Wilson Center Experts

Boris I. Kolonitski

Regional Exchange Grant
Kennan Institute

Russia and Eurasia
Senior Researcher, Institute of Russian History, Russian Academy of Sciences
Wilson Center Project(s):
Political Culture of the 1917 Russian Revolution
Jan 01, 1998
Apr 01, 1998

Project Summary

the way in which elite conceptions made their way into the cultural marketplace and helped shape popular attitudes how the public helped poroduce a symbolic language of revolution by investing images and ideas with new meaning values in the language of public life mechanisms peculiar to the crisis of 1917, explaining the presence of widespread images and assumptions among the masses--public and common folk alike