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: Katherine Zubovich

Katherine Zubovich Assistant Professor, Ryerson University @kzubovich Describe your current research. What about it drew your interest?  I’m currently working on a book project about urban planning and urban life in Moscow in the 1930s-1950s, tentatively titled Moscow Monumental: Soviet Skyscrapers and Urban Life under High Stalinism. This research focuses on a city-wide skyscraper construction […]

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