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Author Morrissey, Susan K., 1963-

Title Heralds of revolution : Russian students and the mythologies of radicalism / Susan K. Morrissey
Published New York : Oxford University Press, 1998
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Description 1 online resource (viii, 288 pages) : illustrations
Contents INTRODUCTION: Narrative and Identity in Russian Radical Culture; ONE: Myths and Memories: The New People in the University; TWO: The Rise of Consciousness: The Student Movement, 1899-1904; THREE: Righteous Men and Sinners: Honor and the Politics of "Personal" Life; FOUR: When the Street Entered the University: The Revolution of 1905-1907; FIVE: From Icon of New Order to Symbol of Disorder: Students and the End of Revolution; SIX: The Promise of Education: Women Students in the Public Eye; SEVEN: "It Is Good to Die Young": Heroic Ends and the Search for a New Story
Summary Reading Russian revolutionary culture through its stories, the author of this text explores how the quest for consciousness evolved into student radicalism. The study examines the dynamics of political and cultural change in late-Imperial Russia, questioning the founding myths of the Soviet Union
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 267-277) and index
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Subject College students -- Political activity -- Russia.
Left-wing extremists -- Russia -- History -- 20th century.
Political socialization -- Russia -- History -- 20th century.
Student movements -- Russia -- History -- 20th century.
Russia -- Intellectual life -- 1801-1917.
Russia -- Politics and government -- 1894-1917.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0585223491 (electronic bk.)
9780585223490 (electronic bk.)
(alk. paper)