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  1. Reference Works 11 items
    1. Russian history atlas - Gilbert, Martin 1972

      Book 

    2. Reinterpreting Russian history: readings, 860-1860s - Kaiser, Daniel H., Marker, Gary 1994

      Book 

    3. Atlas of Russia and the Soviet Union - Milner-Gulland, R. R., Dejevsky, Nikolai 1989

      Book 

    4. Imperial Russia: a reference handbook - John Paxton 2001

      Book  Available in the library and as an e-book.

    5. A Source book for Russian history from early times to 1917 - Pushkarev, Sergei G. 1972

      Book  Vols. 2 and 3.

  2. Journals 3 items
    1. The journal of modern history (electronic journal)

      Journal 

    2. Slavic review (electronic journal)

      Journal 

  3. General Reading 28 items
    1. Imperial Russia: new histories for the Empire - Burbank, Jane, Ransel, David L. 1998

      Book 

    2. Imperial Russia, 1801-1905 - Chapman, Tim 2001

      Book 

    3. Russia: a history and an interpretation in two volumes - Florinsky, Michael T. 1947

      Book  vol. II.

    4. Late Imperial Russia, 1890-1917 - Hutchinson, John F. 1999

      Book 

    5. Autocracy, capitalism, and revolution in Russia - McDaniel, Tim 1988

      Book  Available in library and as e-book.

    6. A social history of Imperial Russia, 1700-1917: Vol. 1 - Mironov, Boris Nikolaevich, Eklof, Ben 2000

      Book 

    7. A history of Russia - Pares, Bernard 1955

      Book 

    8. Russia under the old regime - Pipes, Richard 1974

      Book 

    9. Russia in the nineteenth century: autocracy, reform, and social change, 1814-1914 - Polunov, A. Iu. (Aleksandr Iur'evich), Owen, Thomas C., Zakharova, L. G., Shatz, Marshall 2005

      Book 

    10. A history of Russia - Riasanovsky, Nicholas Valentine 1977

      Book 

    11. The Russian empire, 1801-1917 - Seton-Watson, Hugh 1967

      Book 

    12. Russia - Tolz, Vera 2001

      Book 

    13. Governing Tsarist Russia - Peter Waldron 2007

      Book 

  4. Seminar Topics 272 items
    1. Week 1. Introduction

       

    2. Week 2: Russian Society and Outlook in the Early Nineteenth Century 24 items
      1. Literature and society in imperial Russia, 1800-1914 - Robert L. Belknap, William Mills Todd 1978

        Book 

      2. Selected writings: [Vol.1]: Russian thinkers - Berlin, Isaiah, Kelly, Aileen, Hardy, Henry 1978

        Book 

      3. Studies in rebellion - Evgeniĭ Lampert 1957

        Book 

      4. Imperial Russian history II, 1861-1917 - Gary M. Hamburg 1992

        Book  Read: J. Gooding: ‘The Liberalism of Mikhael Speransky’, pp. 179-202

      5. A Documentary history of Russian thought: from the Enlightenment to Marxism - William J. Leatherbarrow, Derek Offord 1987

        Book  Read: documents: N.M. Murav’ev, ‘A Project for a Constitution’; P.I. Pestel, Russian Law’

      6. The Cambridge history of Russia - Maureen Perrie, D. C. B. Lieven, Ronald Grigor Suny 2006

        Book  Read: A. Martin: ‘Russia and the Legacy of 1812’, pp.145-64. Available in the library and as an e-book.

      7. The semiotics of Russian culture - ︠I︡U. M. Lotman, Ann Shukman, B. A. Uspenskii 1984

        Book 

      8. The emergence of modern Russia, 1801-1917 - Pushkarev, Sergei G., McNeal, Robert Hatch, Yedlin, Tova 1963

        Book  chs. 1 & 2.

