The Russians / Hedrick Smith.

By: Smith, Hedrick
Material type: TextTextLanguage: English Publisher: New York : Quadrangle/New York Times Book Co., c1976Description: xii, 706 p. ; 18cmISBN: 0812905210; aSubject(s): Soviet Union -- Social life and customs -- 1970-1991 | Soviet Union -- Social conditions -- 1970-1991DDC classification: 947 LOC classification: DK276 | .S53 1976Online resources: WorldCat details
Contents:
The people -- The privileged class: dachas and zils -- Consumers: the art of queuing -- Corruption: living na levo -- Private life: Russians as people -- Women: liberated but not emancipated -- Children: between parent and teacher -- Youth: rock without roll -- The system -- Rural life: why they won't stay down on the farm -- Industrial life: Skoro Budnt: it'll be here soon -- Leaders and led: nostalgia for a strong boss -- The party: communist rituals and communist jokes -- Patriotism: world war II was only yesterday -- Siberia: high rises on the permafrost -- Information: white tass and letters to the editor -- Issues -- Culture: cat and mouse -- Intellectual life: the archipelago of private culture -- Religion: Solzhenitsyn and the Russianness of Russia -- Dissent: the modern technology of repression -- The outside world: province of the privileged and the pariahs -- Convergence: are they becoming more like us? Table of contents
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Smith, Hedrick.
Russians.
New York : Quadrangle/New York Times Book Co., c1976
(OCoLC)559373100

Includes index.

The people --
The privileged class: dachas and zils --
Consumers: the art of queuing --
Corruption: living na levo --
Private life: Russians as people --
Women: liberated but not emancipated --
Children: between parent and teacher --
Youth: rock without roll --
The system --
Rural life: why they won't stay down on the farm --
Industrial life: Skoro Budnt: it'll be here soon --
Leaders and led: nostalgia for a strong boss --
The party: communist rituals and communist jokes --
Patriotism: world war II was only yesterday --
Siberia: high rises on the permafrost --
Information: white tass and letters to the editor --
Issues --
Culture: cat and mouse --
Intellectual life: the archipelago of private culture --
Religion: Solzhenitsyn and the Russianness of Russia --
Dissent: the modern technology of repression --
The outside world: province of the privileged and the pariahs --
Convergence: are they becoming more like us? Table of contents

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