Review – The House of Government: A Saga of the Russian Revolution

Slezkine, Yuri.¬† The House of Government: A Saga of the Russian Revolution. (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2017) XVIII, 1104 pp. $39.95. By John W. Steinberg¬† Yuri Slezkine has written an extraordinary book. Building his epic around the lives of Soviet luminaries, he combines a host of topics ranging from intellectual to architectural history to reveal […]

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Member of the Week: Dakota Irvin

Dakota Irvin Doctoral Candidate in History University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill @ddirvin1 Describe your current research. What about it drew your interest? I’m currently writing my dissertation on the history of the city of Ekaterinburg, Russia, during the Russian Revolution, Civil War, and first years of Soviet power (1917-1922). My research traces the […]

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