      9. The Decembrist movement - Raeff, Marc 1966

        Book 

      10. Understanding imperial Russia: state and society in the old regime - Marc Raeff 1984

        Book  Read: Chapter 5: ‘The Dawn of the Nineteenth Century’

      11. Readings in Russian civilization: Vol. 2: Imperial Russia, 1700-1917 - Thomas Riha 1969

        Book  pp. 295-302 on the Decembrists

      12. The Emergence of the Duel in Russia: Corporal Punishment and the Honor Code - Irina Reyfman 1995

        Article  Ch 5: 'The Dawn of the Nineteenth Century'

      13. Russia's failed revolution: from the Decembrists to the dissidents - Adam B. Ulam c1981

        Book  chp.1: ‘Hesitant Rebels: the Decembrists’

    3. Week 3: The Government of Nicholas I 30 items
      1. Selected writings [of] Isaiah Berlin: [Vol.1]: Russian thinkers - Isaiah Berlin, Henry Hardy, Aileen Kelly 1979

        Book  Berlin: ‘A Remarkable Decade’, 114-85

      2. The Russian secret police: Muscovite, Imperial Russian and Soviet political security operations, 1565-1970 - Ronald Hingley 1970

        Book  Read: ch.2: ‘The Third Section under Nicholas I, 1826-1855

      3. A Documentary history of Russian thought: from the Enlightenment to Marxism - William J. Leatherbarrow, Derek Offord 1987

        Book  Read: document: I. Kireevsky, ‘A Reply to Khomiakov’ (1839)

      4. Alexander Herzen and the birth of Russian socialism, 1812-1855 - Martin E. Malia 1961

        Book  Available in the library and as an e-book.

      5. Russian intellectual history: an anthology - Marc Raeff 1978

        Book  Read: Belinsky’s letter to Gogol, 252-61

      6. Russia in the age of reaction and reform 1801-1881 - David Saunders 1992

        Book  Read: chs 5 & 6

      7. The Russian empire, 1801-1917 - Hugh Seton-Watson 1967

        Book  Ch VIII

      8. The Slavophile controversy - Walicki, Andrzej, Andrews-Rusiecka, Hilda 1975

        Book 

      9. Readings in Russian history : from ancient times to the post-Stalin era / compiled and edited by Warren B. Walsh. - Warren B. (Warren Bartlett) Walsh

        Book  Read: on Herzen's self-exile, vol. II, 319-24

    4. Week 4: The Reforms of Alexander II 24 items
      1. The 1863 Polish Uprising and the Russian Public Sphere 2012

        Article  Scroll down and select (Full Text)PDF. On following page there are several options to open it. Scroll down and select Download this PDF file.

      2. Russia's great reforms, 1855-1881 - Ben Eklof, John Bushnell, L. G. Zakharova 1994

        Book 

      3. The crisis of the old order in Russia: gentry and government - Manning, Roberta Thompson 1982

        Book  Available in library and as e-book.

      4. The emergence of the modern Russian state, 1855-81 - McCauley, Martin, Waldron, Peter, University of London 1988

        Book 

      5. Russia in the nineteenth century: autocracy, reform, and social change, 1814-1914 - A. Iu. (Aleksandr Iur'evich) Polunov, Thomas C. Owen, L. G. Zakharova, Marshall Shatz 2005

        Book  Read: chs 4 and 5

      6. The Cambridge history of Russia - Maureen Perrie, D. C. B. Lieven, Ronald Grigor Suny 2006

        Book  Read: Vol. 2: Imperial Russia, 1689-1917, pp. 593-616. Available in the library and as an e-book.

    5. Week 5: “Going to the People” – Russian Populism 27 items
      1. Selected writings: [Vol.1]: Russian thinkers - Isaiah Berlin, Aileen Kelly, Henry Hardy 1978

        Book  Read: pp. 210-37

      2. When Russia learned to read: literacy and popular literature, 1861-1917 - Jeffrey Brooks 2003

        Book  1985 edition also available in library.

      3. Mikhailovsky and Russian populism - Billington, James H. 1958

        Book 

      4. Imperial Russian history II, 1861-1917 - Gary M. Hamburg 1992

        Book  pp 157-60

      5. Russia: people and empire, 1552-1917 - Geoffrey Hosking 1997

        Book  Read: pt. 3 ch 6

      6. A Documentary history of Russian thought: from the Enlightenment to Marxism - William J. Leatherbarrow, Derek Offord 1987

        Book  intro to part.vi, 247-52

      7. Roots of revolution: a history of the populist and socialist movements in nineteenth-century Russia - Venturi, Franco 1983

        Book  Translated from the Italian by Francis Haskell; with an introduction by Isaiah Berlin.

      8. The peasant in nineteenth-century Russia - Wayne S. Vucinich, John S. Curtiss 1968

        Book 

      9. The crisis of Russian populism - Wortman, Richard 1967

        Book 

    6. Week 6: Independent Learning Week

    7. Week 7: The Development of Russian Marxism 37 items
      1. Essential works of Lenin: "What is to be done?" and other writings - Vladimir Ilʹich Lenin, Henry M. Christman 1987

        Book 

      2. The Russian Marxists & the origins of Bolshevism - Haimson, Leopold Henri 1955

        Book  Read: ch.2:26-48. Available in library and as e-book.

