This book is a comprehensive portrait of a society in transition as Professor Alec Nove reflects on the changes taking place in the USSR. It represents an attempt to give to the nonspecialist reader some notion of what has happened in the Soviet cultural scene.
Table of Contents
1. Introduction: What Was 2. Stalin and Stalinism 3. The Rehabilitation of History—Or the History of Rehabilitation 4. The Terror 5. Religion, Nationalism, Morality 6. Literature and the Media 7. Politics, Sociology, and Law 8. Economic Problems and Issues 9. Conclusion: Now What?