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Soviet Mass Festivals, 1917-1991 - a book by Rolf, Malte

Soviet Mass Festivals, 1917-1991

Soviet Mass Festivals, 1917-1991( )
Author: Rolf, Malte
Translator: Klohr, Cynthia
Series title:Pitt Russian East European Ser.
ISBN:978-0-8229-6239-7
Publication Date:Jul 2013
Publisher:University of Pittsburgh Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $28.95
Book Description:

Originally published in German, Malte Rolf's highly acclaimed work examines the creation and perpetuation of large-scale celebrations such as May Day, the anniversary of the October Revolution, Harvest Day, and others throughout the Soviet era. He chronicles the overt political agendas, public displays of power, forced participation, and widespread use of these events in the Soviet drive to eradicate existing cultural norms and replace them with new icons of Soviet ideology. Rolf...
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Pages:336
Detailed Subjects: Social Science / Holidays (Non-Religious)
Social Science / Popular Culture
Social Science / Customs & Traditions
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9.25 x 1 Inches

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