Siege of Leningrad: The comprehension of Truth. Cover Image

Блокада Ленинграда: постижение правды
Siege of Leningrad: The comprehension of Truth.

Author(s): G. L. Sobolev
Subject(s): History
Published by: Издательство Исторического факультета СПбГУ
Keywords: Siege of Leningrad; the Great Patriotic War; historiography; the problem of mortality

Summary/Abstract: The author describes the main trends in the historiography of the heroic defense of Leningrad and its blockade during the Great Patriotic War. Author shows how the coverage of mortality problem changed due to current political situation, highlights the difficulties faced by historians under the Party dictate. Article analyzes the modern Russian historical literature on the battle for Leningrad.

  • Issue Year: 2/2012
  • Issue No: 04
  • Page Range: 72-88
  • Page Count: 17
  • Language: Russian