, cultural history, regional and nationality history, and other themes.

The Revolution at One Hundred: Issues and Trends in the English Language Historiography of the Russian Revolution of 1917

in Journal of Modern Russian History and Historiography

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