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Vilhjalmur Stefansson

The Northward Course of Empire, The Adventure of Wrangel Island, 1922–1925, and “Universal Revolution”

Paul Dukes

with poliarniki (Arctic specialists), Lenin’s successor Stalin referred back to older ideas of empire, declaring that Glavsevmorput (the Chief Directorate of the Northern Sea Route) must become an organization comparable with the British East India

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Safi Mahmoud Mahfouz

performed under tyranny, leaving marks on the interpretation and reception of Shakespeare’s texts. Twentieth-century absolutist tyrants like Hitler, Stalin and Mussolini created police states to enforce their ideologies and used tactics of terror: genocide

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A Hebrew Take on Shylock on the New York Stage

Shylock ‘47 at the Pargod Theatre (1947)

Edna Nahshon

fought in Spain for the Republican cause. In 1938 Frye returned to New York, and in 1939, disillusioned by the Hitler-Stalin pact, left the Communist Party. In 1941 he began to take classes with Michael Chekhov, and gradually started to teach and direct

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A General Introduction

Roxana Moroşanu and Felix Ringel

Press . Ssorin-Chikov , N. 2006 . On Heterochrony: Birthday Gifts to Stalin, 1949 . Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute 12 : 355 – 75 . 10.1111/j.1467-9655.2006.00295.x Urry , J. 2000 . Sociology Beyond Societies: Mobilities for

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Maria Bucur, Alexandra Ghit, Ayşe Durakbaşa, Ivana Pantelić, Rochelle Goldberg Ruthchild, Elizabeth A. Wood, Anna Müller, Galina Goncharova, Zorana Antonijević, Katarzyna Sierakowska, Andrea Feldman, Maria Kokkinou, Alexandra Zavos, Marija M. Bulatović, Siobhán Hearne, and Rayna Gavrilova

's “Memory and History: Korean Women's Experiences of Repression During the Stalin Era” makes visible the history of the treatment of the Soviet Korean minority and their deportation to Central Asia in the late 1930s. Jo delves into the histories of three

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Roads versus Rivers

Two Systems of Spatial Structuring in Northern Russia and Their Effects on Local Inhabitants

Kirill V. Istomin

corresponded to the era of Stalin's system of forced-labor camps (Gulag), whose prisoners were the main working force behind this infrastructural development. The main project of this period was the Great Northern Railroad (also known as the Transpolar

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Ten Years After

Communism and Feminism Revisited

Francisca de Haan, Kristen Ghodsee, Krassimira Daskalova, Magdalena Grabowska, Jasmina Lukić, Chiara Bonfiglioli, Raluca Maria Popa, and Alexandra Ghit

Yugoslavia (1945–1957),” (PhD diss., University of Utrecht, 2012); Sheila Fitzpatrick, Everyday Stalinism: Ordinary Life in Extraordinary Times: Soviet Russia in the 1930s (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2001); “Forum: Is ‘Communist Feminism’ A

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David Schweikart

peaceful, harmonious, glorious future lay in store for humankind entails that no moral scruples should stand in the way of hastening the arrival of that new dawn—hence Stalinism. Camus argues for a sense of moderation, rooted not in God but in human nature

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Mark S. Micale

magnitude of Nazi Germany, imperial Japan, or Stalin’s Soviet Union has had the capacity to threaten Western liberal democracies. Such reassuring assumptions, however, are misguided, because our current postcommunist world is far from nuclear-free. The Cold

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To Bear Witness After the Era of the Witness

The Projects of Christophe Boltanski and Ivan Jablonka

Donald Reid

are gone, destroyed by Polish antisemitism, Nazi genocide, and Stalinism. The descendants of Matès and Idesa and their immediate family are Jewish and many are or were Communists, but they cannot live in the vanished realms of the shtetl and the