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Political humor under Stalin : an anthology of unofficial jokes and anecdotes

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  • Creator edited and with an introduction by David Brandenberger
  • Format Books
  • Contributors
  • Publication Bloomington, Ind. : Slavica, 2009.
  • Physical Details
    • 1 online resource (viii, 158 pages :) : illustrations
  • ISBNs 9780893578510, 0893578517, 9780893573515, 0893573515
  • OCLC ocn835520157

Notes

  • Includes bibliographical references.
  • Contains Russian text with parallel English translation.

Contents

  • Unofficial jokes and anecdotes of the Stalin era -- The revolution, civil war and "war communism" -- The new economic policy -- Stalin's revolution from above -- Collectivization -- Industrialization -- Everyday life -- The great terror -- Storm clouds gather -- The great patriotic war -- The early postwar years -- Appendix: jokes from the Harvard Project on the Soviet Social System
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