Borders of Socialism: Private Spheres of Soviet Russia by Lewis H. Siegelbaum

By Lewis H. Siegelbaum

Supplying an cutting edge and not easy lens to appreciate Soviet socialism, this attention-grabbing ebook argues that during Russia the relatives among tradition and country, artwork and lifestyles, commodity and trash, usually diverged from commonly used Western eu or American types of modernity. The essays convey how private and non-private overlapped and formed one another, growing new views on members and society within the Soviet Union.

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3 (2001), 341. See also his “Fashioning the Stalinist Soul: The Diary of Stepan Podlubnyi, 1931–1939, Jahrbücher für Geschichte Osteuropas, 44, no. 3 (1996), 344–373 and “The Diary between Literature and History: A Historian’s Critical Response,” Russian Review, 63, no. 4 (2004), 621–629. Cited in Yuri Slezkine, The Jewish Century (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2004), 233. Cited in Lewis H. , Stalinism as a Way of Life: A Narrative in Documents (New Haven: Yale University Press, 2000), 384.

See also Richard Stites, Revolutionary Dreams: Utopian Vision and Experimental Life in the Russian Revolution (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1989); V. E. Khazanova, Iz istorii sovetskoi arkhitektury, 1926–1932 gg, dokumenty i materialy (Moscow: Akademiia nauk SSSR, 1970) and Klubnaia zhizn’ i arkhitektura kluba, 1917–1941 (Moscow: Zhiraf, 2000). Anatole Kopp, Town and Revolution: Soviet Architecture and City Planning, 1917–1935 (New York: G. Braziller, 1970); S. Frederick Starr, “Visionary Town Planning during the Cultural Revolution,” in Cultural Revolution in Russia, 1928–1931, ed.

I. Efimenko, Issledovaniia narodnoi zhizni (Moscow, 1884), 76–122, and a discussion of available data on the inner workings of the commune in Esther KingstonMann, “Peasant Communes and Economic Innovation: A Preliminary Inquiry,” in Peasant Economy, Culture, and Politics of European Russia 1800–1921, ed. Esther Kingston-Mann and Timothy Mixter (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1991), 23–51. 5. Esther Kingston-Mann, “Transforming Peasants in the Twentieth Century: Dilemmas of Russian, Soviet & Post-Soviet Development,” in Cambridge Modern History of Russia & the Soviet Union, ed.

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