Monthly Archives: July 2011

The Woman with the Five Elephants

This blog is about an excellent 2010 documentary by Vadim Jendreyko entitled “The Woman with the Five Elephants.” (For a trailer see: http://www.traileraddict.com/trailer/woman-with-5-elephants/trailer) The five elephants referred to in the title are classic novels of Fyodor Dostoevsky. Svetlana Geier, the … Continue reading

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How an article came to be

At the risk of seeming shamelessly self-promoting, here I am blogging about the article that I just had published in the Journal of Modern History, in part because I think the story of how I came to the topic and … Continue reading

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