Stalinism by Graeme J. Gill

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Published by Humanities Press International in Atlantic Highlands, NJ .

Written in English

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  • Soviet Union


  • Stalin, Joseph, 1879-1953,
  • Soviet Union -- Politics and government -- 1936-1953

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 71-81) and index.

Book details

StatementGraeme Gill.
SeriesStudies in European history, Studies in European history (Atlantic Highlands, N.J.)
LC ClassificationsDK267 .G535 1990
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 83 p. ;
Number of Pages83
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2199186M
ISBN 100391036386
LC Control Number89019982

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This book comprises 11 essays on Stalinism by both eminent historians and younger scholars who have conducted research in the newly opened Russian archives. They discuss both the origins and consequences of Stalinism, and illustrate recent scholarly trends in the field of Soviet history.

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‘The Revolution Betrayed’ These four corner-stones of Trotsky’s account of Stalinism remained stable down to his assassination. It was on them that he erected the major edifice of this study of Soviet society under Stalin: the book entitled Where is Russia Going. ( misleadingly translated as The Revolution Betrayed).In this work, Trotsky presented a panoramic survey of the economic.

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“Everyday Stalinism” may seem like an oxymoron, but life did go on even in those terrible circumstances, and it is the virtue of this book that it attempts to understand what life was like for ordinary people.

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It describes the ways in which Soviet citizens tried to live ordinary lives in the extraordinary circumstances of Stalinism. It presents a portrait of an emerging social species, Homo Sovieticus, for which Stalinism was the native.

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