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The future is history : how totalitarianism reclaimed Russia

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The award-winning Russian-American journalist and author of the best-selling The Man Without a Face traces how within the space of a generation, Russia has succumbed to a more virulent and resistant strain of autocracy as demonstrated by the experiences of four prototype individuals born at the once-presumed dawn of Russian democracy.

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  • ISBN: 9781594634536
  • ISBN: 159463453X
  • Physical Description: xii, 515 pages : 24 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Riverhead Books, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC, 2017.

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Includes bibliographical notes (pages [488]-506) and index.
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Part one. Born in the USSR -- Born in 1984 -- Life, examined -- Privilege -- Homo sovieticus -- Part two. Revolution -- Swan Lake -- The execution of the White House -- Everyone wants to be a millionaire -- Part three. Unraveling -- Grief, arrested -- Old songs -- It's all over all over again -- Part four. Resurrection -- Life after death -- The orange menace -- All in the family -- Part five. Protest -- The future is history -- Budushchego net -- White ribbons -- Masha: May 6, 2012 -- Part six. Crackdown -- Seryozha: July 18, 2013 -- Lyosha: June 11, 2013 -- A nation divided -- Zhanna: February 27, 2015 -- Forever war.
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The award-winning Russian-American journalist and author of the best-selling The Man Without a Face traces how within the space of a generation, Russia has succumbed to a more virulent and resistant strain of autocracy as demonstrated by the experiences of four prototype individuals born at the once-presumed dawn of Russian democracy.
Subject: Russia (Federation) > Politics and government > 1991-
Russia (Federation) > History > 1991-
Russia (Federation) > Biography.
HISTORY / Russia & the Former Soviet Union.
HISTORY / Modern / 21st Century.
POLITICAL SCIENCE / World / Russian & Former Soviet Union.


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