Lenin lives! : the Lenin cult in Soviet Russia (Book, 1997) [WorldCat.org]
skip to content
Lenin lives! : the Lenin cult in Soviet Russia Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Lenin lives! : the Lenin cult in Soviet Russia

Author: Nina Tumarkin
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : Enl. edView all editions and formats
Summary:

Exploring the Lenin cult's mystical, historical, and political aspects, Tumarkin demonstrates the galvanizing power of ritual in the establishment of the post-revolutionary regime. In a new Preface  Read more...

Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Biographies
History
Biography
Named Person: Vladimir Ilʹich Lenin; Vladimir Il'ich Lenin; Vladimir Ilʹich Lenin; Vladimir Ilʹich Lenin
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nina Tumarkin
ISBN: 0674524314 9780674524316
OCLC Number: 36111934
Notes: "First Harvard University Press paperback edition"--Title page verso.
Description: xvii, 337 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. Russian Roots of the Lenin Cult --
2. Vladimir Ilich Ulianov-Lenin --
3. Lenin and the Bolshevik Myth, 1917-1922 --
4. Illness and Immortality --
5. The Nation Mourns --
6. The Body and the Shrine --
7. Lenin's Life After Death --
Epilogue: "Lenin Is Always with Us."
Responsibility: Nina Tumarkin.

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

There were important reasons for embalming Lenin, and they are thoroughly and meticulously described in Nina Tumarkin's book. This is an exquisite work which might be variously labeled a study in the Read more...

 
User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.