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Wartime Heroes for Post‐War Youth: The Rise and Fall of The Young Guard

Juliane Fürst

in Stalin's Last Generation: Soviet Post‐War Youth and the Emergence of Mature Socialism

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199575060
eISBN:
9780191595141
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199575060.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter focuses on the cult book and film Young Guard. Precisely because of its many scandalous aspects, the rise and fall of the story of The Young Guard constitutes a fascinating showcase of ... More


Making Peace a Fighting Word

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/9780748623143.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter focuses on the most serious Soviet propaganda challenge in the early Cold War, the peace movement that became the World Peace Council. Peace became a fighting word in the late 1940s. ... More


Preaching Atheism

Emily B. Baran

in Dissent on the Margins: How Soviet Jehovah's Witnesses Defied Communism and Lived to Preach About It

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199945535
eISBN:
9780199367047
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199945535.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter explores state attempts to lure religious believers back into mainstream society. After the death of Stalin, atheist agitation and propaganda returned as a permanent feature of public ... More


Democracy and Catholicism in Twentieth-Century Lithuania

Arūnas Streikus

in Democracy, Culture, Catholicism: Voices from Four Continents

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780823267309
eISBN:
9780823272334
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823267309.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Lithuania’s first democratic government was established in 1918 and sustained by active participation of Catholic political parties (e.g., Lithuanian Christian Democrat’s Party), clergy (e.g., Bishop ... More


Politizdat’s Literary Turn After Stalin

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/9780198804345.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Social History

This chapter analyses the effects on political publishing of the party and state authorities’ urgent concerns about the language and form of Soviet propaganda, which emerged very soon after Stalin’s ... More


Spartacus

Janice Ross

in Like a Bomb Going Off: Leonid Yakobson and Ballet as Resistance in Soviet Russia

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780300207637
eISBN:
9780300210644
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300207637.003.0006
Subject:
Music, Dance

This chapter describes “Spartacus”. This ballet by Yakobson is considered to be almost autobiographical in content. The ballet portrays the heroic struggle of Spartacus in a slave revolt. It ... More


How the Ritual Murder Accusation Persisted in the Soviet Landscape

Elissa Bemporad

in Legacy of Blood: Jews, Pogroms, and Ritual Murder in the Lands of the Soviets

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2019
ISBN:
9780190466459
eISBN:
9780190466480
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190466459.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Chapter 4 explains the endurance and permutation of the ritual murder accusation in the Soviet landscape of the interwar years. The occurrence of the blood libel epitomizes some aspects of the nature ... More


The Afterlife of the Beilis Affair: The Blood Libel in the Soviet Union

Elissa Bemporad

in Legacy of Blood: Jews, Pogroms, and Ritual Murder in the Lands of the Soviets

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2019
ISBN:
9780190466459
eISBN:
9780190466480
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190466459.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Chapter 2 explores the place that the claim of Jewish ritual murder held in interwar Soviet society. The Bolsheviks dealt a blow to the blood libel tradition by confronting aggressively the legacy of ... More


Epilogue: Dogs Bark

Dusko Doder and Louise Branson

in The Inconvenient Journalist: A Memoir

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781501759093
eISBN:
9781501759109
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501759093.003.0017
Subject:
History, Social History

This epilogue reflects on the author's biggest regret: that he sacrificed his first wife and his son to his ambition. He also regrets subjecting his second wife, Louise Branson, to decades of ... More


The Pulse of Film: Psychophysiological Studies of Film Audience

Ana Hedberg Olenina

in Psychomotor Aesthetics: Movement and Affect in Modern Literature and Film

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780190051259
eISBN:
9780190051297
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190051259.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Chapter 5 considers psychophysiological efforts to assess the emotional responses of filmgoers by photographing their facial reactions and registering changes in their vital signs. These studies were ... More


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