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Marked for Life

Mark Edele

in Soviet Veterans of World War II: A Popular Movement in an Authoritarian Society, 1941-1991

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199237562
eISBN:
9780191717185
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199237562.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History

A second problem group consisted of former prisoners of war (POWs). Their handicap was political rather than physical. The Stalinist regime was extremely suspicious of anybody who had been under ... More


In the Service of Stalin: The Spanish Communists in Exile, 1939-1945

David Wingeate Pike

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203155
eISBN:
9780191675751
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203155.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This is the epic story of the tens of thousands of communists exiled from Spain after Franco’s victory in the Spanish Civil War. With their iron discipline and fervent dedication to Stalin’s cause, ... More


Utopia Gone Terribly Right: Plutonium’s “Gated Communities” in the Soviet Union and United States

Kate Brown

in Communism Unwrapped: Consumption in Cold War Eastern Europe

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199827657
eISBN:
9780199950461
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199827657.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Cultural History

This chapter explores how military and political leaders used the production of desire in two plutonium producing towns, Richland, Washington (USA) and Chelyabinsk-40 (USSR) to insure a stable work ... More


Stalin’s Empire: The Gulag and Police Colonization in the Soviet Union in the 1930s

Lynne Viola

in Stalin and Europe: Imitation and Domination, 1928-1953

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199945566
eISBN:
9780199392605
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199945566.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Military History

Geography, resource extraction, and a colonization drive led primarily by the Soviet secret police were among the factors behind the Stalinist terror of the 1930s. Unlike most European powers, ... More


Stalin, Espionage, and Counterespionage

Hiroaki Kuromiya and Andrzej Pepłoński

in Stalin and Europe: Imitation and Domination, 1928-1953

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199945566
eISBN:
9780199392605
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199945566.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Military History

Stalin relied on espionage and counterespionage to retain his political power. In the 1930s, his intelligence apparatus was one of the most powerful the world had ever seen. Emulating German and ... More


Soviet Archaeology: Trends, Schools, and History

Leo S. Klejn

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199601356
eISBN:
9780191804595
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199601356.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book examines the peculiar phenomenon which was Soviet archaeology, showing where it differs from Western archaeology and the archaeology of pre-revolutionary Russia, and where it reveals ... More


Afterword: Endings and Beginnings

Sarah Badcock

in A Prison Without Walls?: Eastern Siberian Exile in the Last Years of Tsarism

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780199641550
eISBN:
9780191801037
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199641550.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter explores what happened to exiles after the February revolution of 1917 caused the abrupt collapse of the tsarist regime. The end of tsarism brought with it the end of the Siberian exile ... More


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