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Author: Mark B. Tauger

fundamental study that brings to- gether a wide 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

In: Canadian-American Slavic Studies
Author: John P. McKay

As a metaphorical framework for exploring students' role in the vast experiment in social engineering that was early Soviet history, Konecny situates his reader in the evolving world o f "builders" who embraced the visions and promises o f socialist con- struction and "deserters" who were

In: Canadian-American Slavic Studies

. V. S. Lel'chuk (July 4 and November 12, 1991). Dr. of History. A specialist on Soviet industrialization at the Institute of Russian History of the Russian Academy of Sciences, he was editor of one of the first works by historians on the reinterpretation of Soviet history: Istoriki sporicxt (Moscow

In: The Soviet and Post-Soviet Review
Author: Vladimir Andrle

a r n e d b y m a n y a student o f Soviet history, pictures the N E P as s o m e t h i n g o f a "mixed e c o n o m y " w h e r e state ownership o f the industrial "commanding heights" coexisted with market forces in the spheres o f agriculture, retail trade and the small-scale manufacture o f

In: Russian History

any other recent book on Soviet history - many more, for ex- ample, than Anne Applebaum's Pulitzer Prize-winning Gulag. From the pages o f Nation to National Review, from Moscow Times to Slavic Re- view, scholars from every historiographical "school" have weighed in on The Whisperers. With so many

In: Journal of Modern Russian History and Historiography
Author: Mark B. Tauger

Soviet history. The Cornell University Press should be encouraged to publish this work in an inexpensive paperback edition. Michael F. H a m m Centre College Sheila Fitzpatrick. Stalin's P e a s a n t s : R e s i s t a n c e a n d Survival in t h e Russian Village After C o l l e c t i v i z a t i o n

In: Canadian-American Slavic Studies
Author: Lynne Viola

1919-1952 gg. (Munich: Institut po izucheniiu istorii i kul'tury SSSR, 1953). Mention should also be made of two invaluable sources for all research on Soviet history. Periodicheskaia pechat' SSSR 1917-1949: Bibliograficheskii ukazatel' (Moscow: Vsesoiuznaia knizhnaia palata, 1955-63), 9 vol- umes and

In: Russian History
Author: Greta Bucher

this, I found it odd that he still employed Sheila Fitzpatrick's notion o f "cultural revolution," which marks the period from 1928-1931 as a distinct moment in Soviet cultural history. In his introduction and conclusion, Lenoe challenges many recent studies o f Soviet history that blur the differences

In: Canadian-American Slavic Studies

the Soviet and Communist Party leadership. Moreover, it challenges the conventional peri- odization of early Soviet history. This is a complex and nuanced study, which explores diverse worker responses to the regime. The book is organized chronologically into three parts: 1) Civil War, 1918-22; 2) New

In: Canadian-American Slavic Studies
Author: John McCannon

wider context of the "Soviet state order" as a whole, cautioning against the tendency to examine dis- crete segments of Soviet history too much in isolation and concluding that "[tjhere is really no need to choose definitively between the notion that Stalin's rule had its pecu- liarities and the notion

In: Canadian-American Slavic Studies