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Introduction: Crossing Borders

Anne E. Gorsuch

in All this is your World: Soviet Tourism at Home and Abroad after Stalin

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199609949
eISBN:
9780191731853
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199609949.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This extensive introduction includes a discussion of the history of Soviet domestic tourism, the origins and history of international tourism under Khrushchev, and a discussion of sources including ... More


Post-proletarian Tourism: The New Soviet Person Takes to the Road

Diane P. Koenker

in Club Red: Vacation Travel and the Soviet Dream

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451539
eISBN:
9780801467738
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451539.003.0007
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This chapter focuses on the expansion of Soviet tourism, which took off particularly dramatically in the 1960s, and it follows Soviet tourists in their first exposure to travel abroad. Beginning in ... More


“There’s No Place like Home:” Soviet Tourism in Late Stalinism

Anne E. Gorsuch

in All this is your World: Soviet Tourism at Home and Abroad after Stalin

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199609949
eISBN:
9780191731853
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199609949.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Chapter One serves as a source of information about the nature of Soviet domestic tourism, and as a counterpoint to the turn to the international under Khrushchev. In late Stalinism, Soviet citizens ... More


Proletarian Tourism: The Best Form of Rest

Diane P. Koenker

in Club Red: Vacation Travel and the Soviet Dream

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451539
eISBN:
9780801467738
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451539.003.0003
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This chapter explores the unresolved balancing act between the two aspects of tourism: as a social movement and as an economic enterprise. In the course of the 1930s, as the Soviet tourist vacation ... More


The Proletarian Tourist in the 1930s: Seeking the Good Life on the Road

Diane P. Koenker

in Club Red: Vacation Travel and the Soviet Dream

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451539
eISBN:
9780801467738
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451539.003.0004
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This chapter explores the experiences of tourists in both independent travel and package tours and shows how in the 1930s, proletarian and Soviet tourists competed for cultural hegemony and fiscal ... More


Vacations, Tourism, and the Paradoxes of Soviet Culture

Diane P. Koenker

in Club Red: Vacation Travel and the Soviet Dream

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451539
eISBN:
9780801467738
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451539.003.0001
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This introductory chapter contextualizes Soviet practices of vacationing and tourism against both the broader history of tourism and the paradox of socialist consumption. It explores the paradoxical ... More


The Modernization of Soviet Tourism

Diane P. Koenker

in Club Red: Vacation Travel and the Soviet Dream

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451539
eISBN:
9780801467738
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451539.003.0008
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This chapter looks at the evolution of Soviet tourism into an industry in its own right, a response to models from abroad and to growing standards of living at home. Still a work in progress at the ... More


Taking the “Best” from the West?: The Beginnings of the Soviet National Park Movement

Alan D. Roe

in Into Russian Nature: Tourism, Environmental Protection, and National Parks in the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780190914554
eISBN:
9780190914585
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190914554.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Under Nikita’s Khrushchev’s policy of “peaceful coexistence,” Soviet scientists started attending conferences of the International Union of the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) where they became more ... More


Conclusion: Soviet Vacations and the Modern World

Diane P. Koenker

in Club Red: Vacation Travel and the Soviet Dream

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451539
eISBN:
9780801467738
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451539.003.0009
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This concluding chapter returns to the contradictory nature of Soviet vacations and tourism by arguing that Soviet vacations and tourism originated in a spirit of state purpose, to provide healthy ... More


Club Red: Vacation Travel and the Soviet Dream

Diane P. Koenker

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451539
eISBN:
9780801467738
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451539.001.0001
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

The Bolsheviks took power in Russia in 1917 armed with an ideology centered on the power of the worker. From the beginning, however, Soviet leaders also realized the need for rest and leisure within ... More


Introduction

Alan D. Roe

in Into Russian Nature: Tourism, Environmental Protection, and National Parks in the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780190914554
eISBN:
9780190914585
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190914554.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

The history of the Russian national park movement spans from the pre-Revolutionary era to the early twenty-first century. The establishment of national parks in the Russian Soviet Federative ... More


Into Russian Nature: Tourism, Environmental Protection, and National Parks in the Twentieth Century

Alan D. Roe

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780190914554
eISBN:
9780190914585
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190914554.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Into Russian Nature examines the history of the Russian national park movement. Russian biologists and geographers had been intrigued with the idea of establishing national parks before the Great ... More


Protecting the Pechoran Alps?: The Unmet Promise of Iugyd Va National Park in the Nether-Polar Urals

Alan D. Roe

in Into Russian Nature: Tourism, Environmental Protection, and National Parks in the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780190914554
eISBN:
9780190914585
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190914554.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Modern History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

In the late 1960s, a group of scientists of the Komi Scientific Center conceived a national park to undermine the plan of Soviet engineers to divert the Pechora and Vychegda Rivers south to the ... More


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