ERIC Number: EJ438434
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1991
The Development of Literacy in Russia and the USSR from the Tenth to the Twentieth Centuries.
Mironov, Boris N.
History of Education Quarterly, v31 n2 p229-52 Sum 1991
Discusses the history of Russian literacy from Kievan Rus, through the Muscovite period, the Imperial period, and the postrevolutionary Soviet Union. Presents tables of literacy levels for various periods. Discusses evidence, theories, and problems with historians' assumptions. Concludes that, until recently, little impetus existed for the bulk of the population to acquire an education. (DK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Historical Materials; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Russia; USSR