Moscow stories

Graham, Loren R

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  • Creator Loren R. Graham
  • Format Books
  • Publication Bloomington : Indiana University Press, [2006] ©2006
  • Physical Details
    • xi, 305 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
  • ISBNs 9780253347169, 0253347165
  • OCLC ocm61211369

Notes

  • Includes bibliographical references and index.

Contents

  • Learning to learn about Russia and Communism -- The communism problem in Farmersburg -- Technological competition and the Cold War -- Student days at Moscow University -- No singing allowed at Moscow University -- Lennie in the workers' paradise -- Rural Russia and the forbidden fish -- An American sit-in and a Russian riot -- The fate of my closest Russian friend -- The vodka caper -- Research in the USSR -- The meaning of science in Russia -- The American colony in the Soviet Union -- The biggest fraud in biology -- Peter Kapitsa, a man of many parts -- I break into the ambassador's house -- The bravery of Bukharin's widow -- Filming refuseniks and dissidents in Moscow -- Intelligence, the Cold War, and security concerns -- The scholar who disappeared -- Being followed -- Spies and scholars -- From the USSR to post-communist Russia -- A man of fervor -- The Soviet Union and I collapse together -- An ambiguous funeral -- George Soros tries to save Russian science and culture -- Death of an old American communist
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