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The Resource Lenin's tomb : the last days of the Soviet Empire, David Remnick

Lenin's tomb : the last days of the Soviet Empire, David Remnick

Label
Lenin's tomb : the last days of the Soviet Empire
Title
Lenin's tomb
Title remainder
the last days of the Soviet Empire
Statement of responsibility
David Remnick
Title variation
Lenins tomb
Title variation remainder
the last days of the Soviet Empire
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A moment in history, the collapse of the Soviet empire, is examined along with the restoration of truth in the region, the truth about the brutal Soviet past and the bleak Soviet present
Summary
The "Washington Post"'s Moscow correspondent chronicles the collapse of the Soviet empire, from the rise of glasnost, through the final lowering of the Soviet flag, to the start of the post-Communist age
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • Pulitzer Prize for General Nonfiction, 1994.
  • ALA Notable Book, 1994.
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154818
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
947.085/4
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
DK288
LC item number
.R46 1993
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
Target audience
adult
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the last days of the Soviet Empire
Label
Lenin's tomb : the last days of the Soviet Empire, David Remnick
Link
http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/description/random0412/92056841.html
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [549]-552) and index
Contents
Part 1. By right of memory : The forest coup -- A Stalinist childhood -- To be preserved, forever -- The return of history -- Widows of revolution -- Ninotchka -- The doctor's plot and beyond -- Memorial -- Written on the water -- Part 2. Democratic vistas : Masquerade -- The double thinkers -- Party men -- Poor folk -- The revolution underground -- Postcards from the empire -- The island -- Bread and circuses -- The last gulag -- Part 3. Revolutionary days : "Tomorrow there will be a battle" -- Lost illusions -- The October Revolution -- May Day! May Day! -- The ministry of love -- Black September -- The tower -- The general line -- Citizens -- Part 4. "First as tragedy, then as farce" -- Part 5. The trial of the old regime
Control code
82191
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xii, 576 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780679423768
Lccn
92056841
Other physical details
ill
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm27144279
  • (OCoLC)27144279
Label
Lenin's tomb : the last days of the Soviet Empire, David Remnick
Link
http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/description/random0412/92056841.html
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [549]-552) and index
Contents
Part 1. By right of memory : The forest coup -- A Stalinist childhood -- To be preserved, forever -- The return of history -- Widows of revolution -- Ninotchka -- The doctor's plot and beyond -- Memorial -- Written on the water -- Part 2. Democratic vistas : Masquerade -- The double thinkers -- Party men -- Poor folk -- The revolution underground -- Postcards from the empire -- The island -- Bread and circuses -- The last gulag -- Part 3. Revolutionary days : "Tomorrow there will be a battle" -- Lost illusions -- The October Revolution -- May Day! May Day! -- The ministry of love -- Black September -- The tower -- The general line -- Citizens -- Part 4. "First as tragedy, then as farce" -- Part 5. The trial of the old regime
Control code
82191
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xii, 576 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780679423768
Lccn
92056841
Other physical details
ill
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm27144279
  • (OCoLC)27144279

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