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By Sheila Fitzpatrick,Lynne Viola

ISBN-10: 0873324978

ISBN-13: 9780873324977

ISBN-10: 1563240785

ISBN-13: 9781563240782

The Stalin period has been much less available to researchers than both the previous decade or the postwar period. the elemental challenge is that in the Stalin years censorship limited 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 records and libraries remained tightly managed. therefore it's not miraculous that one of many major manifestations of glasnost has been the trouble to open up files of the Thirties. during this quantity Western and Soviet experts element the untapped strength of resources in this interval of Soviet social historical past and likewise the hidden traps that abound. the whole variety of resources is roofed, from memoirs to professional files, from urban directories to automated information bases.

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