New book


The publishing house of the European University in Saint Petersburg issued the collection of articles “Ordinary person in extraordinary times: on 60-year anniversary of S.V. Yarov” (“Obychnyi chelovek v neobychnoe vremya: K 60-letiyu so dnya rozhdeniya S. V. Yarova”). ISBN 978-5-94380-318-5.

2019 would mark the 60th anniversary of Doctor of Historical Sciences, Professor Sergei Viktorovich Yarov (1959-2015). The collection includes articles composed on the basis of reports at the conference, which took place in the fall of 2019, publications on the history of the Leningrad blockade, memories of S.V. Yarov and previously unpublished documents about his scientific activities. The subject matter of the collection is determined by the scientific interests of S. V. Yarov, the choice of themes and subjects he was studying during his life: man during the years of the revolution, the Civil War and the New Economic Policy; a person during the blockade; a person in a historical source; historiography of the study of Soviet history in the first half of the 20th century.

The book may be of interest both for specialists and for all readers interested in the history of Russia.

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