Stalinism: New Directions by Sheila FitzpatrickStalinism: New Directions by Sheila Fitzpatrick

Stalinism: New Directions

EditorSheila Fitzpatrick

Paperback | November 11, 1999

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Stalinismis a provocative addition to the current debates related to the history of the Stalinist period of the Soviet Union. Sheila Fitzpatrick has collected together the newest and the most exciting work by young Russian, American and European scholars, as well as some of the seminal articles that have influenced them, in an attempt to reassess this contentious subject in the light of new data and new theoretical approaches.
The articles are contextualized by a thorough introduction to the totalitarian/revisionist arguments and post-revisionist developments. Eschewing an exclusively high-political focus, the book draws together work on class, identity, consumption culture, and agency. Stalinist terror and nationalities policy are reappraised in the light of new archival findings.Stalinismoffers a nuanced navigation of an emotive and misrepresented chapter of the Russian past.
Sheila Fitzpatrick is Bernadotte E. Schmitt Professor in History at the University of Chicago
Title:Stalinism: New DirectionsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:400 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.7 inPublished:November 11, 1999Publisher:Taylor and FrancisLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0415152348

ISBN - 13:9780415152341


Table of Contents

Part I: Social identities Part II: Private and public practices Part III: Consumption and civilization Part IV: Varieties of terror Part V: Nationality as status

Contributors:Sheila Fitzpatrick, Sarah Davies, Jochen Hellbeck, Vladimir A. Kozlov, Alexei Kojevnikov, Julie Hessler, Vadim Volkov, Lewis H. Siegelbaum, James R. Harris, Paul Hagenloh, Yuri Slezkine, Terry Martin

From Our Editors

Through classic revisionist essays and post-revisionist work by young Russian, American and European scholars, this book discusses the Stalinist period of the Soviet Union. The contributors featured in Stalinism provide a comprehensive introduction to the conflict between totalitarian and revisionist models and uncover new information in the wake of the Soviet Empire’s collapse.