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Anthrax: The Investigation of a Deadly Outbreak

Jeanne Guillemin

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520222045
eISBN:
9780520927100
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520222045.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

In April of 1979 the city of Sverdlovsk in Russia's Ural Mountains was struck by a frightening anthrax epidemic. Official Soviet documents reported sixty-four human deaths resulting from the ... More


The War

Maya Plisetskaya

in I, Maya Plisetskaya

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300088571
eISBN:
9780300130713
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300088571.003.0011
Subject:
Music, Dance

In this chapter, Maya Plisetskaya recalls the first day of World War II which plunged the entire city of Moscow into darkness as the Germans began bombing the city. Maya left the Bolshoi Theater and ... More


Stalin’s BW Archipelago: Mapping-Out a New Post-War BW Network

Anthony Rimmington

in Stalin's Secret Weapon: The Origins of Soviet Biological Warfare

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780190928858
eISBN:
9780190943141
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190928858.003.0011
Subject:
History, European Modern History

During the immediate post-war period, Lavrentiy Beria, the Soviet minister of internal affairs, continued to maintain control of the Soviet biological warfare program and to further develop its ... More


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