Introduction: Crossing Borders

Anne E. Gorsuch

in All this is your World

Published in print August 2011 | ISBN: 9780199609949
Published online January 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780191731853 | DOI:

Series: Oxford Studies in Modern European History

Introduction: Crossing Borders

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This extensive introduction includes a discussion of the history of Soviet domestic tourism, the origins and history of international tourism under Khrushchev, and a discussion of sources including trip reports, travel accounts, and memoirs. Sources include archival materials from Russia, Estonia, Hungary, Great Britain, and the United. The theoretical underpinnings of the project are wide-ranging, interdisciplinary, and comparative including history, tourism studies, anthropology, literature, and film.

Keywords: Soviet tourism; Khrushchev; Cold War; Stalin; travel accounts; memoirs; cultural exchange; proletarian; methodology

Chapter.  12427 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945)

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