Underground Petersburg : radical populism, urban space and the tactics of subversion in reform-era Russia /

Although the radical populist movement that arose in Russia during the reign of Tsar Alexander II has been well documented, this important study opens with questions that haven't yet been addressed: How did Russian radical populists manage to carry out a three-year campaign of revolutionary vio...

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Author / Creator: Ely, Christopher David, 1963-
Format: eBook Electronic
Language notes:In English.
Imprint: DeKalb : Northern Illinois University Press, [2016]
Series:NIU Series in Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies
Online Access:Click here for full text
Table of Contents:
  • St. Petersburg: from space of representation to embattled public sphere
  • Nihilism: self-fashioning and subculture in the city
  • Underground pioneers
  • To the people and back
  • City synergy
  • Organized troglodytes: building up the underground
  • Battleground Petersburg
  • The armor of our invisibility: underground terror and the illusion of power.