In the Soviet house of culture a century of perestroikas by Bruce Grant

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Published by Princeton University Press in Princeton, NJ .

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Includes bibliography (p[191]-225).

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StatementBruce Grant.
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Paginationxvii,225p. :
Number of Pages225
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Open LibraryOL22362455M
ISBN 100691044325

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Part chronicle of modernization, part saga of memory and forgetting, In the Soviet House of Culture is an interpretive ethnography of one people’s attempts to recapture the past as they look toward the future.

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People of various nationalities from all 15 union republics contributed, with a narrow majority of Russians. The Soviet state supported cultural institutions but also carried out strict censorship.

The Structure of Soviet History: Essays and Documents by Ronald Grigor Suny. Soviet Politics by Mary McAuley.

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