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Power and Culture

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Code: 021645
Soifer, V.N (Soyfer, Valerii)
Ten` Lenina Ego Usynovila...
Dokumental`nyi Detektiv ob Odnom Leninskom Laureate i Sovetskikh Genetikakh

[ Ten` Lenina Ego Usynovila... : Dokumental`nyi Detektiv ob Odnom Leninskom Laureate i Sovetskikh Genetikakh ]
Moscow: CheRo, DDF Foundation, 2006
Language: Russian
 Price: $ 29.00
Valerii Soifer is the author of the bestselling first chronicle of biology of the soviet period “Power and Science: The History of the Destruction of Genetics in the USSR”, first published in 1989. This book is about academician-biologist Nikolai Dubinin.
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Code: 020598
Tsenzura i Dostup k Informatsii: Istoriia i Sovremennost`
Tezisy Dokladov Mezhdunarodnoi Nauchnoi Konferentsii SPB 2005 g

[ Tsenzura i Dostup k Informatsii: Istoriia i Sovremennost` : Tezisy Dokladov Mezhdunarodnoi Nauchnoi Konferentsii SPB 2005 g ]
St. Petersburg: Rossiiskaia Natsional`naia Biblioteka, 2005
Language: Russian
 Price: $ 9.00
Special price: $ 8.10
This is a collection of papers presented to the fourth conference on censorship in Russia (the first three were in 1991, 1993 and 1995). Materials included study censorship from the beginning of Russian history up to the present.
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Code: 016541
Vlast` i Nauka, Uchenye i Vlast`: 1880-e - Nachalo 1920-kh Godov
Materialy Mezhdunarodnogo Nauchnogo Kollokviuma

[ Vlast` i Nauka, Uchenye i Vlast`: 1880-e - Nachalo 1920-kh Godov : Materialy Mezhdunarodnogo Nauchnogo Kollokviuma ]
St. Petersburg: Dmitrii Bulanin, 2003
Language: Russian
 Price: $ 29.00
This volume includes 22 papers and discussions on the international conference in St. Petersburg. In the limelight are the problems of the state’s impact upon organization of the sciences, both social and natural, practical activities of scientists, politicizing of scientific institutions and their research.
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Code: 026238
Iurchenko, Iurii
Faust": Pasternak protiv Stalina
Zashiffrovannaia Poema

[ "Faust". Pasterak against Stalin : Encoded poem ]
St. Petersburg: Azbukha - Klasssika, 2010
Language: Russian
 Price: $ 21.00
This essay defeats the common idea that Pasternak participated in creation of the Stalin myth. Iurchenko, a poet and playwright, analyzes stylistic peculiarities, linguistic background of the epoch, the original poem and its other translations to decode Pasternak`s answer to the tyrant.
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Code: 026787
Kornienko, N.V
Nepovskaia Ottepel`"
Stanovlenie Instituta Sovetskoi Literaturnoi Kritiki

[ "NEP thaw" : The creation of the Institution of Soviet literary criticism ]
Moscow: IMLI RAN, 2010
Language: Russian
 Price: $ 50.00
This monograph is about the formation and development of the state institution of literary criticism in Russia in 1921-27. The author analyzes the strategies and camps in the army of critics, correlation between literary instruments of analysis and political ideology.
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Code: 019038-3
Polka"
Vypusk 3

[ "Shelf" : Issue 3 ]
Moscow: Materik, 2006
Language: Russian
 Price: $ 14.00
The USSR was known for its for unprecedented support of the national cinema, but it also had unprecedentedly harsh censorship of this art. "To put film on the shelf" in Russian newspeak meant that it was forbidden to be shown in any theater in the country.
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Code: 021690
Velikaia Kniga Dnia..." Radio v SSSR
Dokumenty i Materialy

[ "The Great Book of the day..." Radio in the USSR : Documents and materials ]
Moscow: ROSSPEN, 2007
Language: Russian
 Price: $ 75.00
Emerging broadcasting coincided with the establishment of the system of government propaganda and censorship in Soviet Russia, and Russian broadcasting became one of their most effective propaganda machines.
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Code: 026555
Vlasova, E.S
1948 God v Sovetskoi Muzyke
Dokumentirovannoe Issledovanie

