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World of Children in the USSR

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"This collection documents the history of Artek, the main Soviet pioneer recreation camp, and includes information on various aspects of youth policy and young people’s lives in the Soviet Union in the period from 1944 to 1967. It contains government documents, administrative, medical and financial records, transcripts of meetings, statistical reports, letters from Soviet and foreign children, diaries etc. These documents provide an insight into everyday life and mentality of Soviet children. The archive is a valuable resource for a wide circle of researchers in such fields as sociology, cultural studies, philology and political history." (from the vendor's annotations)

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Cheun, Wookjin
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IUB Library Subjects:
  • Russian and East European Studies
  • Recreation, Park, and Tourism Studies
  • International Studies
  • Public Health
  • Slavic and East European Studies

Library of Congress Subjects:

Camps -- Ukraine -- Crimea -- History -- Sources.
Camps -- Soviet Union -- History -- Sources.
Children -- Ukraine -- Crimea -- Social life and customs.
Children -- Soviet Union -- Social life and customs.
Youth -- Social life and customs -- Ukraine -- Crimea -- Youth -- Social life and customs.
Youth -- Soviet Union -- Social life and customs.