Just Assassins examines terrorism as it's manifested in Russian culture past and present, with essays devoted to Russian literature, film, and theatre; historical narrative; and even amateur memoir, songs, and poetry posted on the Internet. Along with editor Anthony Anemone's introduction, these essays chart the evolution of modern political terrorism in Russia, from the Decembrist uprising to the horrific school siege in Beslan in 2004, showing how Russia's cultural engagement with its legacy of terrorism speaks to the wider world.
Anthony Anemone is an associate professor of Russian at the New School in New York City. A literary historian, translator, and film critic who writes about modern Russian literature and cinema, he is the recipient of fellowships from the Kennan Institute for Advanced Russian Studies, the International Research and Exchanges Board, and the Fulbright Program."
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