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Soviet intellectuals and political power

the post-Stalin era

by Vladimir Shlapentokh

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Published by I.B. Tauris in London, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Soviet Union
    • Subjects:
    • Soviet Union -- Intellectual life.,
    • Soviet Union -- Politics and government -- 1953-1985.,
    • Soviet Union -- Politics and government -- 1985-

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [287]-311) and indexes.

      StatementVladimir Shlapentokh.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDK276 .S48 1990b
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 330 p. ;
      Number of Pages330
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1775145M
      ISBN 101850432848
      LC Control Number92129782

        Purchase Soviet Economic Thought and Political Power in the USSR - 1st Edition. Print Book & E-Book. ISBN , Book Edition: 1. Soviet dissidents were people who disagreed with certain features in the embodiment of Soviet ideology and who were willing to speak out against them. The term dissident was used in the Soviet Union in the period following Joseph Stalin's death until the fall of communism. It was used to refer to small groups of marginalized intellectuals whose modest challenges to the Soviet regime met.

      The Responsibility of Intellectuals Noam Chomsky The New York Review of Books, Febru TWENTY-YEARS AGO, Dwight Macdonald published a series of articles in Politics on the responsibility of peoples and, specifically, the responsibility of intellectuals. I read them as an undergraduate, in the years just after the war, and had occasion to read them again a few months ago. In a party dominated by intellectuals and rhetoricians, Stalin stood for a practical approach to revolution, devoid of ideological power was in Bolshevik hands, the party leadership gladly left to Stalin tasks involving the dry details of party and state administration. In the power struggle that followed Vladimir Lenin’s death in , the intellectual sophistication and.

      From the beginning of their regime, the Bolsheviks relied on a strong secret, or political, police to buttress their rule. The first secret police, called the Cheka, was established in December as a temporary institution to be abolished once Vladimir Lenin and the Bolsheviks had consolidated their power. The original Cheka, headed by. By the s the Soviet scientific establishment had become the largest in the world, but very little of its history was known in the West. What has been needed for many years in order to fill that gap in our knowledge is a history of Russian and Soviet science written for the educated person who would like to read one book on the subject. This book has been written for that reader.


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Soviet Intellectuals and Political Power: The Post-Stalin Era by In this unprecedented work on the status and role of intellectuals in Soviet political life, a former Soviet sociologist maps out the delicate, often paradoxical, ties between the political regime and the creative thinkers who play a major part in the movement toward Author: Vladimir Shlapentokh.

In this Book. In this unprecedented work on the status and role of intellectuals in Soviet political life, a former Soviet sociologist maps out the delicate, often paradoxical, ties between the political regime and the creative thinkers who play a major part in the movement toward modernization.

Beginning with Stalin, Vladimir Shlapentokh explores the mutual need and antagonism that have existed between political leaders and intellectuals. The author, a former Soviet sociologist, describes the ties between the political regime and the intellectuals of that state.

Beginning with the end of Stalin's rule, he explores what he sees as. What emerges is a fascinating portrayal of the Soviet intellectual network since the s, which touches on such topics as the role of literature and film in political opposition, levels of opposition (open, legal, and private), and the spread of paranoia as fueled by the KGB.

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In general, the Soviet intellectual community conveyed a Western blueprint for the transformation of the country, although it was almost completely unable to produce its own economic, social, or political conceptualization of the society it by: Paul Hollander is professor emeritus at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst and center associate at the Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies at Harvard University.

His books include Political Pilgrims, The Many Faces of Socialism, and Soviet and American Society: A by: Soviet intellectuals and political power the post-Stalin era by Vladimir Shlapentokh. Published by Princeton University Press in Princeton, N.J. Written in EnglishCited by: Soviet Intellectuals in the Soviet Structure: Love-Hate Relationships with the Political Elite -- The Intellectuals' Subculture: A Quest -- Soviet Intellectuals: Oppositional Views and Inconsistent Political Behavior -- The s: the Heroic Age of Soviet Intellectuals -- Liberal Socialism: The Main Ideological Trend of the s -- Intellectuals in the Time of Political Reaction -- Russophile Ideology: A Trend Pages: Soviet Intellectuals and Political Power The Post-Stalin Era.

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