Start Date

20-4-2017 12:45 PM

End Date

20-4-2017 2:00 AM

Disciplines

European History | Political History | Slavic Languages and Societies

Subjects

Grigoriĭ Efimovich Rasputin (1869-1916) -- Influence, Russia -- History -- To 1917, Russia -- History -- Political aspects, Nicholas II (Emperor of Russia) 1868-1918

Abstract

In 1917 the Romanov Dynasty ended as did Imperial Russia. Faced with years of political, social and economic instability tracing back to the Revolution of 1905, it was only a matter of time before everything fell apart. This paper analyzes the role in which Gregory Rasputin played in further polarizing the many facets of Russian society and priming the country for the Revolution of 1917.

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Apr 20th, 12:45 PM Apr 20th, 2:00 AM

Rasputin and the Fragmentation of Imperial Russia

In 1917 the Romanov Dynasty ended as did Imperial Russia. Faced with years of political, social and economic instability tracing back to the Revolution of 1905, it was only a matter of time before everything fell apart. This paper analyzes the role in which Gregory Rasputin played in further polarizing the many facets of Russian society and priming the country for the Revolution of 1917.