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The hazards of urban life in late Stalinist Russia

Donald A. Filtzer

The hazards of urban life in late Stalinist Russia

health, hygiene, and living standards, 1943-1953

by Donald A. Filtzer

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge, New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementDonald Filtzer
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHN524 .F556 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24522906M
ISBN 109780521113731
LC Control Number2010000024
OCLC/WorldCa468978193

  Behind the Urals, first published in , is a fascinating first-hand account of a young American's journey to Stalin's Soviet Union where he lived and worked for 6 years helping build a massive steel plant in a former wilderness east of the Ural isolated settlement grew into the new city of Magnitogorsk. Author Scott's account remains a classic work on daily life Brand: CreateSpace Publishing.   The late twenties and early thirties were perhaps the most transformative period in Soviet history. It was during this period Stalin consolidated his grip on power and was allowed to rule with impunity, instituting his “revolution from above” on the Soviet people. He actively transformed the culture of the time, giving birth to a new Russian nationalism, rejecting the Author: Joshua R Keefe. Russian leader who succeeded Lenin as head of the Communist Party and created a totalitarian state by purging all opposition () Nikita Khruschev Succeeded Stalin as the head of the Soviet Communist Party and became the Soviet premier.


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The Hazards of Urban Life in Late Stalinist Russia This is the first detailed study of the standard of living of ordinary Russians following World War II.

It examines urban living conditions under the Stalinist regime with a focus on the key issues of sanitation, access to safe water supplies, personal hygiene and anti-epidemic con-File Size: KB. The Hazards of Urban Life is Filtzer’s second book about the late Stalinist period.

His first was a history of workers, published inand he enjoins us in the introduction to the newer book to see the two as companions. The Hazards of Urban Life in Late Stalinist Russia: Health, Hygiene, and Living Standards, – Jeffrey Jones University of North Carolina, Author: Jeffrey Jones.

The Hazards of Urban Life in Late Stalinist Russia: Health, Hygiene, and Living Standards, Author: Joonseo Song. A Review of: The Hazards of Urban Life in Late Stalinist Russia: Health, Hygiene, and Living Standards, – by Filtzer, : Mark Harrison.

Review of: Donald Filtzer, The Hazards of Urban Life in Late Stalinist Russia: Health, Hygiene, and Living Standards, (Cambridge, ), Journal of. Here is a pioneering account of everyday life under Stalin, written by one of our foremost authorities on modern Russian ng on urban areas in the s, Sheila Fitzpatrick shows that with the adoption of collectivization and the first Five-Year Plan, everyday life was utterly transformed.

With the abolition of the market, shortages of food, clothing, and all kinds /5(4). Here is a pioneering account of everyday life under Stalin, written by a leading authority on modern Russian history.

Focusing on the urban population, Fitzpatrick depicts a world of privation, overcrowding, endless lines, and broken homes, in which the regime's promises of future socialist abundance rang hollowly. We read of a government bureaucracy that often turned life.

The Hazards of Urban Life in Late Stalinist Russia: Health, Hygiene, and Living Standards, by Donald Filtzer. Here is a pioneering account of everyday life under Stalin, written by a leading authority on modern Russian history.

Focusing on the urban population, Fitzpatrick depicts a world of privation, overcrowding, endless lines, and broken homes, in which the regime's promises of future socialist abundance rang hollowly/5. The Hazards of Urban Life in Late Stalinist Russia: Health, Hygiene, and Living Standards, Author: Mark Edele.

The Hazards of Urban Life in Late Stalinist Russia: Health, Hygiene, and Living Standards, – Hazards of urban life in late Stalinist Russia. Summary: The first detailed study of the standard of living of ordinary Russians following World War II examines urban living conditions under the Stalinist regime, tracing how the absence of an adequate urban infrastructure affected peoples' daily lives and the relationship between the Stalinist regime and the Russian people.

The hazards of urban life in late Stalinist Russia: health, hygiene, and living standards, [Donald A Filtzer] -- "This is the first detailed study of the standard of living of ordinary Russians following World War II.

It examines urban living conditions under the Stalinist regime with a focus on the key issues. Summary. The late Stalinist period, long neglected by researchers more interested in the high-profile events of the s, has recently become the focus of much new research by people keen to understand the enormous impact of the war on Soviet society and to understand Soviet life under 'mature socialism'.

Books were strictly censored by the state and Stalin ordered the writing of a new book called “A short history of the USSR” which had to be used in schools. Outside of school, children were expected to join youth organisations such as the Octobrists for 8 to 10 year olds and the Pioneers for the 10 to 16 year olds.

The best author writing about common life of ordinary Russian people I've read is Natalia Nesterova (Наталья Нестерова). Her books are full of humor and warmth. They are touching and fascinating at the same time. Her heroes are sincere, natural an. Terror, in the sense of mass, unjust arrests, characterized the USSR during the late s.

But, argues Robert Thurston in this controversial book, Stalin did not intend to terrorize the country and did not need to rule by fear. Memoirs and interviews with Soviet people indicate that many more believed in Stalin's quest to eliminate internal enemies than were frightened by it.

