Professor Jan Plamper



Jan Plamper, The History of Emotions: An Introduction (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2015).

With Ute Frevert et al., Learning How to Feel: Children's Literature and the History of Emotional Socialization, 1870-1970 (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2014).

Jan Plamper, The Stalin Cult: A Study in the Alchemy of Power (New Haven: Yale University Press, 2012).

Edited Volumes

Nikolai Mikhailov and Jan Plamper, eds, Malen'kii chelovek i bol'shaia voina v istorii Rossii, seredina XIX - seredina XX v. (St. Petersburg: Nestor-Istoriia, 2014).

Jan Plamper and Benjamin Lazier, eds, Fear: Across the Disciplines (Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 2012).
Jan Plamper, Schamma Schahadat, and Marc Elie, eds, Rossiiskaia imperiia chuvstv: Podkhody k kul'turnoi istorii emotsii (Moscow: NLO, 2010).

Klaus Heller and Jan Plamper, eds, Personality Cults in Stalinism - Personenkulte im Stalinismus (Göttingen: V&R unipress, 2004).
Jan Plamper, 'Ivan's Bravery', in Learning How to Feel: Children's Literature and Emotional Socialization, 1870-1970, multi-authored with Ute Frevert et al. (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2014), 191-208.
Jan Plamper, 'Beyond Binaries: Popular Opinion in Stalinism', in Popular Opinion in Totalitarian Regimes: Fascism, Nazism, Communism, edited by Paul Corner (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2009), 64-80.
Jan Plamper, 'Fear: Soldiers and Emotion in Early Twentieth-Century Russian Military Psychology', Slavic Review 68, no. 2 (2009): 259-283.
Jan Plamper, 'Georgian Koba or Soviet 'Father of Peoples'? The Stalin Cult and Ethnicity', in The Leader Cult in Communist Dictatorships: Stalin and The Eastern Bloc, edited by Balázs Apor, Jan C. Behrends, Polly Jones, E. A. Rees (Basingstoke: Palgrave, 2004), 123-140.
Jan Plamper, 'Foucault's Gulag', Kritika: Explorations in Russian and Eurasian History 3, no. 2 (2002): 255-280.
Jan Plamper, 'Abolishing Ambiguity: Soviet Censorship Practices in the 1930s', Russian Review 60, no. 4 (2001): 526-544.

Jan Plamper, 'The Russian Orthodox Episcopate, 1721-1917: A Prosopography', Journal of Social History 34, no. 1 (2000): 5-34.
Ian Morris, Foragers, Farmers and Fossil Fuels: How Human Values Evolve (Princeton, 2015) in Times Literary Supplement, 30 Oct. 2015: 12.
Martha Nussbaum, Politische Emotionen: Warum Liebe für Gerechtigkeit wichtig ist (Berlin, 2014) in Zeitschrift für Ideengeschichte 9, no. 4 (2015): 135-137.
Orlando Figes, Hundert Jahre Revolution: Russland und das 20. Jahrhundert (Berlin, 2015) in Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, 21 April 2015: 10.
Stephen Kotkin, Stalin, vol. 1, 'Paradoxes of Power, 1878-1928' (London, 2014) in Times Literary Supplement, 10 Dec. 2014: 13.
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