Russian History (HIS 241)
Course Documents


1897 Map of St. Petersburg

Aleksander III, Manifesto of April 29, 1881 (*.pdf)

Belinskii's Letter to Gogol' (*.pdf)
Professor Bev Blois, Eisenstein's Ivan the Terrible Part II as Cultural Artifact (*.pdf)
A British Agent at Tilsit? (*.pdf)
Expulsion of George Kennan from Russia (documents from Foreign Relations of the US)
Mikhail Gershenzon, "Introduction" to Vekhi, 1909
Kishinev Pogrom, 1903 (documents from Foreign Relations of the US)

Mikhail Lermontov, "Predskazanie"

Robert Massie, 1985 (excerpts of the interview about Peter the Great by Professor Blois, *.pdf file; also available as a *.doc)
Mary Platt Parmele (1843-1911) A Short History of Russia (1907, 4th edition).  If you wish you can download the entire book (alternate site *.zip download).
Peter the Great's Decree on Single Inheritance (*.pdf)
Konstantin Pobedonotsev, "Excerpts" (*.pdf)
Mikhail Speranskii, "План всеобщего государственного образования"
Robinson and Beard, History of Europe (1921) Robinson and Beard, Readings in Modern European History (1909) Lecture notes of Professor Thomas Hammond (*.pdf files) H. W. Williams, Russia of the Russians (New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1915) (*.pdf files)
Williams Book Preface
Ph.D. dissertation, "Count Sergei Stroganov and the Development of Moscow University, 1835-1847" (*.pdf files)  My proposal is what had to be approved before I could actually begin work on the dissertation.

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