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Author Jones, Polly, 1975- author

Title Myth, memory, trauma : rethinking the Stalinist past in the Soviet Union, 1953-70 / Polly Jones
Published New Haven : Yale University Press, 2013
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Description 1 online resource (pages)
Series Eurasia past and present
Eurasia past and present.
Contents Introduction -- The Secret Speech -- From thaw to freeze: party history and Soviet literature, 1956-57 -- Forgetting within limits: censorship and preservation of the Stalin cult -- Trauma and redemption: narratives of 1937 in Soviet culture -- Between myth and memory: war, terror, and Stalin in popular memory -- The "cult of personality" in the early Brezhnev era -- Conclusion
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on print version record
Subject Stalin, Joseph, 1878-1953 -- Cult.
Collective memory -- Soviet Union.
Political persecution -- Soviet Union -- Attitudes.
Political persecution -- Soviet Union -- Historiography.
Political rehabilitation -- Soviet Union.
Terror in literature.
USSR -- Politics and government -- 1953-1985.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0300187211 (electronic bk.)
9780300187212 (electronic bk.)