Published Date

March 10, 2022

Resource Type

AHA Resource, Vetted Resource


Cultural, Current Events in Historical Context, Diplomatic/International, Intellectual, Migration, Immigration, & Diaspora, Political, Social, Urban

AHA Topics

Teaching & Learning


Asia, Europe, Latin America/Caribbean

This resource is part of the AHA’s Ukraine, Russia, and the Cold War and its Legacies


Thinking about Teaching

Teaching on the ‘Balkan Express’: A Collaborative Attempt to Write History for Reconciliation” by Christina Koulouri (Perspectives on History, 2019)

The Personal is Historical: What to Do When Your Profession Catches Up to You” by Tyler Stovall (Perspectives on History, 2017)

Why Study Russian History?” by E. Thomas Ewing and Virginia Tech Students enrolled in HIST 3604: Russia to Peter the Great (AHA Today, 2017)

Being There: Writing History for a Postmodern World” by Kate Brown (AHA Today, 2015)

More than McCarthy: Teaching the Cold War, K–12 and Beyond” by Beth Slutsky and Nancy McTygue(Perspectives on History, 2014)

Vetted Resources

1917: Digital Resources on the Russian Revolution by the Association for Slavic, East European & Eurasian Studies, University of Pittsburgh

Alexander Palace Time Machine by Bob Atchinson

The Deepening of the Russian Revolution: 1917 Digital Resources by Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Everyday Life in Eastern Europe in the 1980s by Tom Rushford

The Fallen of World War II by Neil Halloran and Andy Dollerson

Historiana by EuroClio, Webtic, and Use

Remembering Tiananmen Square by Matthew P. Romaniello

Smart Histories: Compelling Stories of Russian History by Tanil Vasilahu, Madis Maasing, Kerry Kubilius with Sammi Bold, Tony Burnett, Mehak Zaib Suddle

Women and Stalinism, 1929–1939 by Tom Ewing and Elizabeth Ten Dyke

Primary Sources

Eurodocs: Online Sources for European History by Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University

Enlightened Despots: Primary Sources by Internet History Sourcebooks Project, Fordham University

The Prokudin-Gorskii Photographic Record Recreated: The Empire That Was Russia by Library of Congress