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Russia under Western Eyes From the Bronze Horseman to the Lenin Mausoleum

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ISBN-10: 0674002105

ISBN-13: 9780674002104

Edition: 1999

Authors: Martin Malia

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Spanning the years from Peter the Great to the fall of the Soviet Union, this text provides a sweeping view of Russia not as an eternal barbarian menace but as an outermost, if laggard, member in the continuum of European nations.
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List price: $32.00
Copyright year: 1999
Publisher: Harvard University Press
Publication date: 4/7/2000
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 528
Size: 6.13" wide x 9.25" long x 1.30" tall
Weight: 1.694
Language: English

Martin Malia was Professor of History, Emeritus, at the University of California, Berkeley. He is the author of The Soviet Tragedy: A History of Socialism in Russia, 1917-1991.

Prologue: In Scythia
Introduction: The Russian Riddle
Russia as Enlightened Despotism: 1700-1815
The Birth of the Concert of Europe
Russia as Old Regime
The Ottoman Control
Russia as Philosophic Fable
Exegi Monumentum Aereum Perennum I
The Legend Redux
Enlightenment and the Police State
The Twilight of the Old Regime
Russia as Oriental Despotism: 1815-1855
Europe as the Two and the Three
Culture and the German Sonderweg
The Romantic Chiaroscuro
The New Historical Canon
A Fractured Image
The Russian Sonderweg
Russia Outcast
Russia as Europe Regained: 1855-1914
Obverse: The Curve of Convergence
Russia Reformed
Russia for Liberals
Russia for Socialists
Russia for Nationalists
Reverse: Fin de Siegrave;cle and Russian Soul
Art for Art's Sake
From Symbolism to Modernism
The Russian Prophets
Soul for Export
The Roots of Aesthetic Nihilism
War and Revolution: 1914-1917
The Hinge of Darkness
A Dawn amidst the Night?
The Socialist Riddle
Socialism as an Ideal Type, or, the DNA of a Unicorn
Marxist Theory
Leninist Practice
Through the Soviet-Russian Looking-Glass, and What the West Found There: 1917-1991
Prologue: In the Eye of the Beholder
Heads, the Experiment: 1917-1945
The Ride of the Troika
Exegi Monumentum II
The Fascist Counterpoint
Where the Twain Meet
The Ride of Rozinante
International Class Struggle
Tails, The Empire: 1945-1991
The Cold War
Kaleidoscopic Vision
Khrushshev's Thaw
The Road to De`tente
The Waltz of the Models
Voices Off
Over and Out: Gorbachev
Whither the Troika Now?
And Whither the Spectre?