Citations with the tag: SOVIET Union -- History -- 1925-1953
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- Inside the workers' paradise.
Bederson, Benjamin // American Heritage; Jul/Aug98, Vol. 49 Issue 4, p28
Opinion. Discusses the experiences of the author in Russia in 1932. Background information on the author's parents; Reason the author went to Russia; What the author witnessed upon visiting Kiev with his mother and sister; Impact the visit had on the author.
- A PEASANT REBELLION IN STALIN'S RUSSIA: THE PITELINSKII UPRISING, RIAZAN 1930.
McDonald, Tracy // Journal of Social History; Fall2001, Vol. 35 Issue 1, p125
Describes the Pitelinskii uprising in Riazan, Russia in February 1930. Factors leading to peasant rebellion; Details of the collectivization drive in 1929-1930; Effectiveness of sel'sovet in preventing rebellion in several villages.
- The Puzzle of Stalin's Death.
Medvedev, Zhores A. // Russian Studies in History; Winter2003, Vol. 42 Issue 3, p77
Discusses the conspiracy theory that the Soviet leader Joseph Stalin's death was untimely and was the result of a plot and of slow-acting poison. Plot against the leadership of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union (CPSU) and Soviet government that Stalin had put in place in October 1952;...
- Contemporary Western Historians on Stalin's Russia in the 1930s.
Pavlova, I.V.; Brandenberger, David; Braithwaite, Kim // Russian Social Science Review; Nov/Dec2001, Vol. 42 Issue 6, p4
Criticizes the revisionist approach of Western historians to the study of the Soviet Union under dictator Joseph Stalin in the 1930s. Research on totalitarianism; Impact of the liberalization of the communist regime; System of state power.
- In Asia, the Communists Carry On Policies Which the Czars Began.
Cardwell, Ann Su // Saturday Evening Post; 1/14/1950, Vol. 222 Issue 29, p12
Contends that the communist leaders of the Soviet Union are merely following the centuries--old imperialistic policy of the czars in Asia. History of Russian occupation, exploitation and colonization of the land and peoples in Siberia and Central Asia; Economic and strategic advantage gained by...
- OFFICIAL TERRORISM.
Cardwell, Ann Su // Canada & the World Backgrounder; Jan2002, Vol. 67 Issue 4, p6
Profiles Joseph Stalin, the leader of the Soviet Union from 1928 to 1953. Political weapon; Torture inflicted on military leaders; Political victims.
- CHAPTER TWO: FORGING UTOPIA.
Braithwaite, Rodric // Moscow 1941; 2006, p20
Chapter two of the book "Moscow 1941: A City and Its People at War" is presented. It focuses on the period that the Bolsheviks rises into power. It mentions the First Party Secretary of Moscow, the head of the Moscow Communist Party Committee, as one of the most powerful politicians in the...
- CHAPTER SEVENTEEN: AFTERMATH.
Braithwaite, Rodric // Moscow 1941; 2006, p345
Chapter 17 of the book "Moscow 1941: A City and Its People at War" is presented. It discusses the aftermath of World War II in Moscow and the rest of Soviet Russia. Topics discussed include the German defeat, postwar reconstruction, the historiography of the war, and the postwar lives of many of...
- Who Owns the Means of Cultural Production?
Shneer, David // Book History (Pennsylvania State University Press); 2003, Vol. 6, p197
Focuses on the Soviet Yiddish publishing industry of the 1920s. Development of Soviet Yiddish publishing; Role of paper in spreading enlightenment and knowledge; Difficulty of finding Jewish print houses and typesetters during the 1920s; Information on several Soviet Jewish publishing houses in...
- SOVIET EXPANSION AND THE WEST.
SCHWEITZER, LEONARD J. // America; 3/4/1950, Vol. 82 Issue 22, p647
The article reviews the book "Soviet Expansion and the West," by Anthony Trawick Bouscaren.
- End of the line.
SCHWEITZER, LEONARD J. // New Statesman; 8/14/2006, Vol. 135 Issue 4805, p53
The article reviews the book "The Zero Train," by Yuri Buida.
- Stalin's Genocides, by Norman M. Naimark.
Brandenberger, David // English Historical Review; Dec2011, Vol. 126 Issue 523, p1578
A review of the book "Stalin's Genocides," by Norman M. Naimark is presented.
- The Rise and Fall of Judicial Torture: Why It Was Used in Early Modern Europe and the Soviet Union.
