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Independent States and Unfulfilled Expectations

Simon Rabinovitch

in Jewish Rights, National Rites: Nationalism and Autonomy in Late Imperial and Revolutionary Russia

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780804792493
eISBN:
9780804793032
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804792493.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

As discussed in the book’s final chapter, Jewish claims to national minority rights made their way to the Versailles Conference’s deliberations and eventual treaties, and the question of collective ... More


Nuclear Colonization?: Soviet Technopolitics in the Second World

Sonja D. Schmid

in Entangled Geographies: Empire and Technopolitics in the Global Cold War

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262515788
eISBN:
9780262295710
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262515788.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

This chapter introduces the Soviet technopolitics of the transfer of nuclear technology and expertise to countries in Eastern Europe during the Cold War. Although the Soviet Union claimed that ... More


Charter 08 and Charta 77: East European Past as China's Future?

Michaela Kotyzova

in Liu Xiaobo, Charter 08 and the Challenges of Political Reform in China

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9789888139064
eISBN:
9789882209732
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139064.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter offers a comparison between Charter 08 and Charta 77, the manifesto written by Czechoslovak dissidents, mainly Vàclav Havel and Jan Patocka, to demand the respect of human rights by the ... More


IRD Distribution Patterns and Media Operations

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/9780748623143.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter addresses the Information Research Department (IRD)'s wary yet persistent relationship with journalists and publicists. The IRD depended on networks of information officers, information ... More


Beyond Pluralism

Ellen Willis

in No More Nice Girls: Countercultural Essays

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816680795
eISBN:
9781452949000
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816680795.003.0022
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter examines Jeffrey C. Goldfarb’s views on totalitarianism as spelled out in his book Beyond Glasnost: The Post-Totalitarian Mind. In Beyond Glasnost, Goldfarb explores the cultural and ... More


Identity Games: Globalization and the Transformation of Media Cultures in the New Europe

Aniko Imre

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262090452
eISBN:
9780262255127
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262090452.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Eastern Europe's historically unprecedented and accelerated transition from late communism to late capitalism, coupled with media globalization, set in motion a scramble for cultural identity and a ... More


The Jews of Pinsk, 1881 to 1941

Azriel Shohet

Mark Jay Mirsky and Moshe Rosman (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804741583
eISBN:
9780804785020
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804741583.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

This is the most detailed and comprehensive history of a single Jewish community in any language. This second portion of the study focuses on Pinsk's turbulent final sixty years, showing the reality ... More


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