EVERYDAY STALINISM: Ordinary Life in Extraordinary Times--Soviet Russia in the 1930s
Knowing how a nation's people actually lived, thought, and felt is essential to any real understanding of the past. On this, Fitzpatrick--who has done more than any other scholar to make the complexities of the social history of the Stalin years come alive--delivers as no one else can.
It is a 'fun read' that offers many insights to specialists and students alike. Sheila Fitzpatrick teaches modern Russian history at the University of Chicago.
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Fitzpatrick emphasizes the ubiquity of shortages and how this led to a national obsession with obtaining and hoarding consumer goods. Starved peasants on a street in Kharkiv, Fitzpatrick goes on to discuss the rigid social hierarchies that characterized Soviet society. Although many were later unmasked by the state, these instances illustrate the great risks that ordinary people were willing to take in order to reincorporate themselves into Soviet society.
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Publisher's Summary In 's Everyday Stalinism , historian Sheila Fitzpatrick rejects the common practice of simplistically treating the Soviet Union as a totalitarian government that tightly controlled its citizens. What members say Average Customer Ratings Overall. Amazon Reviews.
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