Interview with Claudia Verhoeven, May 13, 2010
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Interview with Claudia Verhoeven, Assistant Professor of History at Cornell University, conducted in Ithaca, NY on May 13, 2010. Professor Verhoeven is author of "The Odd Man Karakazov: Imperial Russia, Modernity and the Birth of Modern Terrorism," published by Cornell University Press in 2009.
Interview Themes: What Verhoeven hoped to achieve with The Odd Man Karakazov (00:58) Greatest challenge of writing the book (10:02) How historians learn to recognize the new in history (16:29) Primary influences on Verhoeven's research and writing thus far (24:44) Implications of Verhoeven's work for the field of Russian history (31:38) Recent works published that suggest what is interesting now (38:00) Verhoeven's plans for future research (40:05)
Interview; Claudia Verhoeven