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- Oxford University Press 2008; US$ 7.99
This fully updated new edition of Sheila Fitzpatrick's classic short history of the Russian Revolution takes into account the new evidence that has come to light since the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991, incorporating material that was previously inaccessible not only to Western but also to Soviet historians - ;The Russian Revolution had... more...
- Oxford University Press 2006; US$ 18.99
Here is a pioneering account of everyday life under Stalin, written by one of our foremost authorities on modern Russian history. Focusing on urban areas in the 1930s, Sheila Fitzpatrick shows that with the adoption of collectivization and the first Five-Year Plan, everyday life was utterly transformed. With the abolition of the market, shortages... more...
- Cambridge University Press 1979; US$ 52.00
A history of Soviet education policy 1921?34, this is a sequel to the author's highly praised Commissariat of Enlightenment. more...
- Melbourne University Press 2013; US$ 13.33
In 1968 historian Sheila Fitzpatrick was ‘outed’ by the Russian newspaper Sovetskaya Rossiya as all but a spy for Western intelligence. She was in Moscow at the time, working in Soviet archives for her doctoral thesis on AV Lunacharsky, the first Soviet Commissar of Enlightenment after the 1917 Bolshevik Revolution. Despite KGB attention, and the... more...
- Princeton University Press 2005; US$ 35.00
When revolutions happen, they change the rules of everyday life--both the codified rules concerning the social and legal classifications of citizens and the unwritten rules about how individuals present themselves to others. This occurred in Russia after the Bolshevik Revolution of 1917, which laid the foundations of the Soviet state, and again in... more...
- I.B.Tauris 2013; US$ 35.00
Moscow in the 1960s was the other side of the Iron Curtain: mysterious, exotic, even dangerous. In 1966 the historian Sheila Fitzpatrick travelled to Moscow to research in the Soviet archives. This was the era of Brezhnev, of a possible ?thaw? in the Cold War, when the Soviets couldn?t decide either to thaw out properly or re-freeze. Moscow, the world... more...
- Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 35.00
Stalin was the unchallenged dictator of the Soviet Union for so long that most historians have dismissed the officials surrounding him as mere yes-men and political window dressing. On Stalin?s Team overturns this view, revealing that behind Stalin were a group of loyal men who formed a remarkably effective team with him from the late 1920s until... more...
- Campus Verlag 2009; US$ 27.76
Soziale Gemeinschaften vergegenwärtigen, bestätigen und verändern durch Repräsentationen die Ordnung, in der sie leben. In der Begegnung mit anderen werden diese verteidigt oder mit neuer Bedeutung versehen. An Beispielen aus Europa, Südamerika, Afrika und Asien wird in diesem Band untersucht, wie Repräsentationen als Praktiken der Weltauslegung das... more...
- Campus Verlag 2013; US$ 21.28
Der Zusammenbruch der kommunistischen Regime 1989 hat nicht nur im östlichen Europa tief greifende Veränderungen in Gang gesetzt. Ein ganzer Kontinent ist in Bewegung geraten, mit Auswirkungen, die sich auch in Irkutsk, Shanghai oder Chicago spüren lassen. Wie weitreichend dieser Wandel ist, schildern die Autorinnen und Autoren in 21 farbigen Essays.... more...