Builders and Deserters: Students, State, and Community in Leningrad, 1917-1941

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Glossary
arapnichestvo cheating
arapniki cheaters
byt everyday life
chernyi spisok blacklist
chistka purge
chudaki eccentrics
FON Faculty of Social Sciences
Glavprofobr [Main] Committee for Professional Education
GPU/OGPU State Political Administration (secret police)
GUS State Academic Council
kafedra department/chair
kassa vzaimopomoshchi mutual-aid funds
khvost a failure
khvostizm "tailism" (poor performance/failing attitude)
kolkhozy collective farms
Komsomol Communist Youth League
krasnaia doska red board (listings of high achievers)
krasnyi Don Zhuan Red Don Juan
kruzhok/kruzhki discussion circle(s)
KUBUCh Committee for the Improvement of the Social Welfare of Students
kul'tsmychka cultural union
kul'turnost' "becoming cultured"
kulak wealthy peasant
LBPS Leningrad Bureau of Proletarian Students
LGU Leningrad State University
LOSPS Leningrad Council of Trade Unions
MGU Moscow State University
Narkompros People's Commissariat of Education
Narkomtiazhprom People's Commissariat of Heavy Industry
Narkomtrud People's Commissariat of Labour

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