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The Secret Speech

Polly Jones

in Myth, Memory, Trauma: Rethinking the Stalinist Past in the Soviet Union, 1953-70

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780300185126
eISBN:
9780300187212
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300185126.003.0002
Subject:
History, Political History

For the first few years after Stalin's death, the power struggle among the collective leadership was not resolved. They also had't resolved the issue of how to deal with the memory of Stalin. This ... More


From Thaw to Freeze: Party History and Soviet Literature, 1956–57

Polly Jones

in Myth, Memory, Trauma: Rethinking the Stalinist Past in the Soviet Union, 1953-70

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780300185126
eISBN:
9780300187212
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300185126.003.0003
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter examines how the increasingly stricter limits in late 1956 and 1957 were negotiated and contested within two of the main professions shaping public memory: Soviet literature and party ... More


El Jefe y el Partido: Party Discipline and the Cult of Personality

Iñigo García-Bryce

in Haya de la Torre and the Pursuit of Power in Twentieth-Century Peru and Latin America

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781469636573
eISBN:
9781469636634
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469636573.003.0005
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter explores the complex relationship between Haya and the political party he created. Aware from the moment he entered politics that his life could be in danger, Haya deliberately built a ... More


Preaching the gospel of national virility

FEARGHAL McGARRY

in Eoin O’Duffy: A Self-Made Hero

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199226672
eISBN:
9780191696268
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199226672.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines the darker side to Eoin O'Duffy's success and celebrity as commissioner of Garda Síochána. It explains that from his earliest days as commissioner, O'Duffy promoted a cult of ... More


‘Film, Ideology and the Cult of Personality’

in Lukácsian film theory and cinema: A study of Georg Lukács’ writings on film, 1913-71

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780719078842
eISBN:
9781781701706
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719078842.003.0012
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter presents the responses of Georg Lukács to the questions posed by Guido Aristarco on behalf of Cinema Nuovo. Lukács responded to the issues concerning the problems of the cult of ... More


Constructing a Revolutionary Tradition

Elizabeth J. Perry

in Anyuan: Mining China's Revolutionary Tradition

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780520271890
eISBN:
9780520954038
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520271890.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter looks at the early years of the People's Republic of China, when the party-state took charge of inventing a usable revolutionary tradition.


Re-staging the popular: Televising Nicolae Ceauşescu

Dana Mustata

in Popular television in authoritarian Europe

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719082399
eISBN:
9781781707302
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719082399.003.0007
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

This chapter examines the ways in which the specific national and historical context of 1980s Romania affected Romanian television, contending that it effectively redefined ‘popular’ television so ... More


Mao's Fisnal Crusade: Purifying the Revolutionary Tradition

Elizabeth J. Perry

in Anyuan: Mining China's Revolutionary Tradition

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780520271890
eISBN:
9780520954038
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520271890.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter provides a novel interpretation of the Cultural Revolution as a quasi-religious movement in which the Anyuan parable figured centrally, and it argues that this invested China's ... More


Portraits That Matter: King Chulalongkorn Objects and the Sacred World of Thai-ness

Irene Stengs

in Things: Religion and the Question of Materiality

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780823239450
eISBN:
9780823239498
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823239450.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter addresses the role of mass-produced portraits of the Siamese King Chulalongkorn (Rama V, r. 1868–1910) in a personality cult that emerged in the 1990s among the urban Thai middle class ... More


The Red, Black, and Gray Markets of Religion

Fenggang Yang

in Religion in China: Survival and Revival under Communist Rule

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199735655
eISBN:
9780199918591
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199735655.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Chapter Five articulates the “triple-market model” of religion in China: there is a red market of religion that comprises legal religious organizations, believers, and activities, a black market of ... More


The Second Shift in (Modern) Ruler Visibility: the Reign of Abdülhamid II (1876–1909)

Darin Stephanov

in Ruler Visibility and Popular Belonging in the Ottoman Empire, 1808-1908

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781474441414
eISBN:
9781474460255
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474441414.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Chapter 4 analyses the second shift in modern ruler visibility, along faith-based lines, during the reign of Abdülmecid’s son, Abdülhamid II (1876–1909). It demonstrates that the sultan strove to ... More


Stalin Lives On in the Concert Hall, but Why?

Richard Taruskin

in On Russian Music

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520249790
eISBN:
9780520942806
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520249790.003.0024
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter examines the survival of Stalinist art, the reasons why it did not slip away into oblivion, and the present scenario in which these musical pieces are being scrutinized to “problematize” ... More


The Trope of Love, its Variations and Manifestations: the Reign of Abdülmecid (1839–61)

Darin Stephanov

in Ruler Visibility and Popular Belonging in the Ottoman Empire, 1808-1908

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781474441414
eISBN:
9781474460255
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474441414.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Chapter 2 focuses on the reign of Mahmud II’s eldest son, Abdülmecid (1839–61). He and his successor brought Mahmud II’s policies of increased visibility regarding the royal image to an apex. The ... More


Stardom

Sharon Ammen

in May Irwin: Singing, Shouting, and the Shadow of Minstrelsy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780252040658
eISBN:
9780252099090
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040658.003.0003
Subject:
Music, History, American

Chapter two considers Irwin’s career during her years of greatest popularity. Her appearance in vitascope’s “The Kiss” from The Widow Jones enhanced her fame. The author analyzes Irwin’s string of ... More


The Central Asian States: Not European by Mutual Agreement?

Katherine Graney

in Russia, the Former Soviet Republics, and Europe Since 1989: Transformation and Tragedy

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780190055080
eISBN:
9780190055127
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190055080.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Russian Politics, European Union

This chapter argues that with the partial exception of Kazakhstan, by mutual agreement, both European gatekeepers and actors in the Central Asian republics of the former Soviet Union have decided ... More


Stalinism and De-Stalinization

Balázs Trencsényi, Michal Kopeček, Luka Lisjak Gabrijelčič, Maria Falina, Mónika Baár, and Maciej Janowski

in A History of Modern Political Thought in East Central Europe: Volume II: Negotiating Modernity in the 'Short Twentieth Century' and Beyond, Part I: 1918-1968

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198737155
eISBN:
9780191800627
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198737155.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

By 1948, a full-fledged Stalinist dictatorship was introduced all over the region. Socialist realism became an official aesthetic ideology; in historiography, in most cases it was the national ... More


Mrs Gandhi’s Personalisation of Power, 1966–1975

Christophe Jaffrelot and Pratinav Anil

in India's First Dictatorship

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
June 2021
ISBN:
9780197577820
eISBN:
9780197583302
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197577820.003.0008
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter focuses on the internal factors that led to the declaration of the Emergency. It primarily explores Mrs Gandhi’s authoritarian personality and the deinstitutionalisation of the Congress ... More


The New Populist Nationalism

Madawi Al-Rasheed

in The Son King: Reform and Repression in Saudi Arabia

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
June 2021
ISBN:
9780197558140
eISBN:
9780197583333
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197558140.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

This chapter discusses the political shift in Saudi Arabia from religious nationalism and pan-Islamism—which played a central role in the consolidation of the Saudi state—to populist nationalism ... More


Making Law and Recording It: Part I: John Selden (And John Milton) on Excommunication

Jason P. Rosenblatt

in John Selden: Scholar, Statesman, Advocate for Milton's Muse

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
July 2021
ISBN:
9780192842923
eISBN:
9780191925535
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192842923.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

This chapter analyzes Selden’s contribution to the struggle to define the reach of ecclesiastical jurisdiction in the mid-1640s, as Presbyterians in the Westminster Assembly of Divines fought to have ... More


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