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Repression work from today.

Overview Plan Mr Kydd.

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Half Term work

Please click here for your half term work and securing video on Alexander II’s reforms. Mr Kydd.

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Closing Post

As I am no longer teaching this course I will not be posting on these Russia pages from now on. I will however leave them open in case they are of use to anyone.   Mr Kydd.

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Russia’s Lost Princesses

I know some of you have expressed a (fairly enthusiastic) liking for the (NOT Disney) film Anastasia, which if we’re looking for historical accuracy is really not a winner. However, the BBC have made a documentary that is probably more … Continue reading

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Enrichment – The People’s Century – Red Flag

All, This episode of the excellenty oral history series looks at the establishment of Communism under Lenin and Stalin. A super introduction to this part of the course. You should think about continuity and change with Tsarism. [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UZDXZBnsKRQ[/youtube]  Enjoy, Mr … Continue reading

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Writing on Khrushchev

I have spoken to you before about the excellent BBC Radio 4 series Russia: The Wild East by Martin Sixsmith. The second series is presently being rerun, and it has just got to Khruschev. Writing meaningfully about Khrushchev is something that students often … Continue reading

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Summer Reading

Lovely people, As agreed, the purpose of this post is to allow you to post your summer book review comments below. You really don’t need to write much – one to two paragraphs is fine. Do then look at  each others’ comments (especially … Continue reading

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Russians name Brezhnev best 20th-century leader, and Gorbachev worst.

A surprising and timely poll in Russia placed the hardline Leonid Brezhnev as their most popular leader, and the reforming Mikhail Gorbachev – the man who from our western view point is often seen as a hero for his part in ending … Continue reading

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Industry and the Condition of the Workers – comparative work

As we have now written on both industry and the condition of the workers it felt appropriate to conclude by comparing the two. Below therefore are your three attempts to draw two timelines on the same page (blue is industrial … Continue reading

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Am I in proportion Year Thirteen ?

As we are now onthe brink of writing our first fully synoptic essays on the peasants I think it would be helpful to return to our agriculture timelines. Task :- Have a look again at the timeline. Now that you understand … Continue reading

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