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- Oxford University Press 1999; US$ 12.99 US$ 11.17
Here is a pioneering account of everyday life under Stalin, written by a leading authority on modern Russian history. Focusing on the urban population, Fitzpatrick depicts a world of privation, overcrowding, endless lines, and broken homes, in which the regime's promises of future socialist abundance rang hollowly. We read of a government bureaucracy... more...
- OUP Oxford 2008; US$ 12.99 US$ 11.17
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 more...
- Cambridge University Press 2002; US$ 52.00 US$ 42.64
A history of Soviet education policy 1921?34, this is a sequel to the author's highly praised Commissariat of Enlightenment. more...
- Princeton University Press 2005; US$ 38.95 US$ 31.16
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$ 19.99
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 US$ 28.00
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 was a group of loyal men who formed a remarkably effective team with him from the late 1920s until... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 47.95
The Stalin era has been less accessible to researchers than either the preceding decade or the postwar era. The basic problem is that during the Stalin years censorship restricted the collection and dissemination of information (and introduced bias and distortion into the statistics that were published), while in the post-Stalin years access to archives... more...