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Symbols and legitimacy in Soviet politics, Graeme Gill, (ebook)

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Symbols and legitimacy in Soviet politics
Title
Symbols and legitimacy in Soviet politics
Statement of responsibility
Graeme Gill
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Symbols and legitimacy in Soviet politics analyses the way in which Soviet symbolism and ritual changed from the regime's birth in 1917 to its fall in 1991. Graeme Gill focuses on the symbolism in party policy and leaders' speeches, artwork and political posters, urban redevelopment, and on ritual in the political system. He shows how this symbolism and ritual were worked into a dominant metanarrative which underpinned Soviet political development. Gill also shows how, in each of these spheres, the images changed both over the life of the regime and during particular stages: the Leninist era metanarrative differed from that of the Stalin period, which differed from that of the Khrushchev and Brezhnev periods, which was, in turn, changed significantly under Gorbachev. In charting this development, the book lays bare the dynamics of the Soviet regime and a major reason for its fall"--Provided by publisher
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MiAaPQ
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Gill, Graeme J
Dewey number
947.084
Index
index present
LC call number
DK268.4
LC item number
.G55 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Kommunisticheskai͡a partii͡a Sovetskogo Soi͡uza
  • Social change
  • Symbolism in politics
  • Political customs and rites
  • Narration (Rhetoric)
  • Legitimacy of governments
  • Political culture
  • Popular culture
  • Soviet Union
  • Soviet Union
Label
Symbols and legitimacy in Soviet politics, Graeme Gill, (ebook)
Link
https://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/cmlibrary-ebooks/detail.action?docID=691959
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 337-351) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Ideology, metanarrative, and myth -- Formation of the metanarrative, 1917-1929 -- The Stalinist culture, 1929-1953 -- An everyday vision, 1953-1985 -- The vision implodes, 1985-1991 -- Impact of the metanarrative
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
vi, 356 p.
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • EBC691959
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC691959
  • (Au-PeEL)EBL691959
  • (CaPaEBR)ebr10476547
  • (CaONFJC)MIL311889
  • (OCoLC)729166645
Label
Symbols and legitimacy in Soviet politics, Graeme Gill, (ebook)
Link
https://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/cmlibrary-ebooks/detail.action?docID=691959
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 337-351) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Ideology, metanarrative, and myth -- Formation of the metanarrative, 1917-1929 -- The Stalinist culture, 1929-1953 -- An everyday vision, 1953-1985 -- The vision implodes, 1985-1991 -- Impact of the metanarrative
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
vi, 356 p.
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • EBC691959
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC691959
  • (Au-PeEL)EBL691959
  • (CaPaEBR)ebr10476547
  • (CaONFJC)MIL311889
  • (OCoLC)729166645

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