Posts Tagged ‘Sheila Fitzpatrick’

  1. By the way, which one’s the Great One?


    March 23, 2017 by AK

    Reviewing five recent books on the Russian Revolution of 1917 for the LRB, Sheila Fitzpatrick quotes S. A. [Stephen Anthony] Smith, professor of history at All Souls College, Oxford: The Soviet Union proved capable of generating extensive growth in industrial production and of building up a defence sector, but much less capable of competing with …
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  2. The infernal patron of HR chiefs and corporate strategists


    May 1, 2016 by AK

    Donald Rayfield, the British historian and the author of Stalin and His Hangmen, reviews On Stalin’s Team by Sheila Fitzpatrick: Two myths lie behind Stalin’s rehabilitation in Russia. One is that he won the second world (or “great patriotic”) war — though many historians conclude that the Russian people, helped by generous US supplies, won despite …
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