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“A Grave Evil and Danger”

James Heinzen.

in The Art of the Bribe

November 2016; p ublished online May 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Russian and Eastern European History. 13378 words.

As chapter 5 shows, beginning in mid-1943 and accelerating in the following years, concern was building among law enforcement and party authorities that bribery was becoming more prevalent....

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After Lemberg

Tarik Cyril Amar.

in The Paradox of Ukrainian Lviv

November 2015; p ublished online August 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Russian and Eastern European History. 18441 words.

This chapter discusses the population exchange between Poland and Soviet Ukraine which happene from 1944 to around 1946/1947, during which Lviv became the central site of the expulsion of...

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The Aftermath

Valerie Kivelson.

in Desperate Magic

October 2013; p ublished online August 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Russian and Eastern European History. 2050 words.

This concluding chapter discusses Peter the Great’s introduction of two radically new principles into Russian law, with almost immediate consequences in Russian courtrooms. His...

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Afterword

Erika Monahan.

in The Merchants of Siberia

March 2016; p ublished online August 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Russian and Eastern European History. 1730 words.

This afterword challenges various perceptions about Siberia that do not accurately portray its true meaning to the Russian Empire. Siberia by the nineteenth century came to be conceived of...

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Alternative Modernity?

György Péteri.

in The Socialist Car

September 2011; p ublished online August 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Russian and Eastern European History. 10206 words.

This chapter examines how the state socialist order asserted its systemic exceptionalism (a pattern of development distinguishing socialism from capitalism) in the field of modern mobility,...

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1948 and Khrennikov’s Rule

Marina Frolova-Walker.

in Stalin's Music Prize

April 2016; p ublished online September 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Russian and Eastern European History. 15351 words.

This chapter describes the new environment in which the Stalin Prize Committee (KSP) worked from the beginning of 1948 onwards, with particular emphasis on Tikhon Khrennikov's influence as...

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“And we began to live there in twenty-six square meters; there were thirteen of us”

Cathy A. Frierson.

in Silence Was Salvation

January 2015; p ublished online September 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Russian and Eastern European History. 11651 words.

This chapter describes the experiences of Inna Aronovna Gaister after her parents were arrested in 1937 during the Great Purge. Inna's parents were Jews who had joined the Bolshevik Party...

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Animal Farms

Jenny Leigh Smith.

in Works in Progress

October 2014; p ublished online January 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Russian and Eastern European History. 12687 words.

The death of Joseph Stalin resulted to the installation of Nikita Khrushchev as the new leader of the Soviet Union. Alongside this, the Soviet government adopted a different approach for...

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Apostasy, Conversion, and Literacy at Work

Agnès Nilüfer Kefeli.

in Becoming Muslim in Imperial Russia

September 2014; p ublished online August 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Russian and Eastern European History. 30822 words.

This chapter maps out the ways in which Shakespeare became part of American home life in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries through women's Shakespeare clubs. In the late...

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The Art of the Bribe

James Heinzen.

November 2016; p ublished online May 2017 .

Book. Subjects: Russian and Eastern European History. 416 pages.

Traditions of official corruption inherited from the Soviet and late Imperial eras have continued to touch Russian life since the collapse of the USSR. This study is the first...

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