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Published by Vintage Books in New York .
Written in English


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StatementEdited by Cyril E. Black.
SeriesVintage russian library ; V 738
ContributionsBlack, Cyril E.
The Physical Object
Pagination431 p.
Number of Pages431
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21081252M

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Format Book Published New York, Vintage Books [] Edition 2d ed., rev Language English Series Vintage Russian Library, V Description xv, p. 19 cm. OCLC Number: Notes: Praeger publications in Russian history and world communism, no. Description: xv, pages 22 cm. Contents: Part 1. The evolution of theory --History and politics in the Soviet Union / C.E. Black --The problem of periodization / Leo Yaresh --The role of the individual in history / Leo Yaresh --The "lesser evil" formula / Konstantin F. Shteppa --Part 2.   Jacqueline Jones, chairwoman of the University of Texas' History Department, said one U.S. history high school book cheerleads for President .   A whole new generation of Russian school kids have been fed Putin’s revised school history books which attack the West for appeasement but make scant mention of what George Orwell called “the midnight of the century”, the Nazi-Soviet Pact and how the Soviet Union fed and fuelled the Nazi war machine until it turned east in the summer of

  Stalin's death and denunciation at the Twentieth Party Congress unleashed a furor among soviet historians. Despite attempts of Stalinist apparatchiks to stem the tide of historical revision, in the s a small group of anti-Stalinist historians continued to fight for historical truth, setting them on a collision course with the party political elite.   Stalin didn’t have Photoshop—but that didn’t keep him from wiping the traces of his enemies from the history books. Even the famous photo of Soviet soldiers raising their flag after the Author: Erin Blakemore. Russia's past The rewriting of history. where a new Russian history is being forged. The book tries to convince the reader that there was no other way, and most importantly that there was.   A call by President Vladimir Putin for a new textbook that reconciles differences over Russia's past has left him facing accusations of copying Soviet leaders by .