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Myth, Memory, Trauma: Rethinking the Stalinist Past in the Soviet Union, 1953-70 (Eurasia Past and Present)

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Drawing on newly available materials from the Soviet archives, Polly Jones offers an innovative, comprehensive account of de-Stalinization in the Soviet Union during the Khrushchev and early Brezhnev eras. Jones traces the authorities’ initiation and management of the de-Stalinization process and explores a wide range of popular reactions to the new narratives of Stalinism in party statements and in Soviet literature and historiography.
 
Engaging with the dynamic field of memory studies, this book represents the first sustained comparison of this process with other countries’ attempts to rethink their own difficult pasts, and with later Soviet and post-Soviet approaches to Stalinism.

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Polly Jones is the Schrecker-Barbour Fellow and University Lecturer in Russian at University College, University of Oxford. She lives in Oxford.

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ISBN:
9780300185126
Author:
Jones, Polly
Publisher:
Yale University Press
Subject:
Russia-General Russian History
Subject:
Russia (pre & post Soviet Union)
Edition Description:
Trade Cloth
Series:
Eurasia Past and Present
Publication Date:
20130831
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Language:
English
Pages:
376
Dimensions:
9.25 x 6.13 in

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