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From:The Historian (Vol. 67, Issue 3) Peer-ReviewedCold Peace: Stalin and the Soviet Ruling Circle, 1945-1953. By Yoram Gorlizki and Oleg Khlevniuk. (New York: Oxford University Press, 2004. Pp. 248. $35.00.) Josef Stalin hated those "who are frightened of soiling...
From:Comparative Economic Studies (Vol. 47, Issue 2) Peer-ReviewedWhen a principal gives an order to an agent and advances resources for its implementation, the temptations for the agent to shirk or steal from the principal rather than comply constitute the fundamental problem of...
From:History and Memory: Studies in Representation of the Past (Vol. 21, Issue 2) Peer-ReviewedThe myth of the Great Patriotic War, including the role of the USSR in the origins of World War II, continues to be a key element in the national identity of the Russian people. Previously, Soviet authorities mandated a...
From:Journal of the History of Sexuality (Vol. 24, Issue 2) Peer-ReviewedIN MAY (1947) G. I. ZHURBA found herself in a situation similar to that of many other Soviet women of the postwar era: she was a single mother raising her nine-month-old child by herself. The child's father had left her...
From:Austrian History Yearbook (Vol. 38) Peer-ReviewedIN JANUARY 1954, THE FRENCH EMBASSY in Vienna reported to Paris a conversation between Chancellor Julius Raab and a politician from western Austria concerning the State Treaty. (1) Raab is reported to have said: "I'll...
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