Karl Schlogel Digs Up an Encyclopedic and Richly Detailed History of Everyday Life in the Soviet Union
In Conversation with Andrew Keen on Keen On
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In this episode, Andrew talks to the distinguished German historian and author of The Soviet History Karl Schlogel about his new encyclopedic and richly detailed history of everyday life in the Soviet Union.
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Karl Schlögel is professor emeritus of Eastern European history at the European University Viadrina in Frankfurt/Oder and a noted journalist. His books include Moscow 1937, The Scent of Empires: Chanel No. 5 and Red Moscow, and Ukraine: A Nation on the Borderland.