Political Tourists: Travellers From Australia To The Soviet Union In The 1920S-1940S

Political Tourists: Travellers From Australia To The Soviet Union In The 1920S-1940S

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Collecting the research of leading historians and writers, this book explores Soviet tourism through figures such as Eric Ashby, RM Crawford, Reg Ellery, Neill Greenwood and Esmonde Higgins. Drawing on both Australian and Soviet archives, this is a unique insight into the Soviet experience in the 1920s-1940s.
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  • Paperback | 328 pages
  • Melbourne University Press
  • Academic Monographs
  • Melbourne, Australia
  • English
  • Print on Demand
  • 0522855334
  • 9780522855333

About Carolyn Rasmussen (eds)

Sheila Fitzpatrick is Bernadotte E. Schmitt Professor in Modern Russian History at the University of Chicago. Her recent publications include Tear off the Masks! Identity and Imposture in Twentieth-Century Russia (2005) and Against the Grain- Brian Fitzpatrick and Manning Clark in Australian History and Politics (edited with Stuart Macintyre, 2007). Dr Carolyn Rasmussen is a public historian and Fellow in the School of Historical Studies at the University of Melbourne. Her published work ranges across the history of Victorian public institutions, the history of science and technology, labour history, education history, the involvement of women therein, and biography.
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