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The cultural front : power and culture in revolutionary Russia

Author: Sheila Fitzpatrick
Publisher: Ithaca, New York : Cornell University Press, 1992. ©1992
Series: Studies in Soviet history and society.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Annotation When Lenin asked, "Who will beat whom?" (Kto kogo?), he had no plan to wage revolutionary class war in culture. Many young Communists thought differently, however. Seeking in the name of the proletariat to wrest "cultural hegemony" from the intelligentsia, they turned culture into a battlefield in the 1920s. But was this, as Communist militants thought, a genuine class struggle between "proletarian"  Read more...
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Fitzpatrick, Sheila.
Cultural front.
Ithaca, N.Y. : Cornell University Press, 1992
(DLC) 92052752
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Sheila Fitzpatrick
ISBN: 9781501724084 1501724088
OCLC Number: 70781943
Description: 1 online resource (xx, 264 pages).
Series Title: Studies in Soviet history and society.
Responsibility: Sheila Fitzpatrick.

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When Lenin asked, "Who will beat whom?" (Kto kogo?), he had no plan to wage revolutionary class war in culture. Many young Communists thought differently, however. Seeking in the name of the  Read more...

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