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Showcasing the Great Experiment: Cultural Diplomacy and Western Visitors to the Soviet Union, 1921-1941

Michael David-Fox

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199794577
eISBN:
9780199932245
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199794577.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book is a history of the Soviet tours of European and American intellectuals, writers, bohemians, professionals, and political tourists who saw the “Soviet experiment” in the 1920s and 1930s. It ... More


Introduction: “Russia and the West” in a Soviet Key

Michael David-Fox

in Showcasing the Great Experiment: Cultural Diplomacy and Western Visitors to the Soviet Union, 1921-1941

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199794577
eISBN:
9780199932245
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199794577.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This introductory chapter provides a historical excursion into comparative cultural diplomacy, distinguishing Soviet approaches from the efforts to influence foreign public opinion within diplomacy ... More


Going West: Soviet “Cultural” Operations Abroad

Michael David-Fox

in Showcasing the Great Experiment: Cultural Diplomacy and Western Visitors to the Soviet Union, 1921-1941

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199794577
eISBN:
9780199932245
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199794577.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines the outposts and activities of Soviet cultural diplomacy in Western countries in the 1920s. It argues that Weimar Germany became the most important testing ground for the Soviet ... More


Rise of the Stalinist Superiority Complex

Michael David-Fox

in Showcasing the Great Experiment: Cultural Diplomacy and Western Visitors to the Soviet Union, 1921-1941

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199794577
eISBN:
9780199932245
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199794577.003.0009
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter traces Soviet cultural diplomacy through three radically divergent periods: the mid-1930s height of the Popular Front, the Great Terror and show trials from 1936–38, and the Nazi-Soviet ... More


American Cultural Diplomacy and the Mediation of Avant‐garde Music

Danielle Fosler‐Lussier

in Sound Commitments: Avant-Garde Music and the Sixties

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195336641
eISBN:
9780199868551
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195336641.003.0012
Subject:
Music, History, Western, Popular

Avant‐garde music played a small but important role in American cultural diplomacy during the cold war. In Western Europe, it was meant to demonstrate the United States' cultural sophistication; in ... More


Hard-Currency Foreigners and the Campaign Mode

Michael David-Fox

in Showcasing the Great Experiment: Cultural Diplomacy and Western Visitors to the Soviet Union, 1921-1941

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199794577
eISBN:
9780199932245
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199794577.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter shows how the intense pressures of the First Five-Year Plan (also known as the Great Break or Stalin's revolution from above) profoundly affected the agendas and approaches of Soviet ... More


Plunder or Preservation? Negotiating an Anglo-American Heritage in the Later Nineteenth Century in the Old World and the New: Shakespeare’s Birthplace, Niagara Falls, and Carlyle’s House*

Melanie Hall

in From Plunder to Preservation: Britain and the Heritage of Empire, c.1800–1940

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780197265413
eISBN:
9780191760464
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265413.003.0011
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter locates issues of heritage and preservation in broader debates about ownership of ‘natural’ and ‘cultural’ property and its stewardship (or conservation) as an emerging representation of ... More


Archives of Authority

Andrew N. Rubin

in Archives of Authority: Empire, Culture, and the Cold War

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691154152
eISBN:
9781400842179
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691154152.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter details the correspondence between the author and the Central Intelligence Agency regarding the release of information in line with the Freedom of Information Act. At the same time the ... More


Introduction

Clare Croft

in Dancers as Diplomats: American Choreography in Cultural Exchange

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199958191
eISBN:
9780190226329
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199958191.003.0001
Subject:
Music, Dance, History, American

The introduction examines Americans’ and non-Americans’ collaborative engagement with national identity through performance, which often produces different results than traditional forms of ... More


Introduction

Lisa E. Davenport

in Jazz Diplomacy: Promoting America in the Cold War Era

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604732689
eISBN:
9781604733440
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604732689.003.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

In 1954, the United States began using cultural tours in foreign policy to improve the world’s perception of American cultural and political life. Under President Dwight D. Eisenhower, cultural ... More


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