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The hazards of urban life in late Stalinist Russia : health, hygiene, and living standards, 1943-1953

Author: Donald A Filtzer
Publisher: New York : Cambridge University Press, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This is the first detailed study of the standard of living of ordinary Russians following World War II. It examines urban living conditions under the Stalinist regime with a focus on the key issues of sanitation, access to safe water supplies, personal hygiene and anti-epidemic controls, diet and nutrition, and infant mortality. Comparing five key industrial regions, it shows that living conditions still lagged  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Statistics
History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Donald A Filtzer
ISBN: 9780521113731 0521113733
OCLC Number: 468978193
Description: xxx, 379 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. The impossible task: keeping cities clean --
2. Water --
3. Personal hygiene and epidemic control --
4. Diet and nutrition: the 1947 food crisis and its aftermath --
5. Infant mortality --
Conclusion.
Responsibility: Donald Filtzer.
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