Thurston, Robert W. // Human Rights Review; 07/01/00-09/01/00, Vol. 1 Issue 4, p26
Focuses on the use of torture as part of judicial procedure. Torture in modern Europe; Information on the use of torture by the Soviet regime during the 1930s; Comparison of torture in Europe and the Soviet Union.
- Winter Garden.
Core, Karen // Library Journal; 11/1/2009, Vol. 134 Issue 18, p56
The article reviews the book "Winter Garden," by Kristin Hannah.
- GEOGRAPHY OF THE USSR, A REGIONAL SURVEY.
Dirksen, Charles J. // Journal of Marketing; Jan1952 Part 1, Vol. 16 Issue 3, p389
The article presents a review of the book "Geography of the USSR: A Regional Survey," by Theodore Shabad.
- MOSCOW UNDER TERROR.
SCHWARZ, BENJAMIN // Atlantic Monthly (10727825); Mar2013, Vol. 311 Issue 2, p46
The article reviews the book "Moscow 1937," by Karl Schlögel.
- Joseph Stalin.
Ryan, James // Joseph Stalin; 2005, p1
Presents a biography of Soviet dictator Joseph Stalin. Background; Association with the Vladimir Lenin's Bolsheviks; Rise through the ranks of the Communist Party; Efforts to create an ideal socialist society within the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR); Impact of collectivization on...
- A faithful Leninist.
Ryan, James // Wilson Quarterly; Summer94, Vol. 18 Issue 3, p15
Presents an excerpt from Richard Pipes article in `American Scholar,' Spring 1994 on the examination of Stalin's career following the death of Lenin. Comparison of Stalinist and Leninist government style; Binding links between Lenin and Stalin.
- The Cossack Chopin.
Conrad, Peter // New Statesman; 2/3/2003, Vol. 132 Issue 4623, p40
Discusses the work of composer Prokofiev in Stalinist Russia. Themes in his work; His decision to return to Russia in 1933, possibly out of a self-interested desire to compete with other composers through the Soviet arts; Influence of the state on his work; His death in 1953.
- The Concept of Ethnogenesis in Central Asia: Political Context and Institutional Mediators (1940-50).
Laruelle, Marl�ne // Kritika: Explorations in Russian & Eurasian History; Winter2008, Vol. 9 Issue 1, p169
The article discusses the role of historiography and archaeological studies in Russia's nationalist projects of the 1940s and 1950s. The author suggests various ways in which the Russian intelligentsia directed its efforts at reinforcing the connection between Russia's many ethnic populations,...
- THE WHISPERERS: Private Life In Stalin's Russia.
James, Bill // National Observer; Spring2008, Issue 78, p70
The article reviews the book "The Whispers: Private Life In Stalin's Russia," by Orlando Figes.
- M�chtige Signale. Informelle Kommunikation und Herrschaft an Stalins Hof, 1927-1940.
Schilling, Tadzio // Journal of Modern European History; 2012, Vol. 10 Issue 3, p320
The article examines the relationship between informal communication and domination at the court of Stalin. For this purpose, two types of communicative situations - distance and proximity - are distinguished and analysed with respect to their operating modes and the informal communication's...
- DON'T GO THERE.
FIGES, ORLANDO // Foreign Policy; Jul/Aug2011, Issue 187, p92
The article presents a discussion regarding oral history of the Soviet Union covering the rule of dictator Joseph Stalin. The difficulty of obtaining historical accounts from eye-witnesses is particularly addressed. The psychological state of Russians from that generation is described, noting a...
- The Whisperers, Private Life in Stalin's Russia.
Prieto, Jos� Manuel // istor; otono2009, Vol. 10 Issue 38, p171
No abstract available.
- The Voices of the Dead: Stalin's Great Terror in the 1930s.
Shearer, David // Canadian Slavonic Papers; Mar2010, Vol. 52 Issue 1/2, p184
The article reviews the book "The Voices of the Dead: Stalin's Great Terror in the 1930s," by Hiroaki Kuromiya.
- Soviet Women in Combat: A History of Violence on the Eastern Front.
Maddox, Steven // Canadian Journal of History; Winter2011, Vol. 46 Issue 3, p711
The article reviews the book "Soviet Women in Combat: A History of Violence on the Eastern Front," by Anna Krylova.
- Les chuchoteurs: Vivre et survivre sous Staline.
Jinga, Mia // History of Communism in Europe; 2010, Vol. 1, p288
The article reviews the book "Les chuchoteurs: Vivre et survivre sous Staline," by Orlando Figes, translated by P.-E. Dauzat from the English version "The Whisperers: Private Life in Stalin�s Russia."
