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Title Totalitarian societies and democratic transition : essays in memory of Victor Zaslavsky / edited by Tommaso Piffer and Vladislav Zubok.
Imprint New York : Central European University Press, 2016.

Subject Post-communism -- Russia (Federation)
Totalitarianism -- Philosophy.
Totalitarianism -- History.
Russia (Federation) -- Politics and government.
Soviet Union -- Politics and government.
Alt Name Zaslavsky, Victor, 1937-2009,
Zubok, V. M. (Vladislav Martinovich),
Piffer, Tommaso,
Description 1 online resource
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Tommaso Piffer and Vladislav Zubok, Introduction -- Part I: Theory and Debate -- Peter Baehr, Movement, Formation, and Maintenance in the Soviet Union : Victor Zaslavsky's Challenge to the Arendtian Theory of Totalitarianism -- Giovanni Orsina, European Liberalism in the Age of Totalitarianism -- Vittorio Strada, Totalitaranism avant la lettre -- Vladimir Tismaneanu, Totalitarianism and Ideological Hubris -- Emilio Gentile, From Facts to Words : From Militia Party to Fascist Totalitarianism -- Part II: History and Society -- Vladimir Pechatnov, Stalin the Statesman : A Historian's Notes -- Oleg Khlevniuk, Stalin's Dictatorship : Priorities, Policies, and Results -- Andrea Graziosi, The "National Question" in the Soviet Union -- Inessa Yazhborovskaia, The Katyn Case : History and Articulation of Official Discourse in Russia -- David Holloway, Totalitarianism and Science : The Nazi and the Soviet Experience -- Maria Teresa Giusti, From Fascism to Communism : The History of a Conversion -- Part III: Beyond Totalitarianism -- Veljco Vujacic, Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn and Vasily Grossman : Slavophile and Westernizer Against the Totalitarian Soviet State -- Antonella d'Amelia, "Without the free word, there are no free people" : Lydia Chukovskaya's Writings on Terror and Censorship -- Lev Gudkov, The Transition from Totalitarianism to Authoritarianism in Russia -- Gail Lapidus, Totalitarianism, Nationalism, and Challenges for Democratic Transition -- Mark Kramer, Public Memory and the Difficulty of Overcoming the Communist Legacy : Poland and Russia in Comparative Perspective.
Note "Originally published on the occasion of the second anniversary of the death of Prof. Victor Zaslavsky. The book deals with the theory and the history of totalitarian society with a comparative approach. Consists of three sections: Theory and debate; History and society; Beyond Totalitarianism. The authors are among the leading European, American and Russian scholars"--Provided by publisher.
Print version record.
ISBN 9789633861325 (electronic bk.)
9633861322 (electronic bk.)
9789633861301 (cloth)
OCLC # 986942284
Additional Format Print version: Totalitarian societies and democratic transition. New York : Central European University Press, 2016 (DLC) 2016025930.

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