Soviet Archives

TOC: 'Cahiers du Monde russe'

In 1999, the Cahiers du Monde russe published a special issue entitled: "Assessing the new Soviet archival sources / Archives et nouvelles sources de l'histoire soviétique, une réévaluation".

Articles include:

  • Andrea GRAZIOSI, The new Soviet archival sources. Hypotheses for a critical assessment.
  • Jonathan BONE, Soviet controls on the circulation of information in the 1920s and 1930s.
  • Lidiia KOSHELEVA, Larisa ROGOVAIA, Les fonds d'archives personnels des dirigeants soviétiques: histoire de leur constitution et situation actuelle.
  • Oleg KHLEVNIUK, L'historien et le document. Remarques sur l'utilisation des archives.
  • Terry MARTIN, Interpreting the new archival signals. Nationalities policy and the nature of the Soviet bureaucracy.
  • Peter A. BLITSTEIN, Researching Stalin's nationality policy in the archives.
  • Matthew E. LENOE, Letter-writing and the state. Reader correspondence with newspapers as a source for early Soviet history.
  • D'Ann R. PENNER, Ports of access into the mental and social worlds of Don villagers in the 1920s and 1930s.
  • Golfo ALEXOPOULOS, Voices beyond the Urals: The discovery of a central state archive.
  • Lesley A. RIMMEL, Svodki and popular opinion in Stalinist Leningrad.
  • Silvio PONS, The papers on foreign and international policy in the Russian archives. The Stalin years.
  • Anna M. CIENCIALA, Detective work: Researching Soviet World War II policy on Poland in Russian archives (Moscow, 1994).
  • Mark KRAMER, Declassified materials from CPSU Central Committee plenums. Sources, context, highlights.

The volume also includes a Bibliography of recent published document collections on Soviet history by Peter A. Blitstein as well as the list of all the archives listed in the articles.

Monique Armand
Secrétaire de rédaction
Cahiers du Monde russe
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F-75006 Paris
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Posted: 24 February 2000