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Living Through the Soviet System
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Daniel Bertaux is directeur de recherches at the Centre d'Etudes des Mouvements Sociaux, Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales, Paris. Paul Thompson is research professor in sociology at the University of Essex and fellow at the Institute of Community Studies in London. Anna Rotkirch is a lecturer in sociology at the University of Helsinki.

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"Read critically, it can reveal both the traditional assumptions that still underlie much study of the Soviet era and early efforts to question those assumptions. The epilogue offers a very useful survey of interview projects conducted during and after the Soviet era."
---Frederick C. Corney, Slavic Review


"Read critically, it can reveal both the traditional assumptions that still underlie much study of the Soviet era and early efforts to question those assumptions. The epilogue offers a very useful survey of interview projects conducted during and after the Soviet era." --Frederick C. Corney, Slavic Review "Living Through the Soviet System is therefore an especially valuable work. This book is an anthology of articles by an international collective of authors, many of whom have participated in generating the new sources. . . . Many of the life histories tell us all as much about the present--that is, the early-to-mid 1990s--as they do about the past. This is however, a strength, given that they capture a pivotal moment in time." --Lynne Viola, Seer


"Read critically, it can reveal both the traditional assumptions that still underlie much study of the Soviet era and early efforts to question those assumptions. The epilogue offers a very useful survey of interview projects conducted during and after the Soviet era." --Frederick C. Corney, Slavic Review

"Living Through the Soviet System is therefore an especially valuable work. This book is an anthology of articles by an international collective of authors, many of whom have participated in generating the new sources. . . . Many of the life histories tell us all as much about the present--that is, the early-to-mid 1990s--as they do about the past. This is however, a strength, given that they capture a pivotal moment in time."

--Lynne Viola, Seer


-Read critically, it can reveal both the traditional assumptions that still underlie much study of the Soviet era and early efforts to question those assumptions. The epilogue offers a very useful survey of interview projects conducted during and after the Soviet era.- --Frederick C. Corney, Slavic Review

-Living Through the Soviet System is therefore an especially valuable work. This book is an anthology of articles by an international collective of authors, many of whom have participated in generating the new sources. . . . Many of the life histories tell us all as much about the present--that is, the early-to-mid 1990s--as they do about the past. This is however, a strength, given that they capture a pivotal moment in time.-

--Lynne Viola, Seer

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