[ 1948 in soviet music : Documentary research ]
Moscow: Klassika-XXI, 2010
Language: Russian
 Price: $ 54.00
This is the first attempt to write the history of musical culture in soviet Russia including the history of censorship in this field. Based on unique sources from previously closed archives this book reconstructs the musical life and the management of this process of government controlled bodies from the 1917 revolution to 1940s.
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Code: 027518
Basinskii, P.V
Strasti po Maksimu
Gor`kii: Deviat` Dnei posle Smerti

[ A passion for Maksim : Gor`kii: Nine days after death ]
Moscow: AST, Astrel`, 2011
Language: Russian
 Price: $ 30.00
A new book by Pavel Basinskii, a winner of the Bol`shaia Kniga award, about the last several days of Maksim Gor`kii`s life. It is strictly a document-based story.
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Code: 015658
Kvakin, M.V
Mezhdu Belymi i Krasnymi
Russkaia Intelligentsiia 1920-1930 Godov v Poiskakh Tret`ego Puti

[ Among "Whites" and "Reds" : The Russian intelligentsia of 1920-1930s in the search for "The Third Way" ]
Moscow: Tsentropoligraf, 2006
Language: Russian
 Price: $ 22.00
The Russian intelligentsia, politicians, philosophers and writers, in Russia but mostly in emigration reflecting on the outcome of the Civil War, tried to find a so called Third Way: between the Reds and Whites.
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Code: 013610
Khmel`nitskii, Dmitrii
Zodchii Stalin

[ Architect Stalin : ]
Moscow: Novoe Literaturnoe Obozrenie, 2007
Language: Russian
 Price: $ 23.00
This book continues the author`s previous book "Architecture of Stalin: Psychology and Style. 2007 (code 021160)". If the first one was centered on the analysis of the architectural style called "Stalinskii", the current book is about the personal role of Stalin in forming this style.
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Code: 023309
Mazaev, A. I. (Anatolii Il`ich)
Iskusstvo i Bol`shevizm. 1920-1930
Problemno-Tematicheskie Ocherki i Portrety

[ Art and bolshevism. 1920-1930 : Essays and portraits ]
Moscow: KomKniga, Gos. In-t Iskusstvoznania, 2007
Language: Russian
 Price: $ 24.00
This book studies the history of cultural policy and social organization of the arts in the first two decades of the Bolshevik government which resulted in establishment of the institution of unprecedented censorship.
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Code: 024759
Dostal, M.Iu
Kak Feniks iz Pepla…
Otechestvennoe Slavianovedenie v Period Vtoroi Mirovoi Voiny i v Pervye Poslevoennye Gody

[ As the phoenix from the ashes… : Native Slavic studies in the period of WWII and the early postwar years ]
Moscow: Indrik, 2009
Language: Russian
 Price: $ 35.00
This monograph is about reviving Slavic studies in Russia on the eve of, during, and the years after WWII. At its new beginning this field of study reflected the confrontation of two competing soviet ideologies: proletarian internationalism and Slavic patriotism.
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Code: 016762
Svirskii, Grigorii
Na Lobnom Meste
Literatura Nravstvennogo Soprotivleniia: 1946-1986

[ At the Place of Execution: Literature of Moral Resistance: 1946-1976 : Literatura Nravstvennogo Soprotivleniia: 1946-1986 ]
London-Moscow: Kruk, 1998
Language: Russian
 Price: $ 18.00
This book is about the history of the moral resistance of Russian literature to the totalitarian soviet regime. It is a collection of stories about soviet writers and their relations with censors, KGB curators and other representatives of repressive organs.
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Code: 029778
Loginov, A.V
Vlast` i Vera: Gosudarstvo i Religioznye Instituty v Istorii i Sovremennosti

[ Authority and faith: State and religious institutions in history and the present : ]
Moscow: Bol`shaia rossiiskaia entsiklopediia, 2005
Language: Russian
 Price: $ 52.00
This academic publication offers a historico-cultural and political analysis of the interaction between the secular authorities and religious societies and institutions in Byzantium, the Russian Empire and the USSR.
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Code: 029137
Vlast` i Obshchestvo v Literaturnykh Tekstakh Drevnei Rusi i Drugikh Slavianskikh Stran (XII - XIII vv.)

