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The Cambridge encyclopedia of Russia and the Soviet Union

Author: Archie Brown
Publisher: Cambridge [Cambridgeshire] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1982.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Provides information about history, geography, population, religions, arts, science, daily life, sports and recreation, as well as the political, social, economic and military structure.
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Genre/Form: Wörterbuch
Encyclopedias
Reference sources
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Archie Brown
ISBN: 0521231698 9780521231695
OCLC Number: 7577962
Description: 492 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm
Contents: Territory and peoples --
The Physical environment --
Population --
History --
Origins --
Muscovite Russia --
Imperial Russia --
The Path to revolution --
The Soviet era --
Religion --
The Christian religion --
Other religions --
Art and architecture --
Early arts and architecture --
Folk art --
Sacred art --
Architecture: medieval times to the present --
Art since the Eighteenth century --
Language and literature --
History of the language --
Early literature --
Eighteenth-century Russian literature --
Russian literature 1800-1917 --
Post-revolutionary Russian literature --
Music, theatre, dance and film --
Music and musicians --
Theatre --
Dance --
Film --
The Sciences --
Survey --
The Organization of Soviet science --
Research --
The Soviet political system --
Marxism-Leninism --
The Communist party of the Soviet Union --
The Youth organizations --
Federalism and the nationalities question --
The Ministerial system. The Constitution and the legal and penal system --
Diverging beliefs and values --
The Economy --
The Economy in a time perspective --
Production --
The Service sector --
Planning and financial control --
Foreign economic relations --
Soviet society --
Social structure --
Social institutions and mores --
Social control --
Deviance --
Health and welfare --
Education, enlightenment and propoganda --
Sports and recreation --
Military power and policy --
The Armed forces --
Strategic arms --
Annex: statistical estimates --
The World role --
Muscovy and Imperial Russia --
The Detached territories between the world wars --
The Rise of Soviet power.
Responsibility: general editors, Archie Brown [and others].

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Provides information about history, geography, population, religions, arts, science, daily life, sports and recreation, as well as the political, social, economic and military structure.

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