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Experiencing Russia's Civil War:
Politics, Society, and Revolutionary Culture in Saratov, 1917-1922
Donald J. Raleigh

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TABLE OF CONTENTS:

List of Illustrations ix
List of Tables xi
Acknowledgments xiii
Glossary and Abbreviations Used in Archival Citations xvii
Introduction: Experiencing Russia's Civil War 1
PART ONE: POLITICS
1. Revolution on the Volga 15
2. Languages of Power: How the Saratov Bolsheviks Imagined Their Enemies 43
3. The Rise and Fall of the Saratov "Republic" 74
4. Cadres Resolve All: The Communists in Power 107
5. Co-optation amid Repression: The Revolutionary Communists and Other Socialist Parties in Saratov Province 142
PART TWO: SOCIETY AND REVOLUTIONARY CULTURE
6. A Community in Disarray, a Community in the Making 175
7. The Cultural Practices of Provincial Communism 208
8. Narratives of Self and Other: Saratov's Bourgeoisie 246
9. Not Seeing Like a State: The Red Guard Assault on Capital 282
10. Peasants in a Workers' Revolution 312
11. "Given His Class Position, a Worker Can Be Nothing but a Communist" 348
12. A Provincial Kronstadt, Another Tambov? 379
Conclusion 409
Bibliographical Essay 417
Index 424
The Bibliography for this book can be found in its entirety on the Princeton University Press website, www.pupress.princeton.edu/biblios/raleigh

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