Stalinism: New Directions (Rewriting Histories)

Stalinism: New Directions (Rewriting Histories)


Stalinism is a provocative addition to the present debates relating to the heritage of the Stalinist interval of the Soviet Union. Sheila Fitzpatrick has gathered jointly the most recent and the main intriguing paintings by way of younger Russian, American and ecu students, in addition to many of the seminal articles that experience prompted them, in an try and re-evaluate this contentious topic within the gentle of recent information and new theoretical approaches.
The articles are contextualized through a radical advent to the totalitarian/revisionist arguments and post-revisionist advancements. Eschewing an solely high-political concentration, the ebook attracts jointly paintings on category, identification, intake tradition, and enterprise. Stalinist terror and nationalities coverage are reappraised within the mild of recent archival findings. Stalinism bargains a nuanced navigation of an emotive and misrepresented bankruptcy of the Russian earlier.

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