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Showcasing the Great Experiment: Cultural Diplomacy and Western Visitors to the Soviet Union, 1921-1941

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During the 1920s and 1930s thousands of European and American writers, professionals, scientists, artists, and intellectuals made a pilgrimage to experience the "Soviet experiment" for themselves. Showcasing the Great Experiment explores the reception of these intellectuals and fellow-travelers and their cross-cultural and trans-ideological encounters in order to analyze S ...more
Hardcover, 396 pages
Published December 22nd 2011 by Oxford University Press, USA (first published January 1st 2011)
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Read for class; account of VOKS and foreign tourism to the Soviet Union between WWI and WWII presented an interesting argument against the Great Retreat. A non-boring history book... yay!
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