University of Illinois Department of History Fall Under reconstruction in September Preliminary Examination Reading List in Post Russian and Soviet History The following is a reasonable although not exhaustive list of works that can provide a good coverage of the history of Russia and the Soviet Union after The list does not include useful novels, memoirs, and other primary sources, and students are encouraged to obtain a copy of the syllabus for Historywhich does include these items. General Black, Cyril E.
Stalinism, as his system has become known, is a phenomenon which embraced all facets of political and social life. While its effect upon the Soviet Union and other nations today is far less than it was while Stalin lived, it is by no means dead. In this landmark volume some of the world's foremost scholars of the subject, in a concerted group inquiry, present their interpretations of Stalinism and its influence on all areas of comparative Communist studies from history and politics to economics, sociology, and literary scholarship.
The studies contained in this volume are an outgrowth of a conference on Stalinism held in Bellagio, Italy, sponsored by the American Council of Learned Societies. In his major contribution to this book, Leszek Kolakowski calls Stalinism "a unified state organism facing atom-like individuals.
Tucker, can be seen as amplifying that remark nearly a half century after the death of Joseph Stalin himself. Contributors to this work are: Rigby, Robert Sharlet, and H. Tucker's principle work on Stalin has been described by George F.
Kennan as "the most significant single contribution made to date, anywhere, to the history of Soviet power.In , under Vladimir Lenin's guidance, he wrote Natsional’nyi vopros i marksizm (translated in as Marxism and the National Question), mostly a criticism of O.
Bauer's and K. Renner's interpretation of nationalism, which had gained considerable popularity, especially among Georgian socialists. Marxist roots of Stalinism / Leszek Kolakowski --Stalinism and Marxism / Mihailo Marković --Conclusion: Some questions on the scholarly agend / Robert C.
Tucker. Other Titles: Essays in historical interpretation: Responsibility: edited by Robert C. Tucker ; with . The lowest-priced item that has been used or worn previously. The item may have some signs of cosmetic wear, but is fully operational and functions as intended.
Being interested in the comparative interpretation, rather than engaged in the empirical study, of Stalinism, I am, however, not quite sure what to do with his book's conclusions, and what to make of the inferences in Brandenberger's last article.
Stalinism: Essays in Historical Interpretation [Robert C. Tucker] on yunusemremert.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. In the years since Stalin's death, his profound influence upon the historical development of Communism has remained elusive and in need of interpretation.
Stalinism5/5(1). Stalinism has been considered by some reviewers as a "red fascism". Though fascist regimes were ideologically opposed to the Soviet Union, some of them positively regarded Stalinism as evolving Bolshevism into a form of fascism.