Generation Stalin: French Writers, the Fatherland, and the Cult of Personal…

Generation Stalin traces Joseph Stalin’s rise as a dominant figure in French political culture from the 1930s through the 1950s. Andrew Sobanet brings to light the crucial role French writers played in building Stalin’s cult of personality and in disseminating Stalinist propaganda in the international Communist sphere, including within the USSR. Based on a wide array of sources—literary, cinematic, historical, and archival—Generation Stalin situates in a broad cultural context the…

Nuclear Mentalities

Pub Date : 1998-08-10 | Author : B. Heuser | Publisher : Palgrave Macmillan

ISBN 10 : 0333693892
ISBN 13 : 9780333693896

Concepts associated with nuclear strategy often go beyond any 'objective' logic of deterrence. Nuclear weapons have special roles in different national belief-systems, myths surrou..

My People Uprooted

Pub Date : 2002 | Author : Tathagata Roy | Publisher :

ISBN 10 : 818570967X
ISBN 13 : 9788185709673

Gives An Overview Of Bengal Society And Hindu-Muslim Relations In Bengal From The First Partition Of The Province In 1905 - Traces The Events Leading To The Partition Of The Provin..

Russian Learners Dictionary

Pub Date : 2013-09-05 | Author : Nicholas Brown | Publisher : Routledge

ISBN 10 : 9781136926624
ISBN 13 : 1136926623

This dictionary contains 10,000 Russian words in order of importance starting with the most common and finishing with words that occur about 8 times in a million. All the words hav..

Welfare Brat

Pub Date : 2008-12-01 | Author : Mary Childers | Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing USA

ISBN 10 : 1596917415
ISBN 13 : 9781596917415

Mary Childers's intimate and frank memoir tells the story of growing up in a family in which five out of seven children dropped out of high school and four different fathers droppe..

Russian Messianism

Pub Date : 2002-11-01 | Author : Peter J. S. Duncan | Publisher : Routledge

ISBN 10 : 9781134744770
ISBN 13 : 1134744773

This is the first book in English for half a century to examine the complexities of Russian messianism, both as a whole and in its interaction with Communism. Peter Duncan consider..

Georgian Geographies

Pub Date : 2004-01-01 | Author : Miles Ogborn | Publisher : Manchester University Press

ISBN 10 : 0719065100
ISBN 13 : 9780719065101

This text provides an interdisciplinary examination of the geographical nature of culture and society in 18th-century Britain and the British world. The book's introduction identif..

Advertising Cultures

Pub Date : 2003-06-01 | Author : Timothy deWaal Malefyt | Publisher : Bloomsbury Academic

ISBN 10 : 1859736734
ISBN 13 : 9781859736739

Through its artful engagement with consumers, advertising subtly shapes our everyday worlds. It plays upon powerful emotions - envy, fear, lust and ambition. But the industry itsel..

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