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Joseph Nicholson

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My research looks at corruption and the early soviet state. My present study focuses on the soviet foreign trade system in 1918-1924. I consider what the corrupt practices prevalent within it can add… read more

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My research looks at corruption and the early soviet state. My present study focuses on the soviet foreign trade system in 1918-1924. I consider what the corrupt practices prevalent within it can add to our understandings of the early soviet state in terms of how they came about and official attitudes towards them. I am also interested in what kinds of people were likely to engage in corruption and why. My work has implications for broader understandings of corruption and Russia.

Department of History

University of Nottingham
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Nottingham, NG7 2RD

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