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The Degaev affair

terror and treason in Tsarist Russia

by Richard Pipes

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  • 27 Currently reading

Published by Yale University Press in New Haven .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Russia,
  • Russia.
    • Subjects:
    • Degaev, Sergeĭ, 1857-1921.,
    • Narodnai͡a︡ voli͡a︡ (Political party : Russia) -- Biography.,
    • Revolutionaries -- Russia -- Biography.,
    • Terrorism -- Russia.,
    • Subversive activities -- Russia.,
    • Informers -- Russia.,
    • Internal security -- Russia.,
    • Russia -- History -- Alexander III, 1881-1894.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 135-145) and index.

      StatementRichard Pipes.
      GenreBiography.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDK236.D44 P57 2003
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 153 p. :
      Number of Pages153
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3555344M
      ISBN 100300098480
      LC Control Number2002010803

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InAlexander Pell became the University of South Dakota's first professor of mathematics. Speaking with a heavy Russian brogue, Pell made a conscious effort to assimilate to his new surroundings.

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Sergey Petrovich Degayev was a Russian revolutionary terrorist, Okhrana agent, and the murderer of inspector of secret police Georgy Sudeykin. After emigrating to the United States, Degayev took the name Alexander Pell and became a prominent American mathematician, the founder of school of Engineering at the University of South Dakota.

The Dr. Alexander Pell scholarship is named in his honor. Speaking of Books: The Degaev Affair Speaking of Books: The Degaev Affair Hellie, Richard NOTES 1 Pipes did original research in the State Archive of the Russian Federation (GARF) and complemented the text with seventeen illustrations, including photos he.

In a slim but marvelously written new book called The Degaev Affair: Terror and Treason in Tsarist Russia, Richard Pipes, the well-known historian of the Russian Revolution at Harvard, has gathered what little can be discovered about Degaev’s life.

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