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In Stalin"s time

middleclass values in Soviet fiction

by Vera S. Dunham

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  • 34 Currently reading

Published by Duke University Press in Durham .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Soviet fiction -- History and criticism.,
  • Russian fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism.,
  • Literature and state -- Soviet Union.,
  • Communism and literature.,
  • Middle classes -- Soviet Union.,
  • Soviet Union -- Politics and government -- 1936-1953.,
  • Social values in literature.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementVera S. Dunham ; with a new introduction by Richard Sheldon.
    SeriesStudies of the Harriman Institute, Columbia University, Studies of the Harriman Institute
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPG3095
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22081585M
    ISBN 100822310856

    “The task of the historian is the notoriously difficult one of trying to represent clearly and truly in a few hundred pages events which cover years of time and nations of men and women.   The Devils' Alliance: Hitler's Pact with Stalin, – review populated countries he invaded in western Europe at the same time, and even more so in the areas of southern Europe he.

    Having been barely in my teens at the time of the defection of Stalin's daughter I paid it no attention, then by the time I was old enough to understand, it would have seemed old news. However this book told it as a fascinating story with all the family and historical background to put Svetlana's actions into context/5().   This book made me feel like a living anachronism. No wonder - despite being born a year after Stalin’s death, as the only son of a Soviet scientist who was a doctor of physics and one of the co-creators of the Soviet A-bomb, I pretty much lived through the real-life 20th century drama that Simon Ings so poignantly : Vitali Vitaliev.

    This book forms the second volume of Tucker's biography of Stalin, the first volume of which was "Stalin as Revolutionary". The author shows that Stalin was a Bolshevik of the radical right whose revolution cast the country deep into its imperial, autocratic past. In Stalin plunged Soviet Russia into a coercive "revolution from above", a decade-long effort to amass military-industrial 3/5(2). MY ACCOUNT SIGN IN SIGN OUT SUBSCRIBE SUBSCRIBE. Home U.S. Politics World Business Tech Health TIME Health Entertainment Science Newsfeed Living Sports History The TIME Vault Magazine Ideas TIME Labs. Photography Videos The Goods Press Room. The Most Influential People Next Generation Leaders Person of the Year Top of the World.


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