restricted access   Volume 13, Number 1, Winter 2012 (New Series)

Table of Contents

From the Editors

What Makes a “Big Book”?

pp. 1-3

Forum: The Soviet Order at Home and Abroad, 1939-61

Getting to Know You: The Soviet Surveillance System, 1939–57

pp. 5-45

Symbols of Power in Rituals of Violence: The Personality Cult and Iconoclasm on the Soviet Empire’s Periphery (East Germany, 1945–61)

pp. 47-88

“The Camp Is Not a Resort”: The Campaign against Privileges in the Soviet Gulag, 1957–61

pp. 89-122

Forum: The Soviet First Person

“The Differences Were Only in the Details”: The Moral Equivalency of Stalinism and Nazism in Anatolii Bakanichev’s Twelve Years behind Barbed Wire

pp. 123-150

Intelligentsia Self-Fashioning in the Postwar Soviet Union: Revol´t Pimenov’s Political Struggle, 1949–57

pp. 151-176

Thawed Selves: A Commentary on the Soviet First Person

pp. 177-183

Classics in Retrospect

Isaiah Berlin’s Russian Thinkers and the Argument for Inclusion

pp. 185-200

Review Essays

Inner Asia: Empires and Silk Roads

pp. 201-215

Defenders of the Motherland or Defenders of the Autocracy?

pp. 217-231


Istoriia Rossii: XX vek [A History of Russia: The 20th Century]. 1: 1894–1939, and:2: 1939–2007 (review)

pp. 233-242

Meeting the Demands of Reason: The Life and Thought of Andrei Sakharov (review)

pp. 243-250


To the Editors

pp. 251-252


Contributors to This Issue

pp. 253-255