A history of Russia from Peter the Great to Gorbachev

by Steinberg, Mark D., 1953-

Format: Book on CD 2003
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Summary
This course focuses on 300 years of Russian history by examining the lives of the men and women who, in fact, were Russia. This is history told through biography. Topics include the revolution of Peter the Great, Catherine the Great, early years of Russian Socialism, Alexander II, Nicholas II, Stalin, Gorbachev, and Communism, among others.
Contents
pt. 1: lecture 1. Understanding the Russian past
lecture 2. The Russia of Peter the Great's childhood
lecture 3. Peter the Great's revolution
lecture 4. The Age of empresses : Catherine the Great
lecture 5. Social rebellion : the Purgachev uprising
lecture 6. Moral rebellion : Nikolai Novikov
lecture 7. Alexander I : imagining reform
lecture 8. The Decembrist rebellion
lecture 9. Nicholas I : orthodoxy, autocracy, nationality
lecture 10. Alexander Pushkin : Russia's national poet
lecture 11. The birth of the intelligentsia
lecture 12. Westernizers : Vissarion Belinskii. pt. 2: lecture 13. Alexander II and the great reforms
lecture 14. "Nihilists"
lecture 15. Populists and Marxists
lecture 16. Paths to revolution : Lenin and Martov
lecture 17. Lev Tolstoy
lecture 18. The reign of Alexander III
lecture 19. Nicholas II : the last tsar
lecture 20. The revolution of 1905
lecture 21. Peasant life and culture
lecture 22. The modern city and its discontents
lecture 23. Fin-de-siècle culture : decadence and iconoclasm
lecture 24. Fin-de-siècle culture : the religious renaissance. pt. 3: lecture 25. War and revolution
lecture 26. Democratic Russia, 1917
lecture 27. Bolsheviks in power
lecture 28. Civil War
lecture 29. Paths to socialism : the 1920s
lecture 30. Joseph Stalin
lecture 31. Stalin's revolution
lecture 32. Joy and terror : society and culture in the 1930s
lecture 33. The "Great patriotic war"
lecture 34. The Soviet Union after Stalin
lecture 35. Private and public dissidence
lecture 36. Mikhail Gorbachev : perestroika and glasnost.

Additional Information
Series Great courses (Compact disc)
Subjects Russia -- History.
Soviet Union -- History.
Audiobooks.
Publisher Chantilly, VA :Teaching Co.,2003
Contributors Steinberg, Mark D., 1953-
Teaching Company.
Participants/Performers Mark Steinberg, lecturer.
Language English
Notes "Modern history"--Container.
Compact disc.
Accompanying material includes one or three course guidebooks with bibliographical references.
Description 18 audio discs : digital ; 4 3/4 in. .
ISBN 1565856333 (library ed.)
9781565856332 (library ed.)
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