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  • Mischka's War
    Mischka's War (English, Hardback) Sheila Fitzpatrick

    Fascinating story of survival in World War II

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  • On Stalin's Team
    On Stalin's Team (English, Paperback) Sheila Fitzpatrick

    Stalin was the unchallenged dictator of the Soviet Union for so long that most historians have dismissed the officials surrounding him as mere yes-men and political window dressing. On Stalin's Team overturns this view, revealing that behind Stalin was a group of loyal men who formed a remarkably effective team with him from the late 1920s until his death in 1953. Drawing on extensive original...

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  • Everyday Stalinism
    Everyday Stalinism (English, Paperback) Sheila Fitzpatrick

    Here is a pioneering account of everyday life under Stalin, written by one of the foremost authorities on modern Russian history. Focusing on urban areas, the book is an eye-opening account of day-to-day life in the blighted urban landscape of 1930's Russia

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  • The Russian Revolution
    The Russian Revolution (English, Paperback) Sheila Fitzpatrick

    This updated new edition of Sheila Fitzpatrick's classic short history of the Russian Revolution takes into account the centenary of the Revolution in 2017 and what it means today.

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  • On Stalin's Team
    On Stalin's Team (English, Hardback) Sheila Fitzpatrick

    "Stalin was the unchallenged dictator of the Soviet Union for so long that most historians have dismissed the officials surrounding him as mere yes-men and political window dressing. On Stalin's Team overturns this view, revealing that behind Stalin werea group of loyal men who formed a remarkably effective team with him from the late 1920s until his death in 1953. Drawing on extensive original...

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  • The Commissariat of Enlightenment
    The Commissariat of Enlightenment (English, Paperback) Sheila Fitzpatrick

    A study of Lunacharsky's commissariat which ran both education and the arts in Bolshevik Russia.

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  • Tear Off the Masks!
    Tear Off the Masks! (English, Paperback) Sheila Fitzpatrick

    When revolutions happen, they change the rules of everyday life. This occurred in Russia after the Bolshevik Revolution of 1917, which laid the foundations of the Soviet state, and again in 1991, when that state collapsed. This book is about the remaking of identities in these times of upheaval.

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  • The Cultural Front
    The Cultural Front (English, Paperback) Sheila Fitzpatrick

    When Lenin asked, "Who will beat whom?" (Kto kogo?), he had no plan to wage revolutionary class war in culture. Many young Communists thought differently, however. Seeking in the name of the proletariat to wrest "cultural hegemony" from the...

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  • A Spy in the Archives
    A Spy in the Archives (English, Paperback) Sheila Fitzpatrick

    Moscow in the 1960s was the other side of the Iron Curtain: mysterious, exotic, even dangerous. In 1966 the historian Sheila Fitzpatrick traveled to Moscow to research in the Soviet archives. This was the era of Brezhnev, of a possible ?thaw? in the Cold War, when the Soviets couldn't decide either to thaw out properly or re-freeze. Moscow, the world capital of socialism, was renowned for its...

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  • Education and Social Mobility in the Soviet Union 1921-1934
    Education and Social Mobility in the Soviet Union 1921-1934 (English, Paperback) Sheila Fitzpatrick

    A history of Soviet education policy 1921-34, this is a sequel to the author's highly praised Commissariat of Enlightenment.

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  • Stalinism
    Stalinism (English, Paperback) Sheila Fitzpatrick

    Sheila Fitzpatrick has collected together work by young Russian, American and European scholars, as well as some of the seminal articles that have influenced them, in an attempt to reassess the contentious subject of Stalinism in the light of new data and new theoretical approaches.

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  • Beyond Totalitarianism
    Beyond Totalitarianism (English, Paperback) Michael Geyer

    These essays rethink the nature of Stalinism and Nazism and establish a new methodology for viewing their histories.

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  • A Spy in the Archives
    A Spy in the Archives (English, Hardback) Sheila Fitzpatrick

    In this book, Sheila Fitzpatrick provides a unique insight into everyday life in Soviet Moscow. Full of drama and colourful characters, her remarkable memoir highlights the dangers and drudgery faced by Westerners living under communism.

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  • Stalin's Peasants
    Stalin's Peasants (English, Paperback) Sheila Fitzpatrick

    Drawing on Soviet archives, especially the letters of complaint with which peasants deluged the Soviet authorities in the 1930s, this work analyzes peasants' strategies of resistance and survival in the new world of the collectivized village.

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  • In the Shadow of Revolution
    In the Shadow of Revolution (English, Paperback) Sheila Fitzpatrick

    A collection of life stories of Russian women in the first half of the twentieth century. It brings together the testimony of Soviet citizens and emigres, intellectuals of aristocratic birth and Soviet milkmaids, housewives and engineers, Bolshevik activists and dedicated opponents of the Soviet regime.

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  • Russia in the Era of NEP
    Russia in the Era of NEP (English, Paperback) Sheila Fitzpatrick, Alexander Rabinowitch

    "... a comprehensive look at an enigmatic era... " ?Choice...

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  • Against the Grain
    Against the Grain (English, Paperback) Stuart Macintyre

    While Brian Fitzpatrick has fallen into relative obscurity, efforts persist in discrediting Manning Clark's name. This title examines the dual careers of Fitzpatrick and Clark as activists and historians during the Cold War, and shows the political and personal difficulties that beset both men throughout their careers.

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  • Mischka's War
    Mischka's War (Paperback) Sheila Fitzpatrick

    On a winter's day in 1943, 22-year-old Mischka Danos chanced on a terrible sight as he skied through Latvian woods-a pit filled with the bodies of Jews killed by the occupying Germans. The world was full of such atrocities, which makes Mischka's decision to escape conscription to the Waffen-SS by going on a student exchange to Germany all the more remarkable. Even more so when Mischka later...

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  • A Researcher's Guide to Sources on Soviet Social History in the 1930s
    A Researcher's Guide to Sources on Soviet Social History in the 1930s (English, Paperback) Sheila Fitzpatrick, Lynne Viola

    The Stalin era has been less accessible to researchers than either the preceding decade or the postwar era. The basic problem is that during the Stalin years censorship restricted the collection and dissemination of information (and introduced bias and distortion into the statistics that were published), while in the post-Stalin years access to archives and libraries remained tightly controlled....

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  • Stalinism
    Stalinism (English, Hardback) Sheila Fitzpatrick

    Stalinism is a controversial new addition to the current debates about the history of the Stalinist period. Collected together are not only the classics of the revisionist period but also new work by young scholars.

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