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Sergei Antonov is an Assistant Professor in History at Yale University where he specializes in modern Russia, with particular interest in politics, culture, and society in the late imperial and early Soviet period. He’s the author of Bankrupts and Usurers of Imperial Russia: Debt, Property, and the Law in the Age of Dostoevsky and Tolstoy published by Harvard University Press.


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