1991 and the Russian Revolution: Sources, Conceptual Categories, Analytical Frameworks*

@article{Kotkin19981991AT,
  title={1991 and the Russian Revolution: Sources, Conceptual Categories, Analytical Frameworks*},
  author={Stephen Kotkin},
  journal={The Journal of Modern History},
  year={1998},
  volume={70},
  pages={384 - 425}
}
  • S. Kotkin
  • Published 1998
  • Sociology
  • The Journal of Modern History
A man sets himself the task of drawing the world. As the years pass, the fills the empty space with images of provinces and kingdoms, mountains, bays, ships, islands, houses, and people. Just before he dies, he discovers that the patient labyrinth of lines traces the image of his own face. (Jorge Luis Borges) 
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