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A Researcher's Guide to Sources on Soviet Social History in by Sheila Fitzpatrick,Lynne Viola PDF

By Sheila Fitzpatrick,Lynne Viola

The Stalin period has been much less obtainable to researchers than both the previous decade or the postwar period. the fundamental challenge is that in the Stalin years censorship constrained the gathering and dissemination of data (and brought bias and distortion into the information that have been published), whereas within the post-Stalin years entry to files and libraries remained tightly managed. hence it's not miraculous that one of many major manifestations of glasnost has been the hassle to open up documents of the Thirties. during this quantity Western and Soviet experts element the untapped capability of resources in this interval of Soviet social background and in addition the hidden traps that abound. the complete variety of assets is roofed, from memoirs to respectable files, from urban directories to automated information bases.

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