Soviet Workers and Stalinist The hazards of urban life in late stalinist russia Please wait, page is loading Cinii - soviet workers and stalinist Soviet workers and Stalinist industrialization: the formation of modern Soviet production relations, modern Soviet production relations, Donald Filtzer.

Soviet union, china and other. The German invasion of found the populace deeply divided in its judgment of Stalinism, but the country's soldiers generally fought hard in its defense.

Using German and Russian sources, the author probes Soviet morale and performance in the early on's portrait of the era sheds new light on Stalin and the nature of his regime. Russia - Russia - Daily life and social customs: During the Soviet era most customs and traditions of Russia’s imperial past were suppressed, and life was strictly controlled and regulated by the state through its vast intelligence network.

Beginning in the s, Mikhail Gorbachev’s reforms eased political and social restrictions, and common traditions and folkways, along with.

15 Russia Public organizations like Memorial, established in the late s to represent the victims of repression and record their history, took the lead, collecting testimonies from survivors of the Gulag.

This was an urgent and important task in the glasnost period because these survivors were dis. Stalin's massive urban modernization projects made it possible for Moscow to accommodate a great influx of people. But I'm not sure if they improved living conditions on the whole, or if the ecological consequences can be justified.

Stalin surveying a construction site, followed by Voroshilov, a removed person, and an unidentified person, mid. I will transcript an exert from the book "Farm to Factory: A Reinterpretation of the Soviet Industrial Revolution" which resumes the extraordinary improvement in soviet life during the thirties: "By the late 's, urban residents and industrial workers, teachers and bureaucrats had economic reasons for supporting the Soviet State".

Terror, in the sense of mass, unjust arrests, characterized the USSR during the late s. But, argues Robert Thurston in this controversial book, Stalin did not intend to terrorize the country and did not need to rule by fear.

Stalin had eliminated all likely potential opposition to his leadership by late and was the unchallenged leader of both party and state. Nevertheless, he proceeded to purge the party rank and file and to terrorize the entire country with widespread arrests and executions.

Dancing under the Red Star was a beautiful, touching, and heartwarming story about an American Citizen who gets caught in the mitts of the Russian Revolution. She slowly tries to make her way back to America. She lived through Stalins rule in Russia as an American and at one point a political prisoner.

The book was written by her son, Karl Tobien/5. The history of the Soviet Union between and covers the period in Soviet history from the establishment of Stalinism through victory in the Second World War and down to the death of Joseph Stalin in He sought to destroy his enemies while transforming Soviet society with aggressive economic planning, in particular a sweeping collectivization of agriculture and rapid.

Stalin, appealing both to socialist revolutionary fervour and to Russian nationalism, launched in the late s a program of rapid industrial development of unprecedented magnitude.

A “class war” was declared on the rich farmers in the name of the poor, and Russian agriculture was rapidly collectivized, against considerable rural. This is a select bibliography of English language books (including translations) and journal articles about the Post-Stalinist era of Soviet history.

A brief selection of English translations of primary sources is included. The sections "General Surveys" and "Biographies" contain books; other sections contain both books and journal articles.

During the eighties and nineties, Russians generally thought the true extent of Stalin’s Great Purge () was never revealed, with many claiming far more people were killed than officially Author: Alexey Timofeychev.

Her research focuses on urban life and city planning in the former Soviet Union. She is currently working on a book about Moscow’s Stalin-era skyscrapers. She holds a PhD from the University of California, Berkeley.

Divisional Repository of the Social-Political History of Moscow (OKhDOPIM) f. 3, op. 67, d. 12, ll. Factory conditions were terrible.

According to Count Witte, the Finance Minister in charge of Russia's industrialization untilthe worker 'raised on the frugal habits of rural life' was 'much more easily satisfied' than his counterpart in Europe or North America, so that 'low wages appeared as a fortunate gift to Russian enterprise'.

Of the many books that deal with these two world-changing figures, “Hitler and Stalin: Parallel Lives,” by the British historian Alan Bullock, published in. Stalin’s Purge of the Red Army and Its Effects on the WW2 Eastern Front - Duration: TIKviews.

On this week’s episode of my podcast, I Have to Ask, I spoke with Stephen Kotkin, a historian of Russia and the Soviet Union who has just published the massive second volume of his Joseph Stalin.

Stalin travelled across Russia to inspect supplies and ordered forcible seizures of grain from the peasantry.

Thousands of young urban Communists were drafted into. Russian and Eurasian Studies Asian Studies Business Religion and American Public Life Religion and Conflict WCS Birds of Brazil Field Guides Urban Studies New and recent books published in the field of urban studies by Cornell University Press and its imprints.

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The NEP Period. (1) The New Economic Policy (NEP). This policy was implemented in Marchprimarily because massive peasant revolts all over Russia threatened Bolshevik power.The course presents the life and deeds of Joseph Stalin, the leader of the Soviet Union from till It offers an analysis of the phenomenon of Stalinism and of its significance for Russia and beyond.

In the late s – early s Stalin directed the massive and rapid industrialisation of the country and the forced.