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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


Conclusion: Mundus est immundus

Karen C. Pinto

in Medieval Islamic Maps: An Exploration

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780226126968
eISBN:
9780226127019
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226127019.003.0013
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cartography

Chapter Thirteen, “Conclusion” wraps up the discussion by discussing the meaning of maps and their multitude of places, spaces, and gazes. It sums up the findings of the book and its new ... More


Panics, Peace, and Pacifism: Official Soviet Diplomatic Identity in the late-Stalin years 1945–53 1

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/9780199604036.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

The official post-war diplomatic identity of the USSR continued to stress the strength of the great power alliance until the autumn of 1947. However, the population of the Soviet Union was not ... More


Subversive Styles? Official Soviet Cultural Identity in the late-Stalin years 1945–1953

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/9780199604036.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

The official cultural identity of the USSR shifted rapidly in the early Cold War. Three different campaigns expressed this new identity amongst different groups: the Zhdanovshchina, the Lysenko-led ... More


Introduction

KENNETH G. KELLY and MEREDITH D. HARDY

in French Colonial Archaeology in the Southeast and Caribbean

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780813036809
eISBN:
9780813041841
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813036809.003.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This chapter provides the context in which French colonial endeavours occurred, by briefly exploring the history of French colonization in the Americas. It justifies the need for archaeological ... More


Chekist Mentalité and the Origins of the Great Terror *

Iain Lauchlan

in The Anatomy of Terror: Political Violence under Stalin

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199655663
eISBN:
9780191757518
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199655663.003.0002
Subject:
History, Political History, Social History

This chapter examines the influence of Felix Edmundovich Dzerzhinskii (1877–1926) in the evolution of Stalinism. Certain key features of the Soviet regime of the 1930s appear to owe a great deal to ... More


Introduction: Nellie's dance

Chloe Campbell

in Race and Empire: Eugenics in Colonial Kenya

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719071607
eISBN:
9781781700686
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719071607.003.0001
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

An aristocratic farmer-settler, ‘Nellie’ Grant, went to a ball and had a sit-out with Reverend Wright, and their conversation turned to some of the big issues of the day, religion and eugenics. ... More


The Geniza, Jewish Identity, and Medieval Islamic Social and Economic History

Phillip I. Ackerman-Lieberman

in The Business of Identity: Jews, Muslims, and Economic Life in Medieval Egypt

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780804785471
eISBN:
9780804787161
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804785471.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

The fourth chapter traces out the implications of the second and third chapters for the organizing assumption of the Princeton School discussed in the first chapter. If Jewish merchants were educated ... More


Esteem, Seriousness, and Folly

Laurie O’Higgins

in The Irish Classical Self: Poets and Poor Scholars in the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780198767107
eISBN:
9780191821295
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198767107.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter studies Irish poetry, notably elegies or praise poems, and Aislingí, or vision poems. Both give clear evidence of mentalités, showing how poets valued the ancient languages, regarding ... More


Introduction: Approaching Pistis and Fides in the Graeco-Roman World, Hellenistic Judaism, and Early Churches

Teresa Morgan

in Roman Faith and Christian Faith: Pistis and Fides in the Early Roman Empire and Early Churches

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780198724148
eISBN:
9780191791956
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198724148.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies, Religion in the Ancient World

This chapter begins by asking why ‘faith’ (pistis, fides) was so important to members of primitive churches. It argues that answering this question must be a thoroughly interdisciplinary project—a ... More


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