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Being Soviet

Timothy Johnston

Being Soviet

identity, rumour, and everyday life under Stalin 1939-53

by Timothy Johnston

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Published by Oxford Unievrsity Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social conditions,
  • Social life and customs,
  • Civilization,
  • Russian National characteristics,
  • Relations

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [217]-236) and index.

    StatementTimothy Johnston
    SeriesOxford historical monographs
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDK268.3 .J59 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationlii, 240 p. :
    Number of Pages240
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25180507M
    ISBN 109780199604036
    LC Control Number2011934711

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Soviet books and journals also disappeared from libraries according to changes in Soviet history. Often Soviet citizens preferred to destroy politically incorrect publications and photos because those connected to them frequently suffered persecution, such as its persecution of Christians.

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Timothy Johnston draws on newspapers, films, plays, and popular music in order to examine the changing nature of Soviet identity in this era. Russian books, rather books English published in the Soviet Russia, have had an unforgettable impression on my life.

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