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'Historia Rossica'

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Reili, D. (Donald Raleigh)
Sovetskie Beibi-Bumers
Poslevoennoe Pokolenie Rasskazyvaet o Sebe i Svoei Strane
[ Sovetskie Beibi-Bumers : Poslevoennoe Pokolenie Rasskazyvaet o Sebe i Svoei Strane]

Soviet Baby Boomers: An Oral History of Russia`s Cold War Generation
Transl. from English by T. Eidel`man
Moscow:  Novoe Literaturnoe Obozrenie, 2015
544 p
Serie: Historia Rossica
Hardcover. 14 x 21 cm
ISBN: 9785444802717
Language: Russian
This book traces the collapse of the Soviet Union and the transformation of Russia into a modern, highly literate, urban society through the fascinating life stories of the country`s first post-World War II, Cold War generation. For this book, Raleigh has interviewed sixty 1967 graduates of two "magnet" secondary schools that offered intensive instruction in English, one in Moscow and one in provincial Saratov. Part of the generation that began school the year the country launched Sputnik into space, they grew up during the Cold War, but in a Soviet Union increasingly distanced from the excesses of Stalinism. Raleigh is one of the first scholars of post-1945 Soviet history to draw extensively on oral history, a particularly useful approach in studying a country where the boundaries between public and private life remained porous and the state sought to peer into every corner of people`s lives. During and after the dissolution of the USSR, Russian citizens began openly talking about their past, trying to make sense of it, and Raleigh has created an extraordinarily rich composite narrative and embedded it in larger historical narratives of Cold War, de-Stalinization, "overtaking" America, opening up to the outside world, economic stagnation, dissent, emigration, the transition to a market economy, the transformation of class, ethnic, and gender relations, and globalization.
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» History: General Works and Philosophy of History   » Russia in the 20th-21st Centuries   » Cold War
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