TITLE

Caucasian Diary

AUTHOR(S)
Laqueur, Walter Z.
PUB. DATE
November 1960
SOURCE
New Republic;11/21/60, Vol. 143 Issue 22, p11
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents an account of the experience of life and travel in Caucasus, the Soviet Union. Time required to reach Caucasus from Moscow; Description about demography and daily life in Pyatigorsk province; Number of memorials of former Russian leader Joseph Stalin in Caucasus region; Difference between life of Soviet citizens in Moscow and Pyatigorsk; Portrayal of streets of Caucasus area; Settlement of the province around the market place Kolkhoz; Picture of geographical frontiers in the Soviet Union; Weakness of Russians towards games; Significance of the Spa park for undertaking sociological studies.
ACCESSION #
14601368

 

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