Essays Tagged: "russian history"

"George Orwell's Animal Farm and the Russian Revolution" Comparing the similarities of key characters that appeared in both Animal Farm and throughout the Russian Revolution.

ess of human actions. George Orwell's Animal Farm was written to shed light on the absurdity of the Russian Revolution. There are many similarities between the two. Both had a powerful and forceful le ... leader, who seemed to think that he was always right. He based this character on Joseph Stalin from Russian history. Both ruled fiercely throughout their years in power. Stalin ruled by terror, after ...

(6 pages) 207 2 2.9 Nov/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The Evil Monk: Rasputin The life and times of Gregory Efimovich Rasputin

k: RasputinThe life and times of Gregory Efimovich RasputinBy Bijan AdatiaNo other figure in recent Russian history has received the amount of vilification and contempt heaped upon Gregory Rasputin. T ... Rasputin. The self-styled monk, who received practically little education in the intricacies of the Russian Orthodox faith, came from the rural areas of Russia and achieved great recognition as a "sta ...

(15 pages) 77 0 4.8 Mar/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Ivan IV

van IV, often called by his nickname Ivan the Terrible, ruled from 1533- 1584, the longest reign in Russian history (Carmichael, 41). His nickname "grozny" in Russian actually means "the awesome" not ... covy and czar, derived from the Roman Caesar, of all Russia (Dersin, 8). This was the first time in Russian history that the title czar was used more than just casually (Carmichael, 43). He also annou ...

(8 pages) 62 1 5.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

Peter the Great.

Born into the Russian government, Peter the Great was one of the most important figures in Russian history. Peter ... and the Naryshkins. The Naryshkins were victorious, as they were supported by the patriarch of the Russian Orthodox Church, the nobles, and the landowners.Peter was then proclaimed tsar in April of 1 ... a dockyard in Arkhangel'sk, also building a large ship there by himself. He had basically created a Russian navy from scratch.Peter's mother attempted to change him and his ways by marrying him to Eud ...

(8 pages) 86 0 5.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

The Impacts of Catherine the Great on Russian "enlightened" society

humorous yet firm, and light-hearted yet wise. Thus the Enlightenment would not have been a part of Russian history if not for the determination of Catherine the Great. Catherine the Great's exception ... ellion, the most violent uprising in the history of Russia. Serfs from everywhere joined the former Russian solider in a violent rebellion against the Russian government, demanding an end in serfdom, ...

(4 pages) 55 0 4.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Social Criticism in Literature

the Bolshevik Revolution. Heanthropomorphises the animals, and alludes each one to a counterpartin Russian history. A Tale of Two Cities also typifies this kind ofliterature. Besides the central them ... malism," is seen as representing Karl Marx, thecreator of communism. Snowball represents Trotsky, a Russian leaderafter the revolution. He was driven out by Napoleon, who representsStalin, the most po ...

(5 pages) 27 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Russion Revolution in the 20th Century. Research paper on the rulers and actions that took place during the Russion Revolution

What if czars still ruled Russia? 1914 marked the beginning of the time, in Russia, known as the Russian Revolution. The country saw many changes especially political and economical changes. It saw ... Communists that ran the Soviet Union for more than half a century. Present day historians view the Russian Revolution as the definitive moment in Russian history. The Russian Revolution brought many ...

(8 pages) 48 0 3.0 Dec/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Assessing Population Difficulties of Russia

he centuries. Unfortunately for this country, the last decades were definitely no the best times in Russian history. Of course, the economic situation of the country will always have a huge effect on ... of Economy on Natural Increase.The collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991 had a tremendous effect on Russian economy. In the privatization years, in the early 1990's, Russia allowed small group of peop ...

(6 pages) 71 1 4.4 Jan/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Social Criticism in Literature

the Bolshevik Revolution. Heanthropomorphises the animals, and alludes each one to a counterpartin Russian history. A Tale of Two Cities also typifies this kind ofliterature. Besides the central them ... malism," is seen as representing Karl Marx, thecreator of communism. Snowball represents Trotsky, a Russian leaderafter the revolution. He was driven out by Napoleon, who representsStalin, the most po ...

(5 pages) 37 0 5.0 Jun/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Hotel New Hampshire.

nslow Irving was born on March, 2nd, in 1942 in Exeter New Hampshire, USA. His father was a prof of russian history and his mother was a nurse-He was dyslexic before that particular learning disabilit ...

