Behind the Urals

Behind the Urals

Course Codes:  HIST 3902B
Professor:  Prof. Erica Fraser
Semester:  Winter-2018
Indiana University Press | January 19, 2018 | 306 pages

John Scott's classic account of his five years as a worker in the new industrial city of Magnitogorsk in the 1930s, first published in 1942, is enhanced in this edition by Stephen Kotkin's introduction, which places the book in context for today's readers; by the texts of three debriefings of Scott conducted at the U.S. embassy in Moscow in 1938 and published here for the first time; and by a selection of photographs showing life in Magnitogorsk in the 1930s. No other book provides such a graphic description of the life of workers under the First Five-Year Plan.

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ISBN: 9780253205360
$34.95

		

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