By Douglas R. Weiner
Weiner portrays nature safeguard activists now not as do-or-die resisters to the method, nor as inoffensive do-gooders. relatively, they took good thing about an unpoliced realm of speech and job and of the patronage by way of 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 method that sought to impose reputable types of habit, ethics, and id for all. Written in a full of life kind, this soaking up tale tells for the 1st time how equipped participation in nature safety supplied an area for maintaining 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