Wilson Center Experts

Ben A. Eklof

Kennan Institute

Russia and Eurasia
Wilson Center Project(s):
How They Were Taught: The Daily Life of the Russian School Before The Revolution (1864-1914)

Project Summary

a study of handbooks, teachers’ manuals, memoirs and diaries, legislation and zemestvo studies to establish the routines, culture and environment of the Russian primary school, urban and rural, and to depict the social structure of the classroom, the content of lessons and readers and the intellectual horizons of pupils