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By Sheila Fitzpatrick,Lynne Viola

The Stalin period has been much less obtainable to researchers than both the previous decade or the postwar period. the elemental challenge is that in the Stalin years censorship constrained the gathering and dissemination of knowledge (and brought bias and distortion into the facts that have been published), whereas within the post-Stalin years entry to documents and libraries remained tightly managed. hence it's not wonderful that one of many major manifestations of glasnost has been the hassle to open up files of the Thirties. during this quantity Western and Soviet experts aspect the untapped power of resources in this interval of Soviet social historical past and in addition the hidden traps that abound. the total variety of assets is roofed, from memoirs to legitimate records, from urban directories to automated information bases.

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