Hoffmann, David



David L. Hoffmann is Professor of History at Ohio State University.  He received his B.A. at Lawrence University and his M.A. and Ph.D. at Columbia University.  Besides Cultivating the Masses, featured on Rorotoko, Hoffmann is the author of Peasant Metropolis: Social Identities in Moscow, 1929-1941 (1994) and Stalinist Values: The Cultural Norms of Soviet Modernity, 1917-1941 (2003), all by Cornell University Press, and the editor of Russian Modernity: Politics, Knowledge, Practices (Macmillan, 2000) andStalinism: The Essential Readings (Blackwell, 2002).

On Rorotoko:

On his book Cultivating the Masses: Modern State Practices and Soviet Socialism, 1914-1939
(Our Cover Feature of January 12, 2012)