Individual research projects of Department I

Moscow and Chicago

Forschung

Projekte

Looking north from the building of the Board of Trade in the south of LaSalle Street, 1916. Photo: Chicago Daily News, LaSalle Street from old Chicago Board of Trade Building, public domain, details on Wikimedia Commons

Ambiguous Modernities
Moscow and Chicago (1890-1936)

Jan C. Behrends

Research project

The metropolitan Cities of Moscow and Chicago stood in many ways for their nations’ path to modernity. They were places of hope and despair, of reform and revolution, of violence and civility.

Individual research projects of Department I

Moscow and Chicago

Forschung

Projekte

Looking north from the building of the Board of Trade in the south of LaSalle Street, 1916. Photo: Chicago Daily News, LaSalle Street from old Chicago Board of Trade Building, public domain, details on Wikimedia Commons

Ambiguous Modernities
Moscow and Chicago (1890-1936)

Jan C. Behrends

Research project

The metropolitan Cities of Moscow and Chicago stood in many ways for their nations’ path to modernity. They were places of hope and despair, of reform and revolution, of violence and civility.