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Contending With Stalinism

Soviet Power and Popular Resistance in the 1930s

by Lynne Viola

  • 85 Want to read
  • 15 Currently reading

Published by Cornell University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • European history: from c 1900 -,
  • Marxism & Communism,
  • Political structures: totalitarianism & dictatorship,
  • Inter-war period, 1918-1939,
  • History: World,
  • Government, Resistance to,
  • History - General History,
  • Russia,
  • Political Ideologies - Communism & Socialism,
  • Europe - Russia & the Former Soviet Union,
  • General,
  • 1925-1953,
  • History,
  • Soviet Union

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages272
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7848457M
    ISBN 100801439833
    ISBN 109780801439834

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Contending with Stalinism book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Resistance has become an important and controversial analytical 4/5. "Contending with Stalinism is a groundbreaking book about resistance in Stalin's Soviet Union introduced by distinguished historian Lynne Viola.

Drawing from materials in newly-opened archives, outstanding young scholars explore the social, economic, ethnic, and sexual dimensions of the topic."-Sheila Fitzpatrick, University of ChicagoReviews: 1.

Contending with Stalinism employs the idea of resistance as a tool to explore what otherwise would remain opaque features of the social, cultural, and political history of the s.

In the process, the authors reveal a semi-autonomous world residing within and beyond the official world of by: Contending With Stalinism book with Stalinism: Soviet Power and Popular Resistance in the s [Viola, Lynne] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Contending with Stalinism: Soviet Power and Popular Resistance in the s5/5(1).

This is a book about resistance in the Soviet Union in the s. A study of neither elite political opposition nor anti-Stalinism per se, it seeks to explore the ways in which resistance can serve as an analytical tool to inform our understanding of that curious amalgam of modifiers sometimes known as Stalinism, an “-ism” entirely lacking explanatory or causal force, a kind of syndrome.

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In the process, the authors reveal a semi-autonomous world residing within and beyond the official world of 4/5(4). The fall of the Soviet Union and the end of the cold war ushered in a wide variety of new studies of politics, culture, and society in the Stalinist s, enriched by multidisciplinary, comparative, and theoretical perspectives and based on archival research.

One of the most exciting areas of study. "Contending with Stalinism certainly adds to the continuing discussion of state-society relations. Viola rightly remarks that the term Stalinism lacks explanatory or causal force; it is necessary to look closely at how people in and outside the governing apparatus behaved.

Contending with Stalinism Lynne Viola Published by Cornell University Press Viola, Lynne. Contending with Stalinism: Soviet Power and Popular Resistance in the by: Contending with Stalinism employs the idea of resistance as a tool to explore what otherwise would remain opaque features of the social, cultural, and political history of the s.

In the process, the authors reveal a semi-autonomous world residing within and beyond the official world of Stalinism. The first book to document the peasant rebellion against Soviet collectivization, Peasant Rebels Under Stalin retrieves a crucial lost chapter from the history of Stalinist Russia.

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66 See Sarah Davies, Popular opinion in Stalin's Russia: Terror, propaganda and dissent, – (Cambridge, ); and, for a collective effort to conceptualize ‘resistance’, see Lynne Viola, ed., Contending with Stalinism: Soviet power and popular resistance in the s (Ithaca, NY, ).Cited by: 2.A 'read' is counted each time someone views a publication summary (such as the title, abstract, and list of authors), clicks on a figure, or views or downloads the : Bernard D'mello.Born in Prague inHalík spent his childhood under Stalinism.

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