The Resource Putin country: : a journey into the real Russia, Anne Garrels, (electronic resource)

Putin country: : a journey into the real Russia, Anne Garrels, (electronic resource)

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Putin country: : a journey into the real Russia
Title
Putin country:
Title remainder
a journey into the real Russia
Statement of responsibility
Anne Garrels
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Language
eng
Summary
Long before the meteor strike, the longtime NPR correspondent Anne Garrels had Chelyabinsk in her sights. More than ten years ago, she began visiting the city in order to understand what life was really like in post-Soviet Russia, beyond the confines of the glitzy Moscow metropolis. In Chelyabinsk she discovered a populace for whom the new democratic freedoms were as traumatic as they were delightful. A closed nuclear city throughout the Cold War, Chelyabinsk was thrown into disarray in the early 90s as its formerly state-controlled factories were exposed to the free market. And the next twenty years would only bring more turmoil. The city became richer and more cosmopolitan, even as the forces of corruption and intolerance became more entrenched. In The Real Russia, Garrels crafts an intimate portrait of the nation's heartland. We meet ostentatious mafiosos, upwardly mobile professionals, impassioned activists, scheming taxi drivers with dark secrets, and beleaguered steel workers. We discover surprising subcultures, like the LGBT residents of Chelyablinsk who bravely endure an upsurge in homophobia fueled by Putin's rhetoric of Russian 'moral superiority,' yet still nurture a vibrant if clandestine community of their own. And we watch doctors and teachers try to do their best in a corrupt system. Through these encounters, Garrels reveals why Putin commands the support and loyalty of so many Russians, even those who decry the abuses of power they encounter from day to day. Her portrait of Russia's silent majority is essential reading at a time when cold-war tensions are resurgent
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technical information on music
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1951-
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Garrels, Anne
Dewey number
947/.43
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other
PerformerNote
Read by Anne Garrels
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  • Garrels, Anne
  • hoopla digital
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  • Cheli͡abinsk (Russia)
  • Garrels, Anne
  • Putin, Vladimir Vladimirovich
  • Cheli͡abinsk (Russia)
  • Cheli͡abinsk (Russia)
  • Cheli͡abinsk (Russia)
  • Interviews
  • Political culture
  • Subculture
Target audience
adult
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not applicable
Label
Putin country: : a journey into the real Russia, Anne Garrels, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11592600
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unknown
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digital storage
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MWT11592600
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Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (8hr., 13 min.))
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unknown
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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unknown
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digital.
Publisher number
MWT11592600
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unknown
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access
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sound
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digital recording
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  • other
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other
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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Label
Putin country: : a journey into the real Russia, Anne Garrels, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11592600
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
MWT11592600
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (8hr., 13 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT11592600
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
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not applicable

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