Volume 13, Number 1 (Winter 2012)

From the Editors

What Makes a “Big Book”? . . . 1

Forum: The Soviet Order at Home and Abroad, 1939–61

Amir Weiner And Aigi Rahi-Tamm
Getting to Know You: The Soviet Surveillance System, 1939–57 . . . 5

Alexey Tikhomirov
Symbols of Power in Rituals of Violence: The Personality Cult and Iconoclasm on the Soviet Empire’s Periphery (East Germany, 1945–61) . . . 47

Jeffrey S. Hardy
“The Camp Is Not a Resort”: The Campaign against Privileges in the Soviet Gulag, 1957–61 . . . 89

Forum: The Soviet First Person

Andrew B. Stone
“The Differences Were Only in the Details”: The Moral Equivalency of Stalinism and Nazism in Anatolii Bakanichev’s Twelve Years behind Barbed Wire . . . 123

Benjamin Tromly
Intelligentsia Self-Fashioning in the Postwar Soviet Union: Revol´t Pimenov’s Political Struggle, 1949–57 . . . 151

Benjamin Nathans
Thawed Selves: A Commentary on the Soviet First Person . . . 177

Classics in Retrospect

Addis Mason
Isaiah Berlin’s Russian Thinkers and the Argument for Inclusion . . . 185

Review Essays

Donald Ostrowski
Inner Asia: Empires and Silk Roads . . . 201

Mikhail Loukianov And Mikhail Suslov
Defenders of the Motherland or Defenders of the Autocracy? . . . 217

Reviews

Anton Fedyashin
Andrei Borisovich Zubov, ed., Istoriia Rossii: XX vek [A History of Russia: The 20th Century], 2 vols. . . . 233

Alexei Kojevnikov
Jay Bergman, Meeting the Demands of Reason: The Life and Thought of Andrei Sakharov . . . 243

Letters

Kevin Murphy
To the Editors . . . 251

Contributors to This Issue . . . 253

 

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