The Oligarchs: Wealth And Power In The New Russia by David E. Hoffman

By David E. Hoffman

During this saga of impressive triumphs and sumptuous disasters, David E. Hoffman, the previous Moscow bureau leader for the Washington publish, sheds mild at the hidden lives of Russia’s so much feared energy agents: the oligarchs. targeting six of those ruthless men— Alexander Smolensky, Yuri Luzhkov, Anatoly Chubais, Mikhail Khodorkovsky, Boris Berezovsky, and Vladimir Gusinsky, —Hoffman exhibits how a rapacious, unruly capitalism used to be born out of the ashes of Soviet communism.

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By David E. Hoffman

During this saga of impressive triumphs and sumptuous disasters, David E. Hoffman, the previous Moscow bureau leader for the Washington publish, sheds mild at the hidden lives of Russia’s so much feared energy agents: the oligarchs. targeting six of those ruthless men— Alexander Smolensky, Yuri Luzhkov, Anatoly Chubais, Mikhail Khodorkovsky, Boris Berezovsky, and Vladimir Gusinsky, —Hoffman exhibits how a rapacious, unruly capitalism used to be born out of the ashes of Soviet communism.

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301 (1984); J. Arch Getty, The Origins of the Great Pzlrges: The Soviet Commurzist Party Reconsidered (Cambridge, 1985). 18- The quotation is from Moshe Lewin, the leading Marxist revisionist, in his The Making of the Soviet System (New York, 1985), p. 261. 19 Kotkin, Magnetic Mountain, pp. 5-6. 20 I. Halfin and J. Hellbeck, ”Rethinking the Stalinist Subject: Stephen Kotkin’s ’Magnetic Mountain’ andthe State of Soviet Historical Studies,’’ Jahrbiicherfiir Geschichte Osteuropas 44 (1996), p. 456; Kotkin, Magnetic Mountain, pp.

The pejorative term nzeshchamtvo, derived from the lower urban soslozjie of meslzclzmze and denoting a petit bourgeois, philistine mentality,was so regularly used by Bolsheviks to describe white-collar office workers as to suggest that the new class of slzrzhlzshchie was in effect a Soviet version of the old estate of meshclzane. l8 In contrast to the "employee" class, which was merely an object of suspicion and disapproval, priests belonged to a stigmatized class deemed unworthy of full Soviet citizenship.

On Soviet articulation of an ”illiberal modern selfhood,” see Jochen Hellbeck, ”Subjectivitiesand Policies of Subjectivization in theStalin Period,” presented at a conference on ”The Stalin Period: New Ideas, New Conversations,” held atRiverside, California, March 12-15,1998. The modernity argument is the focus of a volume edited by David L. Hoffman and Yanni Kotsonis, RussianModernity:Politics, Practices, Knowledge (London: Macmillan, forthcoming). 29 The ”neo-traditionalists’’ are sometimes referred to as the Chicago group, since a number of them were graduate students at the University of Chicago in the first half of the 1990s.

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