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Anna Krylova

Associate Professor of History
History
Dept of History, Box 90719, Durham, NC 27708-0719
209 Classroom Bldg, Durham, NC 27708
Office hours By appointment  

Selected Publications


Marx and the many lives of Marxism in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries

Journal Article Social History · January 1, 2024 At the turn of the century, pioneers of poststructuralist analysis in the US called for a radical and, as they argued, urgently needed upgrade of historians’ theoretical and methodological approaches to the study of history. Marxist epistemologies of the B ... Full text Cite

Foucault, Post-structuralism, and the Fixed "Openness of History"

Journal Article Modern Intellectual History · January 1, 2024 Today, it seems impossible to discuss historians' encounter with post-structuralist theory, the ensuing triumphant surge of the cultural turn, and the establishment of what scholars have recently called the postcultural historiography without the help of s ... Full text Cite

The Agency Dilemma

Journal Article American Historical Review · June 1, 2023 Full text Cite

Imagining socialism in the soviet century

Journal Article Social History · July 3, 2017 Much of the current conversation about social justice, economic responsibility and individual self-realization is informed by an explicit or implicit comparison between capitalist and socialist modernities. The Soviet Union’s variety of socialism understan ... Full text Open Access Cite

History after the end of history: Reconceptualizing the twentieth century

Journal Article American Historical Review · December 1, 2016 Full text Open Access Cite

Gender binary and the limits of poststructuralist method

Journal Article Gender and History · August 1, 2016 In contemporary gender history, the story about the making of the gender category is inseparable from the concept of ‘gender binary’. It at once signifies a research agenda and constitutes a persistent problem pervading feminist analysis itself. On the one ... Full text Open Access Cite

The Economic Turn and Modern Russian History

Journal Article Soviet and Post-Soviet Review · 2016 Cite

Introduction: The Economic Turn and Modern Russian History

Journal Article Soviet and Post Soviet Review · January 1, 2016 Full text Open Access Cite

Soviet Modernity: Stephen Kotkin and The Bolshevik Predicament

Journal Article Contemporary European History · May 2014 Cite

Beyond the Spontaneity-Consciousness Paradigm: “Class Instinct” as a Promising Category of Historical Analysis

Journal Article Slavic Review · 2003 Anna Krylova questions whether the spontaneity-consciousness paradigm, the standard interpretive approach toward Bolshevik thought in the field of Soviet studies, offers an exhaustive account of Bolshevik discourse. To do that she examines the cent ... Full text Cite

Marx and the many lives of Marxism in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries

Journal Article Social History · January 1, 2024 At the turn of the century, pioneers of poststructuralist analysis in the US called for a radical and, as they argued, urgently needed upgrade of historians’ theoretical and methodological approaches to the study of history. Marxist epistemologies of the B ... Full text Cite

Foucault, Post-structuralism, and the Fixed "Openness of History"

Journal Article Modern Intellectual History · January 1, 2024 Today, it seems impossible to discuss historians' encounter with post-structuralist theory, the ensuing triumphant surge of the cultural turn, and the establishment of what scholars have recently called the postcultural historiography without the help of s ... Full text Cite

The Agency Dilemma

Journal Article American Historical Review · June 1, 2023 Full text Cite

Imagining socialism in the soviet century

Journal Article Social History · July 3, 2017 Much of the current conversation about social justice, economic responsibility and individual self-realization is informed by an explicit or implicit comparison between capitalist and socialist modernities. The Soviet Union’s variety of socialism understan ... Full text Open Access Cite

History after the end of history: Reconceptualizing the twentieth century

Journal Article American Historical Review · December 1, 2016 Full text Open Access Cite

Gender binary and the limits of poststructuralist method

Journal Article Gender and History · August 1, 2016 In contemporary gender history, the story about the making of the gender category is inseparable from the concept of ‘gender binary’. It at once signifies a research agenda and constitutes a persistent problem pervading feminist analysis itself. On the one ... Full text Open Access Cite

The Economic Turn and Modern Russian History

Journal Article Soviet and Post-Soviet Review · 2016 Cite

Introduction: The Economic Turn and Modern Russian History

Journal Article Soviet and Post Soviet Review · January 1, 2016 Full text Open Access Cite

Soviet Modernity: Stephen Kotkin and The Bolshevik Predicament

Journal Article Contemporary European History · May 2014 Cite

Beyond the Spontaneity-Consciousness Paradigm: “Class Instinct” as a Promising Category of Historical Analysis

Journal Article Slavic Review · 2003 Anna Krylova questions whether the spontaneity-consciousness paradigm, the standard interpretive approach toward Bolshevik thought in the field of Soviet studies, offers an exhaustive account of Bolshevik discourse. To do that she examines the cent ... Full text Cite

The Tenacious Liberal Subject in Soviet Studies

Journal Article Kritika: Explorations in Russian and Eurasian History · 2000 Cite