sociologists and historians and students in those fields, particularly those interested in Russia and music in the 19th and early twentieth centuries.
Lynn M. Sargeant, Associate Professor of History, California State University, Fullerton
Lynn Sargeant is Associate Professor of History at California State University, Fullerton. She grew up in Jamestown, North Dakota and was previously a postdoctoral fellow of the National Academy of Education/Spencer Foundation (2003-2004). She has published articles in Music and Letters, Russian Review, and History of Education Quarterly.
"Lucidly written, thoroughly researched and meticulously documented, Harmony and Discord should be read not just by Russian musicologists, also by cultural and social historians of Russia, and indeed by comparative European historians keen to explore the role played by education and in shaping the national identity of an often misunderstood country." - Philip Ross Bullock, Slavonic and East European Review
1.: A Far From Silent World: Musical Life before the Great Reforms.
2.: Zealots of Culture: The Russian Musical Society, Voluntary Associations, and Cultural Life
3.: The Conservatory in Russian Society: The Institutionalization of Musical Life
4.: Conflicted Identities: The Professionalization of Russian Musical Life
5.: The Geography of Culture: The Expansion of Musical Life in the Provinces
6.: Crisis, Celebration, and the Decline of the Old Cultural Order
Conclusion: Everything Old is New Again