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Stalinism: Its Nature and Aftermath : Essays in Honour of Moshe Lewin - Nick Lampert

Stalinism: Its Nature and Aftermath

Essays in Honour of Moshe Lewin

By: Nick Lampert (Editor), Gabor T. Rittersporn (Editor)

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This collection of essays (with contributors from Britain, Continental Europe and the USA) deals with the character and aftermath of Stalinism in the USSR. The focus is on the interwar years and on the methodological problems of studying this period, but the volume also highlights the links between Stalinism and the Tsarist past, and the ways in which Stalinism, in its very formation, prepared the ground for its own demise. In this way it aims contributes to an historical understanding of the current upheavals in the Soviet Union.

Preface; N.Lampert - Notes on the Contributors - Grappling with Social Realities: Moshe Lewin and the Making of Social History; R.Lew - Demons and Devil's Advocates: Problems in Historical Writing on the Stalin Era; V.Andrle - Gorbachev's Socialism in Historical Perspective; R.W.Davies - The Tsar, the Emperor, the Leader: Ivan the Terrible, Peter the Great and Anatolii Rybakov's Stalin; M.Perrie - The Omnipresent Conspiracy: On Soviet Imagery of Politics and Social Relations in the 1930s; G.T.Rittersporn - Soviet Peasants and Soviet Literature; A.Nove - Masters of the Shop Floor: Foremen and Soviet Industrialisation; L.H.Siegelbaum - Urban Social Mobility and Mass Repression: Communist Party and Soviet Society; H-H.Schr der - Construction Workers in the 1930s; J-P.Depretto - Nationality and Class in the Revolutions of 1917: a Re-examination of Social Categories; R.G.Suny - The Background to Perestroika: 'Political Undercurrents' Reconsidered in the Light of Recent Events; P.Kneen - Legality in Soviet Political Culture: a Perspective on Gorbachev's Reforms; P.H.Solomon Jr - Index

ISBN: 9780333548240
ISBN-10: 0333548248
Series: Studies in Soviet History and Society
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 291
Published: 19th January 1992
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.59 x 13.79  x 2.7
Weight (kg): 0.54
Edition Number: 2