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Author Chakars, Melissa, author

Title The socialist way of life in Siberia : transformation in Buryatia / Melissa Chakars
Published Budapest : Central European University Press, 2014
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Description 1 online resource (xv, 296 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations, maps
Contents Modernization and Soviet success -- Institutions and the culture of progress -- Buryat exceptionalism and advancement -- Outline of chapters -- The Buryats of Siberia : from imperial Russia to the Soviet state -- Stalinism in Buryatia -- The new Buryats -- Education for change -- Buryat literature for a new society -- A means to modernity : newspapers, radio, and television -- Reform, but what kind?
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on print version record
Subject Buriats -- Politics and government.
Buriats -- Social conditions.
Buriats -- Social life and customs.
Social change -- Russia (Federation) -- Buri͡atii͡a.
Social change -- Russia (Federation) -- Siberia.
Socialism -- Social aspects -- Russia (Federation) -- Buri͡atii͡a.
Buri͡atii͡a (Russia) -- Social conditions.
Siberia (Russia) -- Ethnic relations.
Siberia (Russia) -- Social conditions.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9633860148 (electronic bk)
9789633860144 (electronic bk)