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The Thaw Abroad, 1953–58

Ted Hopf

in Reconstructing the Cold War: The Early Years, 1945-1958

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199858484
eISBN:
9780199933426
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199858484.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter assesses how much the societal discourse of Soviet identity informed Soviet foreign relations with China, Yugoslavia, Hungary, Poland, Eastern Europe, the developing world, and the West. ... More


Being Soviet: Identity, Rumour, and Everyday Life under Stalin 1939–1953

Timothy Johnston

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199604036
eISBN:
9780191731600
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199604036.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

‘Being Soviet’ takes a refreshing and innovative approach to the crucial years between 1939 and 1953 in the USSR. It addresses two of the key recent debates concerning Stalinism. It answers the ... More


Stalinism after the War: A Discourse of Danger, 1945–53

Ted Hopf

in Reconstructing the Cold War: The Early Years, 1945-1958

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199858484
eISBN:
9780199933426
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199858484.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter describes and analyzes the predominant discourse of Soviet identity and its relationships to various challengers. The predominant discourse was one of danger, binarization, ... More


Stalin’s Foreign Policy: The Discourse of Danger Abroad, 1945–53

Ted Hopf

in Reconstructing the Cold War: The Early Years, 1945-1958

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199858484
eISBN:
9780199933426
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199858484.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter assesses the ability of societal constructivism to explain a host of Soviet relationships with the external world, which includes China, Eastern Europe, Yugoslavia, and the West. It is ... More


The Thaw at Home, 1953–58

Ted Hopf

in Reconstructing the Cold War: The Early Years, 1945-1958

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199858484
eISBN:
9780199933426
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199858484.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter describes the immediate de-Stalinization that occurred upon Stalin’s death. It then devotes separate sections to each of the primary elements of the new discourse of difference, and how ... More


Conclusion

Timothy Johnston

in Being Soviet: Identity, Rumour, and Everyday Life under Stalin 1939–1953

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199604036
eISBN:
9780191731600
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199604036.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

Official Soviet Identity evolved in relation to the dramatic events of this period. By 1953 a successful and resilient version of Sovietness had emerged that stressed the peace-loving diplomatic ... More


The First Soviet Lviv, 1939–1941

Tarik Cyril Amar

in The Paradox of Ukrainian Lviv: A Borderland City between Stalinists, Nazis, and Nationalists

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801453915
eISBN:
9781501700842
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453915.003.0003
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This chapter addresses the first Soviet occupation of Lviv between the fall of 1939 and the summer of 1941. During the first Soviet occupation of Lviv, the conquering party-state was dealing with ... More


Introduction

Victoria Donovan

in Chronicles in Stone: Preservation, Patriotism, and Identity in Northwest Russia

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781501747878
eISBN:
9781501747892
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501747878.003.0001
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This introductory chapter discusses the Russian Northwest and its role in imagining Soviet-Russian nationhood. Novgorod, Pskov, and Vologda here served as symbolic homelands for the Soviet and ... More


Shared Mental Models of the Late Soviet Period

Gulnaz Sharafutdinova

in The Red Mirror: Putin's Leadership and Russia's Insecure Identity

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780197502938
eISBN:
9780197502976
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197502938.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Russian Politics

This chapter advances a conceptualization of collective identity as a set of shared cognitive structures (or mental models) about the collective self. Below I argue that the Soviet Union was ... More


Afterword: Mapped?

Emma Widdis

in Visions of a New Land: Soviet Film from the Revolution to the Second World War

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300092912
eISBN:
9780300127584
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300092912.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter explains that Sovietness is a cultural construct that owed its form and influence to an extraordinary project of mass media representation. During the years after the revolution, ... More


The Founding of Industrial Lviv: Factories and Identities

Tarik Cyril Amar

in The Paradox of Ukrainian Lviv: A Borderland City between Stalinists, Nazis, and Nationalists

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801453915
eISBN:
9781501700842
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453915.003.0006
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This chapter addresses Lviv's postwar industrialization and the creation of a large population of workers from two kinds of immigrants: locals from the western Ukrainian countryside and easterners. ... More


Chronicles in Stone: Preservation, Patriotism, and Identity in Northwest Russia

Victoria Donovan

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781501747878
eISBN:
9781501747892
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501747878.001.0001
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This book is a study of the powerful and pervasive myth of the Russian Northwest, its role in forming Soviet and Russian identities, and its impact on local communities. The book explores the ... More


Postmodernist Empire Meets Holy Rus': How Aleksandr Dugin Tried to Change the Eurasian Periphery into the Sacred Center of the World

Edith W. Clowes

in Russia on the Edge: Imagined Geographies and Post-Soviet Identity

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801448560
eISBN:
9780801460661
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801448560.003.0002
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This chapter begins a discussion of post-Soviet Russian identity and its self-definition through imagined geographies by introducing the neo-Eurasianist ideas espoused by Aleksandr Dugin. Stung by ... More


Conclusion

Victoria Donovan

in Chronicles in Stone: Preservation, Patriotism, and Identity in Northwest Russia

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781501747878
eISBN:
9781501747892
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501747878.003.0008
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This concluding chapter reflects on the findings provided by the previous chapters. It considers how the Russian Northwest has so often been seen as a “center” or “capital” of cultural production. ... More


Conclusion

Yohanan Petrovsky-Shtern

in Lenin's Jewish Question

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300152104
eISBN:
9780300168600
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300152104.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter sums up the key findings of this study on Vlamidir Lenin's genealogical and political connections to the East European Jews. It explains the Lenin hardly cared about Jews at all and he ... More


Conclusion

Edith W. Clowes

in Russia on the Edge: Imagined Geographies and Post-Soviet Identity

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801448560
eISBN:
9780801460661
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801448560.003.0007
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This concluding chapter continues the discussion on imagined geographies and the separation of the center from its western and southern peripheries, pointing toward more recent developments in ... More


Conclusion: The Commune is Dead, Vive le Communard!

Andy Willimott

in Living the Revolution: Urban Communes & Soviet Socialism, 1917-1932

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780198725824
eISBN:
9780191792793
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198725824.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Cultural History

This chapter opens with a scene from Pogodin’s Daring (1930)—a play set in an urban commune. This acts as a Mise en abyme (a story within the story) to recap the aims, challenges, and evolution of ... More


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