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By Louis Sell
Published: 15 July 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7400-8
... Soviet dissidents samizdat Andrei Sakharov Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn Jewish emigration from the USSR ...
Published: 15 July 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374008-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7400-8
... to suppress the movement. It also describes the author’s visit to Stalin’s native Georgia on the one hundredth anniversary of his birth, his contacts with members of the Soviet dissident community including Sakharov, and his experience with the Chronicle and other samizdat works. Soviet dissidents...
Published: 15 July 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374008-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7400-8
... concludes with the author’s experiences in the late 1970s in contacts with Soviet dissidents, refuseniks, and Moscow’s unofficial artist community. Jimmy Carter Cyrus Vance Zbigniew Brzezinski SALT II Treaty Andrei Sakharov ...
Published: 15 July 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374008-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7400-8
... to the Helsinki accords, including successful Western efforts to use Brezhnev’s desire for an agreement to gain unusually forthcoming positions on borders and human contacts, last-minute doubts in Moscow that had to be squashed by Brezhnev. Soviet dissidents used the accord to create “Helsinki Monitoring Groups...
Published: 15 July 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374008-012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7400-8
... of formerly secret information about Soviet history and contemporary reality undermined belief in the system Gorbachev was seeking to rejuvenate. In 1987, the Soviet economy entered a decline from which it never emerged. In October Moscow party boss Boris Yeltsin was fired after he attacked Gorbachev...
Published: 14 August 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7567-8
... debates about the value of: identity politics (or any form of politics); of essentialism; of the traditional family; of readings of the past and future, etc. feminism in East Central Europe resistance to feminism independent feminist movements East Central Europe post-1989 post-Soviet...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-060
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... and promote the unionization of rural workers, del Granado asserts, it would be following a ruinous Soviet model. “Lands to the Indian, Mines to the State” was first put forth as a slogan by the socialist writer Tristán Marof in 1926 and gained ground after the Chaco War, capturing revolutionary...