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Whisperers: Private Life in Stalin's Russia

Whisperers: Private Life in Stalin's Russia

  • by Orlando Figes
  • ISBN: 0312428030
  • ISBN-13: 9780312428037
Provides a portrait of everyday Russian life during the repression of the Stalin years, analyzing the regime's effect on people's personal lives as they struggled to survive in the midst of the fear, mistrust, and betrayal.

Natasha's Dance: A Cultural History of Russia

Natasha's Dance: A Cultural History of Russia

  • by Orlando Figes
  • ISBN: 0312421958
  • ISBN-13: 9780312421953
The author of A People's Tragedy turns his attention to the culture of Russia, using the lives of writers, artists, and musicians to show how Russia has struggled to define its own soul in the twentieth century.

The Road to Whatever: Middle-Class Culture and the Crisis of Adolescence

The Road to Whatever: Middle-Class Culture and the Crisis of Adolescence

  • by Elliott Currie
  • ISBN: 0805080007
  • ISBN-13: 9780805080001
A compassionate investigation of the root causes of the epidemic of drug abuse, violence, and despair among "mainstream" American teenagers.

 

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