«We Also Want to Live Happily, as Our Beloved Stalin»: Letters cut Emotional Leaders of the Provincial Cities of the USSR (1930s)*
Authors: Irina G. Tazhidinova
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This article is devoted to the study of the emotional sphere of Soviet everyday life from the perspective of cultural history of emotions. The study of this slice of everyday life (for example, the provincial cities of the USSR of the 1930s) requires the use of appropriate sources. Such sources in this case were letters leaders (Stalin, Molotov, Kalinin, etc.) from ordinary citizens. These documents describe different aspects of life in the provincial cities of the country specific requests of citizens, and, in general, give an idea of what the ideal pre-war decades of the Soviet people was "happy life", which, for the most part, they were deprived.