Ph.D., 1973, Columbia University
M.A., Certificate of the Russian Institute, 1965, Columbia University
Thurston's current project is a book on "Soviet spaces." For some idea of the problematics, see his recent article in his online version of The Forum on Public Policy: "Movements of Peoples and the Genesis of Soviet Spaces." Winter, 2007
The Popular Theater Movement in Russia, 1862-1919. Northwestern University Press, 1998.
“Alexis de Tocqueville in Russia,” The Journal of the History of Ideas 37, 2 (April 1876), 289-306.
“Sologub’s Melkiy bes,” The Slavonic and Eastern European Review 55, 1 (January 1977), 30-44.
“The Impact of Russian Popular Theater, 1886-1915,” The Journal of Modern History 55, 2 (June 1983).
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