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Modernization from the Other Shore

American Intellectuals and the Romance of Russian Development

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$92.00 • £80.95 • €83.95

ISBN 9780674011519

Publication Date: 01/15/2004


410 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches


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  • Introduction: From the Other Shore
  • Part I: Autocratic Russia, Lethargic Russians
    • 1. An Empire of Climate
    • 2. Endurance without Limit
    • 3. Studying Our Nearest Oriental Neighbor
  • Part II: Revolutionary Russia, Instinctual Russians
    • 4. Little above the Brute
    • 5. Sheep without a Shepherd
    • 6. Feeding the Mute Millions of Muzhiks
  • Part III: Modernizing Russia, Backward Russians
    • 7. New Society, New Scholars
    • 8. The Romance of Economic Development
    • 9. Starving Itself Great
    • 10. Scratch a Soviet and You’ll Find a Russian
  • Epilogue: Russian Expertise in an Age of Social Science
  • Sources
  • Abbreviations
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

Awards & Accolades

  • A Choice Outstanding Academic Title of 2005
  • Co-Winner, 2002–2003 Akira Iriye International History Book Award, Foundation for Pacific Quest

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