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Beyond the Revolution in Russia: Narratives – Concepts – Spaces

Beyond the Revolution in Russia: Narratives – Concepts – Spaces

100 Years since the Event

Mrňka, Jaromír (ed.)

subjects: history – 20th century, political science and international relations

paperback, 314 pp., 1. edition
published: september 2021
ISBN: 978-80-246-4858-3
recommended price: 370 czk

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The book sheds light on the preconditions and consequences extending far beyond the event that opened up totally new horizons in 1917. To mark the centennial of the Russian Revolution, an international team of both junior and experienced scholars from Austria, Belarus, Brazil, the Czech Republic, France, Israel, Poland, Russia and Slovakia brought together contributions from the surprisingly broad interdisciplinary field of comparative, economic, conceptual, and political history, human geography and urbanism, literature, media studies, and political science. The book explains the Russian revolution in a complex ambiguity between the event and its immediate consequences, medium-term social and economic transformations, and the long-term reconfiguration of the spaces of politics and culture.