Sheila Fitzpatrick’s numerous studies of the first three decades of Soviet history have fundamentally influenced the manner in which historians comprehend the Soviet Union today. This volume provides a valuable perspective on the current state of the field as reflected in multiple aspects of her work, including the nature and evolution of her interpretation of Soviet history; the impact of her scholarship on countless students; and the interaction of personality and individual experiences. Bringing together outstanding essays on such diverse aspects of the Stalin era as the Soviet monopoly on information and communication, violence in the Gulag, and gender relations after World War II, this volume both highlights Fitzpatrick’s legacy and introduces readers to exciting new work in the field.
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Sheila Fitzpatrick’s numerous studies of the first three decades of Soviet history have fundamentally influenced the manner in which historians comprehend the Soviet Union today. This volume provides a valuable perspective on the current state of the field as reflected in multiple aspects of her work, including the nature and evolution...
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Hardcover|Apr 17 2003
Hardcover|Mar 28 2017
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Table of Contents
PART I: SHEILA FITZPATRICK AND THE WRITING OF HISTORY * Writing Russia: The Work of Sheila Fitzpatrick-- Ronald Suny * Sheila Fitzpatrick: An Interpretive Essay-- Julie Hessler * The Two Faces of Tatiana Matveevna-- Yuri Slezkine * PART II: EXAMINING THE SOVIET PAST: CULTURE, IDENTITY, AND THE STATE * Military Occupation and Social Unrest: Daily Life in Russian Poland at the Start of the WWI-- Joshua A. Sanborn * Seeing Like a Soviet State: Settlement of Nomadic Kazakhs, 1928-34-- Matthew Payne * Counter-Narratives of Soviet Life: Kulak Special Settlers in the First Person—Lynne Viola * Gender, Marriage, and Reproduction in the Postwar Soviet Union--Mie Nakachi * Collective Action in Soviet Society: The Case of War Veterans--Mark Edele * Shostakovich et al. and The Iron Curtain: Intellectual Property and the Development of a Soviet Strategy of Cultural Confrontation, 1948-1949-- Kiril Tomoff * A Torture Memo: Reading Violence in the Gulag--Golfo Alexopoulos * Stalin, Khrushchev, and the Spaceman-- Jim Andrews * PART III: REMINISCENCES * Peter Nicholls * David Fitzpatrick * Barbara Gillam * Efim Pivovar * Jerry Hough * Vladimir Aleksandrovich Kozlov * Leora Auslander *Alison Edwards * Katerina Clark * Kiril Tomoff