The Transfigured Kingdom
Sacred Parody and Charismatic Authority at the Court of Peter the Great
In this richly comparative analysis of late Muscovite and early Imperial court culture, Ernest A. Zitser provides a corrective to the secular bias of the scholarly literature about the reforms of Peter the...
Revolution of the Mind
Higher Learning among the Bolsheviks, 1918–1929
Using archival materials never previously accessible to Western scholars, Michael David-Fox analyzes Bolshevik Party educational and research initiatives in higher learning after...