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Everyday Life in Russia Past and Present

Everyday Life in Russia Past and Present( )
Editor: Chatterjee, Choi
Ransel, David L.
Cavender, Mary
Petrone, Karen
Afterword by: Fitzpatrick, Sheila
Series title:Indiana-Michigan Series in Russian and East European Studies
Publication Date:Jan 2015
Publisher:Indiana University Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $90.00
Book Description:

In these original essays on long-term patterns of everyday life in prerevolutionary, Soviet, and contemporary Russia, distinguished scholars survey the cultural practices, power relations, and behaviors that characterized daily existence for Russians through the post-Soviet present. Microanalyses and transnational perspectives shed new light on the formation and elaboration of gender, ethnicity, class, nationalism, and subjectivity. Changes in consumption and communication patterns,...
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Detailed Subjects: Social Science / Customs & Traditions
Social Science / Sociology / General
Psychology / Interpersonal Relations
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 Inches
Book Weight:1.65 Pounds
Author Biography
Sheila Fitzpatrick is an Australian historian, born in 1941 in Melbourne Australia. She earned her BA from the University of Melbourne and received her PhD from St Antony's College, Oxford University. She is the a Professor in the Department of History at the University of Sydney, and Emerita Distinguished Service Professor at the University of Chicago. She is the author of numerous books, articles, and book reviews. Her first book was The Commissariat of Enlightenment: Soviet organization of education and the arts under Lunacharsky, 1917-1921 (1970). Her recent work includes My Father's Daughter (2010), A Spy in the Archives (2013), and On Stalin's Team: The Years of Living Dangerously in Soviet Politics. Princeton University Press (2015) for which she was a joint winner of the Prime Minister's Literary Awards 2016, Nonfiction.


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