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Telling October : Memory and the Making of the Bolshevik Revolution

Author: Frederick Corney
Publisher: Ithaca, NY : Cornell University Press, [2018] ©2004
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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All revolutionary regimes seek to legitimize themselves through foundation narratives that, told and retold, become constituent parts of the social fabric, erasing or pushing aside alternative histories. Frederick C. Corney draws on a wide range of sources--archives, published works, films--to explore the potent foundation narrative of Russia's Great October Socialist Revolution. He shows that even as it fought a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
(DLC) 2004001141
(OCoLC)54046554
Material Type: Document, Government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Frederick Corney
ISBN: 9781501727030 1501727036
OCLC Number: 1091683327
Language Note: In English.
Description: 1 online resource : 20 halftones
Contents: Frontmatter --
Contents --
Illustrations --
Preface --
Introduction: Writing the Event --
Part 1. THE DRAMA OF OCTOBER --
1. The Power of the Story --
2. The Drama of Power --
3. Apotheosis of October --
Part 2. THE MEMORY OF OCTOBER --
4. Istpart and the Institutionalization of Memory --
5. "How Not to Write the History of October" --
6. The Lessons of October: The Twentieth Anniversary of 1905 --
7. Truth and Poetry: The Tenth Anniversary of October --
Conclusion: Experiencing October --
Epilogue --
Notes --
Bibliography --
Index
Responsibility: Frederick Corney.
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