Behind the Urals: An American Worker In Russia's City Of Steel

Paperback | August 22, 1989

byJohn ScottContribution byStephen Kotkin

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"Students reading Scott have come away with a real appreciation of the hardships under which these workers built Magnitogorsk and of the nearly incredible enthusiasm with which many of them worked." -Ronald Grigor Suny

"A genuine grassroots account of Soviet life-a type of book of which there have been far too few." -William Henry Chamberlin, New York Times, 1943

"... a rich portrait of daily life under Stalin." -New York Times Book Review

General readers, students, and specialists alike will find much of relevance for understanding today's Soviet Union in this new edition of John Scott's vivid exploration of daily life in the formative days of Stalinism.

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"Students reading Scott have come away with a real appreciation of the hardships under which these workers built Magnitogorsk and of the nearly incredible enthusiasm with which many of them worked." -Ronald Grigor Suny"A genuine grassroots account of Soviet life-a type of book of which there have been far too few." -William Henry Chamb...

Stephen Mark Kotkin was born on February 17, 1959. He is a historian, academic and author. Kotkin graduated from the University of Rochester in 1981 with a B.A. in English. He studied Russian and Soviet history under Reginald E. Zelnik and Martin Malia at the University of California, Berkeley, where he earned his M.A. in 1983 and his ...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:352 pages, 8.25 × 5.5 × 1.02 inPublished:August 22, 1989Publisher:Indiana University Press

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ISBN - 10:0253205360

ISBN - 13:9780253205360

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