(12 pages) 27 0 0.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Russian economic situation before 1917 and nowadays.

should lead to a global revolution, what happened in 1917 with Bolsheviks.This crucial year in the Russian history meant the beginning of the very long tragic period that Soviets had to endure: Commu ... f the very long tragic period that Soviets had to endure: Communism, which will strongly affect the Russian economy of the post-USSR.Consequently, it will be interesting in this report to compare the ...

(13 pages) 56 0 3.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Economic History

The Causes of the Russian Revolution

The Russian Revolution in 1905 was important in Russian History. The Economic problems, the Russo-Japane ... oblems, the Russo-Japanese war, and problems with the Czar Nicholas II were the major causes of the Russian Revolution.After the Russo-Japanese War ended, economic problems in Russia started to kick i ... iers went hungry and did not have proper equipment, such as shoes or even weapons. Famine swept the Russian military forces which further threatened their defeat. Back in Russia, transportation starte ...

(3 pages) 52 0 3.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

The role of the pigs in the novel "Animal Farm" by George Orwell.

eive as the most important animals in their Animal Revolution and most important people involved in Russian history. Throughout this fairytale, they become what they had hoped to destroy.The role of t ...

(3 pages) 5664 0 3.0 Sep/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Philosophy In Russian Literature

Throughout Russian history, philosophy has been important to the people of Russia, a point which shows up in th ... sophy has been important to the people of Russia, a point which shows up in their literature. Early Russian Literature was usually infused with the philosophy of the time but the oppressiveness of Sta ... d many philosophical ideas. One of these ideas is the negative hero as described by Jean Sisk, "the Russian negative heroes were men who, faced with the need to make a decision or choice, reacted ment ...

(6 pages) 530 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Russian Emancipation From Nicholaus I To Alexander II

In the course of studying Russian History one could justifiably ponder, "How did Russia ever eventually become a world Super P ... deal with issues of the time. Take for instance the emancipation of serfdom in Russia in 1861. The Russian approach, during the reign of Romanov Rulers, to deal with issues always seems to be "What t ... invasion by Napolean would have consequences for serfdom as well. After the defeat of Napolean the Russian government was now able to deal with internal problems, mainly, "What to do about serfdom?" ...

(4 pages) 571 0 5.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

The Soviet State Was Established At The Expense Of The Soviet People.

hat were lost during the period of Russia's industrialization. With this in mind and looking at the Russian history, we must ask ourselves if the realisation of Stalin's goals were worth the price pai ... ia up to date with the Western World.To equip and defend Russia against foreign invasion.To exploit Russian mineral resources.To develop towns and industry in some of the more remote areas of Russia.T ...

(8 pages) 16 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Anastasia

ife Alexandra. She was born June 18th, 1901, and grew up during one of the most tumultuous times in Russian History. During the second Russian Revolution, the Bolsheviks assassinated her parents and t ... lance to Anastasia and brought it to the attention of a nurse. When they showed her pictures of the Russian royal family, she declared herself as the Grand Duchess Anastasia. She was also named Mrs. A ...

(6 pages) 2021 0 0.0 Jan/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Russia and Alexander 2nd

imperfections the emancipation was an enormous step forward", quoted from Endurance and Endeavour, Russian History 1812-1986. Taking into account that the abolishment of the serfdom around 1861 was a ... educating institutions, expressed in the "universities statue". Apart from the "working class", the Russian intelligentsia formed an elite League of philosophers, who categorically tend to be "progres ...

(9 pages) 18 0 3.0 Sep/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

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English 10 Honors 8* May 22, 2000 Rasputin Throughout history there have been many odd characters. Russian history was not excluded. Grigory Rasputin, who was an assistant to the Royal Russian family ... s born on January 23, 1871, in Tobolsk, Russia (DISCovering). "He earned the name Rasputin which is Russian for 'debauched one'" (Rasputin). "Grigory Rasputin was born in western Siberia, in the town ...

(2 pages) 442 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Preidents And Prime Ministers Of WW2

The Man of Steel Name: Joseph Stalin Born: 1879 Died: 1953 Stalin is one of the most notable men in Russian history. Stalin was one time leader of the communist party in the Soviet Union.Joseph was th ...

(3 pages) 970 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II