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Men of Influence: Stalin's Diplomats in Europe, 1930-1939

Sabine Dullin and Editions Payot

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748622191
eISBN:
9780748651290
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748622191.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Russian Politics

Making an addition to the new historiography of mid-twentieth-century Soviet history, the author of this book has researched the history of Soviet diplomacy from 1930 to 1939 through a variety of ... More


Stalin’s actions and the part played by Litvinov

Sabine Dullin

in Men of Influence: Stalin's Diplomats in Europe, 1930-1939

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748622191
eISBN:
9780748651290
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748622191.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Russian Politics

When Maxim Litvinov became People's Commissar for Foreign Affairs in July 1930, the Soviet diplomatic service had already been functioning for more than ten years. But, it was able to forge its own ... More


Introduction

John Jenks

in British Propaganda and News Media in the Cold War

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748623143
eISBN:
9780748651344
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748623143.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

The history of censorship, propaganda and media during the Cold War has generated a number of different currents and sub-fields, though the interdisciplinary work necessary for the field has not ... More


From the Inside Out: Defectors and the Gulag

John Jenks

in British Propaganda and News Media in the Cold War

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748623143
eISBN:
9780748651344
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748623143.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter explores the Information Research Department (IRD) and its allies inside and outside government and how they went on the offensive early on using Soviet defectors and evidence of a ... More


The Threat of the Thaw: The Cold War on the Screen

Anna Westerståhl Stenport

in Films on Ice: Cinemas of the Arctic

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780748694174
eISBN:
9781474408561
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748694174.003.0012
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter examines how the Arctic was figured as a porous sheet of ice separating the East and West Blocs during the Cold War and held a privileged position in Hollywood and Soviet filmmaking from ... More


Across the Russian Border

Thomas Leitch

in Border Crossing: Russian Literature into Film

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474411424
eISBN:
9781474418454
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474411424.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter explores the concept of “border crossing” in American films about Russia and the Soviet Union. Such Hollywood productions reflected the cultural and political concerns of each particular ... More


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