Russian Revolution

The Russian Revolution as Past Made Present

Mikhail Zygar’s The Empire Must Die provides a narrative timeline for the Russian Revolution as an allegory for Russia’s present.

The Russian Revolution as Utopian Leap in the Open Air of History

Mark Steinberg on the symbolism of angels, wings, and flight in the Russian Revolution.

Antisemitism and the Russian Revolution

Guest: Brendan McGeever on the Bolsheviks and antisemitism.

Russian Peasants in Revolution

Guest: Aaron Retish on peasants in the Russian Revolution.

A Life with the Russian Revolution

Guest: Alexander Rabinowitch on the Bolsheviks coming to power.

Experiencing the Russian Revolution

Guest: Mark Steinberg on the experience of the Russian Revolution.

Lenin and the Bolsheviks

Guest: Lars Lih on Lenin.

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