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    Was the soviet union totalitarian? The view of soviet dissidents and the reformers of the gorbachev era.Jay Bergman - 1998 - Studies in East European Thought 50 (4):247-281.
    The article explains why Soviet dissidents and the reformers of the Gorbachev era chose to characterize the Soviet system as totalitarian. The dissidents and the reformers strongly disagreed among themselves about the origins of Soviet totalitarianism. But both groups stressed the effects of totalitarianism on the individual personality; in doing so, they revealed themselves to be the heirs of the tsarist intelligentsia. Although the concept of totalitarianism probably obscures more than it clarifies when it is applied to regimes like the (...)
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    Totalitarian language: Orwell's newspeak and its nazi and communist antecedents.Jay Bergman - 1994 - History of European Ideas 18 (3):441-443.
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    Reading fiction to understand the Soviet Union: Soviet dissidents on orwell's 1984.Jay Bergman - 1997 - History of European Ideas 23 (5-6):173-192.
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    The Perils of Historical Analogy: Leon Trotsky on the French Revolution.Jay Bergman - 1987 - Journal of the History of Ideas 48 (1):73.