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Life under Soviet Communism

Author: Charles W Carey
Publisher: San Diego : Greenhaven Press, ©2003.
Series: History firsthand.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Personal anecdotes provide a unique understanding of how people confronted and interpreted life under Soviet communism.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Charles W Carey
ISBN: 0737716576 9780737716573 0737716568 9780737716566
OCLC Number: 50745142
Description: 208 pages : map ; 23 cm.
Contents: Earning a living: Hard work and initiative pay off / Yakov Alpert --
Making ends meet as an entrepreneur / Mary Halasz --
Woman earns respect as a metallurgical engineer / Antonina Aleksandrovna Berezhnaia --
Exile struggles to support herself / Nadezhda Mandelstam --
Making a home: Living in a workers' commune / Mary Mackler Leder --
Living in a communal apartment building / Maya Plisetskaya --
Shopping with grandmother / Zoya Zarubina --
Nearly trampled to death at the grocery pavilion / Nina Markovna --
Getting an education: Ideal college student / Susan Jacoby --
Ridding children of the mentality of the past / Lazar M. Kaganovich and Comrade Dorfman --
Learning to run a steel mill / Nursultan Nazarbayev --
Training of a communist leader / Andrei Gromyko --
Redefining morality: Putting an end to drunkenness / Aleksandr V. Vlasov --
Religion goes underground / Dmitry S. Likhachev --
Eliminating the influence of the church / William O. Douglas --
Putting work before marriage and love / Alexandra Kollontai --
Making Communism work: Criminals without crimes / Zinaida Cherkovskaya --
Whistleblower gets results / G. Zinkevich --
Troubleshooting in the tire industry / Nikita S. Khrushchev --
Boosting worker productivity through sports / Yuri Brokhin.
Series Title: History firsthand.
Responsibility: Charles Carey, book editor.

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Personal anecdotes provide a unique understanding of how people confronted and interpreted life under Soviet communism.

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