||The discipline and I -- The fate of ideas in history. Alexander Herzen and Isaiah Berlin on Russia's elusive counter-Enlightenment ; Russian and Western European roots of Soviet totalitarianism ; Traditions, old and new : patterns of protest and dissent in modern Russia -- Social groups in comparative perspective. On intellectuals and intellectual traditions in eighteenth- and nineteenth- century Russia ; The nobility in Russia and Western Europe : contrasts and similarities ; Comparing Russian serfdom and American slavery ; Agrarian crisis, urbanization, and the Russian peasants at the end of the old regime, 1880s-1920s -- Approaches to the history of Russia. Re-inventing the Enlightenment : Western images and Eastern realities in the eighteenth century ; Political murder in Russian culture : comparisons and counterfactuals ; Current events and the representation of the past : issues in Russian historical writing.
||Essays examine themes in the history of imperial Russia and historical writing, raising questions about current scholarship on Russian history before the 1917 Revolution.
|Bibliography note||Includes bibliographical references (p.277-287) and index.|
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|ISBN||9781845457617 (hbk. : acid-free paper)|
|ISBN||1845457617 (hbk. : acid-free paper)|