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HIST 423: Russian History from Peter the Great to Putin

Heidi Sherman

About this guide

This guide will help you find resources for your HIST 423 course with Professor Sherman. On each page you will find useful sources to help you understand different types of sources as well as information on how to help you evaluate sources. 

If you need help with library search tools and resources, just click on the Research Help tab. You can always set up a virtual research appointment with your course librarian, Sarah Bakken, for in-depth research help. For other questions about your assignment, consult with your professor.

Portrait of Catherine the Great

end of 18th century. Portrait of Catherine the Great. Place: Gosudarstvennyi Ermitazh (Russia). https://library-artstor-org.ezproxy.uwgb.edu/asset/ARTSTOR_103_41822003828520.

Daughters of Tsar Nicholas II

Bulla, Karl Karlovich. 1914. Daughters of Tsar Nicholas II. https://library-artstor-org.ezproxy.uwgb.edu/asset/ARTSTOR_103_41822003853072.

Mosaic Portrait of Peter the Great

Mosaic Factory of Mikhail Lomonosov, after Louis Caravaque and Tannauer. 1754. Portrait of Peter the Great. painting. Place: Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia. https://library-artstor-org.ezproxy.uwgb.edu/asset/LESSING_ART_10313880672.

Portrait of a Russian man in a coat with a heavy fur collar and fur hat.

Westly, E. (Russia). n.d. (circa 1890-1900). Portrait of a Russian man in a coat with a heavy fur collar and fur hat.. photographs, albumen prints, boudoir card photographs. https://library-artstor-org.ezproxy.uwgb.edu/asset/SCHLES_130757090.

Poster of Valentina Tereshkova, First woman cosmonaut

1963. Poster of Valentina Tereshkova, First woman cosmonaut, Poster, Poster, translated as the Light of (or Long live) the (World's) first woman (female) Cosmonaut; issued by the Soviet. Art. Place: Science Museum, Making the Modern World Gallery. https://library-artstor-org.ezproxy.uwgb.edu/asset/26314042.

The town of Pripyat with the Chernobyl nuclear plant in the background.

Stephan Vanfleteren. 2006. The town of Pripyat with the Chernobyl nuclear plant in the background. https://library-artstor-org.ezproxy.uwgb.edu/asset/APANOSIG_10313584591.

Portrait of Stalin

Filonov, Pavel Nikolaevich, 1883-1941. 1936. Portrait of Stalin. https://library-artstor-org.ezproxy.uwgb.edu/asset/ARTSTOR_103_41822001180445.

On this

Chapin, Robert M.. 1950. Two Worlds. Map published in book or serial - source in collection. https://library-artstor-org.ezproxy.uwgb.edu/asset/SS36044_36044_23459423.