      3. Russia: people and empire, 1552-1917 - Geoffrey Hosking 1997

        Book  Read: pt.3, ch 6

      4. The rise of social democracy in Russia - Keep, John Leslie Howard 1963

        Book 

      5. A Documentary history of Russian thought: from the Enlightenment to Marxism - William J. Leatherbarrow, Derek Offord 1987

        Book  Read: pp. 294-96

      6. What is to be done? - Lenin, V. I., Utechin, S. V. 1963

        Book  Read: pp. 37-9, 61-74, 189-92

      7. A short history of socialism - George Lichtheim 1970

        Book 

      8. The communist manifesto - Karl Marx, Friedrich Engels, Samuel Moore, A.J.P. Taylor 1967

        Book 

      9. Lenin: a revolutionary life - Read, Christopher 2005

        Book 

      10. Russian studies - Leonard Schapiro et al. 1986

        Book 

      11. The Russian empire, 1801-1917 - Hugh Seton-Watson 1967

        Book 

      12. Lenin : a biography - Shub,David, Geddes,Donald Porter 1950

        Book 

      13. Lenin: a biography - David Shub 1966

        Book  Revised edition

    8. Week 8: The 1905 Revolution 25 items
      1. The revolution of 1905: [Vol.1]: Russia in disarray - Abraham Ascher 1988

        Book  Read Vol. 1, Russia in Disarray

      2. Count Witte and the Tsarist government in the 1905 revolution - Howard D. Mehlinger, John Means Thompson 1972

        Book 

      3. Russia, 1905-07: revolution as a moment of truth, Vol.2: The roots of otherness : Russia's turn of century - Shanin, Teodor 1986

        Book  Revolution from Below: Down with Autocracy’, ch.2: pp. 34-78

    9. Week 9: Semi-Constitutional Russia, 1905-1914 41 items
      1. Pre-War Russia: Law-governed Revolution or liberal evolution?

        Chapter  Chapter 3 of Acton, E, 'Rethinking the Russian Revolution' (1990)

      2. The Politics of rural Russia, 1905-1914 - Leopold Henri Haimson c1979

        Book 

      3. Autocracy, capitalism, and revolution in Russia - McDaniel, Tim 1988

        Book  Available in library and as e-book.

      4. The Russian peasant movement, 1906-1917 - Owen, Launcelot A., Pares, Bernard 1963

        Book 

      5. The Russian peasant: and other studies - John Maynard, Ernest Barker 1942

        Book 

      6. A Russian European: Paul Miliukov in Russian politics - Thomas Riha 1969

        Book  Volume 2. pp. 445-9, 450-55, 456-64.

      7. Readings in Russian history: from ancient times to the post-Stalin era - Warren B. Walsh 1963

        Book  part vii: The Road to Revolution

    10. Week 10: Russia in the First World War 25 items
      1. Russian agriculture during the war - Antsyferov, A. N., Bilimovich, Aleksandr 1930

        Book 

      2. The end of the Russian empire - Florinsky, Michael T. 1973

        Book 

      3. The war and the Russian government - Gronsky, Paul P., Astrov, Nicholas J., Gronsky, Paul P. 1929

        Book 

      4. Strikes, wars, and revolutions in an international perspective: strike waves in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries - Haimson, Leopold H., Tilly, Charles 1989

        Book  Read: Haimson, L., 'Labor Unrest in Imperial Russia on the Eve of the First World War.

      5. The February Revolution: Petrograd, 1917 - Tsuyoshi Hasegawa 1981

        Book  Read: pt. I: ‘Russia and the First World War’

      6. Letters of the Tsaritsa [Alexandra] to the Tsar, 1914-1916 - Alexandra, Nicholas, Pares, Bernard [1923]

        Book 

      7. Russian local government during the war and the Union of Zemstvos - Polner, Tikhon, Obolensky, Vladimir Andreevich, Turin, S. P. 1930

        Book 

      8. Rasputin: the last word - Ėdvard Radzinskĭı 2000

        Book 

      9. Imperial apocalypse: the Great War and the destruction of the Russian empire - Joshua A. Sanborn 2014

        Book  Available in the library and as an e-book.

