ERIC Number: EJ646241
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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Collective Knowledge of Public Events: The Soviet Era from the Great Purge to Glasnost.
Schuman, Howard; Corning, Amy D.
American Journal of Sociology, v105 n4 p913-56 Jan 2000
Uses a probability sample of Russians in 1994 to explore their knowledge of nine events that occurred during the late 1930s "Great Purge" era to the beginning of the 1980s glasnost. Focuses on three hypotheses on age-related effects on knowledge. Considers the relationship between collective knowledge and collective memory. (CMK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Identifiers - Location: Russia; USSR