[ Authority and society in literary texts of Ancient Rus and other Slavic countries: XIIth – XIIIth centuries : ]
Moscow: Znak, 2012
Language: Russian
 Price: $ 43.00
The collection of 6 articles analyzes the ideas of authority and society in medieval literary texts. The authors consider this period as a time for rethinking relations between a society and its ruler.
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Code: 023403
Blium, A., Mespule, M
Biurokraticheskaia Anarkhiia
Statistika i Vlast` pri Staline

[ Bureaucratic anarchy : Statistics and power under Stalin ]
Moscow: ROSSPEN, 2008
Language: Russian
 Price: $ 29.00
This exciting study of the relation of knowledge and power in the USSR is based on a detailed inquiry into the biographies of the Soviet functionaries, mostly responsible for collecting and processing national statistics (P.
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Code: 008840
Mironin, Sigizmund
Delo Genetikov

[ Case of the geneticists : ]
Moscow: Algoritm, 2008
Language: Russian
 Price: $ 17.00
There is recently developed consensus that 1948-1966 were tragic years for genetics and geneticists in Russia: after the notorious session of the VASKhNIL in 1948 scientists who did not share the views of the academician Lysenko were removed from their jobs, and some of them persecuted (Zh.
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Code: 001051-03
Tsenzura v Rossii: Istoriia i Sovremennost`
Sbornik Nauchnykh Trudov: Vypusk 3

[ Censorship in Russia: History and the present : Collected works: Issue three ]
St. Petersburg: Rossiiskaia Natsional`naia Biblioteka, 2006
Language: Russian and English
 Price: $ 27.00
Collection of works on the history and current state of censorship in Russia and the USSR, published by the Russian National Library. Among the related topics discussed are censorship of electronic media and freedom of speech in publishing in contemporary and old Russia.
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Code: 001051-02
Tsenzura v Rossii: Istoriia i Sovremennost`
Sbornik Nauchnykh Trudov: Vypusk 2

[ Censorship in Russia: History and the present : Collected works: Issue two ]
St. Petersburg: Rossiiskaia Natsional`naia Biblioteka, 2005
Language: Russian
 Price: $ 19.00
Collection of works on the history and current state of censorship in Russia and the USSR, published by the Russian National Library. Among related topics discussed are censorship of electronic media and freedom of speech in publishing in contemporary and old Russia.
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Code: 022352
Kasparov, Garri
Shakhmaty kak Model` Zhizni

[ Chess as a simulation of life : ]
Moscow: Eksmo, 2007
Language: Russian
 Price: $ 29.00
The thirteenth world chess champion Garry Kasparov opens the door to his secrets of strategic thinking. He speaks about his own life, and shows how principles and secrets of his favorite game can be applied to achieving victory in the most difficult situations in life with big competition and under great pressure.
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Code: 029782
Kantor, Maksim
Khronika Strizhki Ovets

[ Chronicle of the shearing of the lambs : ]
Moscow: AST, 2014
Language: Russian
 Price: $ 29.00
Maksim Kantor, the author of "Uchebnik Risovaniia" and "Krasnyi Tsvet", collected his essays from the last several years which reflect the state of mind of the Russian educated society. The author claims that he does not belong to any groups or factions of the new political stratification of the Russian intellectuals.
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Code: 005783
Besedy na Lubianke: Sledstvennoe Delo Derdia Lukacha
Materialy k Biografii

[ Conversations on Lubianka: Investigation file of Derd Lukacs : Materials to biography ]
Moscow: Institut Slavianovedeniia RAN, 1999
Language: Russian
 Price: $ 18.00
Derd Lukacs (1885-1971), a Hungarian philosopher and writer, spent fifteen years in Russia (1929-1945). He was arrested by the NKVD in 1941 and released after two months. The documents of his interrogation collected in this book show that this case was only one of many repressions against foreign communists.
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Code: 022522
Grigor`ev, S.I
Pridvornaia Tsenzura i Obraz Verkhovnoi Vlasti

