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The House of Government:
A Saga of the Russian Revolution
Yuri Slezkine

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TABLE OF CONTENTS:

Preface xi
Acknowledgments xvii
1 En Route
I Anticipation 3
1 The Swamp 5
2 The Preachers 23
3 The Faith 73
II Fulfillment 119
4 The Real Day 121
5 The Last Battle 158
6 The New City 180
7 The Great Disappointment 220
8 The Party Line 272
2 At Home
III The Second Coming 315
9 The Eternal House 317
1O The New Tenants 377
11 The Economic Foundations 408
12 The Virgin Lands 421
13 The Ideological Substance 454
IV The Reign of the Saints 479
14 The New Life 481
15 The Days Off 508
16 The Houses of Rest 535
17 The Next of Kin 552
18 The Center of the World 582
19 The Pettiness of Existence 610
2O The Thought of Death 623
21 The Happy Childhood 645
22 The New Men 665
3 On Trial
V The Last Judgment 697
23 The Telephone Call 699
24 The Admission of Guilt 715
25 The Valley of the Dead 753
26 The Knock on the Door 773
27 The Good People 813
28 The Supreme Penalty 840
VI The Afterlife 871
29 The End of Childhood 873
3O The Persistence of Happiness 887
31 The Coming of War 912
32 The Return 924
33 The End 946
Epilogue: The House on the Embankment 961
Appendix: Partial List of Leaseholders 983
Notes 995
Index 1083

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