Download e-book for iPad: A Researcher's Guide to Sources on Soviet Social History in by Sheila Fitzpatrick,Lynne Viola

By Sheila Fitzpatrick,Lynne Viola

ISBN-10: 0873324978

ISBN-13: 9780873324977

ISBN-10: 1563240785

ISBN-13: 9781563240782

The Stalin period has been much less obtainable to researchers than both the previous decade or the postwar period. the fundamental challenge is that in the Stalin years censorship constrained the gathering and dissemination of knowledge (and brought bias and distortion into the records that have been published), whereas within the post-Stalin years entry to files and libraries remained tightly managed. hence it's not impressive that one of many major manifestations of glasnost has been the hassle to open up documents of the Nineteen Thirties. during this quantity Western and Soviet experts element the untapped power of assets in this interval of Soviet social background and in addition the hidden traps that abound. the complete variety of resources is roofed, from memoirs to reputable files, from urban directories to automatic information bases.

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