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Stories of House and Home: Soviet Apartment Life during the Khrushchev Years

Christine Varga-Harris

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801453076
eISBN:
9781501701849
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453076.001.0001
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This book is a social and cultural history of the massive construction campaign that Khrushchev instituted in 1957 to resolve the housing crisis in the Soviet Union and to provide each family with ... More


The Gulag After Stalin: Redefining Punishment in Khrushchev's Soviet Union, 1953-1964

Jeffrey S. Hardy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781501702792
eISBN:
9780801458514
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501702792.001.0001
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This book reveals how the vast Soviet penal system was reimagined and reformed in the wake of Stalin's death. The text argues that penal reform in the 1950s was a serious endeavor intended to ... More


Foundations: Revolution Realized

Christine Varga-Harris

in Stories of House and Home: Soviet Apartment Life during the Khrushchev Years

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801453076
eISBN:
9781501701849
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453076.003.0003
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This chapter tells the story of when Ivan Shapovalov and his colleagues received a congratulatory letter from Premier Nikita Khrushchev for completing their construction assignment in Malaia Okhta ... More


New Frontiers: Development and Struggle, 1961–1963

Jeremy Friedman

in Shadow Cold War: The Sino-Soviet Competition for the Third World

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469623764
eISBN:
9781469625188
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469623764.003.0002
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This chapter discusses Nikita Khrushchev's efforts to establish socialism in the developing world from 1961 through 1963. It also describes the growing challenge presented by Chinese accusations that ... More


Animal Farms

Jenny Leigh Smith

in Works in Progress: Plans and Realities on Soviet Farms, 1930-1963

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780300200690
eISBN:
9780300210316
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300200690.003.0004
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

The death of Joseph Stalin resulted to the installation of Nikita Khrushchev as the new leader of the Soviet Union. Alongside this, the Soviet government adopted a different approach for improving ... More


The Soviet Promise: A Separate Apartment for Every Family

Jane R. Zavisca

in Housing the New Russia

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450372
eISBN:
9780801464300
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450372.003.0001
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This chapter examines the evolution of the Russian ideal of the separate apartment from the time of Josef Stalin and Nikita Khrushchev until it became the cornerstone of a normal life in the late ... More


Epilogue

Kiril Tomoff

in Virtuosi Abroad: Soviet Music and Imperial Competition during the Early Cold War, 1945-1958

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801453120
eISBN:
9781501701825
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453120.003.0007
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This epilogue traces the relationship between competition and integration into fields in the 1960s–1980s, and in which American success was much more apparent: comparative economic development and ... More


A Gulag Without Stalin

Jeffrey S. Hardy

in The Gulag After Stalin: Redefining Punishment in Khrushchev's Soviet Union, 1953-1964

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781501702792
eISBN:
9780801458514
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501702792.003.0001
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This introductory chapter provides an overview of the book's main themes. This book argues that the post-Stalin leadership, having inherited a massive, inefficient, violent, and corrupt penal system, ... More


Undoing the Reforms: The Campaign against “Liberalism” in the Gulag

Jeffrey S. Hardy

in The Gulag After Stalin: Redefining Punishment in Khrushchev's Soviet Union, 1953-1964

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781501702792
eISBN:
9780801458514
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501702792.003.0005
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This chapter discusses the campaign against the post-Stalin reform of Soviet criminal justice. Stalin's rule left behind a powerful tough-on-crime psychology among Soviet society and Soviet ... More


Khrushchev’s Reforms and the Late (And Post-)Soviet Gulag

Jeffrey S. Hardy

in The Gulag After Stalin: Redefining Punishment in Khrushchev's Soviet Union, 1953-1964

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781501702792
eISBN:
9780801458514
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501702792.003.0007
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This chapter assesses Khrushchev's reforms in the penal sphere. The reforms of the Khrushchev period had an important lasting effect on the Soviet penal system. This certainly holds true in terms of ... More


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