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Deaf in the Soviet Union

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Read the transcript for this interview.

Guest:

Claire Shaw is an Associate Professor of History at Warwick University specializing in the history of the Soviet Union, with a particular interest in the formation of Soviet identity and the history of marginal groups. She’s the author of Deaf in the USSR: Marginality, Community, and Soviet Identity, 1917-1991 published by Cornell University Press.

Music:

Killing Joke, “Pssyche,” Chaos for Breakfast Disc 2, 2003.