Publishers' Representative Central/Eastern Europe
TBIS
Design your own subject newsletters
LinkedIn

LinkedIn

Brill Mass Media in Russia Online

 

Mass Media in Russia Online (Parts 1 and 2)

View PDF Flyer

Number of titles: 11 titles (Part 1), Penny (Kopeck) Magazines (Part 2)

Languages used: Russian

Location of originals: The National Library of Russia, St.-Petersburg


This unique collection consists of complete runs of the kopeck (penny) newspapers, the most widely circulated newspapers in the beginning of the twentieth century, published under various titles in St. Petersburg and Petrograd (1908-1918) and also in Moscow (1909-1918). These (penny) newspapers document political and social developments in Russia in the pivotal years from 1908 to 1918 and at the same time provide a mirror of the colorful social and cultural life of the Russian capitals. They include writings on social questions, tabloid sensationalism and popular fiction.
The success of the kopeck newspapers of St. Petersburg and Moscow before and during the First World War represents the culmination of a reading revolution that reshaped urban Russians’ understanding of every aspect of life, from gender relations and national identity to the role of literature and the arts in society. This collection of “Kopeika” press allows easy access to a unique and rare source practically unavailable in Western libraries.



For more information, open free trial or to place an order, contact:
Jacek Lewinson
Mobi:+48 502 603 290, skype:jacek.lewinson , Email: Jacek@jaceklewinson.com

This site uses cookies. Using the site constitutes your consent to their reading or writing by your browser settings.