• Scripting the Revolution: Regicide in Russia

    Author(s):
    Lisa Kirschenbaum (see profile)
    Date:
    2000
    Subject(s):
    European history, Former Soviet Union, Russian history
    Item Type:
    Article
    Tag(s):
    Nicholas II, Russian Revolution
    Permanent URL:
    http://dx.doi.org/10.17613/M6SS53
    Abstract:
    Soviet accounts written in the decade after the execution of Tsar Nicholas II and the Russian imperial family in July 1918 struck an uneasy balance between the impetus to enshrine the regicide as a great moment in the Bolshevik revolution and to dismiss it as the routine shooting of bandits. By 1928, the regicide had largely vanished from Soviet narratives of the revolution; it regained importance only on the eve of the Soviet Union's collapse.
    Metadata:
    Published as:
    Journal article    
    Status:
    Published
    Last Updated:
    7 months ago
    License:
    All Rights Reserved

    Downloads

    Item Name: pdf kirschenbaum-scripting-the-revolution.pdf
      Download View in browser
    Activity: Downloads: 2