Volume 16, Number 4 (Fall 2015)

FROM THE EDITORS

Memorials, Memorials: Closing in on the 1917 Centenary . . . 729

STATE OF THE FIELD: 1917 ON THE EVE OF THE CENTENARY

S. A. Smith

The Historiography of the Russian Revolution 100 Years On . . . 733

Boris I. Kolonitskii

On Studying the 1917 Revolution: Autobiographical Confessions and Historiographical Predictions . . . 751

Liudmila Novikova

The Russian Revolution from a Provincial Perspective . . . 769

REACTION

Donald J. Raleigh

The Russian Revolution after All These 100 Years . . . 787

ARTICLES

Lars T. Lih

Letter from Afar, Corrections from Up Close: The Bolshevik Consensus of 1917 . . . 799

Susanne Schattenberg

Trust, Care, and Familiarity in the Politburo: Brezhnev’s Scenario of Power . . . 835

FORUM: DOES ECONOMIC HISTORY MATTER?

George Grantham

Economic History in a Russian Mirror: The Gaidar Variations . . . 859

Richard E. Ericson

Economic History, Economic Theory, and Soviet Institutions: A Response to George Grantham . . . 891

HISTORY AND HISTORIANS

Leonid Gorizontov

Anatolii Remnev and the Regions of the Russian Empire . . . 901

REVIEW FORUM: EURASIAN BORDERLANDS AND EMPIRES—A GRAND VIEW

Brian P. Farrell

The Wide-Angle Lens? The Centrality of Russia in the Histories of Eurasia, Empires, and Borderlands . . . 917

Peter C. Perdue

Geopolitics and Its Discontents . . . 925

Huri Islamoglu

Is Eurasian State Building Reducible to Cultural Politics? . . . 935

John P. LeDonne

Definitions, Methodology, and Argument . . . 943

Alfred J. Rieber

Struggle over the Borderlands . . . 951

REVIEW ESSAY

Oleg Khlevniuk

No Total Totality: Forced Labor, Stalinism, and De-Stalinization . . . 961

REVIEWS

Theodore R. Weeks

Higher Education for Imperial Russian Jews . . . 975

Lynn Ellen Patyk

Ambivalent Reflections—Obshchestvo in the Time of Terrorism . . . 980

Daniel Leese

Identity Discourses and the Sino-Soviet Split . . . 988

Stephen M. Norris

Soviet Sound . . . 997

Katherine Zubovich

Housing and Meaning in Soviet and Post-Soviet Russia . . . 1003

MEMORIA

Simon Dixon

Isabel de Madariaga (1919–2014) . . . 1012

 

Contributors to This Issue  . . . 1019

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