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The Revolution Is Dead—Long Live the Revolution

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/9781469623764.003.0006
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This concluding chapter examines the enigmatic nature of the Soviet triumph against China for the leadership of the “world” revolution. After the death of Mao Zedong, China conceded the battle in the ... More


Nationalizing Urban Politics

Faith Hillis

in Children of Rus': Right-Bank Ukraine and the Invention of a Russian Nation

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452192
eISBN:
9780801469268
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452192.003.0005
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This chapter examines the internal political ecology of Kiev between the 1860s and early 1900s, in the process unearthing rather different patterns of political mobilization indicated in previous ... More


Earning My Own Crust of Bread

Barbara Alpern Engel

in Breaking the Ties That Bound: The Politics of Marital Strife in Late Imperial Russia

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449512
eISBN:
9780801460692
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449512.003.0006
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

In the decades before the onset of World War I, the expansion of opportunities for waged labor outside the home was a key contributing factor to the growing numbers of divorces and formal separations ... More


Tailors, Sufis, and Abïstays: Agents of Change

Agnès Nilüfer Kefeli

in Becoming Muslim in Imperial Russia: Conversion, Apostasy, and Literacy

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452314
eISBN:
9780801454776
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452314.003.0004
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This chapter shows how numerous black club women across the country claimed Shakespeare for their own educational and social agendas. These women saw knowledge of Shakespeare as a way to attain ... More


Stalin's World: Dictating the Soviet Order

Sarah Davies and James Harris

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780300182811
eISBN:
9780300184723
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300182811.001.0001
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

Using the materials of Stalin’s personal archive, this book explores the dictator’s “vision” of the world. It considers his vision from two different but complementary perspectives. It begins by ... More


1946

Arsenii Formakov

Emily D. Johnson (ed.)

in Gulag Letters

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780300209310
eISBN:
9780300228199
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300209310.003.0004
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

The letters that Formakov sent home in 1946 describe his contributions to cultural work in camp and his return to indoor work assignments. In this year he worked in a needle-making workshop, where he ... More


The Working Class

Sarah Davies and James Harris

in Stalin's World: Dictating the Soviet Order

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780300182811
eISBN:
9780300184723
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300182811.003.0005
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

The chapter explores how Stalin dealt with long-standing Bolshevik ambivalence toward the “working class” (and, indeed, toward the whole concept of “class” itself). Without ever abandoning the ... More


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