The USSR as a multinational state from the Revolution to the death of Stalin: Western scholarship since 1991

  title={The USSR as a multinational state from the Revolution to the death of Stalin: Western scholarship since 1991},
  author={Sunderland Willard},
This review article examines predominantly English-language research since 1991 on the history of the USSR as a multinational state from 1917 to the end of the Stalin era. Influenced by the rising role of nationality in late Soviet life, the opening of Soviet archives during the Perestroika period, and new developments in the conceptualization of the nation in different disciplines, Western scholarship on the history of the national question in the Soviet Union expanded considerably in the… Expand
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