The Bolsheviks and the Russian Empire.
By: Riga, Liliana.Material type: TextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2012Description: 1 online resource (330 p.).ISBN: 9781139779463.Subject(s): Assimilation (Sociology) -- Political aspects -- Soviet Union -- History | Communism -- Soviet Union -- History | Ethnicity -- Political aspects -- Soviet Union -- History | Marginality, Social -- Political aspects -- Soviet Union -- History | Minorities -- Political activity -- Soviet Union -- History | Radicals -- Soviet Union -- History | Revolutionaries -- Soviet Union -- History | Social classes -- Soviet Union -- History | Soviet Union -- Politics and government -- 1917-1936 | Soviet Union -- Social conditions -- 1917-1945Genre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: The Bolsheviks and the Russian EmpireDDC classification: 305.800947 | 324.247/0750922 | 324.2470750922 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Cover; The Bolsheviks and the Russian Empire; Title; Copyright; Contents; Tables; Preface; Note on Transliterations ations and Names; PART I Identity and Empire; 1 Reconceptualizing Bolshevism; Methodological Approach, the Data, and the Sources; The Data Set; Measuring Class; Measuring Ethnicity and Using Census Data; Sources and Biographical Reconstructions; Class, Ethnicity, and the Bolshevik Elite; Class-Universalism, Assimilation, and Imperial Marginality; 2 Social Identities and Imperial Rule; Class, Ethnicity, and Radicalization in the "Fourth Time Zone"
Imperial Strategies and Socioethnic ExclusionsMinority Elites and the Empire's Bureaucracies; Education and Assimilatory Russification; Identity Regimes and Social Control; Social Mobility, Ethnic Exclusion, and Dissimilatory Russification; Burdens of Empire and Routes to Political Radicalism; Conclusion; PART II Imperial strategies and routes to radicalism in contexts; 3 The Jewish Bolsheviks; Imperial Strategies and Jewish Radicalism; The Jewish Bolsheviks' Social Worlds; Piatnitsky and Jewish Socialist Radicalism in Multiethnic Lithuania
Urgencies and Ambiguities of Jewish Assimilation and Radicalism in UkraineRusskie Evrei: Radicalism and Russification in the Russian Interior; The Liberal Universalist Option; Conclusion; 4 The Polish and Lithuanian Bolsheviks; Imperial Strategies in the Western Borderlands; Kapsukas and Cultural Lithuanian Radicalism; Polish Culture, the Russian State, and Lithuanian Nationalism; Ethnic Politics, Emigration, and Bolshevik Socialism; Dzierz.yn´ski and Déclassé Polish Gentry Radicalism; Early Radicalization and Polish Nationalism; Socialist Internationalism to Russian Bolshevism
Radek's Jewish Assimilation and Radicalism in GaliciaGalician Jewish Assimilation to Polish Nationalism; German Socialism to Bolshevik Internationalism; Conclusion; 5 The Ukrainian Bolsheviks; Imperial Strategies and Ukrainian Radicalism; Tsiurupa and Zemstvo Radicalism; Petrovsky, Lebed', Chubar': Russified Worker Radicalism in left-bank Ukraine; Skrypnyk: Ukrainian Radicalism, Nationalist and Socialist; Krestinsky, Manuilsky: Internationalism and the Multiethnic Western Provinces; Conclusion; 6 The Latvian Bolsheviks; Imperial Strategies and Latvian Radicalism
Stuchka: Latvian Socialist Radicalism and Baltic German LiberalismBerzins and Danishevskii: Russophile Socialism and the Latvian Middle Class; Rudzutaks and Lepse: Socialist Urban Radicalism in Riga; Smilga: Rural Déclassé Gentry Radicalism; Conclusion; 7 The South Caucasian Bolsheviks; Imperial Strategies and Radicalism in the South Caucasus1; Ethnic Exclusions/Inclusions and Assimilatory/Dissimilatory Russification; Patterns of Elite Incorporation into Imperial Bureaucracies and Estates; Narimanov and Azerbaijani Intelligentsia Politics
Social Context, Education, and Assimilatory Russification
This book offers a new interpretation of the Russian Revolution, finding that nearly two-thirds of the Bolsheviks were ethnic minorities.
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