Current Digest of the Post-Soviet Press (CDPSP) Digital Archive
Inhalt :: Content
Wöchentlich aktualisierter Digest mit einer Auswahl aus der russischsprachigen Presse in englischer Übersetzung. Zeitliche Abdeckung: 1949 ff.
Verlag :: Publisher
East View Information Services
Preis :: Price
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Encompassing the entire run of The Current Digest of the Soviet/Post-Soviet Press, the digital archive is a comprehensive retrospective digest of the news presented to the Soviet and Russian public for more than a half-century, from the beginnings of the Cold War through the emergence of Russia in the new balance of power.
Published with this care weekly since 1949, The Current Digest paints a broad picture of Soviet and post-Soviet times, including coverage of domestic affairs and social issues. Articles translated for The Current Digest include important news and comments from the leading dailies and government reports of the day. During the Soviet era, hundreds of other special interest journals and authoritative sources were also scoured for relevant articles to include.
Making available the most extensively used resource for Soviet and Russian scholars in recent decades, The CDPSP Digital Archive promises to expand research possibilities for many of tomorrow's researchers. This massive English-language resource provides rich, full-image content never before available online. With full-text searching and full-image browsing, the online archive will open broad new research opportunities.
The CDPSP Digital Archive supports cross-disciplinary research for:
For those who want to be in the know the CDPSP Digital Archive illuminates events of interest in Soviet/Russian affairs with authentic digests of Russian-language news and documents of current interest. It provides access to information about the government, culture, and peoples of the world's other superpower, once almost totally hidden from view outside its borders.
More than 70,000 articles of Soviet and Russian news and commentary are now available online - in English.
The Current Digest carried translations of all important documents of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union and the Soviet government, providing an impressive documentary record of:
In the Soviet period, CDPSP editors were ever alert for anything atypical that might herald a change in Soviet life. At the same time they provided readers with representative samples of what was typically in the press.
The complete CDPSP Digital Archive includes all the issues from 1949 to the present.
Years Leaders of the Period
1949 - 1953 Stalin, Malenkov & Bulganin
1953 - 1964 Khrushchev
1964 - 1982 Brezhnev
1982 - 1991 Andropov, Chernenko & Gorbachev
1991 - 1999 Yeltsin
2000 - 2006 Putin
Choose the complete collection - or select specific political periods.
Each subset offers a weekly digest of social, cultural, scientific, and political coverage corresponding to its discrete historical period.
East View's Universal Database (UDB) delivers a reliable and effective research platform that enhances the resource-rich and authoritative CDPSP Digital Archive.
The user-friendly UDB platform quickly reveals unique historical, political, scientific and social connections from within almost 60 years of primary-source materials.
The deep historical collection of the CDPSP Digital Archive is fully indexed with current content of the CDPSP.
UDB features include
Full-image browsing enables users to leaf through content in a natural way similar to print editions
Original bylines, notes, attributions and more are preserved and revealed in full-image pages. Issues typically contained 20-30 full articles: