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A Tale of Two Revolutions

Jeremy Friedman

in Shadow Cold War: The Sino-Soviet Competition for the Third World

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469623764
eISBN:
9781469625188
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469623764.003.0007
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This introductory chapter briefly examines the clash of two revolutionary programs—the anti-imperialist revolution and the anti-capitalist one—at the height of the Cold War and decolonization via the ... More


Shostakovich and The Iron Curtain: Intellectual Property and Transimperial Integration

Kiril Tomoff

in Virtuosi Abroad: Soviet Music and Imperial Competition during the Early Cold War, 1945-1958

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801453120
eISBN:
9781501701825
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453120.003.0002
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This chapter examines the Soviet manipulation of international copyright law over an American film studio's fair use of music written by Soviet composers in an anti-Soviet film. At issue was the use ... More


From a Musical Holiday to the Tchaikovsky Competition: Moscow as a Global Center of Musical Culture

Kiril Tomoff

in Virtuosi Abroad: Soviet Music and Imperial Competition during the Early Cold War, 1945-1958

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801453120
eISBN:
9781501701825
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453120.003.0004
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This chapter looks at the long-term initiative to establish the ultimate international music competition in Moscow. It narrates the tale of an ill-fated Moscow Musical Holiday, proposed in the late ... More


Machines and Media

Edward Jones-Imhotep (ed.)

in The Unreliable Nation: Hostile Nature and Technological Failure in the Cold War

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780262036511
eISBN:
9780262341318
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262036511.003.0003
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This chapter sets the stage for DRTE’s linking of nature and technology by examining anxieties about ionosondes — the chief instruments of ionospheric research. The ionosondes that emerged from World ... More


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