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Dave Pretty <email@example.com>
|Address:||Department of History
Rock Hill, South Carolina 29733
|List Affiliations:||List Editor for H-Russia
Environmental History / Studies
Ethnic History / Studies
European History / Studies
Labor History / Studies
Latin American and Caribbean History / Studies
World History / Studies
Ph. D. Brown University, 1997
Concentration: Russian and Soviet History, 1861–1953
Fields and advisors:
Russian/Soviet History, 1861–1953
Russian History, 1689–1861 Modern Latin American History Modern German History
M.A., History, Columbia University, 1987
B.A., History, University of California, Santa Cruz, 1983
Fellowships and Awards
1998– Assistant Professor of History, Winthrop University. Teaching both introductory and advanced
courses, student advising. Course taught:
History 101 World Civilization to 1500
History 102 World Civilization since 1500
History 344 Europe, 1789–1914
History 345 Europe since 1914
History 546 Europe, 1918–45
History 547 Russia since 1861
History 640 The Russian Revolution
1995–98 Instructor, University of Colorado, Boulder. In addition to teaching both large and small lectures, and seminars, developed and taught History 4733 as an extension course offered over the World Wide Web from 1998 to 2001. Courses taught:
History 1020 Western Civilization since 1648
History 2100 Revolutions in History: Russia
History 2100 Revolutions in History: Russia,
History 3713 Seminar: “Narod: Peasants and
Workers under the Last Tsars”
History 3713 Seminar: “Representations of the
History 3713 Seminar: “Zamyatin’s We”
History 4020 Comparative Communism
History 4723 Imperial Russia, 1682–1917
History 4733 Twentieth-Century Russia
Russian 4431 Dostoevsky
Publications and Manuscripts
“The Workers’ Task: Worker Activists’ Attitudes toward Intelligentsia Leadership in Ivanovo-Voznesensk, 1895–1904,” The Carl Beck Papers in Russian and East European Studies, pending revisions.
“Neither Peasant nor Proletarian: The Workers of the Ivanovo-Voznesensk Region, 1885–1905,” doctoral dissertation, Brown University, May 1997.
“The Saints of the Revolution: Political Activists in 1890s Ivanovo-Voznesensk and the Path of Most Resistance,” Slavic Review 54, no. 2 (Summer 1995): 276–304.
Laura L. Phillips, Bolsheviks and the Bottle: Drink and Worker Culture in St. Petersburg, 1900–1929, in Canadian-American Slavonic Studies (forthcoming).
Jonathan Aves, Workers against Lenin: Labour Protest and the Bolshevik Dictatorship, in Russian History 26, no. 4 (Winter 1999): 437–38.
Sheila Fitzpatrick, Stalin’s Peasants, in Società e storia, no. 77:722–25.
Vladimir N. Brovkin, ed., The Bolsheviks in Russian Society, in History: Reviews of New Books 26, no. 3 (Spring 1998): 141–42.
Orlando Figes, A People's Tragedy: A History of the Russian Revolution, H-Net (http://www.h-net.msu.edu/reviews/showrev.cgi?path=28393904247225), February 1998.
Robert Weinberg, The Revolution of 1905 in Odessa, in Società e storia, no. 71:230–32.
Katerina Clark, Petersburg: Crucible of Cultural Revolution, in History: Reviews of New Books 24, no. 4 (Summer 1996): 190.
Conference Papers and Other Public Presentations
Participant, “The Peasant-Worker Nexus,” roundtable, Annual Conference of the American Association for the Advancement of Slavic Studies, Pittsburgh, November 2002.
“Murder by Crowd, or, the Death of a Factory Director,” conference paper, AAASS Conference, Denver, November 2000.
“The Pogrom as Protest: Towards a Theory of the Pogrom as an Instrument of Popular Power,” conference paper, Spring Meeting of the Southern Conference on Slavic Studies, Wilmington, N.C., March 2000.
“The Instrumental Bunt: ‘Spontaneous’ Violence as a Calculated Tool of Popular Resistance,” conference paper, AAASS Conference, Seattle, November 1997.
Participant, “Hegemonic Discourse in the Russian Labor and Revolutionary Movements, 1900–1917,” roundtable, AAASS Conference, Seattle, November 1997.
“The Workers’ Task: Worker Activists’ Attitudes toward Intelligentsia Leadership,” conference paper, AAASS Conference, Boston, November 1996.