Kritika

Articles from Vol. 10, No. 2, Spring

An Interview with Alfred J. Rieber
We at Kritika were eager to interview Alfred J. Rieber for two reasons. He was "present at the creation" of Russian Studies--at Columbia University, in Paris in the darkest days of the Cold War and in Moscow on the first U.S.-Soviet exchange, and when...
Imperial Scholars and Minority Nationalisms in Late Imperial and Early Soviet Russia
The late imperial period in Russia was marked by intense debates about how to achieve social, political, and, in some instances, cultural cohesion within the context of the empire's multi-ethnicity and multiculturalism. To use our contemporary terminology,...
National Cuisine and Nationalist Politics: V. F. Odoevskii and "Doctor Puf," 1844-45
When the publishers of the generally progressive Literaturnaia gazeta began to publish a weekly "economic" supplement, Zapiski dlia khaziaev (Notes for Proprietors), they sought to answer a growing demand for practical advice literature in Nicholas...