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The Resource The future is history : how totalitarianism reclaimed Russia, Masha Gessen

The future is history : how totalitarianism reclaimed Russia, Masha Gessen

Label
The future is history : how totalitarianism reclaimed Russia
Title
The future is history
Title remainder
how totalitarianism reclaimed Russia
Statement of responsibility
Masha Gessen
Title variation
How totalitarianism reclaimed Russia
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Hailed for her "fearless indictment of the most powerful man in Russia" (The Wall Street Journal), award-winning journalist Masha Gessen is unparalleled in her understanding of the events and forces that have wracked her native country in recent times. In The Future Is History, she follows the lives of four people born at what promised to be the dawn of democracy. Each of them came of age with unprecedented expectations, some as the children and grandchildren of the very architects of the new Russia, each with newfound aspirations of their own as entrepreneurs, activists, thinkers, and writers, sexual and social beings. Gessen charts their paths against the machinations of the regime that would crush them all, and against the war it waged on understanding itself, which ensured the unobstructed reemergence of the old Soviet order in the form of today's terrifying and seemingly unstoppable mafia state. Powerful and urgent, The Future Is History is a cautionary tale for our time and for all time
Summary
The award-winning Russian-American journalist and author of the best-selling The Man Without a Face traces how within the space of a generation, Russia has succumbed to a more virulent and resistant strain of autocracy as demonstrated by the experiences of four prototype individuals born at the once-presumed dawn of Russian democracy
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2017
  • National Book Award for Nonfiction, 2017.
  • Booklist Editors' Choice, 2017.
Biography type
contains biographical information
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10599408
Cataloging source
DLC
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Gessen, Masha
Dewey number
947.086
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Russia (Federation)
  • Russia (Federation)
  • Moscow (Russia)
  • Russia (Federation)
Target audience
adult
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how totalitarianism reclaimed Russia
Label
The future is history : how totalitarianism reclaimed Russia, Masha Gessen
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Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 488-506) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part one. Born in the USSR -- Born in 1984 -- Life, examined -- Privilege -- Homo sovieticus -- Part two. Revolution -- Swan Lake -- The execution of the White House -- Everyone wants to be a millionaire -- Part three. Unraveling -- Grief, arrested -- Old songs -- It's all over all over again -- Part four. Resurrection -- Life after death -- The orange menace -- All in the family -- Part five. Protest -- The future is history -- Budushchego net -- White ribbons -- Masha: May 6, 2012 -- Part six. Crackdown -- Seryozha: July 18, 2013 -- Lyosha: June 11, 2013 -- A nation divided -- Zhanna: February 27, 2015 -- Forever war
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xii, 515 pages
Isbn
9780698406209
Lccn
2017014363
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)978889510
Label
The future is history : how totalitarianism reclaimed Russia, Masha Gessen
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 488-506) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part one. Born in the USSR -- Born in 1984 -- Life, examined -- Privilege -- Homo sovieticus -- Part two. Revolution -- Swan Lake -- The execution of the White House -- Everyone wants to be a millionaire -- Part three. Unraveling -- Grief, arrested -- Old songs -- It's all over all over again -- Part four. Resurrection -- Life after death -- The orange menace -- All in the family -- Part five. Protest -- The future is history -- Budushchego net -- White ribbons -- Masha: May 6, 2012 -- Part six. Crackdown -- Seryozha: July 18, 2013 -- Lyosha: June 11, 2013 -- A nation divided -- Zhanna: February 27, 2015 -- Forever war
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xii, 515 pages
Isbn
9780698406209
Lccn
2017014363
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)978889510

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