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Author Mawdsley, Evan, 1945-

Title The Soviet Elite from Lenin to Gorbachev : the Central Committee and its Members 1917-1991
Published Oxford : OUP Oxford, 2000


Description 1 online resource (348 pages)
Contents List of Illustrations; List of Tables; List of Figures; 1. Revolutionaries in Power, 1917-1923; 2. Old Bolsheviks, Socialist Construction, and the Purges, 1923-1939; 3. Stalin's New Elite, 1939-1956; 4. Stalinist Generation, 'Leninist Norms', 1956-1966; 5. The Elite Consolidates, 1966-1985; 6. Challenge and Crisis, 1985-1991; 7. Elite and Society; 8. An Evolving Elite; Bibliography; Index
Summary Although the product of a self-proclaimed proletarian revolution, Soviet Russia was always dominated by an elite. Basing itself upon nearly two thousand people who served on the Communist Party's Central Committee from 1917 to 1991, this is the first book to study the elite that ruled the world's largest country throughout the entire period of Soviet rule. It is also the first to make full use of the rich sources available since the collapse of Communism. The authors profile theelite as a whole and looks more closely at fifteen individual members, identifying four elite generations. The book e
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Rossiĭskai︠a︡ sot︠s︡ial-demokraticheskai︠a︡ rabochai︠a︡ partii︠a︡. T︠S︡entralʹnyĭ komitet.
Rossiĭskai︠a︡ sot︠s︡ial-demokraticheskai︠a︡ rabochai︠a︡ partii︠a︡ (bolʹshevikov). T︠S︡entralʹnyĭ komitet.
T︠S︡K RKP(b)
T︠S︡K VKP(b)
SUBJECT Rossiĭskai︠a︡ sot︠s︡ial-demokraticheskai︠a︡ rabochai︠a︡ partii︠a︡ (bolʹshevikov). T︠S︡entralʹnyĭ komitet fast
Rossiĭskai︠a︡ sot︠s︡ial-demokraticheskai︠a︡ rabochai︠a︡ partii︠a︡. T︠S︡entralʹnyĭ komitet fast
T︠S︡K KPSS fast
T︠S︡K RKP(b) fast
T︠S︡K VKP(b) fast
Kommunistische Partei der Sowjetunion; Zentralkomitee -- Mitglied -- Geschichte -- 1917-1991. idszbz
Parti communiste de l'Union soviétique (URSS). Comité central -- 1917 / 1991. rero
Subject Government executives -- Soviet Union
Elite (Social sciences) -- Soviet Union
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Political Process -- Elections.
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Political Process -- General.
Elite (Social sciences)
Government executives
Politics and government
SUBJECT Soviet Union -- Politics and government.
Subject Soviet Union
Form Electronic book
Author White, Stephen
ISBN 9780191522857