[ Court censorship and the image of the supreme power : ]
St. Petersburg: Aleteiia, 2007
Language: Russian
 Price: $ 49.00
This monograph studies court censorship, one of several institutional censors in Russia. This specific type of censorship watched over the presentation of image of Russian emperors in newspapers and other publications, visual arts (painting, photograph, cinema etc) in 1831-1917.
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Code: 021652
Shentalinskii, V.A. (Vitalii Aleksandrovich)
Prestuplenie bez Nakazaniia
Dokumental`nye Povesti

[ Crime without punishment : Documentary narratives ]
Moscow: Progress-Pleiada, 2007
Language: Russian
 Price: $ 37.00
This book is about writers, victims of political repression, the crimes of the totalitarian regime against the national culture which were left unpunished. The author has studied the KGB files since the early 1990s and published in 1995 his book about repressions against Babel`, Bulgakov, Florenskii, Pil`niak, Mandel`shtam, Kliuev, Platonov, and Gor`kii.
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Code: 007273
Kul`turnye Transformatsii v Sovremennoi Rossii
Sotsial`no-Filosofskii Analiz

[ Cultural transformations in modern Russia : Social and philosophical analysis ]
Moscow: IFRAN, 2009
Language: Russian
 Price: $ 9.00
The collection analyzes the functions of culture in the democratization of the Russian society. The contributors focus their attention on relations between the cultural sphere of society and authorities in terms of the strengthening the civil society.
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Code: 016075
Kul`tura i Vlast` v Usloviiakh Kommunikatsionnoi Revoliutsii XX Veka
Forum Nemetskikh i Rossiiskikh Kul`turologov

[ Culture and power in the context of the communication revolution of the twentieth century : Forum of German and Russian scholars ]
Moscow: AIRO-XX, 2002
Language: Russian
 Price: $ 33.00
This is the next volume in the series Culture and Power founded by the group of Russian and German scholars led by K. Aimermakher (University of Ruhr, Bochum) and G. Bordiugov (Moscow). The current volume includes works of a new generation of historians of art and culture from both countries who participated in the forum (October 2001).
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Code: 026138
Osterman, L.A
Dialogi Cherez Stoletie: Intelligentsiia i Vlast v Rossii
1894-1917

[ Dialogues through a century: Intellectuals and authority in Russia: 1894-1917 : 1894-1917 ]
Moscow: Novyi indeks, 2009
Language: Russian
 Price: $ 29.00
This book describes how Russian intellectuals, represented by prominent political leaders, ceded power to weak, but unscrupulous and cruel conspirators. This book, unlike many others where power confronts the intelligentsia, shows how the members of the intelligentsia in power like S.
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Code: 025089
Gromova, Natal`ia
Raspad: Sud`ba Sovetskogo Kritika: 40-50-e Gody

[ Disintegration: A Fate of a soviet critic: 1940-50s : ]
Moscow: Ellis Lak, 2009
Language: Russian
 Price: $ 29.00
This book is the author’s third in the series about soviet writers (Uzel. Poety: Druzhby i Razryvy (2006); Evakuatsiia Idet (2008)). It is partially based on an unfinished book by Mariia Belkina (d. 2008) about her husband, literary critic, bibliophile and collector Anatolii Tarasenkov (d.
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Code: 004012B-1
Ocherki Russkoi Kul`tury: Konets XIX - Nachalo XX Veka
Tom 1: Obshchestvenno-Kul`turnaia Sreda

[ Essays on Russian culture of the end of 19th - early 20th century : Volume one: Social and cultural environment ]
Moscow: Izd-vo Moskovskogo Universiteta, 2011
Language: Russian
 Price: $ 65.00
The first of six volumes on the history of Russian culture in the end of 19th - early 20th century. The series was prepared by historians of Moscow University. The present volume includes essays on the culture of towns, estates and villages on the threshold of the 20th century.
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