Challenging Traditional Views of Russian History

  • Stephen G. Wheatcroft

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxi
  2. The Pre-Revolutionary Period

  3. The Stalin Period

  4. The Post-Stalin Period

  5. Back Matter
    Pages 235-242

About this book


This collection presents views on key aspects of Russian/Soviet history such as the non-Slavic sources of Russian statehood; tsarist penal systems; the pre-evolutionary technological level; the famine of 1931-3; patronage practices in Stalin's Russia; and the fall of the Soviet Union.


history revolution Russia Soviet Union Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR)

Editors and affiliations

  • Stephen G. Wheatcroft
    • 1
  1. 1.University of MelbourneAustralia

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 2002
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave History Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-41342-3
  • Online ISBN 978-0-230-50611-4
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