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The Collective Farm



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Aaron Hale-Dorrell, Kristy Ironside, and Samantha Lomb on the collective farm system in the USSR.

Searching for Orpheus at the Twilight of the Russian Empire

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Guest:

Rebecca Mitchell is an Assistant Professor of History at Middlebury College where she specializes in Russian cultural history at the end of the Russian Empire. She teaches a wide range of courses on the Russian Empire and the Soviet Union, comparative Communism, and the intersections between music and power in history. She is the author of Nietzsche’s Orphans: Music, Metaphysics and the Twilight of the Russian Empire published by Yale University Press. Rebecca won the W. Bruce Lincoln Book Prize for Nietzsche’s Orphans in 2016.

Music:

Aleksandr Scriabin, “Vers la flame, op.72.”