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Author Bittner, Stephen V., 1970-

Title The many lives of Khrushchev's thaw : experience and memory in Moscow's Arbat / Stephen V. Bittner
Published Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 2008
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Description 1 online resource (xi, 235 pages) : illustrations, map
Contents Introduction : history of a metaphor -- History and myth of the Arbat -- A cult of personality and a "rhapsody in blue" -- Raining on Turandot -- Remembering the avant-garde -- Preserving the past, empowering the public -- Dissidence and the end of the thaw -- Conclusion : the Arbat and the thaw
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 221-222) and index
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Subject Arbat (Moscow, Russia) -- Intellectual life.
Moscow (Russia) -- Intellectual life.
USSR -- History -- 1953-1985.
USSR -- History.
USSR -- Intellectual life -- 1917-1970.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2007048077
ISBN 0801460433 (electronic bk.)
9780801460432 (electronic bk.)