Children of the soviet Arctic.
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Children of the soviet Arctic. by Tikhon Zakharovich Semushkin

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Published by Hutchinson in London, New York .
Written in English



  • Soviet Union,
  • Arctic regions


  • Soviet Union -- Fiction.,
  • Arctic regions -- Fiction.

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Edition Notes


LC ClassificationsPZ3.S47 Ch
The Physical Object
Pagination256 p.
Number of Pages256
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL186166M
LC Control Numbera 44001291

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  This book is about Soviet celebrity and the ways in which the state and society conspired to create a post-revolutionary cultural hegemony."--Ronald Grigor Suny, University of Chicago "[A] scholarly bureaucratic history of Soviet efforts to exploit the Arctic."--The New York Times Book ReviewCited by: The Soviet Arctic is the first book to consider Soviet policy in this area from an historian's point of view. Horensma assesses the importance of historic legacies to current Soviet Arctic policy.   'This book is an exciting, meticulously researched, and path-breaking contribution to the environmental history of Russia and the Soviet Union. It demonstrates a prodigious amount of research, both in archival and in secondary literatures.5/5(2).   However, this was par for the course for children in the Soviet Union’s early days, when talented illustrators devised ingeniously engaging and eye-catching ways of .

  the book follows arkady renko, who, after some investigation not quite satisfactory to the state, works on a soviet factory ship that works together with american boats on a joint venture. one day a corpse comes up in the net of one of the factory ship's girls. as 4/5().   Books That Inspired The Soviet Union The Communist Manifesto: A Modern Edition (Karl Marx & Friedrich Engels) The Communist Manifesto is probably one of the books that has impacted the world the most.. The book is an introduction to Marxism, an ideology that inspired Lenin to lead the masses to rise up against the ruling elite and try to work for a fairer society for the working classes. Roswell 'was plane full of alienlike children sent by Stalin' A new book called "Area 51" suggests that the flying object that crashed at Roswell wasn't full of aliens, but alienlike children. The.   The account of the birth of Jacob’s children is found in Genesis 29—30, 1) Reuben was Jacob’s firstborn. He was the son of Leah, Jacob’s first wife. 2) Simeon was next, and he was also a son of Leah. 3) Levi was the third of Jacob and Leah’s children. 4) Judah was the next. After bearing Judah, Leah stopped bearing children.

  “Perhaps no 20th-century children’s books blur the boundaries between art and propaganda in such compelling ways” as early Soviet children’s literature, says Andrea Immel, Curator of the Cotsen. Get this from a library! I went to the Soviet Arctic. [Ruth Gruber] -- Author flew to Igarke and stayed there during the summer of ; she returned to Murmansk on . The Arctic convoys from America and England to Russia were a brutal undertaking due to weather, U Boats, and the Luftwaffe. This book covers the story of one convoy that was abandoned by its escorts by order of the head of the British Navy, and left to fend for itself on its way to Russia.4/5(50).   It necessarily addresses some aspects briefly, given its trans-Arctic focus and short length, but it is an excellently and passionately written. The book manages to cover and cover well nature and climate, history of the many Native peoples, the coming of outside rule, present and s: 8.