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The voice of the people : letters from the Soviet village, 1918-1932

Author: C J Storella; A K Sokolov
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, ©2012.
Series: Annals of Communism.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This book presents the first comprehensive collection in English of peasant writings during the early years of the Bolshevik regime. Drawn entirely from Russian archival sources, it features more than 150 previously unpublished letters addressed to newspapers, government officials, and Communist Party leaders. The letters and accompanying commentary result in a unique history of the Soviet peasantry's engagement  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Sources
Correspondence
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: C J Storella; A K Sokolov
ISBN: 9780300112337 0300112335
OCLC Number: 793572659
Language Note: Translated from the Russian.
Description: 425 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Revolution and War Communism --
The Old Village and the New Economic Policy --
Smychka : The Bond between City and Village --
Was Society Transformed? --
People and Power --
Whither Socialism? --
The Great Break.
Series Title: Annals of Communism.
Responsibility: C.J. Storella and A.K. Sokolov.

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Presents a comprehensive collection in English of peasant writings during the early years of the Bolshevik regime. Drawn entirely from Russian archival sources, this book presents more than 150  Read more...

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