Writing the Stalin Era: Sheila Fitzpatrick and Soviet Historiography

Author(s): Golfo Alexopoulos


Covering topics such as the Soviet monopoly over information and communication, violence in the gulags, and gender relations after World War II, this festschrift volume highlights the work and legacy of Sheila Fitzpatrick offers a cross-section of some of the best work being done on a critical period of Russia and the Soviet Union.


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GOLFO ALEXOPOLOUS Associate Professor of History at the University of South Florida and a fellow at the Hoover Institute, USA. KIRIL TOMOFF Associate Professor of History at the University of California, Riverside, USA. JULIE HESSLER Associate Professor of History at the University of Oregon USA.

PART I: SHEILA FITZPATRICK AND THE WRITING OF HISTORY Writing Russia: The Work of Sheila Fitzpatrick; R.Suny Sheila Fitzpatrick: An Interpretive Essay; J.Hessler The Two Faces of Tatiana Matveevna; Y.Slezkine PART II: EXAMINING THE SOVIET PAST: CULTURE, IDENTITY, AND THE STATE Military Occupation and Social Unrest: Daily Life in Russian Poland at the Start of the WWI; J.A.Sanborn Seeing Like a Soviet State: Settlement of Nomadic Kazakhs, 1928-34; M.Payne Counter-Narratives of Soviet Life: Kulak Special Settlers in the First Person; L.Viola Gender, Marriage, and Reproduction in the Postwar Soviet Union; M.Nakachi Collective Action in Soviet Society: The Case of War Veterans; M.Edele Shostakovich et al. and The Iron Curtain : Intellectual Property and the Development of a Soviet Strategy of Cultural Confrontation, 1948-1949; K.Tomoff A Torture Memo: Reading Violence in the Gulag; G.Alexopoulos Stalin, Khrushchev, and the Spaceman; J.Andrews PART III: REMINISCENCES Peter Nicholls David Fitzpatrick Barbara Gillam Jerry Hough Vladimir Aleksandrovich Kozlov Leora Auslander Alison Edwards Katerina Clark Kiril Tomoff

General Fields

  • : 9780230109308
  • : Palgrave Macmillan
  • : Palgrave Macmillan
  • : February 2011
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Golfo Alexopoulos
  • : Paperback
  • : 246