      10. A history of modern Russia: from Nicholas II to Putin - Robert Service 2003

        Book  Read: Chapter 2.

      11. The Russian empire, 1801-1917 - Hugh Seton-Watson 1967

        Book 

      12. The eastern front, 1914-1917 - Stone, Norman 1975

        Book 

      13. The Cambridge history of Russia - Maureen Perrie, D. C. B. Lieven, Ronald Grigor Suny 2006

        Book  Read: Vol. 2 pp. 655-669. Available in the library and as an e-book.

    11. Week 11: The Revolution of February 1917 and After 36 items
      1. The Mensheviks in the Russian revolution - Abraham Ascher, Paul Stevenson 1976

        Book 

      2. The Russian Revolution, 1917-1921 - William Henry Chamberlin 1935

        Book 

      3. The Russian Revolution - Sheila Fitzpatrick 2008

        Book 

      4. Revolution in Russia: reassessments of 1917 - Edith Rogovin Frankel, Jonathan Frankel, Israel Getzler, Baruch Knei-Paz 1992

        Book 

      5. The February Revolution: Petrograd, 1917 - Hasegawa, Tsuyoshi, University of Washington 1981

        Book 

      6. The Russian revolution and the Soviet state, 1917-1921: documents - Martin McCauley 1980

        Book  Read: 'Between two revolutions: political aspects’, pp. 21-58

      7. Revolutionary Russia - Pipes, Richard 1968

        Book  To read, L. Schapiro, ' The Political Thought of the First Provisional Government'

      8. The Russian Revolution, 1917 - Wade, Rex A. 2000

        Book  Read: ch.2: ‘The February Revolution’, pp. 29-52

    12. Week 11: Overview

  5. Other Topics 53 items
    1. Russian Society and Economic Development 30 items
      1. Civil rights in Imperial Russia - Olga Crisp, Linda Harriet Edmondson 1989

        Book 

      2. The tsarist economy 1850-1917 - Peter Gatrell 1986

        Book 

      3. The City in late imperial Russia - Michael F. Hamm 1986

        Book 

      4. Peasant economy, culture, and politics of European Russia, 1800-1921 - Timothy Mixter, Jeffrey Burds, Esther Kingston-Mann 1991

        Book 

      5. Sergei Witte and the industrialization of Russia - Von Laue, Theodore Hermann, Columbia University 1963

        Book 

      6. The Russian peasant: and other studies - John Maynard, Ernest Barker 1942

        Book 

      7. Women in nineteenth-century Russia: lives and culture - Wendy Rosslyn, Alessandra Tosi 2012

        Book  Available in the library and as an e-book.

    2. The Foreign Policy of the Russian Empire, 1815-1905 10 items
      1. The rise of Russia in Asia - Dallin, David J. 1950

        Book 

      2. A century of Russian foreign policy - Jelavich, Barbara [1964]

        Book 

      3. Imperial Russian foreign policy - Ragsdale, Hugh, Ponomarev, Valerii Nikolaevich 1993

        Book 

      4. Russia and the Balkans, 1870-1880 - Sumner, Benedict Humphrey 1937

        Book 

    3. Russian Liberalism 12 items
    4. IMPERIAL RUSSIA, 1815-1917 1 item
      Seminar Programme
      1. Week 1: Introduction

         

        Week 2: Russian Society and Outlook in the Early Nineteenth Century

        Serfdom

        The Decembrists

         

        Week 3: The Government of Nicholas I

        Russia and 1848

        Slavophiles and Westernizers

         

        Week 4: The Reforms of Alexander II

        Tsar Liberator?

         

        Week 5: 'Going to the People': Russian Populism

        The Legacy of Herzen

        The Peasantry: Beliefs, Customs and Everyday Life

         

        Week 6: Independent Learning Week

         

        Week 7: The Development of Russian Marxism

        Marxist Theory and Russian Reality

        The place of Lenin in the Marxist tradition

         

         

        Week 8: The 1905 Revolution

        Was it a Revolution?

        Russian Liberalism

         

         

        Week 9: Semi-Constitutional Russia, 1905-1914

        Stolypin and Land Reform

        Society and Culture

         

         

        Week 10: Russia in the First World War

        The Economic Background

        Nicholas II

        Rasputin

         

         

        Week 11: The Revolution of February and After

        Lenin and the Bolsheviks

        A Popular Revolution?

         

         

        Week 12: Overview and Revision

         

         

         

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