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array o f sources to shed light on a neglected but crucially important as- pect o f Soviet history. The evidence that it presents and the issues that it raises should keep scholars working for a long time on the public and hidden histories o f collectivi- zation. M a r k B. T a u g e r West Virginia

In: Canadian-American Slavic Studies

, and then analyzed in more detail in the first two chapters and resumed in the epilogue, offers an overarching perspective of Russian, Soviet, and post-Soviet history based on the author’s belief in the roles of patrimonialism and personalized power as the foundation of political power and culture. As

In: Canadian-American Slavic Studies
Author: WilliamA. Clark

sophisticated, yet are so well- constructed that the uninitiated reader will n o t become intimidated or lost. Its chronol- ogy o f Soviet history, glossary and abbreviations, topical bibliography, and lengthy index help the reader along and prove to be quite useful references. This is not to say, o f

In: Russian History
Author: Sean McMeekin

Soviet history have been appar- ent. On the one hand, the opening of the archives has allowed scholarly knowledge of the subject to advance with each passing year. At the same time, public interest in Soviet history has declined precipitously. An entire academic discipline, Sovietology, has given up the

In: The Soviet and Post-Soviet Review
Author: Michael F. Hamm

the Moscow Party Archive, and his research, which includes interviews with retired workers from the Hammer � Sickle Plant, is impressive. Concisely and colorfully written, Peasant Metropolis would make an ideal book for an undergraduate course in Soviet history. The Cornell University Press should be

In: Canadian-American Slavic Studies

, 2009 . xiv , 359 pp. $45.00 . 492 Book Received / Canadian – American Slavic Studies 45 (2011) 491–492 Lenoe , Matthew E. Th e Kirov Murder and Soviet History . New Haven, CT and London : Yale University Press , 2010 . xix , 832 pp. $85.00 . Leskov , Nikolay . Th e Cathedral Clergy: A Chronicle

In: Canadian-American Slavic Studies
Author: Abbot Gleason

it has stirred. Furthermore, although there were occasional references to Stalin as "a new tsar" and Russia's "backwardness" (not defined in any serious way) is an important theme, the author regards Soviet history as beginning in February, 1917 and "Russian history" as a nebulous prelude not worth

In: Russian History

locate a "nerve center" o f the system whose secret activities would be the key for the understanding o f an entire epoch o f Soviet history, Rosenfeldt does not see m u c h clearer than Father Barruel, who identified a conspiracy as the cause o f the French Revolution (that p o w e r and politics are

In: Russian History

." Russian History 4, no. 1 (1977): 1-22. "The Stratification of Muscovite Society: The Townsmen." Russian History 6, no. 2 (1979): 119-75. "Muscovite Slavery in Comparative Perspective." Russian History 6, pt 2 (1979): 133-209. Reprinted in Articles on Russian and Soviet History 1500- 1991, ed. by Alexander

In: Russian History

The essays for this special issue of Canadian-American Slavic Studies grew out of several years of collaboration among the contributors. We published our work in the eight issues of The NEP Era, Soviet History, 1921–1928 , a refereed journal which I edited from 2007 to 2014. We served

In: Canadian-American Slavic Studies