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Author Dobson, Miriam.

Title Khrushchev's cold summer : Gulag returnees, crime, and the fate of reform after Stalin / Miriam Dobson
Published Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 2009
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Description 1 online resource (viii, 264 pages) : illustrations
Contents 1953 : "the most painful year" -- Prisoners and the art of petitioning, 1953-1956 -- Heroes, enemies, and the secret speech -- Returnees, crime, and the gulag subculture -- The redemptive mission -- A return to weeding -- 1961 : clearing a path to the future -- Literary hooligans and parasites
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 241-255) and index
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Subject Crime -- Political aspects -- Soviet Union -- History.
Ex-convicts -- Soviet Union -- History.
Political culture -- Soviet Union -- History.
Political prisoners -- Rehabilitation -- Soviet Union -- History.
USSR -- Politics and government -- 1953-1985.
USSR -- Social conditions -- 1945-1991.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2008047451
ISBN 080145851X (electronic bk.)
9780801458514 (electronic bk.)