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Practicing StalinismBolsheviks, Boyars, and the Persistence of Tradition$
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J. Arch Getty

Print publication date: 2013

Print ISBN-13: 9780300169294

Published to Yale Scholarship Online: January 2014

DOI: 10.12987/yale/9780300169294.001.0001

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The Old and the New

The Old and the New

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(p.25) 1 The Old and the New
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Practicing Stalinism
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J. Arch Getty

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Yale University Press
DOI:10.12987/yale/9780300169294.003.0002

This chapter examines an eclectic selection of practices and behaviors that suggest the continuity of entrenched structures of Russian practice and the personalization of politics. The chapter considers the implications of letter writing, awards, and medals, the value of collective rather than individual responsibility, and elite social roles. All these practices have deep roots in Russian culture and consciously or unconsciously continued into the Soviet period and beyond.

Keywords:   Russian practice, Russian politics, letter writing, awards, social roles, Soviet period

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