Wilson Center Experts

Louise McReynolds

Short-Term Grant
Kennan Institute

Expertise:
Russia and Eurasia
;
Russia
Affiliation:
Professor, Department of History, University of Hawaii
Wilson Center Project(s):
Murder Most Russian: Premeditated Death and Modernity in Late Imperial Russia
Term:
Jul 01, 2002
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Aug 01, 2002

Project Summary

Investigates murder trials, and murder in turn of the century Russia. Contextualizes murder within the specific social, political and cultural circumstances of late imperial, urban Russia. Tries to determine the Russian character and cultural specificity to both the acts and responses to the crimes.