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Published: 13 May 2020

352 Pages | 14 black and white illustrations

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780199546428

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How Russia Learned to Talk

A History of Public Speaking in the Stenographic Age, 1860-1930

Stephen Lovell

Oxford Studies in Modern European History

  • Offers an entirely new perspective on Russian political culture through focus on communication, oratory, and stenography
  • Weaves together material on different topics that are usually kept separate (politics, courtroom, church, literature)
  • Draws on a rich source base of newspapers, memoirs, and transcripts