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Description - Challenging Traditional Views of Russian History by Stephen G. Wheatcroft

This collection presents 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 Details

ISBN: 9780333754610
ISBN-10: 0333754611
Format: Hardback
(216mm x 140mm x mm)
Pages: 242
Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publish Date: 21-Aug-2002
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Stephen G. Wheatcroft

STEPHEN G. WHEATCROFT is Associate Professor in Russian and Soviet History at the University of Melbourne, where he was the Foundation Director of the Centre for Russian and Euroasian Studies.