History 97C-1: Stalinist Terror (Fall 2016)

Research guide for Professor J. Arch Getty's seminar on the Stalin terror of the 1930s.

Seventeen Moments in Soviet History

Seventeen Moments in Soviet History contains a rich archive of texts, images, maps and audio and video materials from the Soviet era (1917-1991). The materials are arranged by year and by subject, are fully searchable, and are translated into English. Students, educators, and scholars will find fascinating materials about Soviet propaganda, politics, economics, society, crime, literature, art, dissidents and hundreds of other topics

Journals

When you search for articles on your topic using bibliographical databases, you'll very likely run across these titles for major journals in Russian and Slavic history and culture.

UIUC Slavic Reference Service

Free year-round service of the University of Illinois Slavic and East European Library. The Slavic Reference Service handles bibliographic and reference questions in the humanities and social sciences from individuals and libraries. Great for highly specialized queries and locating difficult-to-find resources.

Databases: Article Citations and Journal Contents

Catalogs, Search Engines, and Other Finding Aids

Librarian for Slavic Studies and Linguistics

Humanities and Social Sciences Team

Search the UCLA Library Catalog

Suggested SUBJECT HEADINGS

Try the following subject headings in the UCLA Library Catalog

  • Kommunisticheskaia partiia Sovetskogo Soiuza -- Purges (you'll get plenty of titles in English)
  • Kommunisticheskaia partiia Sovetskogo Soiuza -- Purges -- History (you'll get plenty of titles in English)
  • Political prisoners -- Soviet Union -- Biography (quick limit: English)
  • Soviet Union -- Politics and government -- 1917-1936 -- Sources
  • Soviet Union -- Politics and government -- 1936-1953
  • Stalin, Joseph, 1879-1953
  • Terrorism -- Soviet Union

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