Lawrence Langer

Lawrence
Nathan
Langer

Associate Professor Emeritus, University of Connecticut

Center Associate
Expertise
Social and economic history of pre-Petrine Rus'
the place of Rus' in the Mongol Empire and the medieval West
the relationship between Rus' and Byzantium
an examination of the reign of Ivan III.
Current Project
"Medieval Rus': Society, Economy and Politics in the Mongol Era"
Foreign Language

Education

Ph.D.
, History
, University of Chicago
Selected Publications

"For Want of Coin: Some Remarks on the Mongol Tribute and the Problem of the Circulation of Silver," in Dubitando: Studies in History and Culture in Honor of Donald Ostrowski, eds. B.Boeck, RF. Martin, D. Rowland. Bloomington: Slavica, 2012, 856-101

"War and Peace: Rus' and the Mongols in the 13th and 14th Centuries," in Everyday Life in Russian History, Quotidian Studies in Honor of Daniel Kaiser," eds. G. Marker, J. Neuberger, M. Poe, S. Rupp. Bloomington: Slavica, 2010, 187-201.

"Muscovite Taxation and the Problem of Mongol Rule in Rus'," Russian History, 34, nos. 1-4 (2007): 101-29.

Historical Dictionary of Medieval Russia. Lanham, Maryland: Scarecrow Press, 2002

"The Black Death in Russia: Its Effects upon Urban Labor," Russian History, 2, no. 1 (1975): 53-67.

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Telephone
860-486-0359