By Douglas R. Weiner
Weiner portrays nature safeguard activists no longer as do-or-die resisters to the process, nor as inoffensive do-gooders. particularly, they took benefit of an unpoliced realm of speech and task and of the patronage through middle-level Soviet officers to fight for a softer route to improvement. within the procedure, they defended self reliant social identities within the face of a procedure that sought to impose reputable types of habit, ethics, and identification for all. Written in a full of life type, this soaking up tale tells for the 1st time how prepared participation in nature defense supplied an enviornment for declaring and perpetuating self-generated social identities within the USSR and maintaining a counterculture whose legacy survives today.
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A Little Corner of Freedom: Russian Nature Protection from Stalin to Gorbachev by Douglas R. Weiner