Revising the Revolution (inbunden)
Format
Inbunden (Hardback)
Språk
Engelska
Antal sidor
220
Utgivningsdatum
2021-06-01
Förlag
Indiana University Press
Illustrationer
19 Illustrations, black and white
Dimensioner
229 x 152 x 16 mm
Vikt
495 g
Antal komponenter
1
Komponenter
409:B&W 6 x 9 in or 229 x 152 mm Case Laminate on Creme w/Matte Lam
ISBN
9780253054784
Revising the Revolution (inbunden)

Revising the Revolution

The Unmaking of Russia's Official History of 1917

Inbunden Engelska, 2021-06-01
680
  • Skickas inom 7-10 vardagar.
  • Gratis frakt inom Sverige över 159 kr för privatpersoner.
Finns även som
Visa alla 1 format & utgåvor
The clash between scholarship and politics-between truth and propaganda-was ruthless for historians in Istpart, the Russian Communist Central Committee's official historical department. Istpart was tasked with preserving the documentary record, compiling memoirs, and upholding ideological conformism within the national narrative of the 1917 revolution. In Revising the Revolution, Larry E. Holmes examines the role of Istpart's historians, in both the Moscow office and a regional branch in Viatka, who initially believed they could adhere to the traditional standards of research and simultaneously provide a history useful to the party. However, they quickly realized that the party rejected any version of history that suggested nonideological or nonpolitical sources of truth. By 1928, Istpart had largely abandoned its mission to promote scholarly work on the 1917 revolution and instead advanced the party's master narrative. Revising the Revolution explores the battle for the Russian national narrative and the ways in which history can be used to centralize power.
Visa hela texten

Passar bra ihop

  1. Revising the Revolution
  2. +
  3. War, Evacuation, and the Exercise of Power

De som köpt den här boken har ofta också köpt War, Evacuation, and the Exercise of Power av Larry E Holmes (inbunden).

Köp båda 2 för 1599 kr

Kundrecensioner

Har du läst boken? Sätt ditt betyg »

Fler böcker av Larry E Holmes

Övrig information

Larry E. Holmes is Professor Emeritus of History at the University of South Alabama. He is author of Kremlin and the Schoolhouse: Reforming Education in Soviet Russia, 1917-1931; Stalin's School: Moscow's Model School No. 25, 1931-1937; and Stalin's World War II Evacuations: Triumph and Troubles in Kirov.

Innehållsförteckning

Preface Acknowledgments Note on Transliteration Abbreviations Timeline Introduction 1. Istpart's Origins and Mission 2. At the Periphery 3. Multiple Scripts for 1905 and 1917 4. Viatka's 1917 Revolution in the Past and the Present 5. Fractured Finances 6. Moscow's Embrace of the Political 7. The Passing of Istpart and Professional Civility 8. Methodology Ex Cathedra: Stalin Speaks and Istpart's Legacy 9. Their Fate Conclusion Glossary of Prominent Individuals Selected Bibliography Index