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Symbols and legitimacy in Soviet politics, Graeme Gill

Label
Symbols and legitimacy in Soviet politics
Title
Symbols and legitimacy in Soviet politics
Statement of responsibility
Graeme Gill
Creator
Subject
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
  • "When the Soviet regime came to power in 1917, its revolutionary nature was soon recognised, both inside the country and out. This was reflected most clearly in the fundamental transformation the regime sought in all of the major sectors of public life--political, social, economic, and cultural. In all of these sectors, traditional structures, patterns, and processes were thoroughly reworked, and although some continuities remained from the tsarist through to the Soviet period, the magnitude of the changes that flowed from 1917 clearly marked the regime off as revolutionary in nature. Indeed, this was its avowed purpose: the revolutionary transformation of tsarist society. Of the four sectors that were transformed, the most important for the current study was the cultural"--Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Gill, Graeme J
Index
index present
LC call number
DK268.4
LC item number
.G55 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Soviet Union
  • Soviet Union
  • Social change
  • Symbolism in politics
  • Political customs and rites
  • Narration (Rhetoric)
  • Legitimacy of governments
  • Kommunisticheskai︠a︡ partii︠a︡ Sovetskogo Soi︠u︡za
  • Political culture
  • Popular culture
Label
Symbols and legitimacy in Soviet politics, Graeme Gill
Link
http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/enhancements/fy1012/2010036186-b.html
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 337-351) and index
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
24 cm.
Extent
vi, 356 p.
Isbn
9781107004542
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2010036186
System control number
  • 3839950-01okla_normanlaw
  • (SIRSI)3839950
  • (Sirsi) o664258380
  • (OCoLC)664258380
Label
Symbols and legitimacy in Soviet politics, Graeme Gill
Link
http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/enhancements/fy1012/2010036186-b.html
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 337-351) and index
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
24 cm.
Extent
vi, 356 p.
Isbn
9781107004542
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2010036186
System control number
  • 3839950-01okla_normanlaw
  • (SIRSI)3839950
  • (Sirsi) o664258380
  • (OCoLC)664258380

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