Author Archives: Christine Varga-Harris

Communism on Tomorrow Street – On complaints …and a bit more on “class”

Thanks to Karl Qualls and Mark Smith for the thought-provoking comments that each has contributed to this discussion of Steve Harris’ Communism on Tomorrow Street.  Drawing on his expertise on (re)construction and urban planning, Qualls raised significant questions about the evolution … Continue reading

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Communism on Tomorrow Street — Soviet housing after Stalin

I am delighted to have the opportunity to begin the sixth conversation on Russian History Blog, this one on Steven Harris’ superb book Communism on Tomorrow Street:  Mass Housing and Everyday Life after Stalin.  Its cover, a reproduction of the Yuri Pimenov painting … Continue reading

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