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8 edition of Magnetic Mountain found in the catalog.

Magnetic Mountain

Stalinism as a Civilization

by Stephen Kotkin

  • 393 Want to read
  • 22 Currently reading

Published by University of California Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • European history (ie other than Britain & Ireland),
  • Industry & Industrial Studies,
  • Social history,
  • Urban communities,
  • Inter-war period, 1918-1939,
  • History: World,
  • History,
  • History - General History,
  • Former Soviet Union, USSR (Europe),
  • Europe - Russia & the Former Soviet Union,
  • History / General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages728
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7710329M
    ISBN 100520208234
    ISBN 109780520208230

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    Kotkin depicts a whole range of life: from the blast furnace workers who labored in the enormous iron and steel plant, to the families who struggled with the shortage of housing and services. Thematically organized and closely focused, Magnetic Mountain signals the beginning of a new stage in the writing of Soviet social history. Magnetic Mountain. Texts Images Video Other Resources. Subject essay: Lewis Siegelbaum. The celebrated “socialist city of steel,” Magnitogorsk was founded in and built around what would become the world’s largest steel plant. Both the city and the steelworks were patterned after Gary, Indiana and designed to outdo their American.


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Magnetic Mountain Stalinism as a Civilization. Stephen Kotkin. $; $; Publisher Description. This study is the first of its kind: a street-level inside account of what Stalinism meant to the masses of ordinary people who lived it.

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Stephen Mark Kotkin (born February 17, ) is an American historian, academic and author. He is currently a professor in history and international affairs at Princeton University and a fellow at Stanford University's Hoover Institution.

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