Essays Tagged: "russian society"

Russian Revolution

n the late 1920's and 1930's. The two successful revolutions of 1917 are referred to by many as the Russian Revolution. The first revolution overthrew the autocratic imperial monarchy. It began with a ... e provisional government, effected a change in all economic, political, and social relationships in Russian Society. When looking at the Russian Revolution it is easy to notice that it was not underta ...

(6 pages) 190 1 4.8 Jan/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Stalin, Did his Rule Benefit Russian Society and the Russian People?

aryB. Final StatementIn this paper I plan to prove that even though Stalin made improvements in the Russian industrial system, his rule did not benefit Russian society and the Russian people. In order ... dation of individual peasant farms into large, state-controlled enterprises. It was suppose to help Russian agriculture and support the quickly industrializing country (McKay 928; Dmytryshyn 167). Sov ...

(10 pages) 221 1 4.7 Jan/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

"Cherry Orchard" and Russian Society by Chekhov.

en by Chekhov. It is set in Russia during the 1800's and was written with much symbolization to the Russian society at this time. The characters were chosen to represent different beliefs and entire g ... g the 1800's. There are even words which the characters use to show the thoughts and feeling of the Russians during the time period. Each act in the play has many similarities and symbolizes some part ...

(2 pages) 77 1 3.0 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Why were the Bolsheviks successful in Russia, October 1917?

The old Russian society was a brutal capitalist society, headed by a king called the Tsar. The country was c ... almost no time this escalated to armed clashes involving most of the city. The main sections of the Russian ruling class, in alliance with the French and the British, desperately tried to prevent even ... pport of the workers, they were able to win the important elections in early September in important Russian industrial centers. By the middle of September, "the Bolsheviks had formally acquired a majo ...

(3 pages) 60 0 5.0 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Foreign Direct Investment and it's impact, or lack of, on Russian political-economic reforms.

Since the collapse of the Soviet Empire, the new Russian Federation has had a tumultuous relationship with capitalism and foreign investment. It is n ... have past since the fall of communism in Russia and still there are structural problems within the Russian political and economic systems. Lack of political-economic precedent and reluctance for radi ... ent and reluctance for radical reform, from a top-heavy government; have inhibited the evolution of Russian society. Although, as the country matures, so does the constitution and standard economic pr ...

(15 pages) 307 0 4.8 Jan/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Foreign & International Economics

Compairing "war and peace" to "all quite on the western front"

d the truth as Baumer has experienced it.Tolstoy's war and peace describes the different classes of Russian society in the terms of their participation in the war and what kind of an impact war had on ... on in the war and what kind of an impact war had on their lives. In the beginning of the novel, the Russian aristocratic class, which was in the czar's circle, wanted Russia to participate in the war. ...

(7 pages) 30 0 4.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

An analysis of Dziga Vertov's 1929 experimental movie; 'Man with a movie camera'. Noticing links between the movie's content and society and culture at that time.

footage of rapidly blinking eyes.MWAMC came across to me as a euphoric and exciting celebration of Russian society and technology (including film-making itself) circa 1929. However one of the main in ...

(4 pages) 85 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Why did Tsarist system survive the 1905 revolution in Russia but not the one in March 1917?

ft behind in its firm, age-old traditions. There was widespread discontent among all the classes of Russian society and Lenin, the founding father of the Russian Soviet believed that Russia needed two ... ndustrial to communist. The revolution dis not take place overnight. It took almost 17years for the Russians to topple the Tsarist system .The gap between the rich and the poor was too wide. There was ...

(6 pages) 62 0 3.8 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Nicholas 2, how much was he responsible for Russia's downfall

himself.Nicholas 2 was in great responsible for Russia's downfall through his ignorance towards the Russian society. Nicholas never could draw the line between 'reform' and 'reaction'. By the end of 1 ... ia's working class to despair. At the beginning of the twentieth century, virtually all sections of Russian society were in uproar. Although peasants had been liberated from serfdom, the peasants were ...

(4 pages) 59 1 3.5 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Why did the Bolsheviks appeal to the people of Russia in 1917?

The Bolsheviks appealed to the people of Russia in 1917 mainly because Russian society craved change. The tsar was now a part of the past and Russian society wanted to try ... most important of them was "Bread, Land, Peace and All Power to the Soviets." Was this enough? The Russian people were more anti-Bolshevik than Lenin would have liked. The tsar was gone and a revolut ... heviks were concerned, the revolution was over. As far as Lenin was concerned, he was in power. The Russian state, however, was in a state of decomposition.. Lenin had no use for a parliament, regardl ...