- Poteri Leningradskogo universiteta v gody Velikoi Otechestevennoi voiny.
Sobolev, Gennadii Leont�evich; Khodiakov, Mikhail Viktorovich // Vestnik Sankt-Peterburgskogo Universiteta, Seriia 2: Istoriia; 2010, Vol. 2 Issue 2, p14
The article discusses human losses at Leningrad State University during World War II known in Russia as the Great Patriotic War of 1941-1945. Based on new historical records, the authors provide data on the numbers of professors, students, and staff of the University who lost their lives during...
- The peasant woman in Stalinist political art of the 1930's.
Bonnell, Victoria E. // American Historical Review; Feb1993, Vol. 98 Issue 1, p55
Analyzes the Stalinist discourse on power as it was conveyed through the visual medium during the 1930's. Subsequent transformation of the political iconography during the Second Five-Year Plan; Posters promoting collectivization; Centralization of poster production by the State Publishing...
- RESISTANCE AND ACCOMMODATION IN THE STALINIST PERIPHERY: A PEASANT UPRISING IN ABKHAZIA.
BLAUVELT, Timothy K. // Ab Imperio; 2012, Issue 3, p78
This article is a microstudy of a case of peasant rebellion in a peripheral region of the early Stalin-era Soviet Union that was dominated by an ethnically based local patronage network. Using primary source materials (especially secret police reports) from the Georgian party archives and from...
- Found in Translation.
Kaple, Deborah // History Today; Mar2011, Vol. 61 Issue 3, p54
The article describes a memoir written by a Soviet Gulag prison "boss" during the Stalinist period of Russian history. Details are given describing how the author came to obtain the manuscript written by Fyodor Mochulsky on a research trip to Russia in 1993 and the challenges she faced in...
- Soviet patriotism in a comparative perspective: a passion for oxymora.
Nikonova, Olga // Studies in East European Thought; Sep2010, Vol. 62 Issue 3/4, p353
The official patriotic narrative that emerged in the USSR during the Stalin period shows the continuity of imperial models that served to constitute 'love of the fatherland'. This article presents several concepts about the formation of imperial patriotism prevalent in the course of history; it...
- Inventing the Enemy: Denunciation and Terror in Stalin's Russia.
LEGVOLD, ROBERT // Foreign Affairs; Jan/Feb2012, Vol. 91 Issue 1, p199
A review of the book "Inventing the Enemy: Denunciation & Terror in Stalin's Russia," by Wendy Z. Goldman is presented.
- Everything Flows.
Cumiskey, Kurt H. // Library Journal; 11/1/2009, Vol. 134 Issue 18, p56
The article reviews the book "Everything Flows," by Vasily Grossman and translated from Russian by Robert Chandler.
- BREAKING STALIN'S NOSE.
Cumiskey, Kurt H. // Kirkus Reviews; 8/1/2011, Vol. 79 Issue 15, p1379
The article reviews the book "Breaking Stalin's Nose," by Eugene Yelchin.
- To the Tashkent Station: Evacuation and Survival in the Soviet Union at War.
KIRSCHENBAUM, LISA A. // American Historical Review; Apr2011, Vol. 116 Issue 2, p539
A review of the book "To the Tashkent Station: Evacuation & Survival in the Soviet Union at War," by Rebecca Manley is presented.
- Plus the Chemicalization of the Entire Wardrobe.
LEBINA, NATAL'IA // Russian Studies in History; Summer2009, Vol. 48 Issue 1, p33
The article discusses the Soviet Union under the leadership of Nikita Khrushchev, who ruled from 1953-1964. The focus of the article are reforms of the Soviet Union undertaken by Khrushchev, especially on the textiles industry. By focusing on the development of the chemical industry, the author...
- Back to the Future: American Jews Visit the Soviet Union in the 1920s and 1930s.
Soyer, Daniel // Jewish Social Studies; Spring/Summer2000, Vol. 6 Issue 3, p124
The article points out that stories told by American Jews who traveled to Russia after World War I played a significant role in the political culture of the Jewish immigrant community in the United States. The Yiddish-speaking public was very much interested in Russia, both as their old home and...
- VON DER STALINISTISCHEN ZUR MARKTVERMITTELTEN KONVERGENZ?
Soyer, Daniel // K�lner Zeitschrift f�r Soziologie & Sozialpsychologie; 1993, Vol. 45 Issue 3, p484
This article investigates the transformation of union structures and politics in a cross-national perspective. Employing rational choice theory, the paper's analytical part first elaborates the specific modes and contradictions of interest intermediation and related union structures under...
