7 edition of St. Petersburg between the revolutions found in the catalog.
St. Petersburg between the revolutions
Robert B. McKean
Includes bibliographical references (p. 567-586) and index.
|Other titles||Saint Petersburg between the revolutions.|
|Statement||Robert B. McKean.|
|LC Classifications||DK568 .M35 1990|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xv, 606 p. :|
|Number of Pages||606|
|LC Control Number||89070734|
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St. Petersburg is Russia's second-largest city after Moscow, and throughout history, it has been known by a few different names. In the more than years since it was established, St. Petersburg has also been known as Petrograd and Leningrad, though it's also known as Sankt-Peterburg (in Russian), Petersburg, and just plain : Matt Rosenberg. The final decade of the old order in imperial Russia was a time of both crisis and possibility, an uncertain time that inspired an often desperate search for meaning. This book explores how journalists and other writers in St. Petersburg described and interpreted the troubled years between the Russian revolutions of and
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This book is the first comprehensive history of the labor movement in St. Petersburg between and the overthrow of the Tsar. Drawing on documentation from unpublished Soviet archives, much of which appears for the first time in a Western study, Robert B.
McKean offers a new and definitive interpretation of the strengths and weaknesses of the labor movement, challenging both.
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Robert B. McKean, St Petersburg Between The Revolutions: Workers and Revolutionaries, June FebruaryYale University Press, New Haven and London,pp This big book, written by a serious scholar (at the University of Stirling) on the basis of immense research, is a fine contribution to the growing literature on the social.
Petersburg Between the Revolutions Book Description: This book is the first comprehensive history of the labor movement in St. Petersburg between and the overthrow of the Tsar. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xv, pages: illustrations ; 24 cm: Contents: St.
Petersburg: urban economy and working class --St. Petersburg: the workplace and the urban environment --Labour movement in the years of reaction, --Revolutionary parties and the underground: --Revolutionary parties and the underground: June Revolutionary St.
Petersburg in popular culture The tragic nature of the revolutions, the fearlessness displayed by those involved in them and their historic impact make a for a great cinematic plot.
Many Russian/Soviet as well as foreign directors could not resist putting the events of into films that keep the audience on the edge of. The architecture of St Petersburg is very special and unique. Plenty of buildings and houses are treasures of Russian architecture and some of them can rightly be called world achievements.
Many famous architects worked and created there – Rossi, Rastrelli, Monferran, Voronikhin. Saint Petersburg (Russian: Санкт-Петербург, tr. Sankt-Peterburg, IPA: [ˈsankt pʲɪtʲɪrˈburk] ()), formerly known as Petrograd (Петроград) (–), then Leningrad (Ленинград) (–), is a city situated on the Neva River, at the head of the Gulf of Finland on the Baltic is Russia's second-largest city after rank: 82nd.
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Inthe name was changed from Saint Petersburg to Petrograd (Петрогра́д), in to Leningrad (Ленингра́д), and in back to St Petersburg. Tsar Peter the Great founded St Petersburg on May 27 [O.S. 16] Between – and –, Saint Petersburg was.
Get this from a library. Petersburg between the revolutions: workers and revolutionaries, June February [Robert B McKean]. Power moved between the two cities; the Tsars were crowned in Moscow yet ruled from St Petersburg.
But at the turn of the 20th century, just before Tsarist Russia came tumbling down, both cities experienced a sudden, brillia The history of Russia has seesawed through the centuries between Europe and Asia/5. Traces of The Russian Revolution Walking Tour in St. Petersburg (Self Guided), St. Petersburg In the early 20th century Russia endured several revolutions waged against the Tsarist autocracy.
The old regime fell and gave rise to a new formation, the Soviet Union. All St. Petersburg Hotels St. Petersburg Hotel Deals Last Minute Hotels in St. Petersburg By Hotel Type By Hotel Class By Hotel Brand Popular Amenities Popular Neighborhoods Popular St.
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With two revolutions in St. Petersburg duringRussia dominated news headlines that year. The February revolution (March in the Gregorian calendar) saw the abdication of Tsar Nicholas II bringing an end to several hundred years of rule by the House of Romanov.
Founded by Tsar Peter the Great on 27 May It became capital of the Russian Empire for more than two hundred years (–, –). Petersburg ceased being the capital in after the Russian Revolution of. The city variously known through history as St Petersburg, Petrograd or Leningrad used to be called ‘the Cradle of Three Revolutions’.
It was central to a succession of massive upheavals: the eventually failed Empire-wide uprising ofthe February Revolution of that overthrew the Tsar, and the October Revolution of the same year that began an experiment in total social.But travelers can also find memories of St.
Petersburg's darker history: Inthe Russian Revolution started in the streets, ultimately doing away with the czars and ushering in the Soviet era. In February of that year, Czar Nicholas II was ousted and a provisional government took over.McKean, Robert B. St Petersburg Between the Revolutions.
Workers and Revolutionaries, June Yale University Press, New Haven [etc.] xvii, pp. $ ; £ The capital city of St Petersburg was both the focus of modernization in pre-revolutionary Russia and the hotbed of revolution during the two great uprisings of