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Title The Cambridge encyclopedia of Russia and the Soviet Union / general editors, Archie Brown ... [and others]
Published Cambridge [Cambridgeshire] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1982

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Description 492 pages : illustrations (some color), maps, portraits ; 27 cm
Contents Territory and peoples -- The physical environment -- Population -- History -- Origins -- Muscovite Russia -- Imperial Russia -- The path to revolution -- The Soviet era -- Religion -- The Christian religion -- Other religions -- Art and architecture -- Early arts and architecture -- Folk art -- Sacred art -- Architecture: medieval times to the present -- Art since the Eighteenth century -- Language and literature -- History of the language -- Early literature -- Eighteenth-century Russian literature -- Russian literature 1800-1917 -- Post-revolutionary Russian literature -- Music, theatre, dance and film -- Music and musicians -- Theatre -- Dance -- Film -- The sciences -- Survey -- The organization of Soviet science -- Research -- The Soviet political system -- Marxism-Leninism -- The Communist party of the Soviet Union -- The youth organizations -- Federalism and the nationalities question -- The ministerial system
The constitution and the legal and penal system -- Diverging beliefs and values -- The economy -- The economy in a time perspective -- Production -- The service sector -- Planning and financial control -- Foreign economic relations -- Soviet society -- Social structure -- Social institutions and mores -- Social control -- Deviance -- Health and welfare -- Education, enlightenment and propoganda -- Sports and recreation -- Military power and policy -- The armed forces -- Strategic arms -- Annex: statistical estimates -- The world role -- Muscovy and Imperial Russia -- The detached territories between the world wars -- The rise of Soviet power
Summary Provides information about history, geography, population, religions, arts, science, daily life, sports and recreation, as well as the political, social, economic and military structure
Analysis Russia Encyclopedias
Soviet Union Encyclopedias
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Bibliography: pages 485-491
Subject Encyclopedias and dictionaries -- Soviet Union.
Russia -- Encyclopedias.
USSR -- Encyclopedias.
USSR -- Dictionaries.
Soviet Union -- Dictionaries.
USSR.
Genre/Form Encyclopedias.
Author Brown, Archie, 1938-
LC no. 81009965
ISBN 0521231698
Other Titles Russia and the Soviet Union
Russia and the Soviet Union