Village Mothers: Three Generations of Change in Russia and Tataria. By David L. Ransel. Indiana-Michigan Series in Russian and East European Studies. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2000. xii, 315 pp. Appendixes. Notes. Bibliography. Index. Photographs. Map. $39.95, hard bound.

@article{Farnsworth2002VillageMT,
  title={Village Mothers: Three Generations of Change in Russia and Tataria. By David L. Ransel. Indiana-Michigan Series in Russian and East European Studies. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2000. xii, 315 pp. Appendixes. Notes. Bibliography. Index. Photographs. Map. \$39.95, hard bound.},
  author={Beatrice Brodsky Farnsworth},
  journal={Slavic Review},
  year={2002},
  volume={61},
  pages={415 - 416}
}
The following two periods in the history of Soviet foreign policy, from early 1933 until August 1939, and from 23 August 1939 until 22 June 1941, certainly contained very litde of Mozart. Although the Rapallo policy was abandoned and German-Soviet relations became almost antagonistic, most western interpreters maintain (e.g., Robert Tucker and others) that Iosif Stalin kept both options open: a rapprochement with Germany behind the scenes, combined with the policy of Collective Security…