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Title Understanding Russia: A Cultural History. Season 1 [electronic resource].


Description 1 online resource (24 video files (approximately 760 min.)) : sd., col.
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Contents Episode 1 A Russian Past, the Putin Future Episode 2 Ivan the Terrible's 500-Year Reign Episode 3 The Russian Orthodox Church Episode 4 Peter the Great and a European Empire Episode 5 Russia's Northern Window on Europe Episode 6 Nobility, the Tsar, and the Peasant Episode 7 The Authentic Russia: Popular Culture Episode 8 Catherine the Great and the Enlightenment Episode 9 Alexander Pushkin's Russia Episode 10 Alexander II, Nihilists, and Assassins Episode 11 The Age of Realism in Russian Art Episode 12 Russian Fin de Siècle and the Silver Age Episode 13 Empire across Two Continents Episode 14 The Rise and Fall of the Romanovs Episode 15 Russian Radicals, War, and Revolution Episode 16 The October 1917 Revolution Episode 17 Lenin and the Soviet Cultural Invasion Episode 18 The Roaring Twenties, Soviet Style Episode 19 The Tyrant Is a Movie Buff: Stalinism Episode 20 The Soviets' Great Patriotic War Episode 21 With Khrushchev, the Cultural Thaw Episode 22 Soviet Byt: Shared Kitchen, Stove, and Bath Episode 23 Intelligentsia, Dissidents, and Samizdat Episode 24 Soviet Chaos and Russian Revenge.
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Credits Directed by The Great Courses.
Performer Lynne Ann Hartnett.
Summary 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 iconography, the avant-garde films of Eisenstein, and more. These 24 lectures will help you finally understand the complex, thrilling, and undeniably fascinating Russian spirit.
Audience Rated TVPG.
System Details Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject Communism.
History, Ancient.
Balts (Indo-European people)
History, Modern.
Added Author Great Courses, The, film director.
Ann Hartnett, Lynne, actor.
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Music No. MWT14601702

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