Dr Matthew Rendle



The Centenary of the Russian Revolution: New Directions in Research (Special Issue of Historical Research), 2017.

Defenders of the Motherland: The Tsarist Elite in Revolutionary Russia, Oxford, Oxford University Press, 2010.


The Battle for Spaces and Places in Russia's Civil War, Historical Research, vol. 90, no. 247, 2017, 101-116

with Lively A, Inspiring a 'Fourth Revolution'? The Modern Revolutionary Tradition and the Problems Surrounding the Commemoration of 1917 in 2017 in Russia, Historical Research, vol. 90, no. 247, 2017, 230-249

Quantifying Counter-Revolution, Europe-Asia Studies, vol. 68, no. 10, 2016, 1672-1692

Mercy Amid Terror? The Role of Amnesties during Russia's Civil War, Slavonic and East European Review, vol. 92, no. 3, 2014, 449-478

Defining the 'Political' Crime: Revolutionary Tribunals in Early Soviet Russia, Europe-Asia Studies, vol. 65, no. 9, 2013, 1771-1788

The State versus The People: Revolutionary Justice in Russia's Civil War, The International Newsletter of Communist Studies, vol. XVIII, no. 25, 2012, 56-59

Forging a Revolutionary Army: The All-Russian Military Union in 1917, War in History, vol. 19, no. 1, 2012, 48-70

Revolutionary Tribunals and the Origins of Terror in Early Soviet Russia, Historical Research, vol. 84, no. 226, 2011, 693-721

Post-Revisionism: The Continuing Debate on Stalinism, Intelligence and National Security, vol. 25, no. 3, 2010, 370-388

The Officer Corps, Professionalism, and Democracy in the Russian Revolution, Historical Journal, vol. 51, no. 4, 2008, 921-942

The Problems of 'Becoming Soviet': Former Nobles in Soviet Society, 1917-41, European History Quarterly, vol. 38, no. 1, 2008, 7-33

Conservatism and Revolution: The All-Russian Union of Landowners, 1916-18, Slavonic and East European Review, vol. 84, no. 3, 2006, 481-507

The Symbolic Revolution: The Russian Nobility and February 1917, Revolutionary Russia, vol. 18, no. 1, 2005, 23-46

Family, Kinship and Revolution: The Russian Nobility, 1917-1924, Family and Community History, vol. 8, no. 1, 2005, 35-47


The Tsarist Elites in Revolutionary Russia, in Lindenmeyr A, Read C, Waldron P (eds) Russia's Home Front in War and Revolution, 1914-1922. Book 3. National Disintegration and Reintegration, Bloomington: Slavica, 2017

Counter-Revolution and the Tsarist Elite, in Orlovsky D (eds) Companion to the Russian Revolution, Chichester: Wiley-Blackwell, 2017

How Revolutionary was Revolutionary Justice? Legal Culture in Russia across the Revolutionary Divide, in Neumann M, Willimott A (eds) Rethinking the Russian Revolution as Historical Divide: Tradition, Rupture and Modernity, Abingdon: Routledge, 2017

The Problem of the 'Local' in Revolutionary Russia: Moscow Province, 1914-1922, in Badcock S, Novikova L, Retish A (eds) Russia's Home Front in War and Revolution, 1914-1922. Book 1. Russia's Revolution in Regional Perspective, Bloomington: Slavica, 2015, 19-44