Understanding Russia: A Cultural History

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Understanding Russia: A Cultural History

2018

Blending history with cultural studies, Understanding Russia: A Cultural History brings you closer than ever to the Russian people through the poetry of Pushkin, the comfort of early folk tales, the faith of medieval...

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Director
The Great Courses
Features
Lynne Ann Hartnett
Supplier
The Great Courses

In This Series

A Russian Past, the Putin Future
Episode 1
A Russian Past, the Putin Future
Ivan the Terrible's 500-Year Reign
Episode 2
Ivan the Terrible's 500-Year Reign
The Russian Orthodox Church
Episode 3
The Russian Orthodox Church
Peter the Great and a European Empire
Episode 4
Peter the Great and a European Empire
Russia's Northern Window on Europe
Episode 5
Russia's Northern Window on Europe
Nobility, the Tsar, and the Peasant
Episode 6
Nobility, the Tsar, and the Peasant
The Authentic Russia: Popular Culture
Episode 7
The Authentic Russia: Popular Culture
Catherine the Great and the Enlightenment
Episode 8
Catherine the Great and the Enlightenment
Alexander Pushkin's Russia
Episode 9
Alexander Pushkin's Russia
Alexander II, Nihilists, and Assassins
Episode 10
Alexander II, Nihilists, and Assassins
The Age of Realism in Russian Art
Episode 11
The Age of Realism in Russian Art
Russian Fin de Siècle and the Silver Age
Episode 12
Russian Fin de Siècle and the Silver Age
Empire across Two Continents
Episode 13
Empire across Two Continents
The Rise and Fall of the Romanovs
Episode 14
The Rise and Fall of the Romanovs
Russian Radicals, War, and Revolution
Episode 15
Russian Radicals, War, and Revolution
The October 1917 Revolution
Episode 16
The October 1917 Revolution
Lenin and the Soviet Cultural Invasion
Episode 17
Lenin and the Soviet Cultural Invasion
The Roaring Twenties, Soviet Style
Episode 18
The Roaring Twenties, Soviet Style
The Tyrant Is a Movie Buff: Stalinism
Episode 19
The Tyrant Is a Movie Buff: Stalinism
The Soviets' Great Patriotic War
Episode 20
The Soviets' Great Patriotic War
With Khrushchev, the Cultural Thaw
Episode 21
With Khrushchev, the Cultural Thaw
Soviet Byt: Shared Kitchen, Stove, and Bath
Episode 22
Soviet Byt: Shared Kitchen, Stove, and Bath
Intelligentsia, Dissidents, and Samizdat
Episode 23
Intelligentsia, Dissidents, and Samizdat
Soviet Chaos and Russian Revenge
Episode 24
Soviet Chaos and Russian Revenge