Sheila Fitzpatrick: Soviet historiography, 19 August 2004
Show More Vixi: Memoirs of a Non-Belonger by Richard Pipes.
Yale, 264 pp., £19.95, January 2004, 0 300 10165 1Show More
Adventures in Russian Historical Research: Reminiscences of American Scholars from the Cold War to the Present edited by Samuel Baron and Cathy Frierson.
Sharpe, 272 pp., £18.50, June 2003, 9780765611970Show More
“... historians of Russia, funded by the US government, became acutely suspect.’ One of the editors, Cathy Frierson, who was a student of Pipes’s at Harvard, made the mistake of admitting this connection in her application and as a result became a ‘target for Soviet anger’, and was denied access to key archives. For the exchange scholars – a couple ...”