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Second Blogpost Guidelines

Ilya Repin [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File%3ARepin_17October.jpg

“Manifesto of October 17,” by Ilya Repin [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File%3ARepin_17October.jpg

Our second set of blog posts will focus on the development of a revolutionary movement in Russia and the revolution of 1905. You should start by reading Freeze (Chapter 8) and then develop one of the following topics:

1) Marxism / Leninism. Use the resources in the Marxist Internet Archive to examine the development of Marxism in Russia before the revolution of 1905.

First Blogpost Guidelines

Sergei Prokudin-Gorskii, photographer to Tsar Nicholas II, may have had his mobile photo-laboratory in the rail car behind this “Compound” engine. (1909-1915) Prokudin-Gorskii Collection, LOC

Sergei Prokudin-Gorskii, photographer to Tsar Nicholas II, may have had his mobile photo-laboratory in the rail car behind this “Compound” engine. (1909-1915)
Prokudin-Gorskii Collection, LOC

For your first blog post, please select a photograph from this online exhibit at the Library of Congress and analyze it in the context of social and economic change in late Imperial Russia.