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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


Gender and Housing in Soviet Russia: Private Life in a Public Space

Lynne Attwood

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719081453
eISBN:
9781781701768
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719081453.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

An acute housing shortage was one of the defining features of Soviet life. This book explores the housing problem throughout the 70 years of Soviet history, looking at changing political ideology on ... More


The Second Five-Year Plan And The Great Terror, 1933–1938

Laurence Senelick and Sergei Ostrovsky

in The Soviet Theater: A Documentary History

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780300194760
eISBN:
9780300211351
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300194760.003.0007
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter describes various events in the history of Soviet theater and arts from 1933 to 1938. The implementation of the second Five-Year Plan widened the chasm between public and private life. ... More


The State People and Their Minorities: Rebirth of a National State with a Minority Problem

Dace Dzenovska

in School of Europeanness: Tolerance and Other Lessons in Political Liberalism in Latvia

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781501716836
eISBN:
9781501716867
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501716836.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, European Cultural Anthropology

Chapter 2 considers whether and how Latvians took up lessons in political liberalism with regard to the most important issue at the foundation of the post-Soviet Latvian state, that is, how to handle ... More


Innovation Within Stagnation, 1964–1984

Laurence Senelick and Sergei Ostrovsky

in The Soviet Theater: A Documentary History

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780300194760
eISBN:
9780300211351
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300194760.003.0011
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter describes events in the history of Soviet theater and arts from 1917 to 1919. The period known as Stagnation—owing to the smug, stolid, and increasingly arteriosclerotic leadership of ... More


The Cold War Begins, 1946–1953

Laurence Senelick and Sergei Ostrovsky

in The Soviet Theater: A Documentary History

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780300194760
eISBN:
9780300211351
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300194760.003.0009
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter describes events in the history of Soviet theater and arts from 1946 to 1953. In the postwar period, authors and theaters were called on to represent in their plays and their shows the ... More


Bringing Beauty Back

Tim Scholl

in Sleeping Beauty, a Legend in Progress

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300099560
eISBN:
9780300128826
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300099560.003.0005
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter recounts the effect and influence that Sleeping Beauty would create during its production in 1890, and then reviews how its revival in 1999 was received by the ballet public, ... More


The New Economic Policy, 1921–1926

Laurence Senelick and Sergei Ostrovsky

in The Soviet Theater: A Documentary History

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780300194760
eISBN:
9780300211351
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300194760.003.0004
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter examines what happened in the history of Soviet theater and arts from 1921 to 1926. Lenin's New Economic Policy (NÉP) ushered in a relative golden age for the arts, a period in which ... More


Perestroika and Post-Soviet Afterlives

Polly Jones

in Revolution Rekindled: The Writers and Readers of Late Soviet Biography

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780198804345
eISBN:
9780191842658
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198804345.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Social History

This chapter focusses on the dramatic changes that the ‘Fiery Revolutionaries’ series underwent over the last decade of Soviet power. It first analyses the difficult conditions for the series in the ... More


The First Five-Year Plan, 1928–1932

Laurence Senelick and Sergei Ostrovsky

in The Soviet Theater: A Documentary History

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780300194760
eISBN:
9780300211351
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300194760.003.0006
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter turns to the history of Soviet theater from 1928 to 1932. The Five-Year Plan was executed to make the USSR an industrial nation. While collectivization had little effect on the arts, ... More


Conclusion: Soviet Vacations and the Modern World

Diane P. Koenker

in Club Red: Vacation Travel and the Soviet Dream

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451539
eISBN:
9780801467738
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451539.003.0009
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This concluding chapter returns to the contradictory nature of Soviet vacations and tourism by arguing that Soviet vacations and tourism originated in a spirit of state purpose, to provide healthy ... More


The So-Called Thaw And The Refrigeration, 1954–1963

Laurence Senelick and Sergei Ostrovsky

in The Soviet Theater: A Documentary History

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780300194760
eISBN:
9780300211351
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300194760.003.0010
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter describes events in the history of Soviet theater and arts from 1954 to 1963. A cautious liberalization began in 1955 as government policies detached themselves from their Stalinist ... More


Revolution Rekindled: The Writers and Readers of Late Soviet Biography

Polly Jones

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780198804345
eISBN:
9780191842658
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198804345.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Social History

A major late Soviet initiative, the ‘Fiery Revolutionaries’ (Plamennye revoliutsionery) series, was launched to rekindle popular enthusiasm for the revolution, eventually giving rise to over 150 ... More


Glasnost’ And Perestroika, 1985–1992

Laurence Senelick and Sergei Ostrovsky

in The Soviet Theater: A Documentary History

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780300194760
eISBN:
9780300211351
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300194760.003.0012
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter describes events in the history of Soviet theater and arts from 1985 to 1992. Mikhail Gorbachëv's appointment as general secretary in 1985 presented a younger, more hopeful face of ... More


The Revolution, 1917–1919

Laurence Senelick and Sergei Ostrovsky

in The Soviet Theater: A Documentary History

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780300194760
eISBN:
9780300211351
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300194760.003.0002
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter describes various events in the history of Soviet theater and arts from 1917 to 1919. It shows that the Bolshevik Party and Soviet government sought to make the Russian cultural legacy ... More


Stalin Consolidates Power, 1926–1927

Laurence Senelick and Sergei Ostrovsky

in The Soviet Theater: A Documentary History

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780300194760
eISBN:
9780300211351
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300194760.003.0005
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter is about events in the history of Soviet theater and arts from 1926 to 1927. During the period, a real attempt was made to bring the theater completely under Party control by appointing ... More


The Great Patriotic War, 1939–1945

Laurence Senelick and Sergei Ostrovsky

in The Soviet Theater: A Documentary History

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780300194760
eISBN:
9780300211351
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300194760.003.0008
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter examines events in the history of Soviet theater and arts from 1939 to 1945. During this period, theater at the front became a civic duty, a form of military service. Performing under ... More


Athens and Apocalypse: Writing History in Soviet Russia

Denis Kozlov

in The Oxford History of Historical Writing: Volume 5: Historical Writing Since 1945

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780199225996
eISBN:
9780191863431
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199225996.003.0019
Subject:
History, Historiography

This chapter traces the early emergence of official Marxist historiography in the USSR under the leadership of M. N. Pokrovskii, and its 1930s’ Stalinization. The late 1930s had a formative impact on ... More


The Civil War, 1919–1921

Laurence Senelick and Sergei Ostrovsky

in The Soviet Theater: A Documentary History

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780300194760
eISBN:
9780300211351
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300194760.003.0003
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter looks at the history of Soviet theater and arts from 1919 to 1921. Topics covered include the Bolsheviks' promotion of mass spectacles aimed at imposing an ideological vision of history ... More


The Lost Politburo Transcripts: From Collective Rule to Stalin's Dictatorship

Paul Gregory and Norman Naimark (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300134247
eISBN:
9780300152227
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300134247.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

In this book, Western and Russian scholars examine the “lost” transcripts of the Soviet Politburo, a set of verbatim accounts of meetings that took place from the 1920s to 1938 but remained hidden in ... More


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