LIS 530C: Fall 2006

Russian, East European & Eurasian

Bibliography & Research Methods:

Session 3:

Russia: Historical Sciences

Session Description    |    Session Requirements     |    Session Presentation

~ Session 3 Description ~

Resources for Russian history: early, imperial, Soviet and post 1991 (print and digital).

~ Session 3Requirements & Other Materials ~

Required Reading  |  Additional Readings  |  Other Assignments 

Required Reading

Author Date Title
Rosenzweig, Roy 2006 Can History be Open Source? Wikipedia and the Future of the Past." Journal of American History 93, no. 1 (2006). (available online). Please also scan "Politics of Russia" ( of_Russia)


Additional Readings

Author Date Title
Ewing, E. Thomas 2002

"Russian History in Global Perspective," Newsnet: News of the American Association for the Advancement of Slavic Studies 42, no. 4 (2002): 1-4.

Kaiser, Daniel; Marker, Gary 1994 Reinterpreting Russian History: Readings, 860-1860s. Compiled and edited by Daniel H. Kaiser, Gary Marker. New York: Oxford University Press, 1994."The East Slavs and Kievan Rus' (860s- ca.1150)", pp. 3-7; "The Post-Kievan Experience (ca. 1150-1497)," pp. 79-82; "The Muscovite Centralized State (1497-1689)," pp. 147-149; "The Imperial Period: from Peter the Great Through the Great Reforms (1689-1860s)," pp. 223-225.
Kassof, Brian 2005 "A Book of Socialism: Stalinist Culture and the First Edition of the 'Bolshaia sovetskaia entsiklopediia'," Kritika: Explorations in Russian and Eurasian History 6, no.1 (2005): 55-95 (available online)
Madden, Cheryl 2002

"The 'Holodomor,' 1932-1933," Canadian American Slavic Studies 37, issue 3 (2003): 13-26. Subjects: Soviet Union--Western Media Coverage of; Ukraine--History--Famine, 1932-1933
Provides an overview of 'the genocidal famine of 1932-1933,' using 'recently published German-Russian primary source famine letters, German and Italian diplomatic sources, as well as Ukrainian sources.'

Poe, Marshall 2000 "Russian History on the Web: a Guide and Review." Kritika: Explorations in Russian and Eurasian History 1, no. 2 (2000): 337-353.

Other Assignments



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