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Nationality and population change in Russia and the USSR

Lewis, Robert A.

Nationality and population change in Russia and the USSR

an evaluation of census data, 1897-1970

by Lewis, Robert A.

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Published by Praeger in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Soviet Union,
  • Soviet Union.
    • Subjects:
    • Urbanization -- Soviet Union,
    • Minorities -- Soviet Union,
    • Soviet Union -- Population,
    • Soviet Union -- Census

    • Edition Notes

      StatementRobert A. Lewis, Richard H. Rowland, Ralph S. Clem.
      SeriesPraeger special studies in international politics and government
      ContributionsRowland, Richard H., joint author., Clem, Ralph S., joint author.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHB3607 .L47
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxxiii, 456 p. :
      Number of Pages456
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4878994M
      ISBN 100275564800
      LC Control Number76006942

      Soviet Union, in full Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (U.S.S.R.), Russian Soyuz Sovetskikh Sotsialisticheskikh Respublik or Sovetsky Soyuz, former northern Eurasian empire (/22–) stretching from the Baltic and Black seas to the Pacific Ocean and, in its final years, consisting of 15 Soviet Socialist Republics (S.S.R.’s): Armenia. One of the most impressive autobiographies I've read, unique perspective from a brilliant, unbelievably disciplined and religious foreigner adjusting to life in Soviet Russia, surviving the worst times (), fully immersed in the society (working in one of the largest factories in Moscow), with deep understanding of the Russian soul, way of thinking and the workings of the system Cited by: 9.

      In this book, Pohl addresses the issue of ethnic cleansing by the Stalin regime in Soviet Russia. During the period of , Stalin systematically deported entire nationalities to remote areas in Russia, one of which was the Soviet Germans or Germans from Russia.   Above is map color coding the former USSR countries by population change from to Surprisingly, several nations have decreased in population over the past 30 years! The largest decrease comes from Georgia which has % less population than it did in Contrast this with Azerbaijan (just across the border) which as increased.

      between Russians and non-Russians, but also between members of non-Russian nationalities. But even today one often reads of Soviet public health, Soviet mortality, and Soviet population growth, as if the range of demo- graphic experience in the USSR were small. In this article we highlight the mag- nitude of the demographic differences as- sociated with the ethnic diversity of the. The National Question in the USSR. The national question has been a central issue in Soviet politics since the time of Lenin. By guaranteeing the peoples held captive in the Tsarist empire the right to separate and form their own states if they wished, the Bolsheviks gained important allies in the civil war that erupted after the revolution.


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