Models of Nature: Ecology, Conservation, and Cultural Revolution in Soviet Russia (Google eBook)
Models of Nature studies the early and turbulent years of the Soviet conservation movement from the October Revolution to the mid-1930s—Lenin's rule to the rise of Stalin. This new edition includes an afterword by the author that reflects upon the study's impact and discusses advances in the field since the book was first published.
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Conservation without Ecology Nature Protection in the Age of Lysenko
Afterword to the Paperback Edition
Zapovedniki of the USSR in 1933
ABBREVIATIONS USED IN NOTES AND BIBLIOGRAPHY
acclimatization activists aesthetic agencies All-Russian All-Union animals areas Askania Askania-Nova biocenology biocenosis biologists biology Bolshevik Caucasus Central Forest commission Committee Communist Academy community ecology conservation movement conservationists Council of People's Cultural Revolution decree delegates dialectical director ecological ecologists economic commissariats etalon exotic fauna Five-Year Plan Fortunatov genetics Glavnauka Gor'kii Goskomitet hectares human hunting Ibid included Institute inviolability Kozhevnikov kraeved kraevedenie Kulagin Lenin Leningrad Lysenko Makarov Monuments of Nature Moscow Moscow State University muskrat Narkompros Narkompros's Narkomvneshtorg Narkomzem RSFSR nature protection Oblast Okhrana prirody Pachoskii People's Commissariat People's Commissars phytosociology plant Pod"iapol'skii political Potemkin Prezent problem production Professor protected territories PSKh reserves RSFSR rubles Russian Scientific Sector scientists Semenov-tian-shanskii Severtsov Shillinger Shtil'mark Smidovich SNK RSFSR social socialist construction society sovkhoz species SSSR Stalin Stanchinskii steppe Taliev theory tion transformation TsBK tsentr Ukraine Ukrainian USSR utilitarian Varnitso virgin steppe VOOP VSNKh VSSOP zapovedniki Zhitkov zoologist
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