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The Revolutions of 1917

There were some terrific posts this week and putting the slider together was fun. I tried to highlight good posts that dealt with different aspects of the revolutions of 1917. I was surprised and impressed at how well the posts fit together to present a coherent view of the turbulent times of the revolutionary era.…

First Blog Post Guidelines

  For your first blog post, please select a photograph from this online exhibit at the Library of Congress and analyze it in the context of social and economic change in late Imperial Russia.  A photograph such as this one, for example, might lead you to talk about the state’s industrialization campaign, and the role…