- Den store f�drelandskrig. Statsmagt og mennesker i Sovjet-unionen 1939-55.
Samuelson, Lennart // Nordisk Ost-Forum (Norsk Utenrikspolitisk Institut); 2008, Vol. 22 Issue 3/4, p369
The article presents a review of the book "Den store faedrelandskrig. Statsmagt og mennesker i Sovjetunionen 1939-55," by Niels Bo Poulsen.
- The Death of Stalin.
Urschel, Donna // Library of Congress Information Bulletin; Apr2003, Vol. 62 Issue 4, p82
Highlights the roundtable discussion on the theme entitled "The Death of Stalin (March 5, 1953): A Missed Opportunity to Overcome the Cold War?" hosted by the U.S. Library of Congress on March 5, 2003. Number of people who attended the roundtable discussion; Background of the panelists; Views...
- Stalin's Troubles With the Underground.
Krajcovic, V. Stefan // Saturday Evening Post; 12/29/1951, Vol. 224 Issue 26, p19
Presents updates on the efforts of the National Committee for Liberation of Slovakia to end communism in the country as of December 29, 1951. Overview of the Slovak underground movement; Efforts of Badura, a Slovak farmer, to organize escape parties for villagers who are targeted for mass...
- RUSSIA AND THE LIBERALS.
Feuer, Lewis S. // New Republic; 11/8/48, Vol. 119 Issue 19, p14
Discusses how confused American progressives should deal with the era of the Soviet revolution. Lessons that can be learned from English liberals in the age of the French revolution; Political scenario in 20th-century America as it subordinates all of its conflict with the Soviet Union; Need for...
- CHAPTER SIX: THE VOLUNTEERS.
Braithwaite, Rodric // Moscow 1941; 2006, p103
Chapter six of the book "Moscow 1941: A City and Its People at War" is presented. It provides information about the volunteers for the war against Germany. It discusses the "narodnoe opolchenie," or popular levy, as a means of augmenting the regular armed forces in times of military necessity....
- Trotsky in Mexico.
Martin, Kingsley // New Statesman; 1/29/2007, Vol. 136 Issue 4829, p70
The article presents a reprint of an article written by Kingsley Martin that first appeared in the April 10, 1937 issue of "The New Statesman." The piece describes a visit to Trotsky who was, at the time, in exile from the Soviet Union and living in Mexico City. The article compares Trotsky to...
- Churchill knew.
Budiansky, Stephen // U.S. News & World Report; 3/4/96, Vol. 120 Issue 9, p14
Discusses a speech delivered by former British Prime Minister Winston Churchill on March 5, 1946 which is famous for its clarion warning of the Soviet subjugation of Eastern Europe and for popularizing the phrase `Iron Curtain.' America's reaction; Suggestion that Churchill was ahead of his...
- Women, the Bureaucracy and Daily Life in Postwar Moscow, 1945-1953.
Slepyan, Kenneth // Canadian-American Slavic Studies; 2010, Vol. 44 Issue 3, p343
A review of the book "Women, the Bureaucracy and Daily Life in Postwar Moscow, 1945-1953," by Greta Bucher is presented.
- Medical Mission to Moscow: Women�s Work, Day Care, and Early Cold War Politics in Twentieth-Century America.
Dowbiggin, Ian // Journal of Policy History; Apr2011, Vol. 23 Issue 2, p177
The article presents a case study of a medical research mission to Moscow in the Soviet Union in 1946. It describes a mission undertaken by U.S. marriage and family counselor Emily Hartshorne Mudd to Moscow with American-Soviet Medical Society (ASMS) business manager Robert Leslie and Mudd's...
- Stalinism and the Politics of Mobilization: Ideas, Power, and Terror in Inter-War Russia.
Dobson, Miriam // English Historical Review; Dec2008, Vol. 123 Issue 505, p1597
The article reviews the book "Stalinism and the Politics of Mobilization: Ideas, Power, and Terror in Inter-War Russia," by David Priestland.
- The Affirmative Action Empire: Nations and Nationalism in the Soviet Union, I923-1939 (Book).
Legvold, Robert // Foreign Affairs; May/Jun2002, Vol. 81 Issue 3, p173
'The Affirmative Action Empire: Nations and Nationalism in the Soviet Union, 1923-1939,' by Terry Martin, advances our understanding of the early years of Soviet nationality policy. He looks at how Lenin and Stalin yielded to non-Russian nationalism to undermine it from within. He also looks at...