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A Generation of Revolutionaries


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Table of Contents

Introduction: Remembrances of a Distant Past
1. Beginnings: How to Become a Revolutionary
2. The Seventies Generation: Young Revolutionaries and the Chaikovskii Circle
3. The Male Gaze and Female Profile: Marriage, Family, Populism
4. "Punishment Harsh and Cruel:" The Experience of Incarceration (1874-1878)
5. Seventeen Years in Siberia: Hard Labor, Exile and Photography
6. Return to European Russia: Family Ties, Networks of Exiles, and the Zemstvo
7. After October: The Downward Spiral of Revolution
8. The Revolution Followed its Own Scenario (1917-1919)
9. Memory Wars and the Search for Meaning after the Revolution
10. In Search of the Real Charushin in the Perestroika Era
Biographical sketches
Selected Bibliography

About the Author

Ben Eklof is Professor of History at Indiana University. He is author of Russian Peasant Schools and editor (with John Bushnell and Larissa Zakharova) of Russia's Great Reforms, 1855-1881.

Tatiana Saburova is Visiting Professor of History at Indiana University, Professor of History at Omsk Pedagogical University, and a Research Fellow at the Higher School of Economics in Moscow. Her books and articles focus on the Russian intelligentsia, collective biography, memory, and on the history of photography.


The book is engagingly written and well sourced, the product of extensive archival research, including in provincial Russian archives. . . . Highly recommended.

* Choice *

By tracing the complex lives of Charushin and his generation Eklof and Saburova have made an important contribution to the history of Russian society in the volatile years before and after 1917.

* The Russian Review *
A Generation of Revolutionaries will be of value to all historians interested in the longue duree of the Russian Revolution. It deserves to be read widely.* Slavonic and East European Review *

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