Communism Publications

The ‘Club of Politically Engaged Conformists’?

Mar 22, 2013
In CWIHP Working Paper No. 66, “The ‘Club of Politically Engaged Conformists’? The Communist Party of Czechoslovakia, Popular Opinion and the Crisis of Communism, 1956,” Kevin McDermott and Vítězslav Sommer argue that 1956 represented a ‘crisis of communism’ of monumental proportions in Eastern Europe, but that Czechoslovakia remained a haven of political stability, ideological orthodoxy and social cohesion despite the upheavals occurring in neighboring Poland and Hungary.

Migration and Agricultural Development in Soviet Central Asia (1987)

Mar 21, 2013
Washington, D.C.: Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars; Kennan Institute Occasional Paper Series #218, 1987. PDF 20 pages.

The Nationality Problem and the Soviet Future (1983)

Mar 21, 2013
Washington, D.C.: Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars; Kennan Institute Occasional Paper Series #168, 1983. PDF 44 pages.

Demography and Soviet Society: Social and Cultural Aspects (1981)

Mar 21, 2013
Washington, D.C.: Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars; Kennan Institute Occasional Paper Series #123, 1981. PDF 81 pages.

Population Redistribution and the Ethnic Balance in Transcaucasia (1980)

Mar 21, 2013
Washington, D.C.: Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars; Kennan Institute Occasional Paper Series #102, 1980. PDF 37 pages.

Labor Markets in the USSR (1979)

Mar 21, 2013
Washington, D.C.: Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars; Kennan Institute Occasional Paper Series #78, 1979. PDF 27 pages.

Transcaucasia within the Economy of the USSR: A Preliminary Assessment (1979)

Mar 21, 2013
Washington, D.C.: Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars; Kennan Institute Occasional Paper Series #62, 1979. PDF 20 pages.

The Structure and Composition of the Soviet Industrial Labor Force (1977)

Mar 21, 2013
Washington, D.C.: Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars; Kennan Institute Occasional Paper Series #1, 1977. PDF 30 pages.
Divided Together: The United States and the Soviet Union in the United Nations, 1945-1965, by Ilya V. Gaiduk

Divided Together: The United States and the Soviet Union in the United Nations, 1945-1965

Feb 06, 2013
Divided Together studies US and Soviet policy toward the United Nations during the first two decades of the Cold War. It sheds new light on a series of key episodes, beginning with the prehistory of the UN, an institution that aimed to keep the Cold War cold. 
The Jewish Movement in the Soviet Union, by Yaacov Ro'i

The Jewish Movement in the Soviet Union

Feb 06, 2013
Yaacov Ro’i and his collaborators provide the first scholarly survey of one of the most successful Soviet dissident movements, one which ultimately affected and reflected the demise of a superpower’s stature.  

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