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Propaganda state in crisis Soviet ideology, indoctrination, and terror under Stalin, 1927-1941

Brandenberger, David
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  • Creator David Brandenberger
  • Format Books
  • Publication Stanford, Calif. : Hoover Institution, Stanford University ; New Haven : Yale University Press, ©2011.
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  • Physical Details
    • 1 online resource (xii, 357 pages) : illustrations
  • ISBNs 9780300159639, 0300159633, 9780300155372, 0300155379
  • OCLC ocn784954183

Notes

  • Includes bibliographical references and index.

Contents

  • Introduction: Ideology, propaganda, and mass mobilization -- The propaganda state's first decade -- The search for a usable party history -- Personifying the Soviet "experiment" -- The cult of heroes and heroism -- The pageantry of Soviet patriotism -- The popularity of the official line -- The murder of the usable past -- Mass culture in a time of terror -- Public opinion imperiled -- The ossification of the official line -- Stalinist mass culture on the eve of war -- Conclusion: The propaganda state in crisis