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Keeping faith with the Party Communist believers return from the Gulag by Nanci Adler

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Published by Indiana University Press in Bloomington .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Kommunisticheskai︠a︡ partii︠a︡ Sovetskogo Soi︠u︡za,
  • Communism,
  • Attitudes,
  • Labor camps,
  • Psychological aspects,
  • Ex-convicts,
  • Allegiance,
  • Political persecution

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementNanci Adler
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDK268.A1 A35 2012
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25026142M
ISBN 109780253357229, 9780253223791, 9780253005717
LC Control Number2011037563

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“Nanci Adler continues her impressive research into life after the Gulag in her latest monograph, Keeping Faith with the Party In the burgeoning field of Gulag studies, Adler's book is a welcomed reminder that we still have much to learn from the memoirs themselves, even as we continue to mine the archives for useful information.   Building inexorably to a climactic battle for custody, Keeping Faith explores a family plagued by the media, the medical profession, and organized religion in a world where everyone has an opinion but no one knows the truth. Fascinating, thoughtful, and suspenseful, this extraordinary novel is Jodi Picoult at her best: controversial and compelling. Keeping Faith Book Summary and Study Guide. Jodi Picoult Booklist Jodi Picoult Message Board. Detailed plot synopsis reviews of Keeping Faith; Mariah and Colin White have never exposed their daughter, Faith, to any religious information and yet, as her parent's marriage ends, she talks to a God-like being, experiences symptoms of stigmata and. The article reviews the book "Keeping Faith with the Party: Communist Believers Return from the Gulag," by Nanci Adler. The Demise of the Soviet Communist Party. Unmack, Seth // Australian Slavonic & East European Studies;, Vol. 22 Issue 1/2, p The article reviews the book "The Demise of the Soviet Communist Party," by Atsushi Ogushi.

Book Description. Christianity and Party Politics aims to discuss and evaluate the contemporary relationship between party politics and religion. The book focuses on the important role of the Church in both electoral politics and public policy formulation in the twenty first century, and argues that contrary to the established secularisation argument generally applied in Europe, religion. Keeping Faith is the sequel to Having Faith, and should be read after one has read Having Faith. Keeping Faith continues the story of Faith, who has agreed to be the slave of the Duke of Buckingham for a month during which time the two of them become increasingly involved with each other, although both are unable to express their feelings/5.   From the #1 New York Times bestselling author Jodi Picoult (Nineteen Minutes, Change of Heart, Handle with Care) comes Keeping Faith: an “addictively readable” (Entertainment Weekly) novel that “makes you wonder about God. And that is a rare moment, indeed, in modern fiction” (USA Today).4/4(). Based on oral histories, archives, and unpublished memoirs, Keeping Faith with the Party chronicles the stories of returnees who professed enduring belief in the CPSU and the Communist project. Nanci Adler's probing investigation brings a deeper understanding of the dynamics of Soviet Communism and of how individuals survive within repressive Brand: Indiana University Press.