The Future Is History

The sweeping, urgent, revelatory history of post-Soviet Russia in which the great dissident exile Masha Gessen reveals precisely how the hope of democracy gave way to a devastating new strain of autocracy.

The Future Is History

The Future Is History

Dramatis personae; Prologue; Part one, Born in the USSR: 1. Born in 1984; 2. Life Examined; 3. Privilege; 4. homo Sovieticus; Part two, Revolution: 5. Swan Lake; 6. The Execution of the White House; 7. Everyone wants to be a Millionaire; Part three, Unraveling: 8. Grief, Arrested; 9. Old songs; 10. It's all over again; Part four, Resurrection: 11. Life after Death; 12. The Orange Menace; 13 All in the Family; Part five, Protest: 14. The Futire is History; 15. Budushchego net; 16 White Ribbons; 17. Masha, May 6, 2012; Part Six, Crackdown: 18. Seryozha, July 18, 2013; 19. Lyosha, June 11, 2013; 20. A Nation divided; 21. Zhanna, February 27, 2015; 22. Forever War; Epilogue

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The Future Is History
Language: un
Pages: 528
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Categories: Moscow (Russia)
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-10 - Publisher:

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The Future is History
Language: en
Pages:
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The Future of the Past
Language: un
Pages: 370
Authors: C. Vann Woodward
Categories: Literary Criticism
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Language: en
Pages: 320
Authors: Alun Munslow
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-07-30 - Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education

In this radical reassessment, Alun Munslow challenges conventional notions of history and offers a new vision of historical thinking and practice. Deploying a range of concepts such as scepticism, aesthetics, ethics, standpoint, irony, authorship and a new understanding of truth, The Future of History examines history as a form of
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