Kritika

Articles from Vol. 12, No. 1, Winter

Decembrists with a Spanish Accent
The Four Horsemen In a series of revolts starting in 1820, four military officers issued pronunciamentos on the squares of obscure European towns: Las Cabezas de San Juan in Spain, Avellino in the kingdom of Naples, Iasi (Jassy) in the Ottoman Empire,...
Marc Raeff: A Bibliography (1993-2008)
This bibliography of the works of Professor Marc Raeff (1923-2008), a continuation of three previously published bibliographies, lists his publications from 1993 until 2008. (1) It is based on notes and offprints from his papers but also includes items...
Moshe Lewin, 1921-2010
I can't claim to have known Misha very closely. In fact, I did not meet him until 1991, when he was the main organizer of (and inspiration behind) an important conference, held in Philadelphia, comparing the historical development of Russia and Germany...
Moshe Lewin: A Reminiscence and Appreciation
Misha Lewin used to joke that as soon as he arrived in a new country it began to decline. Like many of Misha's jokes, it contained a psychological insight. In his adult life Misha did not, I believe, find an equivalent to what was for him the ideal...
Moshe Lewin's Century
I met Moshe Lewin for the first time in Paris in the mid-1980s. At the time, I was doing research in the Archives Nationales and had met the wonderful Israeli painter, Raffi Kaiser, who had been living in Paris for many years. One evening Rafiq suggested...
"Our Own Internationale," 1966: Dynamo Kiev Fans between Local Identity and Transnational Imagination
On 8 November 1966, Nikita Lavrent'evich Naselenko was glued to the television in his apartment on Leningrad's Ulitsa Karpinskogo. He was scared several times by the ball coming closer to Kiev's goal and breathed a sigh of relief each time the danger...
Tatars and Pyrenees
In the present issue of Kritika, we publish one of the last articles that Richard Stites completed before his final illness. It forms part of a broader project in which he treated the post-Napoleonic revolutionary movements in Russia, Greece, Italy,...
The Problem of the Individual in the Stolypin Reforms
On Individuals and Rights In Russia from the 18th to the early 20th centuries, property was one of those "key questions" through which contemporaries understood the existing polity and an idiom by which they discussed its reform. (1) The Stolypin...
The Second World's Third World
For historians of Soviet foreign policy, the Third World in the Cold War has long been something of an afterthought--or, in the words of one leading practitioner, "a sideshow to the main drama of the Cold War." (1) Indeed, the very term "Cold War"...
The "Ukrainian National Revolution" of 1941: Discourse and Practice of a Fascist Movement
In July, August, and September 1941, in the aftermath of the German attack on the Soviet Union, hundreds of letters were addressed to the leader (providnyk) of the Organization of Ukrainian Nationalists (OUN), Stepan Bandera; to the German Fuhrer,...