By Douglas R. Weiner
Weiner portrays nature defense activists no longer as do-or-die resisters to the approach, nor as inoffensive do-gooders. relatively, they took good thing about an unpoliced realm of speech and job and of the patronage by means of middle-level Soviet officers to fight for a softer route to improvement. within the procedure, they defended self sufficient social identities within the face of a process that sought to impose reliable versions of habit, ethics, and id for all. Written in a full of life variety, this soaking up tale tells for the 1st time how geared up participation in nature security supplied an area for declaring and perpetuating self-generated social identities within the USSR and keeping a counterculture whose legacy survives today.
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A Little Corner of Freedom: Russian Nature Protection from Stalin to Gorbachev by Douglas R. Weiner