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One Day We Will Live Without Fear : Everyday Lives Under the Soviet Police State (Hardcover) (Mark

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What was life in the Soviet Union really like? Through a series of true stories,One Day We Will Live Without Fear describes what people’s day-to-day life was like under the regime of the Soviet police state. Drawing on events from the 1930s through the 1970s, Mark Harrison shows how, by accident or design, people became entangled in the workings of Soviet rule. The author outlines the seven principles on which that police state operated during its history, from the Bolshevik revolution of 1917 to the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991, and illustrates them throughout the book. Well-known people appear in the stories, but the central characters are those who will have been remembered only within their families: a budding artist, an engineer, a pensioner, a government office worker, a teacher, a group of tourists. Those tales, based on historical records, shine a light on the many tragic, funny, and bizarre aspects of Soviet life.
Number of Pages: 280
Genre: History
Sub-Genre: Europe / Russia + the Former Soviet Union
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Paul & Co Pub Consortium
Author: Mark Harrison
Language: English
Street Date: February 1, 2016
TCIN: 50863496
UPC: 9780817919146
Item Number (DPCI): 248-12-3805
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