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Russian Culture At The Crossroads

Paradoxes Of Postcommunist Consciousness, 1st Edition

By Dmitri N Shalin


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During the waning years of Soviet power, glasnost laid bare the distress of people trapped in a system they despised but felt powerless to change. The reexamination of values that began then continues today in the search for a new Russian culture, one rooted in the pre-Soviet past but dynamic and evolving, enabling Russians to meet the challenges t

Table of Contents

Introduction: Continuity and Change in Russian Culture, 1 Historical Culture, 2 Intellectual Culture, 3 Psychological Culture,, 4 Religious Culture, 5 Everyday Culture,, 6 Moral Culture, 7 Popular Culture, 8 Literary Culture, 9 Artistic Culture, 10 Labor Culture, 11 Civic Culture, Conclusion: Toward a Post-Soviet Society Afterword

About the Author

Dmitri N. Shalin is professor of sociology and head of the program on Russian and East-Central studies at the University of Nevada at Las Vegas.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology / General