Modernism and Public Reform in Late Imperial Russia: Rural Professionals and Self-Organization, 1905-30

Modernism and Public Reform in Late Imperial Russia: Rural Professionals and Self-Organization, 1905-30

by I. Gerasimov

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781349310883
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date: 08/12/2009
Edition description: 1st ed. 2009
Pages: 325
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.03(d)

About the Author

ILYA GERASIMOVholds Russian and American PhDs,andis a founder and the Executive Editor of the international
quarterly Ab Imperio dedicated to the studies of new imperial history and nationalism in the post-Soviet space (since
2000). He has published in several languages on Russian social history, the history of criminality and new imperial history.

Table of Contents

Introduction PART I:STRUCTURESOF MOBILIZATION Becoming 'Progressive': Structural Settings and Mental Mapping of Reformism Bringing Up a New Generation of Intelligentsia Transfer of the Italian Technology of Modernization and Birth of the Russian 'Public Agronomy' Project PART II: DYNAMICS OF MODERNIZATION The Ambivalent Role of the State: A Conservative Patron and a 'Progressive' Rival The Economic Foundations of Social Mobilization From Knowledge to Influence: Building a Bridge to the New Peasant At the Crossroads: Coping with Modernization as Routine PART III: PATTERNS OF 'NATIONALIZATION' Nation as Motherland Nation as the People Revolutionary Nation The Dissolution of the 'Imagined Community': Nationalization as Expropriation Postscript

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