By Robert F. Baumann

Russian-soviet Unconventional Wars within the Caucasus, significant Asia, and Afghanistan КНИГИ ;ВОЕННАЯ ИСТОРИЯ Издательство: wrestle stories InstituteСерия: Leavenworth Papers 20Автор(ы):Dr. Robert F BaumannЯзык: EnglishГод издания: 1993Количество страниц: 246ISBN: 0-16-041953-0Формат: pdfРазмер: 51.1 mbRapid0

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If rumouring was an act of resistance, then all Soviet citizens were resisters. The authors of HIP drew the same conclusion. 97 They concluded, on the basis that they had an unusually anti-Soviet sample, that their results underestimated the ubiquity of rumour as a means of transmitting information in the Soviet Union. The archival sources from the Stalin era also reveal a large number of what might be called ‘loyal rumourers’. Rumours of invasion, price rises, or the abolition of the kolkhozy were often passed on by individuals who were depressed or frustrated by the information they transmitted.

K. Transchel and G. Bucher, Our Daily Bread: Socialist Distribution and the Art of Survival in Stalin’s Russia, 1927–41 (Armonk, NY, 1999). xxxiv Being Soviet performance in that it was largely undertaken in relation to other Soviet citizens, rather than Soviet power. Performance often had a prescribed end: to obtain certain material or social ends that were dispensed by the government. When post-war Soviet musicians performed their sets in accordance with the dictates of government policy, they were ‘performing’ for the state.

Smith, ‘The Soviet Farm Complex: Industrial Agriculture in a Socialist Context, 1945–65’, PhD Diss. MIT (2006). 150 Dunham, In Stalin’s Time. See also: J. E. Duskin, Stalinist Reconstruction and the Confirmation of a New Elite, 1945–53 (Basingstoke, 2001). 151 S. Fitzpatrick, ‘Postwar Soviet Society: The “Return to Normalcy” 1945–53’, in S. J. , The Impact of World War II on the Soviet Union (Totowa, 1985), 129–56; K. Boterbloem, Life and Death Under Stalin: Kalinin Province 1945–1953 (Montreal, 1999); Brooks, Thank You, Comrade Stalin!

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