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Substate dictatorship : networks, loyalty, and institutional change in the Soviet Union

Author: Yoram Gorlizki; O V Khlevni︠u︡k
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, 2021.
Series: Yale-Hoover series on authoritarian regimes.; Yale scholarship online.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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How do local leaders govern in a large dictatorship? What resources do they draw on? Yoram Gorlizki and Oleg Khlevniuk examine these questions by looking at one of the most important authoritarian regimes of the twentieth century. Starting in the early years after the Second World War and taking the story through to the 1970s, they chart the strategies of Soviet regional leaders, paying particular attention to the  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Print version :
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Yoram Gorlizki; O V Khlevni︠u︡k
ISBN: 9780300255607 0300255608
OCLC Number: 1237769943
Notes: Previously issued in print: 2020.
Target Audience: Specialized.
Description: 1 online resource (464 pages) : illustrations (black and white).
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Title --
Copyright --
Dedication --
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A Note on Usage --
Introduction --
Part I. Stalin --
1. Substate Dictators --
2. Authoritarian Checks and Balances --
3. Inside the Nomenklatura --
Part II. Interregnum --
4. Moscow, Center --
Part III. Khrushchev --
5. The New Art of Survival --
6. Substate Nationalism --
7. Scandal in Riazan --
8. Administrative Revolution --
Part IV. Brezhnev --
9. The New Course --
10. Party Governors --
Conclusion --
Appendix A: A Note on Dictatorship --
Appendix B: Units of Analysis --
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Appendix D: Political Networks Appendix E: Archival Sources --
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Series Title: Yale-Hoover series on authoritarian regimes.; Yale scholarship online.
Responsibility: Yoram Gorlizki and Oleg Khlevniuk.

Abstract:

How do local leaders govern in a large dictatorship? What resources do they draw on? Yoram Gorlizki and Oleg Khlevniuk examine these questions by looking at one of the most important authoritarian regimes of the twentieth century. Starting in the early years after the Second World War and taking the story through to the 1970s, they chart the strategies of Soviet regional leaders, paying particular attention to the forging and evolution of local trust networks.

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"The story - and the individual stories within it - are fascinating."-Stephen Fortescue, Eurasian Geography and Economics"This is a pathbreaking study of how the Soviet political system worked in the Read more...

 
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