Challenging Traditional Views of Russian History
Edited by Stephen G. Wheatcroft
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Challenging Traditional Views of Russian History by Stephen G. Wheatcroft
Book DescriptionThis collection presents radically new views on key aspects of Russian/Soviet history: the non-Slavic sources of Russian statehood; tsarist penal systems; the pre-evolutionary technological level; the famine of 1931-3; patronage practices in Stalin's Russia; the incidence and mechanism of Stalinist repression; the dissident roots of glasnost; Russian patriotic histories of War in the Caucasus; and the fall of the Soviet Union.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780333754610
(216mm x 140mm x 15mm)
Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publish Date: 21-Aug-2002
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Stephen G. Wheatcroft
Industrialisation of Soviet Russia, Hardback (December 2011)
Based on extensive research in formerly secret archives, this volume examines the progress of Soviet industrialisation against the background of the rising threat of aggression from Germany, Japan and Italy, and the consolidation of Stalin's power.
Years of Hunger: Soviet Agriculture, 1931-1933, Hardback (December 2003)» View all books by Stephen G. Wheatcroft
This text examines the Soviet agricultural crisis of 1931-1933 which culminated in the major famine of 1933, making extensive use of Russian and Ukrainian central and local archives to assess the extent and causes of the famine.
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Author Biography - Stephen G. Wheatcroft
DAVID CHRISTIAN Lecturer, San Diego State University R.W. DAVIES Professor Emeritus, Centre for Russian and East European Studies, Birmingham University JULIE ELKNER Master's Degree, University of Melbourne SHEILA FITZPATRICK Chicago University GRAEME GILL Sydney University ROBERT HORVATH Lecturer in Research Fellow, University of Melbourne MELANIE ILIC Senior Lecturer, Cheltenham and Gloucester College F.S.ZUCKERMAN University of Adelaide
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