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9 edition of American views of Soviet Russia, 1917-1965 found in the catalog.

American views of Soviet Russia, 1917-1965

by Peter G. Filene

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Published by Dorsey Press in Homewood, Ill .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Soviet Union,
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Soviet Union -- Foreign public opinion, American,
    • United States -- Foreign relations -- Soviet Union,
    • Soviet Union -- Foreign relations -- United States

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 402-404.

      Statementedited by Peter G. Filene.
      SeriesThe Dorsey series in American history
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE183.8.R9 F52
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxviii, 404 p.
      Number of Pages404
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5607543M
      LC Control Number68014880

        The speech was prepared in great secrecy by the President's closest adviser, Theodore Sorensen: see his book Counselor: a life at the edge of history (New York: HarperCollins, ). Peter G. Filene, ed., American views on Soviet Russia – (Homewood, IL: The Dorsey Press, ), stresses the volatility and ambiguous nature of attitudes.   The full title of this excellent book is "The Forsaken: An American Tragedy in Stalin's Russia". It's a very readable non-fiction account of the lives of the many Americans who emigrated to the USSR during the Great Depression. In the 's the US was going through an enormous economic decline and rampant unemployment/5().

        It is precisely Cohen's insight about the Soviet system's deep roots in Russia's past -- an insight that in the 's helped blind him to Communism's irredeemable failure -- that has allowed him. Until just recently, research in Russia for foreigners meant few real documents. Scholars had to rely solely on interviews and books in libraries, and both had to be viewed with some skepticism. Now, however, the archives of the former Soviet Union are slowly opening up, and, little by little, documents of some real historical value are appearing.

        A century after its founding in czarist Russia, Zionism retrieved the grandchildren of the Jews who opted for Soviet rule. The American protest movement ensured that Soviet Jews would be . Here is a pioneering account of everyday life under Stalin, written by one of our foremost authorities on modern Russian ng on urban areas in the s, Sheila Fitzpatrick shows that with the adoption of collectivization and the first Five-Year Plan, everyday life was utterly transformed. With the abolition of the market, shortages of food, clothing, and all kinds of consumer /5(4).


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