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Welcome to Documents in Russian History: A Primary Source Wiki

This site was originally created by Nathaniel Knight in 2000 with the support of a Seton Hall University Curricular Development Initiative Grant to the University's Russian and East European Studies Program. In 2008, under the auspices of a Seton Hall Faculty Innovation Grant the site was reconfigured as a wiki.

Documents in Russian History is administer by Professor Knight in collaboration with an editorial board made up of specialists in Russian history with an interest in new media and the development of on-line resources. At the present time the editorial board consists of the following members:

Dr. Yanni Kotsonis, New York University
Dr. Marshall Poe, University of Iowa
Dr. John Randolph, University of Illinois
Dr. Paul Werth, University of Nevada

Use of the materials on Documents in Russian History is authorized under a Creative Commons license for non-commercial education use only. Use of these materials for commercial purposes is a violation of copyright.

Anyone can read these documents and use them freely for educational and scholarly purpose. Users also have the ability, since this is a wiki, to add documents of their own and to contribute questions, analysis and suggestions through the discussion pages. To contribute, users should first create an account by following the link on the right hand side of the page. Pages are created and edited using the Media Wiki mark-up language. Basic text can simply be entered into the editing window. For more complicated formatting refer to theMediaWiki User's Guide.