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What is the Soviet way of life?

Aleksandr Mikhailovich Birman

What is the Soviet way of life?

(reflections of an economist)

by Aleksandr Mikhailovich Birman

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Published by Novosti Press Agency Pub. House in Moscow .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Soviet Union
    • Subjects:
    • Soviet Union -- Social conditions -- 1945-1991.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementAlexander Birman.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHN523.5 .B53 1982
      The Physical Object
      Pagination87 p. ;
      Number of Pages87
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3114327M
      LC Control Number82223058

      Such was life for Soviet subjects in the s, as revealed by Oxford University historian Sheila Fitzpatrick in her book Everyday Stalinism. In a concise and illuminating way, Fitzpatrick details the heartless brutality of the Soviet regime—its paralyzing, random rule of terror; cold-blooded, methodical ethnic and social cleansing; and cruel Author: Drew Cline.   Part-propagandist tome, part-cooking manual, the Soviet Book of Tasty and Healthy Food has sold more than eight million copies since it was first published in

      But the fact that you can even make the kitsch argument is a kind of proof of the differential way Soviet and Nazi genocides and their institutions are still treated. book devoted to Author: Ron Rosenbaum. The foundations of the Cold War were broader than just the ideological struggle between capitalism and communism. The Soviet Union had suffered terribly during World War II and was hungry to recover. Soviet leaders feared and distrusted the United States, which was the only country with the atomic bomb — and which had used it.

      The book is called “George F. Kennan: An American Life” (The Penguin Press; $), and the most peculiar thing about Kennan, a man not short on peculiarities, is that he had little love for Author: Louis Menand.   Atlas Obscura spoke with Sankova about alien life, the inspirations of Soviet artists, and how the first man on the Moon changed everything. The book comes out April 1,


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