The Human Tradition In Modern Russia by William B. HusbandThe Human Tradition In Modern Russia by William B. Husband

The Human Tradition In Modern Russia

EditorWilliam B. Husband

Paperback | August 1, 2000

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By integrating the human dimension into Russian history, this lively textbook introduces Russian social history since 1861 to readers in provocative and interesting new ways. The essays in this unique collection are based largely on previously classified Russian archival information available only since 1991. Bringing in the perspectives of individuals and groups usually overlooked, the authors give the reader a grassroots view of modern Russia. The Human Tradition in Modern Russia is an ideal for courses on Russian history and civilization and modern European history.
William B. Husband is professor in the Department of History at Oregon State University.
Title:The Human Tradition In Modern RussiaFormat:PaperbackDimensions:224 pages, 8.98 × 6.2 × 0.54 inPublished:August 1, 2000Publisher:Rowman & Littlefield PublishersLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0842028579

ISBN - 13:9780842028578

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Introduction: The Persistence of Memory in Modern Russia Part 2 I. Reform, Modernization, and Imperial Society Chapter 3 Krylov vs. Krylova: 'Sexual Incapacity' and Divorce in Tsarist Russia Chapter 4 Old Believers in Imperial Russia: A Legend on the Appearance of Tobacco Chapter 5 An Epidemic of Possession in a Moscow Rural Parish in 1909 Part 6 II. The Communist Experiment Chapter 7 The Roots of Golden America in Early Soviet Russia Chapter 8 Moscow Chic: Silk Stockings and Soviet Youth Chapter 9 Russian Orthodoxy and the Tragic Fate of Patriarch Tikhon (Bellavin) Chapter 10 'Ask the Doctor!': Peasants and Medical-Sexual Advice in Riazan Province, 1925-1928 Part 11 III. The Great Turn Chapter 12 Prostitutes and Proletarians: The Soviet Labor Clinic as Revolutionary Laboratory Chapter 13 Liquid Assets: Vodka and Drinking in Early Soviet Factories Chapter 14 The Cantor and the Commissar: Religious Persecution and Revolutionary Legality during the Cultural Revolution Part 15 IV. Stalinism and Beyond Chapter 16 Mr. Ezhov Goes to Moscow: The Rise of a Stalinist Police Chief Chapter 17 'Free, and Worth Every Kopeck': Soviet Medicine and Women in Postwar Russia Chapter 18 New Lives in the New Russia: Democratic Contradictions after the Fall of the Soviet Regime Chapter 19 Index

Editorial Reviews

The Human Tradition in Modern Russia offers fascinating insights into some of the vital parts of Russian society that are almost never touched by textbooks. Solidly based on newly opened archives, the essays in this collection offer students the opportunity to become acquainted with some of the newest thinking by some of the field's leading experts. No other collection on the market accomplishes this task so well.