(2 pages) 34 0 3.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Was the nature and style of the leadership in the critical period of the Russian Revolution consistent with the ideals of the revolution?

The leadership of the 1917 Russian Revolution greatly impacted the fate of the country, but the nature and style of the leaders ... y bought it under dictatorial leadership.The revolution of 1917 was impacted by many factors of Russian society, all together creating the unstable political environment which harboured the revolu ... d difference between the Bolshevik party and the 'state', meaning the government drawn from the All Russian Congress of Soviets. The Congress consisted of the Bolsheviks and the Left Wing Soviets; the ...

(3 pages) 40 0 5.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

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

Raskolnikov: Extraordinary or Just Ordinary?

debates in Fyodor Dostoevsky's Crime and Punishment. Raskolnikov is a poor man who lives in a poor, Russian society. He watches evil people have large sums of money and this makes him try to take the ...

(2 pages) 30 0 5.0 Dec/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

How and why did Bolsheviks seize power in Russia in 1917?

The Bolsheviks were a fraction of the Russian Social Democratic Labour Party. Their leader was Vladimir Lenin. In October 1917 he lead Bol ... bour Party. Their leader was Vladimir Lenin. In October 1917 he lead Bolsheviks to a triumph in the Russian Revolution. From now on Russia became a single party state, which later became the Soviet Un ... k power in Russia and consider facts that made it possible.The first signs of dissatisfaction among Russian society were seeable in the 1905. The main event was the "Bloody Sunday" - the army disperse ...

(3 pages) 44 1 5.0 Dec/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

The causes of the Russian revolution in 1905

The combination of factors that brought tension into the Russian society reached the top point in 1905; revolution took place because of military, economic, ... ay is also known as the bloody Sunday), Father Gapon (an Orthodox priest; leader of the Assembly of Russian Factory Workers) marched to the Winter Palace in St Petersburg, followed by more than 150,00 ... tical rights to the people and set up a parliament. When the marchers arrived at the Winter Palace, Russian troops opened fire against their own citizens; they killed over a hundred demonstrators. The ...

(2 pages) 39 0 1.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Why did Tsarism Survive the Revolutionary Crisis of 1905?

reluctance of the government to act in problematic situations and its isolation of the problems of Russian society caused general unrest within the peasantry and working class as well as university s ... ess of the political concessions and the effectiveness of the use of coercion.The opposition to the Russian autocracy was gilded as a strong force to oust the regime, especially after the Bloody Sunda ...

(6 pages) 34 1 4.2 May/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

'The First World War was the most important cause of the Russian Revolution'.- How true is this claim?

empire, compared to leadership in antecedent centuries. 'The Romanovs estranged themselves from the Russian people and progressively undermined the legitimacy of their own rule' (www.sparknotes.com). ... macy of their own rule' (www.sparknotes.com). It was only a matter of time before the grievances of Russian society triggered a collective awakening: this was the transpiration of a radical situation ...

(6 pages) 33 0 3.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

April thesis - Lenin ignores centralized government

During the Russian-Communist revolution of the early 1900’s, Vladimir Ilyich Ulyanov, later to be known as ... nce in power, Lenin issued hundreds of decrees that affected every person, industry, and element of Russian society. These decrees were initially illustrated in Lenin’s April Theses, so these dec ... apers for the purpose of getting their cause heard by the peasants and working class members of the Russian nation, and to convince the Bolshevik party that they should reject any form of compromise f ...

(2 pages) 12 0 1.0 Mar/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

EVIL/good=Useless Ivan

EVIL/good = useless Ivan Leo Tolstoy was a Russian social critic and writer around the turn of the 19th century. "After the Ball" is his ... d writer around the turn of the 19th century. "After the Ball" is his short story criticizing Russian society. Protagonist Ivan Vasseilivich is a young college man infatuated with Veranka, the d ... act of violence committed by one human to another. Tolstoy uses "After the Ball" to criticize Russian society, because under its facade of goodness lurks evil, through literary devices evil is s ...

(4 pages) 1403 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Peter the Great and his reforms: DBQ type essay.

social reforms. He was very influenced by Western European ideas and incorporated many of them into Russian society. Throughout their history, Russian males wore long beards. After viewing European st ... efused, they were to pay one hundred rubles a year. Peter also passed a reform of proper attire for Russians. Nobles originally wore long garments that had touched the floor but Peter abolished this a ...

(3 pages) 17 0 0.0 Oct/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History