Socialisms in the Tsarist Borderlands

  title={Socialisms in the Tsarist Borderlands},
  author={Wiktor Marzec and Risto Turunen},
  journal={Contributions to the History of Concepts},
This article presents a conceptual history of socialism in two Western borderlands of the Russian Empire—namely, the Kingdom of Poland and the Grand Duchy of Finland. A contrastive comparison is used to examine the birth, dissemination, and breakthrough of the concept from its first appearance until the Revolution of 1905. The concept entered Polish political conversation as a self-applied label among émigrés in the 1830s, whereas the opponents of socialism made it famous in Finland in the… 
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