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Samizdat

Index, Annotation, Photos.

Format: Paper

591 Pages

Edition: 1st

Year: 1974

Publisher: Pathfinder Press

ISBN: 9780873489140

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Voices of the Soviet Opposition

By George Saunders, 

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From courageous agitation by Pussy Riot to the popular working-class uprising for national sovereignty and political rights in Ukraine, events across the former Soviet Union in the 21st century bring new life to these works clandestinely circulated hand to hand in the USSR between the 1950s and early 1970s.  ...

“Materials from the 1960s and afterwards produced by dissident Marxists extolling the lost revolutionary tradition of the original Bolsheviks.” —Research Book News

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